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Nuclear Engineering Consultant John Bickel

John H. Bickel, PhD
Nuclear Engineering Consultant
28559 Cavan Lane
Evergreen CO 80439
phone: 303-670-2974
Evergreen Safety & Reliability Technologies (ESRT) provides expertise to government and industrial clients in the US, Europe, and Asia in Safety and Reliability Assessment of Nuclear Power Plant Systems and Components.

Specific Areas of Technical Expertise:
  • Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA)
  • Independent Review of Probabilistic Risk Assessments
  • Component Aging Assessments
  • Failure Rate Data Base Development
  • Reliability Assessment of Mechanical and Electronic Systems in Nuclear Power Plants
  • Design Review and Licensing of Digital I&C Upgrades
  • Independent Design Reviews of: Nuclear Power Plant I&C Systems
  • Nuclear Power Plant Safety Analysis and Licensing
  • Severe Accident Core and Containment Mitigation Assessments - using EPRI’s Modular Accident Analysis Program (MAAP)
John H. Bickel, PhD is a Nuclear Engineer with 39 years of professional experience in the United States and International Nuclear Power Industry.

Dr. Bickel is internationally recognized as an expert in the Analysis, Simulation, Design, Licensing, Operation, and Performance Evaluation of nuclear power plants, nuclear electrical systems, instrumentation and control systems - and most recently with licensing digital I&C upgrades. He served nine years as a line manager in a USNRC licensed nuclear utility and five years as a department manager in a USDOE laboratory. He recently served as the Chairman of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency Working Group on Defense in Depth of Electrical Systems. Dr. Bickel is a Member of the ANS/ASME Joint Standards Comm. on Nuclear Risk Management and the IEEE Standards Assoc.

Dr. Bickel is the recipient of the American Nuclear Society's 1983 Landis Engineering Achievement Award for his pioneering work in Boiling Water Reactor Hydrogen Control.

Recent Clients:
  • United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC)
  • United States Department of Energy (USDOE)
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
  • Lithuanian State Atomic Energy Safety Inspectorate (VATESI)
  • MITRE Corporation
  • International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
  • Swedish Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate (SKI)
  • French Inst. for Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety(IRSN)
View Dr. Bickel's Expert Witness Profile.