Environmental Science Division (EVS)a Division of Argonne National Laboratory
Predictive environmental understanding
Sunita Kamboj
Environmental Systems Engineer
Nuclear, Rad & Environmental Chemistry and Risk Management Department
  • Ph.D., Radiological Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1994.
Current Role
Environmental Systems Engineer, Radiation and Chemical Risk Management.
Expertise in human and non-human (biota) risk and dose assessment, Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) license termination process, radiation protection standards and regulations, release of real and non-real property for reuse and recycling, and environmental monitoring.
Career Highlights
  • Environmental systems engineer: International Atomic Energy Agency consultant; member of International Commission for Radiation Protection C5 Task Groups; development of internal and external dose coefficients for RESRAD-BIOTA code, cleanup standards for a radiological dispersal device event, NRC training course on decontamination and decommissioning, environmental impact statements, external exposure model, and probabilistic default parameters for RESRAD family of codes.
  • Research assistant: Monte Carlo simulations for in-duct monitoring of gaseous effluent releases from a nuclear reactor; radiological analysis of environmental samples.
  • Scientific officer: Development of an intermediate-energy neutron source and evaluation of neutron scattering from concrete at Bhabha Atomic Research Center, India.