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Robert J. Budnitz's Publications

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    1. "Unsuccessful Search for an Excited Electron", R.J. Budnitz, J.R. Dunning, M. Goitein, N.F. Ramsey, J.K. Walker, and Richard Wilson, Physical Review 141, 1313 (1966)
    2. "Measurements of Elastic Electron-Proton Scattering at High Momentum Transfers by a Coincidence Technique", M. Goitein, R.J. Budnitz, L. Carroll, J. Chen, J.R. Dunning, K. Hanson, D. Imrie, C. Mistretta, J.K. Walker, Richard Wilson, G.F. Dell, M. Fotino, J.M. Patterson, and H. Winick, Physical Review Letters 18, 1016 (1967)
    3. "Quasi-Elastic Electron-Deuteron Scattering at Forward Angles", R.J. Budnitz, J. Appel, L. Carroll, J. Chen, J.R. Dunning, M. Goitein, K. Hanson, D. Imrie, C. Mistretta, J.K. Walker, and Richard Wilson, Physical Review Letters 19, 809 (1967)
    4. "Neutron Form Factors from Quasi-Elastic Electron-Deuteron Scattering", R.J. Budnitz, J. Appel, L. Carroll, J. Chen, J.R. Dunning, M. Goitein, K. Hanson, D. Imrie, C. Mistretta, J.K. Walker, and Richard Wilson, Physical Review 173, 1357 (1968)
    5. "Search for the Electroproduction of the N'(1470) Resonance from Deuterium", J. Alberi, J. Appel, R.J. Budnitz, J. Chen, J.R. Dunning, M. Goitein, K. Hanson, D. Imrie, C. Mistretta, and Richard Wilson, Physical Review 176, 1631 (1968)
    6. "Differential  Cross-Sections for Neutral-Pion Electroproduction Near the First Pion-Nucleon Resonance",  C. Mistretta, D. Imrie, J. Appel, R.J. Budnitz, L. Carroll, J. Chen, J.R. Dunning, M. Goitein, K. Hanson, A. Litke, and Richard Wilson, Physical Review Letters 20, 1070 (1968)
    7. "Angular Distributions for Pi-Plus Electroproduction and the Pion Form Factor", C. Mistretta, D. Imrie, J. Appel, R.J. Budnitz, L. Carroll, M. Goitein, K. Hanson, and Richard Wilson, Physical Review Letters 20, 1523 (1968)
    8. "Coincidence Measurements of Single-Pion Electroproduction Near the Delta(1236) Resonance", C. Mistretta, J. Appel, R.J. Budnitz, L. Carroll, J. Chen, J.R. Dunning, M. Goitein, K. Hanson, D. Imrie, and Richard Wilson, Physical Review D, 184, 1487 (1969)
    9. "Elastic Electron-Proton Scattering Cross-Sections Measured by a Coincidence Technique", M. Goitein, R.J. Budnitz, L. Carroll, J. Chen, J.R. Dunning, K. Hanson, D. Imrie, C. Mistretta, and Richard Wilson, Physical Review D 1, 2449 (1970)
    10. Survey of Instrumentation for Environmental Monitoring, Report LBL-1, Environmental Instrumentation Group, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (1972)
    11. "A Charge Asymmetry Measurement System", R.M. Graven, J.H. Brewer, R.J. Budnitz, R.L. McCarthy, and D.H. Miller, Nuclear Instruments and Methods 102, 45 (1972)
    12. "CP-Violating Charge Asymmetry in the Decay KLo --> pi + mu + neutrino", R.L. McCarthy, J.H. Brewer, R.J. Budnitz, A.C. Entis, R.M. Graven, D.H. Miller, and W.N. Ross, Physics Letters 42B, 291 (1972)
    13. "Charge Asymmetry in the Decay KLo --> pi + mu + neutrino", R.L. McCarthy, J.H. Brewer, R.J. Budnitz, A.C. Entis, R.M. Graven, D.H. Miller, and W.N. Ross, Physical Review D 7, 687 (1973) 
    14. "Radon-222 and Its Daughters - A Review of Instrumentation for Occupational and Environmental Monitoring", R.J. Budnitz, Health Physics 26, 145 (1974)
    15. "Tritium Instrumentation for Environmental and Occupational Monitoring - A Review", R.J. Budnitz, Health Physics 26, 165 (1974)
    16. "Plutonium: A Review of Measurement Techniques for Environmental Monitoring", R.J. Budnitz, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, NS-21(1), 430 (1974)
    17. "Krypton-85: A Review of Instrumentation for Environmental Monitoring", R.J. Budnitz, in Noble Gases, R.E. Stanley and A.A. Moghissi (editors), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Las Vegas, Nevada (1975)
    18. "Instrumentation for Environmental Monitoring in Biological Systems", N.A. Amer, R.M. Graven, R.J. Budnitz, and D.A. Mack, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, NS-22(1), 633 (1975)
    19. Report to the American Physical Society by the Study Group on Light-Water Reactor Safety, H.W. Lewis, R.J. Budnitz, A.W. Castleman, D.E. Dorfan, F.C. Finlayson, R.L. Garwin, L.C. Hebel, S.M. Keeny, R.A. Muller, T.B. Taylor, G.F. Smoot, and F. von Hippel, Reviews of Modern Physics 47, Supplement No. 1 (1975)
    20. "Review of the American Physical Society Light Water Reactor Safety Study", R.J. Budnitz, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science NS-23(1), 25 (1976)
    21. "Social and Environmental Costs of Energy Systems", R.J. Budnitz and J.P. Holdren, in Annual Review of Energy, J.M. Hollander (editor), Vol. 1, 553 (1976)
    22. "Sources of Residuals and Techniques for Their Control: Research and Development Needs", Panel on Sources and Control Techniques, Environmental Research Assessment Committee (R. J. Budnitz, member), National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences (1977)
    23. "U.S. Electricity Through the Year 2000: Coal or Nuclear?",  R. J. Budnitz, L. D. Hamilton, J. P. Holdren, and J.D. Morgan, CRC Forum on Energy, CRC Press (1977)
    24. "U.S. Energy Through the Year 2000: How Much Will Be Required?", K.C. Hoffman, R.J. Budnitz, J.H. Gibbons, P.F. Swenson, and D. Wood, CRC Forum on Energy, CRC Press (1977)
    25. "Risk Assessment Review Group Report to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission," H.W. Lewis, R.J. Budnitz, H.J.C. Kouts, W.B. Loewenstein, W.D. Rowe, F. von Hippel, and F. Zachariasen, Report NUREG/CR-0400, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1978)
    26. "Human Disease from Radon Exposures: The Impact of Energy Conservation in Residential Buildings", R.J. Budnitz, J.V. Berk, C.D. Hollowell, W.W. Nazaroff, A.V. Nero, and A.H. Rosenfeld, Energy and Buildings 2, 209 (1979)
    27. "Highlights of the NRC Licensing Process and the NRC R&D Program for Deep Geological Storage Facilities", R.J. Budnitz, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, NS-27(4), 1268 (1980)
    28. Three Mile Island: A Report to the NRC and to the Public, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory
    29. Commission Special Inquiry Group, in four volumes:  Mitchell Rogovin, Director (R.J. Budnitz, Technical Coordinator), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1980)
    30. "How Reactor Safety is Assured in the United States", article in Energy for the Year 2000, Richard Wilson (editor), Plenum Press, New York (1981)
    31. "The Role of Risk Assessment in Reactor Safety", article in Energy for the Year 2000, Richard Wilson (editor), Plenum Press, New York (1981) "The Response of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to the Accident at Three Mile Island", article in The Three Mile Island Accident:  Lessons and Implications, T.H. Moss and D.L. Sills (editors), Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol. 365, pp. 203-209 (1981)
    32. "Review and Critique of Previous Probabilistic Accident Assessments for the Shoreham Nuclear Power Station", R.J. Budnitz, P.R. Davis, S. Fabic, and H.E. Lambert, Future Resources Associates, Inc., Report prepared for Suffolk County (New York) Radiological Emergency Response Plan Steering Committee (1982)
    33. "Future Directions for Seismic Risk Research", R.J. Budnitz, Proceedings of Seismic Risk and Heavy Industrial Facilities Conference, San Francisco, sponsored by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (1983)
    34. "Reactor Quality, Factors Affecting Managerial and Institutional Competence of Utility Nuclear Operations", A. Weitzberg, P.D. O'Reilly, J. Snell, M.R. Booska, A.C. D'Hoostelaere, F.C. Duvall, and R.J. Budnitz, Report NUS-4314, prepared by NUS Corporation for U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessment (1983)
    35. Instrumentation for Environmental Monitoring of Radiation, R.J. Budnitz, A.V. Nero, D.J. Murphy, and R.M. Graven, John Wiley & Sons, New York (1983)
    36. "What We Now Know (And Don't Know) About Reactor Safety", R.J. Budnitz, Workshop on Nuclear Electric Power in the Asia-Pacific Region, Honolulu East-West Center (1983), published in Energy, Vol. 9, 943 (1984)
    37. "External Initiators in Probabilistic Reactor Safety Analysis -- Earthquakes, Fires, Floods, Winds", Risk Analysis 4, 323 (1984)
    38. "Report on the Review of Proposed Environmental Standards for the Management and Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel, High-Level and Transuranic Radioactive Wastes (40 CFR 191)", H.E. Collier, B.B. Boecker, R.J. Budnitz, F. Culler, S.N. Davis, C. Fairhurst, B. Giletti, S.V. Kaye, K. Krauskopf, T.R. Lash, J.V. Neel, D. Okrent, and F. Parker, High-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Subcommittee of the Science Advisory Board, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (1984)
    39. "Uncertainties in the Systems Analysis Part of Seismic Probabilistic Risk Assessment, Phase I Final Report", R.J. Budnitz and H.E. Lambert, report by Future Resources Associates to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1984)
    40. "NRC Seismic Design Margins Program Plan", G.E. Cummings, J.J. Johnson, and R.J. Budnitz, Report UCID-20247, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (1984); also published in "Transactions of the 8th International Conference on Structure Mechanics in Reactor Technology, Brussels", Report NUREG/CP-0065, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1985) 
    41. "Probabilistic Risk Assessment Reference Document", J. A. Murphy, D. C. Aldrich, A.S. Benjamin, R.J. Budnitz, J.W. Hickman, V. Joksimovich, W.E. Vesely, and J. Young, Report NUREG-1050, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1984)
    42. "An Approach to the Quantification of Seismic Margins in Nuclear Power Plants", R.J. Budnitz, P.J. Amico, C.A. Cornell, W.J. Hall, R.P. Kennedy, J.W. Reed, and M. Shinozuka, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Report NUREG/CR-4334, prepared for U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1985)
    43. "The Implications of Reduced Source Terms for U.S. Nuclear Regulation and For Existing and New Reactor Designs", R.J. Budnitz, paper at 5th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference, Seoul (1985) "Winning Power Generation Technologies for the Future", P.B. Bos, J. M. Weingart, R.J. Budnitz, and J. Doyle, Polydyne, Inc., San Mateo, California, report prepared for Southern California Edison Company (1985)
    44. "An Appropriate Level for Reactor Safety Research", R.J. Budnitz and H.J.C. Kouts, Proceedings of International ANS/ENS Topical Meeting on Thermal Reactor Safety, San Diego, Vol. 5, page XXIV.5-1 (1986)
    45. "Utility Benefits From Targeting Demand-Side Management Programs at Specific Distribution Areas", B. Rosenblum, P. Donovan, H. Hamester, C. LaPorta, J. Taul, J. Eto, E. Kahn, and R.J. Budnitz, Report EPRI EM-4771, report prepared by R&C Enterprises, Ltd., Santa Cruz, California for Electric Power Research Institute (1986)
    46. "Recent Developments in Methodology and Findings From Seismic PSA", R.J. Budnitz, paper presented at Advisory Group Meeting on Treatment of Hazards in Probabilistic Safety Assessment, sponsored by International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna (1986)
    47. "Relay Chatter and Operator Response After a Large Earthquake:  An Improved PRA Methodology with Case Studies", R.J. Budnitz, H.E. Lambert, and E.E. Hill, Future Resources Associates, Inc., Report NUREG/CR-4910, prepared for U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1987)
    48. "A Study of Relay, Breaker, Instrumentation and Control Failures During an Earthquake and Their Effect on Nuclear Power Plant Safety", H.E. Lambert and R.J. Budnitz, paper at ANS/ENS International Topical Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Risk Management, Zurich, Switzerland, Vol. 1, p. 243 (1987)
    49. "Recent Developments in Methodology and Applications of Seismic PSA", R.J. Budnitz, paper at ANS/ENS International Topical Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Risk Management, Zurich, Switzerland, Vol. 1, p. 213 (1987)
    50. "Extending a HCLPF-Based Seismic Margin Review to Analyze the Potential for Large Radiological Releases and the Importance of Human Factors and Non-Seismic Failures, Phase I Report", R.J. Budnitz, D.L. Moore, J. Young, and R.J. Breeding, Report by Future Resources Associates, Inc. to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1987)
    51. "Exploring the Competitive Potential of Magnetic Fusion Energy: The Interaction of Economics With Safety and Environmental Characteristics", J.P. Holdren, D.H. Berwald, R.J. Budnitz, J.G. Crocker, J.G. Delene, R.D. Endicott, M.S. Kazimi, R.A. Krakowski, B.G. Logan, and K.R. Schultz, Fusion Technology 13, 7-56, (1988)
    52. "Techniques for Determining Probabilities of Events and Processes Affecting the Performance of Geological Repositories", R.L. Hunter, C. J. Mann, R.J. Budnitz, J. Conover, H. Einstein, G. Baecher, J. Harbaugh, M. King, A. McBirney, J. Callender, T. Webb, A. Gutjahr, and P. Bartlein, Report NUREG/CR-3964, Sandia National Laboratories, prepared for U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1987)
    53. "Evaluation of External Hazards to Nuclear Power Plants in the United States", C.Y. Kimura and R.J. Budnitz, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Report NUREG/CR-5042, prepared for U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1987)
    54. "Reactor Risk Reference Document", M.L. Ernst, J.A. Murphy, M.A. Cunningham, J.A. Malaro, J.C. Glynn, B.M. Morris, J.A. Mitchell, R.S. Denning, R.C. Bertucio, and R.J. Budnitz, Report NUREG-1150, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (draft, 1987)
    55. "Content of PRA Submittals for Future LWRs", R.J. Budnitz and V. Joksimovich, NUS Corporation, Report NUREG/CR-4812, prepared for Brookhaven National Laboratory and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1988)
    56. "State-Federal Interactions in Nuclear Regulation", A.D. Pasternak and R.J. Budnitz, Future Resources Associates, Report UCRL-21090, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, prepared for U.S. Department of Energy (1988)
    57. "Assessment of Candidate Reactor Technologies for the New Production Reactor", L. T. Papay, F. Baranowski, W. Behnke, V. Boyer, F. Buckman, R.J. Budnitz, F. Culler, J. Gavin, R. Gens, J. Gilbert, J.E. Gray, J.M. Hendrie, K. Lathrop, R. Patrick, D. Pimentel, L. Roddis, J.H. Schoettler, and N. Todreas, Report DOE/S-0064 to the Energy Research Advisory Board, U.S. DOE (1988)
    58. "Towards Performance Standards", by R.J. Budnitz, chapter in Searching for Safety, by A. Wildavsky, Transaction Books, New Brunswick (1988)
    59. "Individual Plant Examinations for External Events: Guidance and Procedures", R.C. Murray, P.G. Prassinos, J.B. Savy, D.L. Bernreuter, G.E. Cummings, R.J. Budnitz, and M.K. Ravindra, Report NUREG/CR-5259, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1989)
    60. "Individual Plant Examinations for External Events: Review Plan and Evaluation Criteria", R.C. Murray, P.G. Prassinos, J.B. Savy, D.L. Bernreuter, G.E. Cummings, R.J. Budnitz, and M.K. Ravindra, Report NUREG/CR-5260, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1989)
    61. "Summary of the Report of the Senior Committee on Environmental, Safety, and Economic Aspects of Fusion Energy", J.P. Holdren, D.H. Berwald, R.J. Budnitz, J.G. Crocker, J.G. Delene, R.D. Endicott, M.S. Kazimi, R.A. Krakowski, B.G. Logan, and K.R. Schultz, Report UCRL-53776, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, report to the U.S. Department of Energy (1989)
    62. "Relay Chatter and its Effects on Nuclear Plant Safety", H.E. Lambert and R.J. Budnitz, Proceedings of the Tenth International (SMiRT) Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology, Anaheim, California (1989)
    63. "An Evaluation of the Reliability and Usefulness of External-Initiator PRA Methodologies", R.J. Budnitz and H.E. Lambert, Report NUREG/CR-5477, Future Resources Associates, Inc. and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1989)
    64. "A Probabilistic Safety Assessment Peer Review:  A Case Study on the Use of Probabilistic Safety Assessment for Safety Decisions", R. J. Budnitz and H. E. Lambert, International Atomic Energy Agency (Vienna), Report IAEA-TECDOC-522, as a contribution to Manual for PSA and Its Application in Safety Decisions (1989)
    65. "Seismic PRA: Recent Developments in Methodology and Applications", R.J. Budnitz, Proceedings of PSA'89 International Topical Meeting on Probability, Reliability, and Safety Assessment, American Nuclear Society, Pittsburgh (1989)
    66. "The Safety of Current LWRs Against Earthquake-Initiated Accidents", R.J. Budnitz, Proceedings of the 7th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference, American Nuclear Society, San Diego (1990)
    67. "Recent Extensions to Seismic Margin Review Methodology", R.J. Budnitz, P.G. Prassinos, and M.K. Ravindra, Nuclear Engineering and Design 123, 197-204 (1990)
    68. "Seismic PRA Methods: Insights and Limitations", R.J. Budnitz, in "Proceedings of the CSNI Workshop on PSA Applications and Limitations, Santa Fe, NM in September, 1990", Report NUREG/CP-0115, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1991)
    69. "Advanced Nuclear Reactor Technologies for the Next Century", R.J. Budnitz, contributed paper to "International Andrei Sakharov Memorial Congress on Peace, Progress and Human Rights", Moscow, May 1991
    70. "FSAR Review Team Report on Rocky Flats Plant Building 707", E.A. Warman, chairman of the FSAR Review Team (R.J. Budnitz, member), report by Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation for EG&G-Rocky Flats Inc. and U.S. Department of Energy, 2 volumes (1991)
    71. "The Use of Probabilistic Safety Analysis in New Safety Issue Identification and Ranking", R. J. Budnitz, report to International Atomic Energy Agency (Vienna) as a contribution to Manual for PSA and Its Application in Safety Decisions (1992)
    72. "Seismic Margin Review of a Nuclear Power Plant: A Case Study", R.J. Budnitz, report to International Atomic Energy Agency (Vienna) as a contribution to Manual for PSA and Its Application in Safety Decisions (1992)
    73. "Treatment of Hazards in Probabilistic Safety Assessment", R.J. Budnitz, M. Dusic, J. Faure, M.R. Hayns, and A. van Urk, Safety Series Report, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna (1992)
    74. "Extending a HCLPF-Based Seismic Margin Review to Analyze the Potential for Large Radiological Releases and the Importance of Human Factors and Non-Seismic Failures", R.J. Budnitz, D.L. Moore, J. Young, and R.J. Breeding, Report NUREG/CR-5678, Future Resources Associates, Inc. and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1992)
    75. "A Scoping Evaluation of Severe Accidents at the Surry and Grand Gulf Nuclear Power Plants Resulting from Earthquakes During Shutdown Conditions", R.J. Budnitz and P.R. Davis, Future Resources Associates, Inc., report to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1992)
    76. "Enhancing the NRC and EPRI Seismic Margin Review Methodologies to Analyze the Importance of Non-Seismic Failures, Human Errors, Opportunities for Recovery, and Large Radiological Releases", R.J. Budnitz, D.L. Moore, and J.A. Julius, Report NUREG/CR-5679, Future Resources Associates, Inc. and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1992)
    77. "NRC Seismic Margin Methodology: Updated and Supplementary Guidance", R.J. Budnitz, R.C. Murray, and M.K. Ravindra, Report NUREG/CR-6033, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1992)
    78. "Disposition of Weapons Plutonium from the Warheads and Stockpiles of the U.S. and Former U.S.S.R.", Robert J. Budnitz, Proceedings of Second MIT International Conference on the Next Generation of Nuclear Power Technology (1993)
    79. "Evaluation of Potential Severe Accidents During Low Power and Shutdown Operations at Grand Gulf, Unit 1: Analysis of Core Damage Frequency from Seismic Events", R.J. Budnitz, P.R. Davis, M.K. Ravindra, and W.H. Tong, Report NUREG/CR-6143 (Volume 5), Future Resources Associates, Inc., report to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1994)
    80. "Evaluation of Potential Severe Accidents During Low Power and Shutdown Operations at Surry, Unit 1: Analysis of Core Damage Frequency from Seismic Events During Mid-Loop Operations", R.J. Budnitz, P.R. Davis, M.K. Ravindra, and W.H. Tong, Report NUREG/CR-6144 (Volume 5), Future Resources Associates, Inc., report to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1994)
    81. "Environmental Impact Comparisons of Alternative Generation Technologies", Robert J. Budnitz, paper at 1995 International Conference on Nuclear Power and Public Acceptance", Taipei, Taiwan (1995)
    82. "Management and Disposition of Excess Weapons Plutonium: Reactor-Related Options", Panel on Reactor Related Options for Disposition of Excess Weapons Plutonium (R. J. Budnitz, member), Committee on International Security and Arms Control, National Academy of Sciences (1995)
    83. "Report of the Review Team on the Department of Energy Natural Phenomena Hazards Mitigation Order and Standards", S. Additon, P. Amico, N. Brown, R.J. Budnitz, J. Christian, R. Murray, K. Perkins, A. Wong, and R. Youngblood, report for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Safety Policy and Standards (1995)
    84. "Seismic Risks of Nuclear Power Plants Under Shutdown Conditions", R.J. Budnitz, P.R. Davis, M.K. Ravindra, and W.H. Tong, Proceedings of ASME-Pressure-Vessel-and-Piping Hawaii Conference (1995)
    85. "Seismic Risks of Nuclear Power Plants Under Shutdown Conditions", R.J. Budnitz, P.R. Davis, M.K. Ravindra, and W.H. Tong, Proceedings of 13th International SMiRT Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology, Porto Alegre, Brazil (1995)
    86. "Treatment of External Hazards in Probabilistic Safety Assessment of Nuclear Power Plants: A Safety Practice", R.J. Budnitz and R.D. Campbell, Safety Series Report No. 50-P-7, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna (1995)
    87. "Barriers to Science: Technical Management of the Department of Energy Environmental Remediation Program", Report by the Committee on Remediation of Buried and Tank Wastes (R.J. Budnitz, Chairman), National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences (1995)
    88. "The Potential Role of Containment-in-Place in an Integrated Approach to the Hanford Reservation Site Environmental Remediation", Report by the Committee on Remediation of Buried and Tank Wastes (R.J. Budnitz, Chairman), National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences (1995)
    89. "Safety of the High-Level Uranium Ore Residues at the Niagara Falls Storage Site, Lewiston,
    90. New York," Report by the Committee on Remediation of Buried and Tank Wastes (R.J. Budnitz, Chairman), National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences (1995)
    91. "Technical Bases for Yucca Mountain Standards", Committee on Technical Bases for Yucca Mountain Standards, (R. J. Budnitz, member), National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences (1995)
    92. "Development of a Methodology for Analyzing Precursors to Earthquake-Initiated and Fire-Initiated Accident Sequences - Phase I Report", Robert J. Budnitz, George Apostolakis, and Stanley T. Jones, Future Resources Associates, Inc., report to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1995)
    93. "Development of a Methodology for Analyzing Precursors to Earthquake-Initiated and Fire-Initiated Accident Sequences", Robert J. Budnitz, Howard E. Lambert, George Apostolakis, Jaime K. Salas, Jya-Syin Wu, and M.K. Ravindra, Future Resources Associates, Inc. and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Report NUREG/CR-6544 (1997)
    94. "Ignalina In-Depth Safety Assessment", R.A. Brown, R.J. Budnitz, P. Butcher, and D. G. Reichenbach, Nuclear Safety Journal, 38, No. 1, p. 24 (1997)
    95. "Recommendations for Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis: Guidance on Uncertainty and Use of Experts", R.J. Budnitz, G. Apostolakis, D.M. Boore, L.S. Cluff, K.J. Coppersmith, C.A. Cornell, and P.A. Morris, Report NUREG/CR-6372, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, sponsored by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, U.S. Department of Energy, and Electric Power Research Institute (1997)
    96. "Ignalina: the first Western-style SAR of a Soviet designed plant", R.A. Brown, R.J. Budnitz, P. Butcher, and D. Reichenbach, Nuclear Engineering International, 42, p. 32-36 (December 1997)
    97. "Current Status of Methodologies for Seismic Probabilistic Safety Analysis", R.J. Budnitz, Journal of Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 62, p. 71 (1998)
    98. "Use of Technical Expert Panels: Applications to Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis", R.J. Budnitz, G. Apostolakis, D.M. Boore, L.S. Cluff, K.J. Coppersmith, C.A. Cornell, and P.A. Morris, Journal of Risk Analysis, 18, No. 4, p. 466 (1998)
    99. "Lessons Learned from the First Years of the Multi-National Safety Assistance Program for Soviet-Designed Reactors", R.J. Budnitz and Nikolai Steinberg, Proceedings of the International Topical Meeting on Safety of Operating Reactors, American Nuclear Society, San Francisco (1998)
    100. "Current Progress Toward a High-Level Radioactive Waste Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, USA", R.J. Budnitz, Proceedings, Conference on Nuclear Disarmament and Safe Disposal of Nuclear Weapons, Centro Di Cultura Scientifica A. Volta, Italy (1998)
    101. "State-of-the-Art Report on the Current Status of Methodologies for Seismic PSA (Probabilistic Safety Assessment)", R.J. Budnitz, Report NEA/CSNI/R(97)22, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Paris (1998)
    102. "Nuclear Power Plant Mochovce Unit 1, Report to the Government of the Republic of Austria", R.J. Budnitz (one of 23 members of an International Expert Team), Risk Research Report 19, Institute of Risk Research, University of Vienna (1998)
    103. "Guidelines for Reduced Seismic Loads to Assess Temporary Conditions in Nuclear Power Plants", M. Amin, D.E. Olson, R.P. Kennedy, C.A. Cornell, R.J. Budnitz, and C.W. Rowley, Report TR-108904, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto (1998)
    104. "Final Report, Total System Performance Assessment Peer Review Panel for the Yucca Mountain Project," C. Whipple, R. J. Budnitz, R. Ewing, D. Moeller, J. Payer, P. Witherspoon, S. Wiltshire, and Y. Yortsos, ICF Kaiser Engineers (1999)
    105. "Russian Minatom Nuclear Safety Research Strategic Plan: An International Review", NEA Group of Senior Experts (R.J. Budnitz, Rapporteur), OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Paris (1999)
    106. "Topical Opinion Paper on the Current Status of Seismic PSA", R.J. Budnitz, Proceedings of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency Tokyo Workshop on Seismic Risk, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Paris (1999)
    107. "Topical Opinion Paper on Seismic PSA", R.J. Budnitz, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Principal Working Group 5 of the NEA Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations, OECD/NEA, Paris (1999)
    108. "Technologies for Environmental Management: DOE's Office of Science and Technology", Board on Radioactive Waste Management (R.J. Budnitz, member), National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences (1999)
    109. "Comments on EPA's Proposed Radiation Protection Standards for Yucca Mountain, Nevada", Board on Radioactive Waste Management (R.J. Budnitz, member), National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences (1999)
    110. "Comments on 'Performance Assessment in Support of the 1996 Compliance Certification Application for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant'", R. J. Budnitz, Journal of Risk Analysis, 19, No. 5, p. 989 (1999)
    111. "Disposition of High-Level Radioactive Waste Through Geological Isolation: Development, Current Status, and Technical and Policy Challenges -- Discussion Paper Prepared for the November 1999 Workshop", Board on Radioactive Waste Management (R.J. Budnitz, member), National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences (1999)
    112. "Improved Fire Risk Analysis (FRA) Methodology for Determination of the Frequency of Challenging Fires, Phase I Feasibility Report", D.C. Bley, R.J. Budnitz, S. Kaplan, and R.S. Magee, Buttonwood Consulting, Inc. for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (2000)
    113. "International Review of the Design Safety and Environmental Impact of the South African Pebble Bed Modular Reactor", S.J. Ball, R.J. Budnitz, M. Gasparini, A. Guerpinar, G. H. Lohnert, R. Metzke, F. Niehaus, J.D. Stevenson, and Y. Xu, Report IAEA-RU-9166, International Atomic Energy Agency (2000)
    114. "Development and Critique of a Methodology for Deriving Risk-Type Results and Insights from a Seismic Margin Review", R.J. Budnitz and M.K. Ravindra, Future Resources Associates Inc. for the American Nuclear Society (2000)
    115. "Report of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board's Panel on Emerging Technological Alternatives to Incineration", R. Cavanagh, M. Molina, C. Anderson, A. Athy, P. Bardacke, R.J. Budnitz, G. Long-Glickman, M. Resnikoff, and C. Till, DOE Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (2001)
    116. "Managing High Level Nuclear Waste: The Continuing Societal and Technical Challenges D.W. North, C. McCombie, J.F. Ahearne, R.J. Budnitz, L.O. Ericsson, P. Fritz, R.E. Kasperson, N.P. Laverov, J.C.S. Long, G. de Marsily, C.M. Mays, and A. Suzuki, Board on Radioactive Waste Management, National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council (2001)
    117. "Nuclear Energy: Present Technology, Safety, and Future Research Directions, A Status Report", J. Ahearne, R. Bennett, R. Budnitz, D. Kammen, J. Taylor, N. Todreas, and B. Wolfe, American Physical Society, Report of the APS Panel on Public Affairs (2001)
    118. "Performance Confirmation for the Candidate Yucca Mountain High-Level Waste Repository", J. Kessler, R. Budnitz, M. Eyre, B. Gordon, R. McCullum, W. Miller, D.W. North, A. Ross, D. Shoesmith, A. Shorett, J. Taylor, and C. Whipple, Report 1003032, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA (2001)
    119. "Alternatives to a 20 MW Nuclear Reactor for Australia", Robert J. Budnitz and Gregory P. Morris, Report to the Sutherland Shire Council in Australia (2001)
    120. "Review of the Preliminary Safety Analysis report for the Australian Replacement Research Reactor". Robert J. Budnitz, Report to the Sutherland Shire Council in Australia (2001)
    121. "The Role and Direction of Nuclear Regulatory Research: Expert Panel Report", R. J. Budnitz (one of 19 members of the "Expert Panel on the Role and Direction of Nuclear Regulatory Research"), Report NUREG-1802, in 2 volumes, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (2001)
    122. "Standard for Probabilistic Risk Assessment for Nuclear Power Plant Applications", Project Team on Risk Management for Nuclear Facility Applications (R.J. Budnitz, member), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME Standard RA-S-2002 (2002)
    123. "The Disposition Dilemma: Controlling the Release of Solid Materials from Nuclear Regulatory Commission-Licensed Facilities", Report by the Committee on Alternatives for Controlling the Release of Solid Materials from NRC-Licensed Facilities (R.J. Budnitz, member), National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences (2002)
    124. "Spurious Actuation of Electrical Circuits Due to Cable Fires: Results of an Expert Elicitation", Robert J. Budnitz, Report 1006961, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA (2002)
    125. "Improved Fire Risk Analysis Methodology for Determination of the Frequency of Challenging Fires, Final Report", D.C. Bley, R.J. Budnitz, S. Kaplan, and R.S. Magee, Buttonwood Consulting Inc. for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (2002)
    126. "Nuclear and Radiological Threats", Chapter 2 in "Making the Nation Safer: The Role of Science and Technology in Countering Terrorism", Report of the Panel on Nuclear and Radiological Issues (R.J. Budnitz, member), National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences (2002)
    127. "External Events PRA Methodology Standard, American Nuclear Society Standard BSR/ANS 58.21", R.J. Budnitz (chairman), N.C. Chokshi, W. Henries, M.K. Ravindra, J. Stevenson, and T. Yee, American Nuclear Society (2003)
    128. "Nuclear Power and Proliferation Resistance: Securing Benefits, Limiting Risk", R. Hagengruber, J.F. Ahearne, R.J. Budnitz, S. Fetter, E.J. Moniz, B. Richter, T.E. Shea, J. Tape, F. von Hippel, and F. Slakey, American Physical Society, Report by the Nuclear Energy Study Group of the APS Panel on Public Affairs (2005)
    129. "OCRWM's Inaugural Science and Technology Program for Yucca Mountain", T. Kiess, R. Budnitz, D. Duncan, M. Peters, J. Wengle, & J. Williams, Radwaste Solutions, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 41-48 (2005)
    130. "Comment on J.U. Kluegel's 'Problems in the application of the SSHAC probability method for assessing earthquake hazards at Swiss nuclear plants' in Engineering Geology vol. 78, pp. 285-307", R.J. Budnitz, C.A. Cornell, and P.A. Morris, Engineering Geology, vol. 82, pp. 76-78 (2005)
    131. “Evaluation Report of the Agency's Major Programme 3”, report by the IAEA Evaluation Panel for MP 3 (R.J. Budnitz, member), published by International Atomic Energy Agency, Office of Internal Oversight Services (2006)
    132. "Why Every National Deep-Geological-Isolation Program Needs a Long-Term Science & Technology Component", R.J. Budnitz, pp. 281-283 in "Geological Challenges in Radioactive Waste Isolation, Fourth Worldwide Review", P.A. Witherspoon and G.S. Bodvarsson (editors), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Report LBNL-59808 (2006)
    133. “ABTR (Advanced Burner Test Reactor) Licensing Options and Regulatory Strategy”, R. Wigeland, J. Cahalan, W. Deitrich, Y. Chang, J. Lehner, R.J. Budnitz, and M. Walck, Argonne National Laboratory report (2006)
    134. "Consolidated Interim Storage of Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel", R. Hagengruber, J.F. Ahearne, R.J. Budnitz, M. Chu, K. Crowley, R. Meserve, E.J. Moniz,  and F. Slakey, American Physical Society, Report by the Nuclear Energy Study Group of the APS Panel on Public Affairs (2007)
    135. “Internationalization of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Goals, Strategies, and Challenges,” Report of the Joint US-Russian “Committee on the Internationalization of the Civilian Nuclear Fuel Cycle” (R.J. Budnitz, member), joint publication of the U.S. National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences and the Russian Academy of Sciences (2008)
    136. “Advanced Burner Reactor Regulatory Framework Assessment,”, J. L. LaChance, F. A. Durán, J. Phillips, T. J. Olivier, R. J. Budnitz, R.A. Bari, V. Mubayi, J. Cahalan, and G. Flanagan, Report GNEP-REAC-PMO-MI-DV-2008-000161, Sandia National Laboratories (2008)
    137. “18th Annual Report, Diablo Canyon Independent Safety Committee, for period July 1 2007 to June 30, 2008,” R.J. Budnitz, DCISC member, available from DCISC, 857 Cass Street, Suite D, Monterey, California 93940 (2008).  [Thee are identical annual DCISC reports for each subsequent year: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012]
    138. “Recent Findings and Developments in Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis (PSHA) Methodologies and Applications,” Report NEA/CSNI/R(2009)1, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Proceedings of NEA Workshop in Lyon, France April 7-9 2008 (R.J. Budnitz, author of the “Summary and Conclusions” section) (2009)
    139. “Status Report on the Safety of Operating US Nuclear Power Plants (Why experts believe that today's operating nuclear power reactors are much safer than they were 20 years ago)”, R. J. Budnitz, in Proceedings of NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Nuclear Power and Energy Security, Yerevan, Armenia (May 26-29, 2009)
    140. “Liquid Metal Reactor Regulatory Codes and Standards Plan,” J. L. LaChance, J. Brown, and R. J. Budnitz, Sandia National Laboratories Report (June 2009)
    141. “Standard for Level 1/Large Early Release Frequency Probabilistic Risk Assessment for Nuclear Power Plant Applications,” (R.J. Budnitz, co-author), American Society of Mechanical Engineers/American Nuclear Society, Standard ASME/ANS RA-Sa-2009 (2009) 
    142. “Advanced Sodium Fast Reactor Accident Initiators/Sequences Technology Gap Analysis – Fuel Cycle Research and Development Program”, J. Sackett, R. Wigeland, R. Bari, R. Budnitz, J. Cahalan, C. Grandy, D. Wade, M. Corradini, R. Denning, G. Flanagan, and S. Wright, Chapter I of “Sodium Fast Reactor Safety and Licensing Research Plan – Volume II,” Report SAND2012-4259, and DOE-NE Report FCRD-REAC-2010-000126, Sandia National Laboratories (2010)
    143. “Perspectives on Advanced Simulation for Nuclear Reactor Safety Applications,” J. Kelly, M. Corradini, R. Budnitz, and M. Pilch, Journal of Nuclear Science and Engineering, Vol. 168, 128–137 (2011)
    144. “Considerations in developing a regulatory standard for deep geological disposal of radioactive waste -- Normative recommendations,” R. J. Budnitz, report submitted to the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future (2011)
    145. “What does 1 million years mean to a regulator?”, E. D. Blandford, R. J. Budnitz, and R. C. Ewing, Nuclear News, American Nuclear Society, Vol. 43, No. 11, 43 - 45 (2011)
    146. “Topics in Nuclear Power,” by R. J. Budnitz, chapter in Physics of Sustainable Energy II: Using Energy Efficiently and Producing it Renewably, D. Hafemeister, D. Kammen, B. Goss Levi, and P. Schwartz (editors), proceedings of American Institute of Physics conference, 5-6 March 2011 (2012)
    147. “Peer Review of Aspects of the Seismic Safety Evaluation Programme of CNA-II (Atusha-II Nuclear Power Plant, Argentina)”, R. J. Budnitz, R. D. Campbell, A.R. Godoy, A. Gurpinar, and J. J. Johnson, report to Nucleoelectrica-Argentina S.A. (NA-SA), report by James J. Johnson & Associates, 7 Essex Court, Alamo, CA 94507 (26 March 2012)
    148. "The Spent Fuel Problem," R. J. Budnitz, chapter 8 in The Nuclear Enterprise: High-Consequence Accidents -- How to Enhance Safety and Minimize Risks in Nuclear Weapons and Reactors, George P. Shultz and Sidney D. Drell (editors), Hoover Institution Press, Palo Alto (2012)

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