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Joseph Tucker

Joseph Tucker

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Since starting work at Battelle, Jake has worked on a wide variety of projects, including mobile and fixed robots for Hanford cleanup, sensor deployment systems for fish monitoring, computer systems and networking for the DOD, remote systems for the DOE, and other computer controlled systems. His 20+ years of experience with these systems has provided a wealth of knowledge of how the systems operate and how to develop reliable systems for performing a variety of tasks.

Jake's primary focus area is SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems. This includes most technical aspects including the industrial control systems, wiring, programming and all related aspects of controlling and monitoring electro-mechanical systems.

Research Interests

  • Supervisory Controls and Data Acquisition systems (SCADA)
  • Control Systems
  • Electro-Mechanical system design and controls
  • Robotic Systems

Education and Credentials

  • MS Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University, 1993
  • BS Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University, 1992

PNNL Publications


  • Duranty E.R., T.J. Roosendaal, S.G. Pitman, J.C. Tucker, S.L. Owsley, J.D. Suter, and K.J. Alvine. 2018. "In Situ High Pressure Hydrogen Tribological Testing of Common Polymer Materials Used in the Hydrogen Delivery Infrastructure." Journal of Visualized Experiments. PNNL-SA-127056. doi:10.3791/56884






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