Environmental Nuclear Scientist/Team Lead
Nuclear Materials and Waste Disposition Team
DegreePh.D., Nuclear Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1978.
Current RoleManager for Argonne's technical assistance to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for reactor licensing and license renewals.
CapabilitiesResearch and assessment of energy and environment interactions, nuclear energy development, nuclear reactor licensing, waste management, radiation effects, risk assessment, and accident analysis.
- Program/project manager: Large, multi-year programs for the NRC (reactor licensing and license renewals) and DOE (management of depleted uranium hexafluoride); many environmental impact statement projects for federal agencies.
- Team leader/section manager: Over 18 years of experience.
- Technical analyst in waste management and reactor safety: Principal investigator for Battelle Memorial Institute studies related to postclosure performance assessment of the second U.S. geologic repository for disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level waste; developed computer models for severe accident analysis in nuclear reactors.
- Educator: Evening courses at Northwestern University's School of Continuing Studies in Environmental Literacy, Energy and the Environment, Environmental Impact Evaluation, and Hazardous Waste Management.