Dejan Škanata

    Dejan Škanata

    professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing and the University of Applied Science Velika Gorica

     

    Born in 1958. Graduated in 1983 at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Croatia. Background is nuclear engineering. In 1996 carried out the fellowship at Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA. In 1999 got Ph.D. degree with the thesis A Method for Risk Assessment of Radioactive Waste Repository.
    Has almost 30 years of working experience in the field of Radioactive Waste Management and Risk Analysis. Acting as a teaching professor at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (Risk Analysis – after graduate studies) and at the University of Applied Science Velika Gorica (System Reliability, Risk Assessment – graduate studies, Corporate Risk and Security, Critical Infrastructure Protection – after graduate studies).
    Participated in several international certified training programs related the Radioactive Waste Management, Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Planning and Risk Assessment and Management. Participated in several international scientific programs such as: (1) Harmonization of Nuclear Emergency Preparedness (IAEA); (2) Use of Probabilistic Safety Assessment for Nuclear Installations with Large Inventory of Radioactive Materials (IAEA); (3) Integrated Health and Environmental Risk Assessment and Risk Management in Large Industrial Areas (UNEP, WHO, UNIDO, IAEA); and (4) Decommissioning Risk Management (IAEA). Was co-director of the Advanced Research Workshop on Computational Models of Risks to Infrastructure held in Primošten, Croatia, 2006, supported by the NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme.
    Published over 100 professional and scientific papers and 4 books. Was awarded with the Josip Juraj Strossmayer Award for scientific contribution in the field of technical sciences for the year 2000.