Ted Kaufman - United States Senator for Delaware

Great Federal Employees Initiative

Honoree for Week of November 30, 2009

Gareth Parry

Problematic Risk Analysis, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commision

Dr. Gareth Parry has had a distinguished career at the Nuclear
Regulatory Commission advancing our nuclear safety.  He is also a 2004
recipient of the distinguished Arthur S. Flemming Award for public
service.  Gareth, who immigrated to this country from the United
Kingdom, has over thirty years of experience in developing models for
probabilistic risk analysis - or "P.R.A."  He retired this September
after a long and distinguished career.  As Senior Advisor on PRA for the
Commission's Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, Gareth became one of
the leading experts on analyzing common cause failure and human
reliability.  His work led to the development of PRA standards and the
use of PRA to support risk-informed decision-making with regard to
nuclear safety.  Gareth, as a scientist and a public servant, worked
hard to ensure the safety of America's civilian nuclear facilities.

Read Senator Kaufman's full remarks on Dr. Gareth Parry HERE

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