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John Case, John B. Case & Associates – Yucca Mountain Project
November 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Mr. Case is a retired professional engineer in geotechnical engineering and nuclear waste management. From 1984 to 2008, he worked on the Yucca Mountain Project (YMP) directly for Bechtel-SAIC (BSC), and as a subcontractor to Sandia National Laboratories (SNL). He made technical contributions on the YMP in the areas of repository sealing of shafts and underground drifts; probabilistic rock-mass classification and rock-support analyses in preparation of the Geotechnical Baseline Report for the Enhanced Characterization Repository Block (ECRB); waste package and rock temperature predictions during preclosure ventilation; assessment of thermal properties of welded and non-welded tuffs; thermal management of waste-package line loads; probabilistic risk assessment of features, events and processes (FEPS) and quality assurance. He is a lifetime member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). And he is a former President of the Kiwanis Club of Coronado from 1988 to1989 in Albuquerque New Mexico and is currently the President of the Kiwanis Club of Las Vegas.