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Dr. Srikanta Mishra to Speak in Italy on Environmental Issues Related to Geological Storage

04/10/2008

Dr. Srikanta Mishra, Group Manager, Systems Modeling, has been invited to present a series of talks at the forthcoming international meeting on Environmental Issues Related to Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide and Nuclear Wastes to be held in Trieste, Italy, 14-18 April. This invitation-only meeting, jointly sponsored by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), will bring together renowned science and technology professionals from nuclear and carbon capture and storage disciplines to share state-of-the-art knowledge from cross-cutting areas and will provide direction for future research.

Dr. Mishra will present talks on:

  • treatment of uncertainties in risk analysis for geological storage of carbon dioxide and nuclear storage, 
  • lessons learned from nuclear waste disposal in risk assessment and risk communication, and
  • confidence building strategies for predictive modeling of long-term geologic disposal.