7th International Conference on Geological Repositories - Empowering Progress in Development of Deep Geological Repositories


Ursula Carvajal Nunez

Idaho National Laboratory, United States

Spent Fuel Management Analyst


Miss Carvajal is a Spent Fuel Analyst for the Idaho National Laboratory’s used fuel program since March 2022. Her current projects focus on contributing to a broad range of spent fuel related projects, including but not limited to: DOE-Nuclear Energy NE’s Advanced Reactors Spent Fuel and Waste Disposition, and Consent Based Siting programs. Dr. Carvajal has held numerous positions at a range of exceptional domestic and international companies, including interning at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission in Karlsruhe, Germany; serving as a postdoc in both the Materials Science and Technology Division and the Centre for Integrated Nanotechnologies at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico (United States); managing several nuclear projects at Tractebel-ENGIE in Brussels, Belgium; and working as a scientific / technical project officer at the JRC in the EURATOM Coordination unit on the shipment of radioactive waste & spent fuel, the waste management, and the decommissioning and dismantling activities