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George E. Apostolakis

Korea Electric Power Company Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering, Emeritus
Professor of Engineering Systems, Emeritus

Dr. Apostolakis holds a Ph.D. in Engineering Science and Applied Mathematics from California Institute of Technology. His research interests include methods for probabilistic risk assessment of complex technological systems; risk management involving several stakeholder groups; decision analysis; human reliability models; organizational factors and safety culture; infrastructure security; and risk-informed and performance-based regulation.

Dr. Apostolakis has received several awards and honors, most recently the Tommy Thompson Award, Nuclear Installations Safety Division, American Nuclear Society in 1999.

Dr. Dr. Apostolakis is Editor-in-Chief, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, An International Journal, Elsevier Science Publishers, England; Founder and Secretary, International Association for Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management; Member and Former Chairman, Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Member, International Nuclear Technology Commission of the Federal States of Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, and Hesse, Germany; and a member of the editorial boards of several journals.

Related News:

George Apostolakis mentioned as senior member of Nuclear Regulatory Commission “Tussle over Nuclear Plant Documents May Sink N.R.C. Appointment
The New York Times – June 21, 2013

George Apostolakis elected to National Academy of Engineers – February 18, 2007

Prof. George Apostolakis Honored for Distinguished Teaching – May 3, 2005

George E. Apostolakis

Contact info:

George E. Apostolakis
77 Massachusetts Ave.
Building 24-221
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Phone: 617.252.1570
Email to: apostola "at"


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