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Todd Samuel

Todd Samuel

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 375-6707

Biography

Todd joined PNNL in 1996 from Westinghouse, where he was a project manager and senior plant engineer for 12 years working in the areas of developing remote systems, data acquisition, and systems testing & integration. Todd has been the manager of PNNL's Energy Policy & Economics Group (60 Scientists & Engineers) for the past 14 years. Todd has over 30 years of experience in the areas of project management, technology development & field deployment, systems testing, data acquisition and control, and business development.

Todd has received several awards for his technology development efforts, including an R&D 100 award, and FLC award and two patents for successfully commercialized inspection technologies

Research Interests

  • Project Management
  • Technology Testing & Integration
  • Technical Writing

Education and Credentials

  • B.S., Business Information Systems, City University, Bellevue, WA 1993
  • M.B.A., Engineering Technology Management, City University, Bellevue, WA 1996
  • PMP, Certified Project Manager, Project Management Institute 1994
  • Adjunct Faculty -School of Management & Business, City University - 1999-Present

PNNL Patents

Selected Patents

2005

    Acoustic Inspection Device. 6,938,488 Sept 6, 2005

PNNL Publications

2017

2009

  • Diaz AA, AD Cinson, BJ Tucker, TJ Samuel, and R Morales. 2009. "Ultrasonic, Non-Invasive Classification/Discrimination of Liquid Explosives (LEs) and Threat Liquids from Non-Threat Liquids in Sealed Containers." In IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST '09), May 11-12, 2009, Waltham, MA, pp. 199-205.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/THS.2009.5168035

2008

  • Diaz AA, TJ Samuel, BJ Tucker, AD Cinson, JD Valencia, KL Gervais, and JS Thompson. 2008. "Through-Container Measurements of Acoustic Signatures for Classification/Discrimination of Liquid Explosives (LEs) and Precursor Threat Liquids." In Proceedings of the SPIE: Nondestructive Characterization for Composite Materials, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Infrastructure, and Homeland Security 2008, vol. 6934, ed. PJ Shull, HF Wu, AA Diaz, DW Vogel, p. 693413.  SPIE: International Society for Optical Engineering, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.776420

2005

  • Andersen ES, TJ Samuel, and KL Gervais. 2005. "Portable Source Identification Device." In Nondestructive Detection and Measurement for Homeland Security III. Proceedings of the SPIE, March 8, 2005, San Diego, California, vol. 5769, ed. AA Diaz, et al, pp. 41-47.  SPIE, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.606665
  • Andersen ES, TJ Samuel, and OD Mullen. 2005. "Straddle Carrier Radiation Portal Monitoring." In Nondestructive Detection and Measurement for Homeland Security III, May 13, 2005, San Diego, California. Proceedings of the SPIE, vol. 5769, ed. AA Diaz, et al, pp. 33-40.  SPIE, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.606664
  • Brodzinski RL, RA Craig, SD Fink, WK Hensley, NO Holt, MA Knopf, EA Lepel, OD Mullen, SR Salaymeh, TJ Samuel, JE Smart, MR Tinker, and DD Walker. 2005. "An Istrument for Measuring the TRU Concentration in High-Level Liquid Waste." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 263(3):625-628.  doi:10.1007/s10967-005-0634-8
  • Brodzinski RL, RA Craig, SD Fink, WK Hensley, NOA Holt, MA Knopf, EA Lepel, OD Mullen, SR Salaymeh, TJ Samuel, JE Smart, MR Tinker, and D Walker. 2005. "An Instrument for Measuring the TRU Concentration in High-Level Liquid Waste." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 263(3):625-628. 

2004

  • Diaz AA, ES Andersen, and TJ Samuel. 2004. "Low Frequency-SAFT Inspection Methodology for Coarse-Grained Steel Rail Components (Manganese Steel Frogs)." In Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Nondestructive Testing.  Canadian Institute for Non-Destructive Evaluation, Hamilton, ON, Canada. 
  • Diaz AA, BJ Burghard, JD Valencia, and TJ Samuel. 2004. "Ultrasonic database development for the acoustic inspection device: the velocity-attenuation measurement system (VAMS)." In Nondestructive Detection and Measurement for Homeland Security, preceedings - SPIE THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR OPTICAL ENGINEERING , vol. 5395, ed. Doctor, S. R., pp. 26-35.  SPIE-INT Society Optical Engineering, Bellingham, WA. 

2003

  • Diaz AA, BJ Burghard, JR Skorpik, CL Shepard, TJ Samuel, and RA Pappas. 2003. "Non-Invasive Ultrasonic Instrument for Counter-Terrorism and Drug Interdiction Operations - The Acoustic Inspection Device (AID)." In IMTC/03: Proceeding of the 20th IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference: Instrumentation and measurement at the summit, vol. 2, pp. 1275-1280.  IEEE , Piscataway, NJ. 
  • Diaz AA, BJ Burghard, JR Skorpik, CL Shepard, TJ Samuel, and RA Pappas. 2003. "Noninvasive Ultrasonic Examination Technology in Support of Counter-Terrorism and Drug Interdiction Activities: the Acoustic Inspection Device (AID)." In Nondestructive Detection and Measurement for Homeland Security, vol. 5048, ed. SR Doctor, Y Bar-Cohen and AE Aktan, pp. 34-35.  SPIE, Bellingham, WA.  doi:10.1117/12.484671

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