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 & Astronomy, the Department of Environmental Sciences, and the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, and a clinical associate professor of Radiology of LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans. He is also a research affiliate member of the Graduate Faculty at LSU. 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 holds a U.S. patent on a real-time video radiation exposure monitoring system.
Dr. Wang received his B.S. degree in geosciences 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, the
Board of Certified Safety Professionals, 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. He is also a member of the American Board of Health Physics Part II Panel of Examiners. His professional memberships include the American Academy of Health Physics, the Health Physics Society, and the Laser Institute of America.
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