Environmental Science Division (EVS) a Division of Argonne National Laboratory
Don Dunning
Environmental Systems Engineer
Risk-Based Radiation and Chemical Fate and Effects Team
M.S., Environmental Engineering, University of Tennessee, 1977.
Current Role
Environmental Systems Engineer, DOE Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management.
Radiological risk assessment; radiation dosimetry modeling; nuclear safety analysis; radioactive and hazardous waste management; site remediation under federal laws; decontamination and decommissioning; environmental fate and transport analysis; environmental assessment; regulatory compliance reviews/audits.
Career Highlights
  • Principal investigator: Development and evaluation of safety basis documentation for DOE nuclear facilities, other documents under federal requirements, and waste management programs. Risk assessment for contaminated sites. Regulatory compliance audits/assessments.
  • Developer/project manager: Computational methodologies and regulatory guidance for estimating radiation doses and health risks.
  • Program manager/engineer: Site assessment and design of remedial action programs for radiologically contaminated sites.
  • Regional manager and technical director: Full-service environmental engineering company serving commercial industry and government agencies.
  • Research scientist: Developer of mathematical models for radiation dosimetry and environmental fate and transport analysis.