Short CV

Curriculum Vitae

Edward Joseph Waller

E.J. Waller, B.Sc., M.Sc.E., Ph.D., P.Eng., CAIH, CHP

Education

Ph.D. Nuclear Engineering and Science

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA

1997

Masters in Nuclear Security

Technische Universiteit Delft, Delft, Netherlands

2014

M.Sc.E Chemical Engineering

University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada

1990

B.Sc. (Honors) Applied Physics

University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada

1988


Experience


August 2017 - Current

  • Professor in the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

  • Adjunct Professor in the McMaster Institute of Applied Radiation Sciences, McMaster University (since 2013)

  • NSERC Industrial Research Chair (IRC), Associate Chair in Health Physics and Environmental Safety (since 2008)

May 2016 – December 2016

  • Consultant, Incident and Emergency Centre International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA-IEC), Vienna, Austria.

January 2016 – July 2017

  • Administrator Leave (1 January 2016 – 30 June 2016)

  • Research Leave (Sabbatical; 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017)

July 2015 – December 2015

  • Dean of the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science (acting), UOIT (1 July – 31 December 2015)

  • Professor in the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

  • Adjunct Professor in the McMaster Institute of Applied Radiation Sciences, McMaster University (since 2013)

  • NSERC Industrial Research Chair (IRC), Associate Chair in Health Physics and Environmental Safety (since 2008)

January 2013 – June 2015

  • Dean of Graduate Studies (interim), UOIT (13 Dec 2014 – 30 June 2015)

  • Professor in the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

  • Adjunct Professor in the McMaster Institute of Applied Radiation Sciences, McMaster University (since 2013)

  • NSERC Industrial Research Chair (IRC), Associate Chair in Health Physics and Environmental Safety (since 2008; renewed in 2014)

  • Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, UOIT (from 1 Jan 2013 – 12 Dec 2014)

July 2010 – December 2012

  • NSERC Industrial Research Chair (IRC), Associate Chair in Health Physics and Environmental Safety (since 2008)

  • Dean of Graduate Studies (acting), UOIT (1 July 2012 – 31 Dec 2012)

  • Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, UOIT (from 1 July 2011 – 30 June 2012))

  • Professor in the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

July 2009 – June 2010

  • Research Leave (Sabbatical; 1 July 2009 – 30 June 2010)

Spring 2003 – June 2009

Associate Professor in the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Brunswick (2004-2013)

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Royal Military College of Canada (2006-2011)

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Ryerson University (2007-2009)


Fall 1998-Spring 2003

Coordinator with the Laboratory for Threat-Material Detection University of New Brunswick

Senior Scientist in the SAIC Canada Emergency and Safety Services Division

  • Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Brunswick (UNB).

Fall 1998 – Fall 2001

  • Adjunct Professor jointly between Departments of Physics and Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Brunswick.

Fall 1995 – Fall 1998

Senior Scientist for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC Canada) in the Emergency and Safety Services Division

Fall 1991 - Fall 1995

PhD Student. Completed Ph.D. Thesis entitled “Annealing Study of High Energy Electron Irradiated Narrow-Base PIN Photodiodes at 300K and 80K”.

Consultant: SAIC Canada for Block, Harris and Associates (Westinghouse PWR Modeling) and RADOS Technology Inc. (Dose Monitoring Services Study)

Teaching Assistant: senior level course entitled “Radiological Engineering” (RPI), sophomore level course entitled “Introduction to Nucleonics” (RPI), freshman level course entitled “Introductory Physics” (RPI), junior level course entitled “Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics Laboratory” (RPI).

Spring 1990 - Fall 1991

Analyst for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC Canada) in the Radiation Effects Division.

Fall 1988-Spring 1990

MScE Student. Performed research at Ecole Polytechnique, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, P.Q. on the thermo-hydraulic test facility located at the Institut de Genie Energetique. The research was incorporated as part of my Master's thesis entitled "A Portable Neutron Scattering Device for Void Fraction Measurement in Small Diameter Pipes".

  • Teaching Assistant: sophomore level course entitled “Introduction to Material Science” (UNB).

  • Voluntary Teaching Assistant: summer program for enriched high school students (Shad Valley), UNB.

Summer 1988

Research Assistant in the Medical Physics Division of the Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S. The research included verification of computer generated dose output factors for a linear accelerator (THERAC 25) by x-ray verification films and improving the characteristics of small field, low energy electron beams for radiotherapy.


Fall 1987 - Spring 1988

  • Teaching Assistant: freshman level course entitled “Introductory Physics” (UNB)

Summer 1987

Research Assistant in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Energy Conversion Engineering Group, University of New Brunswick. The research included design of a neutron scattering system for non-intrusive determination of steam quality for the Chatham Fluidized Bed Demonstration Plant in Chatham N.B.


Summer 1986

Research Assistant in the Department of Physics, University of New Brunswick. The research involved experimentation in biological radiation dosimetry using electron spin resonance (ESR).


Awards


Distinguished Achievement Award (CRPA)

For outstanding contributions in the field of radiation protection

2017

Certificate of Appreciation (IAEA)

In recognition of the excellent contribution to nuclear security education

2015

Dean’s Special Award (UOIT OGS)

Fellow of the Resilient Order of Graduate Stewards

2014

Senior Researcher Excellence Award (UOIT)

2013

Education and Communication Award (CNS)

2013

Ten Year Service Award (UOIT)

2013

Industrial Research Chair Renewal (NSERC)

2013

Industrial Research Chair (NSERC)

2008

Fifteen Year Service Award (SAIC)

2005

Los Alamos National Laboratory Award (LANL)

2003

for discovery of radiography tally implementation errors when multiple detectors are used in MCNPX


Ten Year Service Award (SAIC)

2000

J.S. Hewitt Team Achievement Award (CNS)

2000

for the development of a thermal neutron activation system for the non-metallic land mine detection


Technical Excellence Award (SAIC)

1998

for advances in the collection and statistical treatment of data in the detection of near-background levels of artificial radiation


Five Year Service Award (SAIC)

1995

Alpha Nu Sigma () Honor Society (ANS)

1993

Dr. Theodore Weiner Memorial Scholarship (UNB)

1987

Special Undergraduate Scholarship (UNB)

1987

Lord Beaverbrook Flying Scholarship (RCAirC)

1983

Lord Beaverbrook Gliding Scholarship (RCAirC)

1982


Nominations

UOIT Research Excellence Award (Senior researcher category) 2009

UOIT Teaching Excellence Award 2005



Professional Certifications

  • Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), PEng and Consulting Engineer, #90528506

  • Certified Health Physicist (CHP), Diplomat of the American Board of Health Physics

  • Certified Associate Industrial Hygienist (CAIH), Diplomat of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, #14953

  • Certified Nuclear Security Professional (CNSP), World Institute for Nuclear Security

  • Certification in Science and Engineering for Nuclear Security, #000-017, The World Institute for Nuclear Security Academy (2015-current)

  • Certification in Security Incident Management, #000-296, The World Institute for Nuclear Security Academy (2016-current)

  • MERRTT (Modular Emergency Response Radiological Transportation Training) Certified Instructor, Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program, US Department of Energy (2014-current)

Other Certifications

  • Private Pilot w/ Night Endorsement (Canada. P204351)

  • Private Pilot (US FAA, 2508351)

  • Glider Pilot (Canada, G204351)

  • Radio Operator’s Restricted Certificate, Aeronautical Service

  • SCUBA

    • NAUI Open Water I

    • PADI Equipment Specialist

    • PADI Advanced Open Water

    • PADI Ice Diver

    • PADI Rescue Diver

    • PADI O2 Provider

    • PADI Enriched Air Nitrox

    • PADI Drift Diver

  • Certified Spinning® Instructor, Level 1

  • Security Clearance – Level II (NATO SECRET) (to 2028)

Memberships

  • American Nuclear Society (ANS) & ΑΝΣ

  • Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS)

  • American Board of Health Physics (ABHP)

  • Diplomat American Board of Health Physics

  • Health Physics Society (HPS)

  • International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA)

  • Canadian Radiation Protection Association (CRPA)

  • American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH)

  • Diplomat American Board of Industrial Hygiene

  • Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI)

  • World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS)

  • Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM)

  • Rensselaer Society of Engineers (RSE)

  • Diver’s Alert Network (DAN)

  • Order of the Good Time, Nova Scotia


Books (2)

  1. Radiological Engineering. Waller, E., pp. xxx, ISBN 978-1-4822-6086-1. CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group. Expected 2019.

  1. Radioactive Source Security Management. Waller, E., Englefield, C., Herdes, G., and Weiss, B. Harriman House Publishing. WINS Academy Module Textbook. Vienna, Austria. 2016.

Book Chapters (4)

  1. Radiation Protection and Environmental Safety”, Waller, E., 165 pages, in The Essential CANDU, edited by W. Garland, ISBN 0-997930040, UNENE, Hamilton, ON. Available on-line at http://www.nuceng.ca/candu/

  1. Radiological Contaminants: Triage, Treatment and Medical Management of Exposed Persons”, Waller, E., pp. 337-377, in Disaster Management: Medical Preparedness, Response and Homeland Security, edited by Arora, R. and Arora, P. ISBN 978-1-84593-929-8. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK, 2013

  1. Sources of Radiation in the Environment: including natural radiation, naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM), technically enhanced materials, weapons tests and nuclear accidents”, Waller, E., pp. 8467-8536, in Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, ISBN 978-0-387-89469-0, Springer, 2012

  1. Industrial Radiography Accident At The Yanango Hydroelectric Power Plant”, Zaharia, M, Goans, R, Berger, M, Pinillos-Ashton, L, Picon, C, Waller, E, and Ricks, R, pp. 267-281, in The Medical Basis for Radiation Accident Preparedness - The Clinical Care of Victims, edited by Ricks, R.C., Berger, M.E., and O’Hara, F.M., ISBN 1-84214-090-6. Parthenon Publishing, New York, 2002.

Book Edits (1)

  1. Chapter editor and reviewer (w/ acknowledgement): Handbook on Radiation Probing, Gauging Imaging and Analysis. Volume I: Basics and Techniques, Volume II: Applications and Design, by Esam M.A. Hussein Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada, 2003.

Book Reviews (5)

  1. The Day We Lost the H-Bomb – Cold War, Hot Nukes, and the Worst Nuclear Weapons Disaster in History, Waller, E., Health Phys. Vol. 99, No. 6, Dec. 2010

  1. Fusion – The Energy of the Universe, Waller, E., Health Phys., Vol. 99, No. 1, p. 90, July 2010.

  1. Radiation Mechanics, Waller, E., Health Phys, Vol. 97, No.4, pp. 357-358, 2009.

  1. The Undergrowth of Science – Delusion, Self-Deception and Human Frailty, Waller, E., Health Phys., Vol. 93, No. 4, p. 330, 2007.

  1. Beyond Engineering: How Society Shapes Technology, Waller, E.J., Health Phys., Vol. 87, No. 4, 2004.

Patents (1)

  1. AN OROFACIAL RADIATION DETECTION DEVICE FOR RAPID TRIAGE OF PERSONNEL AT RISK OF INTERNAL RADIONUCLIDE CONTAMINATION FROM INHALATION”, Waller, E., US Patent No.7,763,860, 27 July 2010. Renewal date (7.5 years) 24 January 2018.

Refereed Papers (56)

Technical Communication during Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies with the Tools to Support International Assessment and Prognosis”, Tzivaki, M., Chaput, J. and Waller, E., ASME J. Nuc. Rad. Sci., submitted. 2018.

Separation of Polymer Mixtures by Length Using a Series of Nanopores connected by Nanochannels”, Magill, M., Waller, E. and de Haan, H., J. Chem. Phys., submitted, 2018

Nuclear Emergencies and Natural Disasters”, Lafortune, J. and Waller, E., J. Emerg. Manag., submitted. 2018.

On a Systematic Problem Solving Approach to Value Creation for Engineering Projects”, Saleh, L. and Waller, E., Engin. Manag. J., in preparation. 2018.

On the use of Location and Occupancy Factors for Estimating External Exposure from Deposited Radionuclides”, Tzivaki, M. and Waller, E., Health Phys. 115(3): 317-323, 2018.

MINOTAUR – A Combined Adversary-Responder Approach to Physical Protection System Effectiveness with Stochastic Uncertainty Analysis”, Waller, E., Int. J. Nuc. Sec. in preparation. 2018.

Examination of Secondary Electrons Generated by Encapsulated Gamma Sources to Improve Contact Dosimetry Estimates”, Heritage, E. and Waller, E. Heath Phys. in preparation. 2018.

A Simulator-based Nuclear Reactor Emergency Response Training Exercise”, Waller, E., Bereznai, G., Shaw, J., Chaput, J., LaFortune, J., J. Emerg. Manag.15(6):367-378 , 2017.

Determination of Activation Products and Resulting Decommissioning Implications for the Varian TrueBeam Linear Accelerator”, Waller, E., Ram, R. and Steadman, I., Health Phys., 113(3):227-233, 2017.

Probabilistic-based Robotic Radiation Mapping using Sparse Data”, McDougall, R., Nokleby, S. and Waller, E., ASME J. Nuclear Rad. Sci., DOI 10.1115/1.4038185, 2017.

Validation of the Rule of Two for Calculating Adversary Neutralization”, Chornoboy, N. and Waller, E., J. Phys. Sec. 10(1):1-7. 2017.

MCNP Simulation of In-Core Dose rates for an Offline CANDU Reactor”, Gilbert, J., Nokleby, S. and Waller, E., ASME J. Nuclear Rad. Sci. 3(3):1-6, 2017.

Experiences with Teaching Nuclear Security Professional Development Courses for Health Physicists”, Waller, E., Harris, J. and Marianno, C., Int. J. Nuc. Sec. 2(1):1-9 (Art. 17). 2016.

Using a Nanopore with a Central Cavity to Achieve Fast Translocation of Polymers of an Intermediate Size”, Magill, M., Falconer, C., Waller, E., de Haan, H. Phys. Rev. Let. 117(24), 2016.

Operational Testing of a Combined Hardware-Software Strategy for Triage of Radiologically Contaminated Persons”, Waller, E., Health Phys, 108(2, suppl2):S176-S185. 2015.

The Role of the Health Physicist in Nuclear Security”, Waller, E. and van Maanen, J., Health Phys. 108(4):468-476. 2015.

Experimental Modeling of Wind Driven Bin-by-Bin Resuspension Factors of Freshly Fallen Radionuclides after an Energetic Release from a Radiological Dispersal Device”, Perera, S., Akhtar, A., and Waller, E. ASME J. Nuclear Rad. Sci. 1:1-10. 2015 (published in inaugural issue)

Physical Design of a Nuclear Facility Security Training Environment and Interfacing with Adversary Probability of Interruption Software”, Waller, E., Adderly, M., Hayward, M., Reid, S., Ruttan-Morillo, J., J. Physical. Security. 8(1):1-18. 2015.

A Randomized Controlled Trial of RADIATION PROTECTion with a patient Lead Shield and a Novel, Non-Lead Surgical Cap for Operators Performing Coronary Angiography or Intervention”, Alazzoni, A., Gordon, C., Syed, J., Natarajan, M., Rokoss, M., Schwalm, J., Mehta,S., Sheth, T., Valettas, N., Velianou, J., Pandie, S., Al Khdair, D., Tsang, M., Meeks, B., Colbran, K., Waller, E., Fu, S., Marsden, T., Jolly, S. Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions. DOI: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.115.002384., 2015.

Intercomparison on Monte Carlo Radiation Transport Codes to Model TEPC Response in Low Energy Neutron and Gamma Ray Fields”, Ali, F., Waker, A. and Waller, E., Rad. Prot. Dos.,161(1-4):257-260. 2014.

Investigation of Internal Radionuclide Contamination from the Analysis of Nasal Swabs and Facial Swipes”, Ko, R., Shew, C., Perera, S., Said, B., Mattson, K., Nielsen, K., Kelly, D., Waller, E. and Li, C., J. Radioanal. Nuc. Chem., 301(1): 147-152. 2014.

Design of a Hybrid Computational Fluid Dynamics – Monte Carlo Radiation Transport Methodology for Radioactive Particulate Resuspension Studies”, Ali, F. and Waller, E. Health Phys., 107(4): 311-317, 2014.


Canadian Cardiovascular Society Position Statement on Radiation Exposure from Cardiac Imaging and Interventional Procedures”, Natarajan, M., Paul, N., Mercuri, M., Waller, E., Leipsic, J., Traboulsi, M., Banijamali, H., Benson, L., Sheth, T., Simpson, C., Brydie, A., Love, M. and Gallo, R. Can. J. Cardiology, 20:1361-1368. 2013.

Mobile Robotic Platform for Generating Radiation Maps”, von Frankenberg, F., McDougall, R., Nokleby, S. and Waller, E. Intel. Rob. Appl. 7507:407-416. 2012.

Teaching Problem-Solving Skills to Nuclear Engineering Students”, Waller, E. and Kaye, M., Eur. J. Engineer. Educ., 37(4):331-342, 2012.

Utilization of a Gamma Electronic Personal Dosimeter in a Mixed Neutron/Gamma Cf-252 Field for Total Dose”, Waller, E., Nuc. Tech., 175:93-104, 2011.

Representation of a Low Yield Nuclear Weapon Neutron Spectrum using an (α,n) Neutron Source”, Waller, E., Nuc. Tec., 175:89-92, 2011

A Strategy for Creating Probabilistic Radiation Maps in Areas Based on Sparse Data”, McDougall, R., Waller, E. and Nokleby, S., ANS Trans, 103(1): 655-656, 2010.

Combined Hardware-Software Considerations for Triage of Internally Contaminated Personnel”, Waller, E., Rad. Prot. Dos. 142(1): 24-28, 2010.

First Response Considerations for Children Exposed to a Radiological Dispersal Device”, Waller, E., Rad. Prot. Dos. 142(1): 63:67, 2010.

MEDECOR - A MEdical DECORporation tool to assist first responders, receivers and medical reach-back personnel in triage, treatment and risk assessment after internalization of radionuclides”, Waller, E. and Wilkinson, D., Health Phys, 99(4): 581-590, 2010.

In Vitro Dissolution Study of Uranium Dioxide and Uranium Ore with Different Particle Sizes in Simulated Lung Fluid”, Li, W., Skinner, R. Megna, K., Chen, J., Perera, S., Murimboh, J., Waller, E., Erhardt, L. and Cornett, J., J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 279(1): 209-218, 2009.

Use of Stable Isotopes as Surrogates for Radionuclides for Security Studies”, Andrews, W., Waller, E., Brousseau, P., Roy, G., Cao, X., Creber, K., and Erhardt, L., J. Radioanal Nucl. Chem., 282(3): 919-922, 2009.

Overview of Hazard Assessment and Emergency Planning Software of Use to RN First Responders”, Waller, E.J., Millage, Blakely, Ross, Mercier, Sandgren, Levine, Dickerson, Nemhauser, Nasstrom, Sugiyama, Homann, Buddemeier, Curling and Disraelly, Health Phys, 97(2): 145-156, 2009.

Radiological Hazard Estimates from Contaminated Mask Filters”, Waller, E. and Erhardt, L., Health Phys., 96(4): 450-455, 2009.

Comparison of Experimental and Computational Neutron Spectroscopy at a 14 MeV Neutron Generator Facility”, Waller, E., Cousins, T., Desrosiers, M., Jones, T., Buhr, R. and Rambousky, R., Rad. Phys. Chem., 78(5): 311-317, 2009.


Radiation Protection Issues Related to Canadian Museum Operations”, Waller, E., Cole, D. and Jamieson, T., Health Phys, 94(2, suppl. 1): S155-S159, 2008.

Release Limits and Decontamination Efficacy for Tritium: Lessons Learned Outside Nuclear Power Operations”, Waller, E., Cole, D. and Jamieson, T., Health Phys, 93(5, suppl. 3): S16-S20, 2007

A Non-Intrusive Neutron Device for In-Situ Detection Of Petroleum Contamination In Soil”, Mercer, J., Hussein, E. and Waller, E., Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, 263: 217-220, 2007.

Detection and Localization of Money Bills Concealed Behind Wooden Walls using Compton Scattering”, Van Wart, J., Hussein, E., and Waller, E., Nuc. Tech., 150: 196-202, 2005.

On The Use Of Radiation Scattering For The Detection Of Landmines”, Hussein, E., Desrosiers, M. and Waller, E., Rad. Phys Chem., 73: 7-19, 2005.


Experimental and Computational Determination of Neutron Dose Equivalent around Radiotherapy Accelerator”, Waller, E., Jamieson, T., Cole, D., Cousins, T., and Jammal, R., Rad. Prot. Dos., 107(4): 225-232, 2003.

Effectiveness of Custom Neutron Shielding in the Maze of Radiotherapy Accelerators”, Waller, E., Jamieson, T., Cole, D., Cousins, T., and Jammal, R., Rad. Prot. Dos., 107(4): 233-238, 2003.

Neutron Production Associated with Radiotherapy Linear Accelerators using Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Mode”, Waller, E., Health Phys, 85(suppl 2): S75-S77, 2003.

Direct Use of 252Cf for Landmine Detection”, Hussein, E. and Waller, E., Proc. Amer. Nuc. Soc., 83: 318-319, 2000.

Using Thermal Neutron Activation to Detect Non-Metallic Land Mines”, Cousins, T. Jones, T., Brisson, J., McFee, J., Jamieson, T., Waller, E., Lemay, F., Ing, H., Clifford, E and Selkirk, B., CNS Bull., 21(2): 40-44, August 2000.

Chernobyl-4 Post Accident Radiation Monitoring in the Exclusion Zone”, Waller, E. and Cole, D., CNS Bull., 20(4): 31-34, 2000.

Landmine Detection – The Problem and the Challenge”, Hussein, E. and Waller, E., Appl. Radiat. Isot., 53: 557-563, 2000.

An Environmental Radionuclide Baseline Study (ERBS) Near Three Canadian Naval Ports”, Waller, E. and Cole, D., Health Phys., 77(1): 37-42, 1999.

Modeling Beam Asymmetry of the AN/UDM-1A 137Cs Calibration Source at a Radiac Calibration Facility”, Waller, E., Lemay, F., Cousins, T. and Horvath, E., Rad. Prot. Dos., 81(4): 301-304, 1999.

A Review of One-Side Approaches to Radiographic Imaging with Emphasis on Explosives, Contraband, and Land Mines”, Hussein, E. and Waller, E., Radiation Measurements, 29(6) 581-591, 1998.

A Thermal Neutron Activation System for Confirmatory Non-metallic Land Mine Detectors”, McFee, J., Cousins, T. Jones, T., Brisson, Jamieson, T., Waller, E., Lemay, F., Ing, H., Clifford, E and Selkirk, B. Proc. SPIE Conf. Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Mine-like Targets III. 3392, April 1998.


The Development of a Thermal Neutron Activation (TNA) System as a Confirmatory Non-metallic Land Mine Detector”, Cousins, T. Jones, T., Brisson, J., McFee, J., Jamieson, T., Waller, E., Lemay, F., Ing, H., Clifford, E and Selkirk, B., J. Radioanal. Nuc. Chem., 235(1-2): 53-58, 1998.

"A Portable Neutron Device for Void Fraction Measurement in a Small Diameter Pipe", Waller, E. and Hussein, E., Nuc. Inst. Meth., A299: 670-673, 1990.

"A Neutron Steam Quality Meter for a Fluidized Bed Plant", Hussein, E. and Waller, E., Int. J. Appl. Radiat. Isot., 41(10/11): 1049-1055, 1990.

"A Neutron Steam Quality Meter for a Fluidized Bed Plant", Waller, E. and Hussein, E., ANS Trans., 56 (SUPPL-3), 1988.


International and National Technical Contributions (46)


Invited Lecturer for the IAEA Regional (EU) Train the Trainers Course for Radiation Protection Officers (RPOs) of Medical and Industrial Facilities. Albanian Radiation Protection Office. Tirana, Albania. 4-8 June 2018.

Invited Lecturer for the IAEA Regional (EU) Train the Trainers Course for Radiation Protection Officers (RPOs) of Medical and Industrial Facilities. VARANS. Ha Noi, Viet Nam. 21-25 May 2018.

Invited Lecturer for the IAEA School of Radiation Emergency Management (AP region), Seoul, South Korea. 27 Nov - 15 December 2017.

Invited Speaker, “Training and Exercising the Nuclear Safety and Nuclear Security Interface Incidence Response through Synthetic Environment, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Simulations”, Waller, E. and Chaput, J., IAEA Int. Conf. Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials and Nuclear Facilities, Vienna, Austria. 13-17 Nov 2017.

Invited speaker, Distinguished Speaker Series, Purdue School of Health Sciences. Presented talk entitled: “Modelling and Simulation for Nuclear Security”, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. 24 October 2017.

Invited Lecturer for the IAEA School of Radiation Emergency Management (AP region), Koriyama, Japan. 28 August-15 September 2017.


Chair for the IAEA Regional (AP) Training Course (Train the Trainers) for Senior Educators on Radiation Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR). IAEA. Vienna, Austria. 17-21 July 2017.


Invited lecturer to the RSIS Centre for Non-Traditional Studies to speak on Emergency Preparedness and Response and Nuclear Security. Singapore. 17-24 June 2017.


Lecturer for the IAEA Regional (EU) Train the Trainers Course for Radiation Protection Officers (RPOs) of Medical and Industrial Facilities. Greek Atomic Energy Commission. Athens, Greece. 8-12 May 2017.


Chair for the IAEA Consultancy entitled Second Consultancy Meeting on further Development of Global Education and Training Resources (GETR). IAEA. Vienna, Austria. 19-21 April 2017.

Chair for the IAEA Workshop (EU region) for Senior Educators on Radiation Emergency Preparedness and Response.
IAEA. Vienna, Austria. 13-17 March 2017.


Instructor for WINS Academy Training Course for Scientists, Technicians and Engineers. Three modules taught: (1) Safety and Security Culture, (2) The Security Programme, and (3) Safety and Security Intersections. World Institute for Nuclear Security. Vienna, Austria. 27 February – 1 March 2017.


Rapporteur for session entitled Human Resource Development: Nuclear Security Education”, International Conference on Nuclear Security: Commitments and Actions. IAEA. Vienna, Austria. 5-9 December 2016.

Invited Lecturer for the IAEA School of Radiation Emergency Management (EU region), Traiskirchen, Austria, 3-21 October 2016.


Advisor on the Consultancy meeting (CM) on the Mapping of Education and Training Resources. International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria, 26-28 April 2016.


Chair of the 3
rd Consultancy meeting (CM) to Clarify Concepts and Strategies Related to the Preparation, Conduct and Evaluation of Security Exercises at Nuclear Power Plants. International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria, 15-19 February 2016.


Advisor on the 2
nd Consultancy meeting (CM) on the Revision of NSS12: Educational Programme in Nuclear Security. International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria, 25-29 January 2016.


Chair of the Consultancy meeting (CM) for the Development of Training Performance Indicators. International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria, 8-10 December 2015.

Chair of the 2
nd Consultancy meeting (CM) to Clarify Concepts and Strategies Related to the Preparation, Conduct and Evaluation of Security Exercises at Nuclear Power Plants. International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria, 19-23 October 2015.


Chair of the 1
st Consultancy meeting (CM) to Clarify Concepts and Strategies Related to the Preparation, Conduct and Evaluation of Security Exercises at Nuclear Power Plants. International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria, 10-14 August 2015.


Chair of the 2
nd Consultancy meeting (CM) to Identify Interfaces, Commonalities and Overlaps in the Concepts of Emergency Planning and Contingency Planning. International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria, 22-26 June 2015.


UNSCEAR 62
nd Session Canadian Delegation Lead on documents R708 Radiation Exposure from Electricity Generation, R707 Methodology for Estimating Human Exposures Due to Radioactive Discharges, United Nations, Vienna, Austria, 1-5 June 2015.


IAEA Report on Assessment and Prognosis in Response to a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency”, Waller, E. (contributing writer), International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria, 18-22 May 2015.

The Interface of Safety and Security in Response to a Malicious Event”. Waller, E. (invited) International Experts’ Meeting on Assessment and Prognosis in Response to a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria, 20-24 April 2015.

UNSCEAR 61st Session Canadian Delegation Lead on documents R703 Radiation Exposure from Electricity Generation, R702 Methodology for Estimating Human Exposures Due to Radioactive Discharges, United Nations, Vienna, Austria, 21-25 July 2014.

Section VI. Comments by Critical Reviewers” for 60th Session of UNSCEAR document entitled Methodology for Estimating Human Exposures Due to Radioactive Discharges, prepared as Chairperson, Expert Group on Discharge Methodology (EGDM), 3. February 2013.

UNSCEAR 59
th Session Canadian Delegation Lead on documents R688 Radiation Exposure from Electricity Generation, R689 Methodology for Estimating Human Exposures Due to Radioactive Discharges, R691 Levels and Effects of Radiation Exposure Due to the Nuclear Accident After the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, R693 Epidemiology of Low Dose Rate Exposures of the Public to Natural and Artificial Environmental Sources of Radiation, United Nations, Vienna, Austria, 20-25 May 2012.


Chapter 6 – Biodosimetry and Biomarkers for Radi+ological Emergency Response”, Wilkinson, D., Waller, E., Abend, M., Riecke, A., Ruf, C., Jaworska, A., Striklin, D., Holt, D., Rothkamm, K., Blakely, W., Buddemeier, B., Curling, C., Disraelly, D., Homann, S., Levine, I., Millage, K., Nasstrum, J., Nemhauser, J., Ross, J., Sandgren, D. and Sugiyama, G., in Radiation BioEffects and Countermeasures, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, RTO-TR-HFM-099, AC/323(HFM-099)TP/356, October 2011.

Independent Review of the Exposure of Workers to Alpha Radiation at Bruce A Restart, Reactor Unit 1, Bruce Power, Ontario”, Cohalan, C., Haynes, M., Vikis, A., Waller, E., Walsh, M., LaBone, T., Dooley, D., Hargreaves, T. and Bell, D., Radiation Safety Institute of Canada Final Report 14 July 2011.

Diagnostic Reference Levels (DRL) for Computed Tomography (CT) Scanners in Ontario”, Waller, E., RSR-09-01, for Ministry of Health and Long Term Care in Ontario, 2010

MEDECOR2 – A Tool to Assist First Responders with Medical Decorporation”, Waller, E. and Wilkinson, D., International Workshop on Emergency Bioassay, Ottawa, Ontario, 1-3 September 2010.

Experience at Exercise Peaceful Dragon with a Child Vulnerable Population Cohort”, Waller, E., Workshop on Children as Vulnerable Populations in Radiological/Nuclear Events, Ottawa, Ontario 1-2 June 2010.

A Combined Hardware-Software Strategy for Triage of Internally Contaminated Persons”, Waller, E., Medical Preparedness for CBRNE Events: National Scan Workshop. Carp, Ontario, 20-21 May 2010.

Radiation Injury Assessment and Biodosimetry”, Final Report for NATO Human Factors in Medicine (HFM-099) Research Task Group (RTG-033) Radiation Bioeffects and Countermeasures, RTO-MP-HFM-099, 2009.

Analysis of the 152mEu2O3 Resuspension Experiments Conducted at the WIS Decontamination Facility in Munster, Germany”, Waller, E., Perera, S., Chaput, J., Roberts, C., Kearnan, A. and Hart, S., UOIT-ARRL-01-07 for Department of National Defence, 2007.

Experimental Characterization of Risk from Radiological Dispersal Devices – Investigation on Non-Explosive Dispersal of the Ceramic Compounds SrTiO3 and CeO2”, Waller, E., Perera, S., Megna, K., McGill, K. and Satugunanathan, R., UOIT-ARRL-03-07 for Department of National Defence, 2007.

Phenomenology of Resuspension: Radioactive Particles and Aerosols – Implications to Radiological Dispersal Device Events”, Waller, E., Perera, S., Satgunanathan, R., Erhardt, L. and Cousins, T., DRDC-Ottawa Technical Report, 2007.

Risk Assessment from Non-Explosive Aerosol Dispersal of Commonly Utilized Radionuclides – 137CsCl and CoCl2”, Waller, E., Perera, S., Satugunanathan, R. and Megna, K., UOIT Technical Report for CRTI-02-024RD, 2006.

Mask Modeling for Dose Rates from Contaminated Filters”, Erhardt, L. and Waller, E., Bi-National Radiological Response Research and Development Workshop, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, CA, 17-19 November 2004.

Ionizing Radiation Injury and Medical Countermeasures” prepared “Appendix B - Literature Review of Decorporation of Radionuclides from the Human Body”, Waller E. and Stodilka, R., NATO TG006 Technical Report RTO-TR-006. 2003.

Contamination and Decontamination of a Light Armoured Vehicle – Work Performed under the Swedish-Canadian Accord”, Haslip, D., Estan, D., Jones, T., Waller, E., Sandström, B. Lidström, K. and Ågren, G., DRDC-Ottawa Technical Report, TM 2002-107, 2002.

Balance of Pregnancy Limits for Radiation Workers”, Waller, E., Federal Provincial Territorial Radiation Committee (FPTRPC) Consultative Workshop on Dose Limits for Pregnant Worker Exposure to Ionizing Radiation, DGNS, CNSC & HC, 2002

Computer Aided Dosimetry and Verification of Exposure to Radiation”, Waller, E., Stodilka, R., Leach, K. and Prud’homme-Lalonde, DRDC-Ottawa Technical Report TR 2002-055, 2002.

Literature Survey on Decorporation of Radionuclides from the Human Body”, Waller, E.J.; Stodilka, R., Leach, K., Prud'homme-Lalonde, L., DRDC-Ottawa Technical Memorandum TM 2002-042, 2002.

Low-Level Radiation Dosimetry Intercomparison” Haslip, D.S., Cousins, T., Waller, E., Kehlet, R.A., Heimbach, C.R., Oliver, M.A., Kaul, D.C., Boltwood, M.F., Toque, C., and Eleftherakis, A., The Technical Cooperation Program – Chemical, Biological and Radiological Defence Group (CBD) Action Group 44, TTCP Technical Report TR-CBD-AG44-1-2000; also DREO SL2000-067, 2000.

User’s Manual – Personal Computer (PC) Edition Version 6 of ATR (ATR6) with Vehicle Protection Factor (VPF)”, Kaul, D.C., McGuffin, S., Dolatshahi, F., Waller, E. and Lemay, F., Defense Nuclear Agency Report DNA001-88-C-0197 (SAIC-92/1044), 1992.