Melinda Krahenbuhl, PhD

Editorial Board Member

Reed Research Reactor
Reed College, USA

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Dr. Melinda Krahenbuhl received her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Utah in 1998. She has previously served as the Director of the Dow Chemical Research Reactor (2008-2011) and the Director of the University of Utah Research Reactor (2004-2008). Additionally, she completed 120 energy assessments for manufacturers in the intermountain region under the Department of Energy’s Industrial Assessment Center program. She has participated for many years in the Joint Coordinating Council for Radiation Effects Research-Project 2.4 analyzing exposures, bioassay data, and the biological fate of plutonium. Her research interests include biokinetic modeling, neutron activation and fission track analysis. Dr. Krahenbuhl is currently the Director of the Reed Research Reactor in Portland, Oregon.

Research Interest

Biokinetic modeling, neutron activation and fission track analysis.