Announcing our 3rd speaker at this years annual Risk Forum, 16th and 17th September….
Speaker: Ola Bäckström, Lloyd’s Register Consulting
Topic: Methods on how to analyse and include digital I&C in PSA models
Interesting Fact: Ola is a member of the elite group that has developed Boolean algebra algorithms that are used in commercial PSA software.
Ola Bäckström is the head of the software department at Lloyd’s Register Consulting. He is a PSA specialist providing NPPs with valuable risk insights using quantified methods. Along with a handful of other PSA software development specialists in the world, he is a member of the elite group that has developed Boolean algebra algorithms that are used in commercial PSA software.
Ola will be presenting a research project which is developing methods on how to analyse and include digital I&C in PSA models. The paper will briefly describe the overall concept and then focus on software reliability analysis. The role operational data (matching the methods presented), will also be discussed. The project has been performed within the framework of NKS (Nordic nuclear safety research), NPSAG (Nordic PSA Group) and SAFIR (Finnish public research programme on nuclear power plant safety). The project is collaboration between Areva Gmbh, Lloyd´s Register, VTT, and Risk Pilot.