Michael P. Short
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Vice President, Nuclear Engineering and Technical Services
Southern California Edison
Michael P. Short is vice president of Nuclear Engineering and Technical Services for Southern California Edison (SCE), one of the nation's largest electric utilities.
is responsible for engineering and project management activities at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station
Short was elected vice president September 2008.
Prior to his current role, Short was director for Nuclear Oversight and Assessment for Southern California Edison, responsible for oversight of line functions at SONGS.
Short also previously served as the director for nuclear strategic initiatives at SONGS, responsible for the nuclear organization's strategic plan.
Short joined SCE in 1976 as a plant engineer at SONGS, where he held various management positions, including, retrofit project manager, nuclear training manager and engineering manager.
In 2006, Short
was the recipient of a William R. Gould Award for Engineering and Operational Excellence.
Named after a former engineer and SCE
chairman, the award recognizes individual employees whose sustained career achievements in engineering, operations, and environmental protection enhance the company's leadership role in the utility industry.
Prior to joining SCE, Short was a nuclear plant engineer at the Naval Reactors Facility in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Short earned a bachelor's degree in engineering from the University of California, Irvine.