Who We Are
The MicroNuclear and Idaho Energy Inc. team collaborates to cost-effectively design, develop, refine, and commercialize the MsNB in response to our growing energy requirements..
Our MicroNuclear and Idaho Energy Vision
The MsNB is a novel advanced nuclear power system that will provide clean, safe, reliable energy to the world.
The MicroNuclear and Idaho Energy Mission
The MicroNuclear team continues to cost-effectively develop and refine the MsNB, design producing demonstrated results. Idaho Energy Inc. will commercialize the MsNB, leading the effort to construct, install, and maintain MsNB operations.
MicroNuclear LLC and Idaho Energy Inc. Leadership
Paul J. Marotta, PhD, PE, BCEE
CEO and Co-founder of MicroNuclear, LLC
Dr. Marotta is an experienced professional with broad experience in mechanical, nuclear, and environmental engineering. Dr. Marotta has managed multi-functional technical groups as an Operations Manager and Director for an engineering consulting firm. His management experience also includes serving as Manufacturing Manager for an 850-employee packaging facility and Plant Manager for a 150-employee packaging facility. Dr. Marotta also completed the Manufacturing Executive Business Management Course at the University of Michigan.
Specific to nuclear engineering design, his areas of strength include transient and accident reactor performance analyses, thermal/hydraulics, thermal structural analysis, brittle fracture, and heat transfer. Auxiliary system design experience includes component design such as vessels, pumps, valves and heat exchangers utilizing analysis codes such as Ansys, COMSOL, PATRAN, RELAP5, EES and MATLAB. Initial nuclear design and R&D expertise was developed while at the Department of Energy’s Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL) (General Electric). Dr. Marotta also oversaw emergency safety system construction and testing programs while at the Kesselring nuclear prototype site.