Radiation & Chemical Risk Mgmt.
Argonne's work in radiation and chemical risk management includes the development of information and tools to support decision making based on health, safety, environmental, economic, and socio-cultural risks. As an example, Argonne-developed set of RESRAD codes are the leading methodology approved by the U.S. Department of Energy for evaluation of cleanup guidelines at sites formerly used for nuclear material production.
Mary Picel developed and managed environmental compliance programs in the areas of polluted site remediation and waste management to support the U.S. Department of Energy and other federal agencies. Her current focus includes assisting DOE in developing a permanent waste disposal capability for low-level radioactive waste. Experts Guide »