Outstanding Nuclear Engineers 2019

Timothy K. Hanley

B.S. NE 1987
Senior Vice President, Operations Support Exelon Generation

Hanley is currently the Senior Vice President, Operations Support at Exelon Generation. He is responsible for the corporate functional areas that provide governance and oversight to the 23 reactors in the Exelon fleet. He is also the Chairman of the Executive Oversight Committee in BWR Owners Group and serves as a member of the Nuclear Engineering Advisory Board of Purdue University.

Prior to his current role, Hanley was Exelon Nuclear's operations lead on matters related to public policy issues associated with nuclear plant operations. He works closely with Exelon's Government & Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy group, providing his operational knowledge and expertise on various current and future public policy issues related to nuclear operations and the value of nuclear energy.

Previously, Hanley was Senior Vice President, West Operations. He was responsible for Exelon Generation's Dresden and Quad Cities stations and had executive oversight for the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station, which Exelon operates but is owned by the Omaha Public Power District. Previously, he held the positions of Site Vice President at Quad Cities and Site Vice President and Plant Manager at Dresden. He also served as the director of engineering at Dresden and director of Midwest operations in Warrenville, Illinois. His career has mainly been spent in roles of increasing responsibility at Quad Cities.

Hanley received the BS degree in nuclear engineering from Purdue University in 1987. He also holds a master of business administration from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. He obtained his senior reactor operator license at Quad Cities.


In recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in nuclear industry, visionary leadership, and remarkable contributions to nuclear power engineering. The School of Nuclear Engineering is proud to present 2019 Outstanding Nuclear Engineers Award to Mr. Timothy Hanley.