Engineering Technical Operations Specialist
Research Areas: Geological and Water Engineering
Biography: Jeffrey Sondrup is an environmental analyst for Idaho National Laboratory. He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Utah and has more than 28 years of experience in environmental analysis. His expertise is in numerical modeling, hydrology, fluid dynamics and heat transfer. He routinely performs atmospheric and subsurface modeling studies supporting environmental risk and dose assessments and design of contamination remediation systems for active and inactive waste sites. He supported several CERCLA/Superfund investigations at INL, and most recently co-directed a technical team in conducting and preparing the required regulatory assessments and documentation for the INL Remote-Handled Low-Level Waste Disposal Facility. Sondrup served as INL’s technical work coordinator for EPA technical support projects involving groundwater and contaminant transport issues, and provided technical assistance to EPA on characterization and cleanup activities at more than 20 CERCLA/Superfund sites across the United States. He was a reviewer of the Infiltration Analysis and Modeling Report for the Yucca Mountain high-level waste repository application.