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Christopher Bonebrake

Christopher Bonebrake

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Christopher Bonebrake graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering in 2002 and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering in 2004. He has been working for PNNL since 2002 on various projects ranging from analog electronics and system design on chemical and radiation detection systems to commercial Energy Management Systems (EMS), SCADA equipment and power system simulation and analysis using lab based tools. He is currently working on power system analysis concerning Smart Grid technologies, the installation, configuration and operation of various commercial EMSs and the interconnection of SCADA equipment to other hardware and human machine interfaces.

Education and Credentials

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Washington State University, 2002
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Washington State University, 2004

PNNL Publications


  • Gourisetti S.G., S.R. Mix, M.E. Mylrea, C.A. Bonebrake, and M. Touhiduzzaman. 2019. "Secure Design and Development Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model (SD2-C2M2): Next-Generation Cyber Resilience by Design." In Proceedings of the Northwest Cybersecurity Symposium ( NCS 2019), April 8-10, 2019, Richland, WA, Article No. 5. New York, New York:ACM. PNNL-SA-141161. doi:10.1145/3332448.3332461


  • Scholtz J.C., L. Franklin, A. Ashok, K. Le Blanc, C.A. Bonebrake, E.S. Andersen, and M. Cassiadoro. 2018. "Employing a User-Centered Design Process for Cybersecurity Awareness in the Power Grid." Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments 14, no. 1:Article No. 4. PNNL-SA-123183. doi:10.7771/2327-2937.1094


  • Ramuhalli P., C.A. Bonebrake, G. Dib, S. Roy, and M.S. Cetiner. 2017. "Integration and Assessment of Component Health Prognostics in Supervisory Control Systems." In Proceeings of the 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC & HMIT 2017), June 11-15, 2017, San Francisco, CA, 1423-1431. La Grange Park, Illinois:American Nuclear Society. PNNL-SA-124568.
  • Rice M.J., C.A. Bonebrake, G.K. Dayley, and L.J. Becker. 2017. Secure ICCP Final Report. PNNL-26729. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Secure ICCP Final Report





  • Fast J.E., C.E. Aalseth, D.M. Asner, C.A. Bonebrake, A.R. Day, K.E. Dorow, and E.S. Fuller, et al. 2013. "The Multi-sensor Airborne Radiation Survey (MARS) Instrument." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A, Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 698. PNNL-SA-88669. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2012.09.029



  • Fast J.E., C.A. Bonebrake, K.E. Dorow, B.D. Glasgow, J.L. Jensen, S.J. Morris, and J.L. Orrell, et al. 2010. "Initial Field Measurements with the Multisensor Airborne Radiation Survey (MARS) High Purity Germanium (HPGe) Detector Array." In IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST 2010), November 8-10, 2010, Waltham, MA, 374 - 378. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-73631. doi:10.1109/THS.2010.5654937




  • Taubman M.S., D.C. Scott, B.D. Cannon, T.L. Myers, C.A. Bonebrake, P.M. Aker, and M.D. Wojcik, et al. 2004. Long Wave Infrared Cavity Enhanced Sensors. PNNL-15103. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Long Wave Infrared Cavity Enhanced Sensors


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