Latha Vasudevan serves as an Assistant Director for Environmental Health and Safety. She provides leadership for the radiological safety division, manages State and Federal licenses and registrations for the University, implements the radiation safety program, and provides oversight in all radiation related matters. She serves as the University’s Radiation Safety Officer and Laser Safety Officer and is a member of the TAMU Radiological Safety Committee and the Reactor Safety Board.
She holds a Doctoral degree in Nuclear Engineering with specialization in Health Physics and Master’s degree in Health Physics from Texas A&M University.
Prior to joining EHS in 2011, Dr. Vasudevan served as the Radiation Safety Officer for the Nuclear Science Center Reactor at Texas A&M University. In that capacity, she was involved in several management and technical advisory services on a wide variety of radiation related projects. She has extensive experience in managing radioactive material licenses, permits, training, safety and security of radioactive materials, inspections, dosimetry, instrument calibrations, inventory and waste management
Dr. Vasudevan has taught nuclear engineering classes at TAMU and was an adjunct faculty at Prairie View A&M where she had collaborated and initiated nuclear safety and laboratory classes. She has authored/co-authored several peer reviewed articles and has presented a number of papers in the national meetings.
Dr. Vasudevan is an American Board Certified Health Physicist, Member of the American Board of Health Physics Certification Exam Panel and President-elect for State of Texas Health Physics Society Chapter.