Daniel W. Hudson

Principal Analyst

Dr. Hudson is an experienced practitioner who enjoys applying advanced analytical methods, models, data, and tools to develop actionable insights for improving decisions in the face of uncertainty. He has a unique background with education and experience at the intersection of multiple disciplines, including: (1) aerospace, nuclear, systems, and reliability engineering; (2) human and organizational factors; (3) applied probability, statistics, and data analytics; (4) public health, environmental health, and occupational health sciences; and (5) quantitative risk, decision, and management sciences. Dr. Hudson is a Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) with the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and is Certified in Public Health (CPH) with the National Board of Public Health Examiners.


Ph.D.                                       Risk Sciences and Public Policy, Johns Hopkins University, 2017
M.S.                                        Risk Analysis, University of Maryland, 2016
B.S. with Distinction               Aerospace Engineering, U.S. Naval Academy, 2000

Selected Publications and Presentations

Hudson, DW. Risk Analysis of Multi-Unit Accident Effects on Public Health and Safety Using State-of-the-Art Models: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Safety Goal Policy Implications. PhD Dissertation. Johns Hopkins University. 2017.

Hudson, DW. Multi-Unit Accident Contributions to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Quantitative Health Objectives: A Safety Goal Policy Analysis Using Models from State-of-the-Art Reactor Consequence Analyses. MS Thesis. University of Maryland. 2016.

Hudson DW, Modarres M. Multiunit Accident Contributions to Quantitative Health Objectives: A Safety Goal Policy Analysis. Nuclear Technology. 2017;197(3):227-247.

Hudson DW, Modarres M. “Multi-unit Accident Effects on Safety Goal Quantitative Health Objectives: Insights from a Two-Unit Case Study Involving Two Representative U.S. Nuclear Power Plant Sites.” American Nuclear Society International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2017). Pittsburgh, PA: September 24-28, 2017.

Hudson DW. “Probabilistic Consequence Analyses for Concurrent Accidental Releases of Radiological Materials from Multiple Reactor Units at a Shared Nuclear Power Plant Site: Safety Goal Policy Implications. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA: December 11-15, 2016.