United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Lars Gunsell

Present position as senior analyst at Swedish Radiation Safety Authority in the System assessment group at the Department of Nuclear Power Plant Safety. Have a Master of Science in Engineering Physics from university of Uppsala.

Worked 1975-1998 at Vattenfall, a Swedish utility with 7 NNP at the two locations Ringhals and Forsmark. Was first at dept. of nuclear design and later at dept. of nuclear safety. Involved in safety backfittings in the 70s and after the TMI accident involved in severe accident analyses. That included investigating and evaluating different possible means to handle core melt accidents and performing PRA level 2 studies.

1985-1994 head of PRA group at Vattenfall and 1995-1998 head of dept. of Nuclear Safety at Vattenfall Consultant division.

Since 1998 worked with Nuclear Safety at the Swedish Authority, after 2008 named Swedish Radiation Safety Authority.

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