Nuclear Engineering & Facility Safety

Angelika Spieth-Achtnich

Senior Researcher

Special Expertise

Preparation of studies and expert opinions, especially on:

  • Interim storage of radioactive waste
  • Radioactive waste management
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Final disposal

Key Projects

  • Treatment of socio-scientific aspects in the safety case of a high active waste repository
    (commissioned by: Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Technologie)
  • Requirements for the assessment and the proof of safety for the longer-term interim storage of spent fuel and vitrified high-level radioactive waste
    (commissioned by: Bundesministeriums für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit)
  • Scientific support for the Bundesministeriums für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit (BMU) for the german report for "Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management"
  • Environmental Impact Evaluation of the request for a combined utilisation of the Interim Storage Facility Ahaus for the temporary storage of other radioactive substances
    (commissioned by: State Government of North-Rhine/Westfalia, represented by the Regional Government Muenster)

Professional Training and Career

  • Undergraduate studies in Technical Biology at Stuttgart University, graduated with the title Diplom-Biologin (technisch-orientiert)
  • Professional experience in the field of biological exhaust gas treatment
  • With the Öko-Institut since March 2007






Angelika Spieth-Achtnich