Timothy McJunkin

Electrical Engineer

Idaho National Laboratory

Timothy McJunkin is an electrical engineer at the Idaho National Laboratory (since 1999) with research and development interest resilient control of critical infrastructure, Smart Grid for renewable energy integration, robotics and automation, intelligent systems, and acoustic based non-destructive examination. He is a senior researcher for the INL's Resilient Controls and Instrumentation Systems. He led the nondestructive examination development and was a key contributor in the robotic system development for the Yucca Mountain Waste Package Closure System. His record of achievement includes 18 peer review journal articles, a book chapter and 12 patents on topics of computer systems, analytical chemistry instrument systems, industrial automation, Smart Grid, and nondestructive examination. Prior to joining INL, he was with Compaq Computer Corporation’s Industry Standard Server Group (1994-1999) leading board level motherboard design of multiple server products. He holds a Master of Science in electrical and computer engineering from Utah State University and is pursuing his Ph.D. in the University of Idaho’s Electrical Engineering Department. At Utah State he was awarded a Rocky Mountain NASA Space Grant Consortium fellowship for his work on autonomous planetary vehicles. He has served an adjunct professor for Idaho State University Electrical Engineering department.