Christian Küppers
Christian Küppers
Christian Küppers

Christian Küppers

Deputy Head of Division
Nuclear Engineering & Facility Safety

Special Expertise

Preparation of studies and expert opinions, especially on

  • Radiation protection (head of working group)
  • Radio-ecology
  • Radioactive waste management
  • Safety issues associated with handling radioactive substances

Methodological focuses

  • Environmental impact assessments

Member of various key advisory bodies, including the Radiological Protection Commission SSK of the German Environment Ministry, and the German Nuclear Safety Standards Commission KTA

Key Projects

  • Planning for emergencies by taking account of the probability of occurrence and the extent of damage for facilities falling under Article 50 of the amendment to the German Radiation Protection Ordinance (commissioned by: German Federal Office for Radiation Protection BfS)
  • Radiological effects on the environment arising from operation of the XFEL X-ray laser of the German electron synchrotron (DESY) (commissioned by: German electron synchrotron (DESY))
  • Framework directive on the clearance of radioactive substances in accordance with Article 29 of the German Radiation Protection Ordinance (commissioned by: TÜV Nord safety standards authority, on behalf of the German Environment Ministry)
  • Public communications and measures in the event of nuclear terrorism (commissioned by: German Federal Office for Radiation Protection BfS)
  • Expertise on uranium measurements in the vicinity of the site on which a military aircraft crashed in Remscheid in December 1988 (commissioned by: Ministry of the Environment and Nature Conservation, Agriculture and Consumer Protection of the State of North-Rhine/Westphalia)
  • Determination of the potential radiation exposure of the public attributable to emissions from the reprocessing plants in Sellafield and La Hague (commissioned by: German Federal Office for Radiation Protection BfS)