The DOE released a report by an independent technical assessment team (TAT) that evaluated the mechanisms and chemical reactions contributing to the failure of a waste drum at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, NM. The TAT concluded that one drum, Drum 68660, was the source of radioactive contamination released during the February […]
A multi-disciplinary team provided critical analysis as part of the Technical Assessment Team supporting the investigation of a radiation release at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico.
Subsequent to a February 5, 2014, truck fire, a radiation leak was detected above ground on February 15, 2014. Visual inspection underground traced the source […]
Yifeng Wang (Radiological Consequence Management and Response Technologies Dept.) has been selected by the Chinese Institute of Engineers–USA to receive the Asian American Engineer of the Year (AAEOY) award for 2014. The award annually recognizes “American individuals of Asian descent who have made exceptional contributions to the field of Engineering, Science, and/or as a Corporate […]