Joyce Solomon is a project manager in the Innovation and Technology department at Southern Nuclear. In her role, she is responsible for researching and implementing innovative technologies and solutions to enhance productivity, reduce cost and cultivate a safe working environment across the Southern Nuclear fleet. Her two major focus areas for 2017 include advanced data analytics and digital workers.
Most recently, Solomon served as second pilot in command for the nuclear industry’s first-ever structural inspection carried out using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at Southern Nuclear’s Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant, located near Dothan in southeast Alabama. This project, which helped mitigate personnel safety risks and resulted in cost and time savings, has been submitted to the Nuclear Energy Institute for a 2017 Top Industry Practice award.
Prior to her role at Southern Nuclear, Solomon worked in the Southern Company Services Information Technology department, focusing on data analytics, cyber security and data integration. Previously, she worked internationally in data analytics, infrastructure and networking solutions at both Hewlett Packard and DHL.
Solomon earned her bachelor’s degree in computer engineering at the University of Malaya in Malaysia. She is an active member of Women in Nuclear (WIN), Women in Technology (WIT) and the Project Management Institute (PMI).