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Wei-Hsung Wang is a professor at the Center for Energy Studies, director of the Radiation Safety Office, an adjunct professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy, the Department of Environmental Sciences, and the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, and a clinical 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, radioactive waste management, 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 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, the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, and the Board of Laser Safety. He was also the Herman Cember Memorial Lecturer at the 2013 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exhibition in Montreal, Canada.

Dr. Wang is a Fellow of the Health Physics Society and 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, 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 American Society of Safety Engineers, the Health Physics Society, and the Laser Institute of America.

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