Dr Luca PODOFILLINI
Dr L. Podofillini is senior scientist in the Risk and Human Reliability Group of the Paul Scherrer Institute (Laboratory for Energy Systems Analysis). He has a Nuclear Engineering degree and PhD in Nuclear Engineering from the Polytechnic of Milan (2004).
His current activities include Human Reliability Analysis (HRA) research and regulatory support tasks for the Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate. His research addresses the development of quantitative models of human performance in industrial systems, with focus on errors in decision-making, dynamic safety assessment, and collection of data in simulated emergencies. He is co-author of about 30 papers on international scientific journals. Regulatory tasks include support to the reviews of Probabilistic Safety Assessments of the Swiss nuclear Power Plants.
He is chair of the ESRA (European Safety and Reliability Association) Technical Committee for Human Factors and Human Reliability and member of the Board of the HRA Society. He was chair of the Technical Program Committee of the European Safety and Reliability (ESREL) 2015 international conference, held at ETH Zurich - the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.
Senior scientist in the Risk and Human Reliability group of the Laboratory for Energy Systems Analysis (LEA), Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI)