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Casey Spitz

Casey Spitz

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Casey Spitz joined Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 2017 as a part of the Energy and Environment Directorate. His primary roles since joining the lab have been as a risk analyst and a data analyst. More recently, he has been involved in modeling with various computational fluid dynamics packages. Projects he has worked on include:

  • Development of a software suite to support the project risk analysis process
  • Data analysis of the ENSA/DOE Multi-Modal Transportation Test
  • Project risk analysis for the USHPRR Conversion project
  • Project risk analysis for various building/acquisition projects at PNNL
  • Thermal hydraulics modeling in Fluent and STAR-CCM+

Research Interests

  • Data analysis
  • Modeling
  • Programming

Education and Credentials

  • B.S., Engineering Physics, Colorado School of Mines
  • M.E., Nuclear Engineering, Colorado School of Mines

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2018 - United States Department of Energy: The Secretary of Energy Achievement Award. "International Multi-Modal Surrogate Spent Nuclear Fuel Transportation Test Team"

Risk and Decision Sciences

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