January 2018

CCHPS Technical Meeting

Radiation protection influences on design and construction decisions at Chernobyl

Presenter: Eric Schmieman

After 25 years of service, Eric Schmieman retired from Battelle in 2014.  The last 13 years of his employment focused on remediation of the Chernobyl accident, including leading the conceptual design of the New Safe Confinement and living in Ukraine for eight years while serving as the Manager of Environment, Health and Safety and Senior Technical Adviser.  His prior work experience includes SRO and STA qualification at commercial and US navy nuclear facilities, and domestic and international power plant engineering.  Eric earned a PhD from the department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at WSU.
Eric Schmieman will present the Chernobyl accident overview, causes, consequences, site dose rates and regulatory limits. Details on the new safe confinement - building shape and dimensions, construction location (distance and elevation), and airborne activity and dropped load accident will also be discussed. 

Please RSVP Before mONDAY, jANUARY 15

Date:        Thursday January 18, 2018
Time:        6:00 – 6:30 pm  Social
             6:30 – 7:00 pm  Dinner
             7:00 – 7:45 pm  Presentation 
Cost:        $22.00 per person

NOTE: Members who do not cancel their RSVP by Monday, January 15th will be held responsible for the cost of attendance

Menu:        Olive Garden Catering
                  • Grilled Chicken
                  • Meatballs
                  • Italian Sausage
                  • Spaghetti & Fettuccine Pasta
                  • Alfredo, Meat Sauce & Marinara
                  • Salad
                  • Fresh Baked Breadsticks
Dinner: TFLO ATRIUM, Elson S. Floyd building (West) building 
Presentation: TFLO Room 252, Elson S. Floyd (West) building 
2710 Crimson Way, Richland, WA 99354 (WSU Tri-Cities Campus)