Jose Rivera is a Research Analyst for the Applied Research Center (ARC) at Florida Internationl University (FIU). He earned his B.S. in civil engineering from FIU in 2008. He has worked at ARC for several years, supporting scientists and senior engineers on various applied research projects related to the decontamination and decommissioning of radioactively contaminated facilities. Mr. Rivera is an experienced researcher; he has been and continues to support projects for federal agencies like the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management.