Wei-Hsung Wang is an associate professor at the Center for Energy Studies, director of the Radiation Safety Office, an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, and an associate member of the Graduate Faculty at Louisiana State University. The majority of his work has emphasized applied health physics, operational radiation safety, radiation detection instrumentation, air monitoring methodology, and laser safety. Dr. Wang has contributed several book chapters and authored/co-authored numerous peer-reviewed publications, conference proceedings, and abstracts. He also holds a U.S. patent on a real-time video radiation exposure monitoring system.
Dr. Wang received his B.S. degree in geology from National Taiwan University, M.S. degree in environmental health engineering from Northwestern University, and Ph.D. degree in health physics from Purdue University. He is certified by the American Board of Health Physics and the Board of Laser Safety.
Dr. Wang is a member of Sigma Xi and Phi Kappa Phi. He serves on the ANSI Z136 Technical Subcommittee on Laser Safety Control Measures and Training, the Editorial Board of Environmental Health Insights, the External Advisory Panel for Professional Master of Science degree in Health Physics at Southern University, and the Health Physics Society Academic Education Committee. His professional memberships include the American Academy of Health Physics, the Health Physics Society, and the Laser Institute of America.
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