Society News Archive

29 July 2014
HPS Member George Xu Named Endowed Chair at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Nuclear engineering expert X. George Xu has been named the Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Chair of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). An endowed professorship is among the highest honors bestowed on a Rensselaer faculty member.

Xu is a fellow and 20-year member of the Health Physics Society. He has been published many times in the Health Physics Journal.

"Dr. Xu is known around the world as a leader in his field," said Shekhar Garde, dean of the School of Engineering at Rensselaer. "His innovative work on radiation dosimetry is advancing many important applications, including sophisticated software to reduce the risk of radiation exposure from common medical procedures. George is a talented engineer who has made a significant impact on our campus and beyond. We congratulate him on his appointment as the Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Faculty Chair."

See the related RPI News article on the RPI website.