Presentations from the workshop are posted below. Background information and a summary of the discussion from the workshop can be found here.
Goals & Background
Establish NuClean as a nuclear waste management center of excellence to leverage chemical engineering expertise on nuclear waste management and engage with broader professional efforts on underlying multi-disciplinary public and technical community information, research, outreach and education needs.
Beth Beloff is Founder and Principal of Beth Beloff & Associates, a consulting group that develops sustainability strategies and assessment methodologies for all kinds of organizations. She is President of the non-profit think tank, BRIDGES to Sustainability Institute (BRIDGES), which she founded in 1997 to develop approaches to support corporate decision-making regarding sustainability. Prior to BRIDGES, Ms. Beloff founded and directed the Institute for Corporate Environmental Management in the business school at the University of Houston.
Her professional goal is to incite...Read more
Richard V. Calabrese is Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. Before joining Maryland in 1981, he worked for Pickard, Lowe & Garrick and Stevens Institute of Technology. He received his BS degree from the University of Rochester and his MS and Ph.D degrees from the University of Massachusetts.
Rich’s expertise is in the areas of turbulent mixing and multiphase flow, with emphasis on particle-eddy interactions, drop dispersion & coalescence, prediction & measurement of particle size distribution, and ...Read more
Edwin Jones has been at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) for 22 years, where his work has centered on the risk analysis, system engineering, and human performance of hazardous systems, including facilities, infrastructure, devices, and nuclear material management. He most recently headed the Risk and Response Management Program that focused on developing and applying capabilities to identify, analyze, and manage man-made and natural threats, hazards and risks to national security, energy systems, environment and health.
In nuclear materials management, Ed has worked with...Read more
Dr. Manousiouthakis received his Diploma, M.S., and Ph.D. degrees all in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (1981) and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1985, 1986) respectively. Dr. Manousiouthakis has over 100 refereed journal publications, 2 patents, numerous conference publications and presentations, and has supervised 16 PhD students, many of which are in academic positions. He has received the NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award (1988), the Northrop Outstanding Junior Faculty Research Award (1989) the AIChE Ted Petersen Best Student Paper...Read more
Ms. Naranjo is Founder and Director of Honor Our Pueblo Existence (HOPE), a community-based organization located at Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, with attention focused on nuclear safety issues from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). She has been involved in environmental issues of concern for 20 years, as LANL is located within her pueblo’s ancestral homelands, a place that is Sacred to Pueblo People. She is a mother of four and grandmother of seven, and life time traditional potter. She comes from the well-known Naranjo family of Santa Clara potters.Read more
Per F. Peterson holds the William and Jean McCallum Floyd Chair in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of California and performs research related to high-temperature fission energy systems, as well as studying topics related to the safety and security of nuclear materials and waste management. He was appointed in February 2010 as a member of the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future and co-chaired its Reactor and Fuel Cycle Technology Subcommittee with Senator Pete Domenici. He has served as a member or chair of numerous advisory committees for the...Read more
Dr. Krahn is Professor of the Practice of Nuclear Environmental Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Vanderbilt University. Immediately prior to coming to Vanderbilt, he served in U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Safety & Security in the Office of Environmental Management (EM). He performs research and serves on the management board as part of the Consortium for Risk Evaluation and Stakeholder Participation (CRESP) in the areas of nuclear and environmental risk assessment and risk management and the insertion of...Read more
Dr. Chris Whipple has more than 35 years of environmental engineering experience in the management of human health and environmental risk, with a particular focus on radiological issues. His work experience has included risk assessment methodology, risk management, regulatory analysis, and risk communication. He brings considerable expertise to a number of key areas, most notably public health and environmental management issues related to radioactive and hazardous waste and hazardous air pollutants. Dr. Whipple has served on and chaired numerous national committees to study and advise on...Read more