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


Karina Lange

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Radioactive Waste Disposal Specialist


Dr. Karina Lange has a PhD in Civil Engineering and is currently the scientific secretary for the IAEA's Underground Research Facilities Network. Prior to joining the IAEA, Dr. Lange was a senior licensing officer and inspector at the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. As a radioactive waste disposal specialist at the IAEA, a major focus of her work is sharing technical expertise with countries at the initial stages of a geological disposal programme. She supports this work by coordinating scientific visits to existing sites in host countries, various training activities and workshops for technical specialists, and supporting Women in Stem initiatives.