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


Haeryong Jung

KORAD (Korea Radioactive Waste Agency), Korea

Director of HLW Planning Department


Mr. Jung is a Director of HLW Planning Department in Korea Radioactive Waste Agency (KORAD). He has been working on the disposal of radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel and the environmental remediation of contaminated soils and groundwater over 20 years. He has participated in licensing process of a low- and intermediate-level waste dis-posal facility in South Korea as a Technical Lead including the design and perfor-mance evaluation of engineered barriers and modelling of gas generation and transport. He had also worked on deep geological repository (DGR) activities with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as a Technical Expert for nearly 4 years. Mr Jung received a PhD in Environmental Science and Engineering from Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) in Gwangju, South Korea.