People

Kai Vetter

Kai Vetter

Supervising Professor

Dr. Kai Vetter is a Professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley and Faculty Senior Scientist and Head of the Applied Nuclear Physics program at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He is director of the Institute for Resilient Communities that was established in 2015 to address the need to better integrate advancements in sciences and technologies with communities through education and outreach locally and globally. Prof. Vetter initiated and still leads the Berkeley Radwatch and DoseNet programs.

Ali Hanks

Ali Hanks

Supervising Scientist

Ali Hanks is a Research Scientist and Lecturer in the Nuclear Engineering department at UC Berkeley. She works under Prof. Kai Vetter as a member of the radiation imaging group, mentoring graduate and undergraduate students in nuclear science research. Dr. Hanks operates as the day-to-day lead for the RadWatch and Dosenet teams and runs a summer internship program for high school students sponsored by this outreach program.

Chris Lamb

Chris Lamb

Undergraduate Researcher

Chris is an Undergraduate Researcher primarily working on software development and overall design for the DoseNet systems installed in remote locations, along with data collection/analysis for RadWatch.

Kalie Knecht

Kalie Knecht

Graduate Student

Kalie manages the Twitter account (@UCBRadWatch), where she shares updates on what the group is up to and educational content. She also assists in educating the public on the radiation in our environment at public outreach events.

Daniel Solakian

Daniel Solakian

Undergraduate Researcher

Daniel Solakian is an Undergrad Student Researcher working with the Dosenet/Radwatch team to educate, empower, and provide tools for the public to understand radiation and the environment surrounding them.

Ruiqi Kang

Ruiqi Kang

Undergraduate Researcher

Ruiqi is a visiting student majoring in Nuclear Engineering. She is currently working on the ROI method which is used to find peak counts of isotopes.

Benjamin Huang

Benjamin Huang

Undergraduate Researcher

Ben is working with Dosenet/Radwatch to discover what the field of Nuclear Engineering can offer. He is working on the Calibration of D3S spectra.He also helps out with soldering and data acquisition.

Ethan Chang

Ethan Chang

Undergraduate Researcher

Ethan is an Undergraduate Researcher working as a software developer for DoseNet. He has worked on DoseNet system backend development, such as database management, server maintenance, and data collection of DoseNet Networks.