Julia Mareike Neles
Julia Mareike Neles
Julia Mareike Neles

Julia Mareike Neles

Head of Nuclear Waste Management Subdivision
Nuclear Engineering & Facility Safety

Special Expertise

Preparation of studies and expert opinions for administrations, competent authorities and politics especially on storage, final disposal, radioactive waste management and public participation.

Methodological focuses:

  • Analysis and evaluation of specific issues
  • Formulation of recommendations for action
  • Implementation and monitoring of participation processes
  • Communication to the public of technically complex matters

Key Projects

  • Contribution to several projects to "Implementation of international regulatory rules (WENRA) in the regulatory framework in Germany for nuclear supply and waste man-agement facilities" (commissioned by: Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) on behalf of Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB))
  • Contribution to the German Report and Analysis of Member States Reports concerning the sixth Review Meeting of the Joint Convention on Nuclear Waste Management (commissioned by: Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) on behalf of Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB))
  • “Safety related aspects of the long term storage of spent fuel and vitrified high-level wastes” and additional projects on the topic storage of spent fuel and high-level waste (commissioned by: Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) mbH on behalf of Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB))
  • Corrosion damage prevention of drums for radioactive waste with negligible heat generation in Schleswig-Holstein including storage register; Report of the task group “Corrosion damage prevention by storing radioactive waste” of the regulatory body of Schleswig-Holstein (commissioned by: Ministry of Energy, Agriculture, the Environment and Rural Areas of the regional state Schleswig-Holstein)
  • Teaching material for middle and high schools: Management of radioactive waste (funded by Stiftung Zukunftserbe)
  • In search of Germany's HAW Disposal Site - A Toolbox for Workshops, Talks and Roadshows about the Site Selection Process in Germany (funded by Stiftung Zukunftserbe)

Publication

Kernenergie — Eine Technik für die Zukunft? (Nuclear Energy - A Technology for the Future?)
Springer-Verlag, Technik im Focus, 2012, 228 S. 27 Abb., 7 in Farbe, ISBN 978-3-642-24328-8

Professional Training and Career

  • 1989 – 1993: Undergraduate studies in Environmental and Hygiene Engineering, specializing in waste, water and wastewater, at the Gießen-Friedberg University of Applied Sciences; graduated with the title Diplom-Ingenieur (FH) für Umwelt- und Hygienetechnik
  • 1994 – 1999: Project engineer and consultant for the higher supervisory authority, for municipalities, the private sector and individuals in the fields of contaminated sites, remedial action, disposal management and landfill engineering
  • With the Öko-Institut since 1999

Language Skills

English