KIMBERLEE J. KEARFOTT

Professor

Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences

The University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI  48109-2104

 

SERVICE

 

A. National Professional Leadership Activities

 

Active

None at present.

 

Previous

1. Member, National Technological University, Health Physics Planning Committee, 1990.

2. Spokesperson, U.S. Council for Energy Awareness, 1991-93.

3. Member, National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) Scientific Subcommittee 57 (Dosimetry and Metabolism of Radionuclides), 1992-96.

4. Member, National Technological University, Health Physics Program Curriculum Committee, 1992-93.

5. Member, Working Group on Graduate Programs in Health Physics, Westinghouse Savannah River Company/G. I. T., 1992-93.

6. Representative for Health Physics Society, Nuclear Regulatory Commission Enhanced Participatory Rulemaking Workshop on Radiological Controls for Decommissioning, Atlanta, 1993.  

7. Member, Subcommittee on Radiation Cleanup Standards, National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Radiation and Indoor Air, 1993-1995.

8. Member, Organizing Committee for 1994 Symposium on Radiation Measurements and Applications, 1993-94.

9. Councilor for U.M., Oak Ridge Associated Universities, 1996-1999.

10. Participant, Department of Energy, Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee (NERAC) Subcommittee for Long-term Nuclear Energy Research and Development Plan Workshop, October 1999

11. Participant, Department of Energy, Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee (NERAC) Subcommittee for Long-term Nuclear Energy Research and Development Plan Writing Session, February 2000.

12. Member, Advisory Committee of the U. S. Transuranium and Uranium Registries (USTUR), Washington State University, 1998-2001.

13.  Member, Technical Committee for the iTRS First International Symposium on Radiation Safety and Detector Technology (ISORD-1), July 18-19, 2001.

14. Member, Committee on Long-term Research Needs for Managing Transuranic and Mixed Wastes at DOE Sites, National Academy of Science, 2001-2002.

 

B.  Professional Society Memberships

 

Active

1.   Member, American Association of Physicists in Medicine, 1979-present.

2.   Member, American Nuclear Society, 1980-present. (Lifetime Member). Professional Divisions: Radiation Protection and Shielding; Nuclear Criticality Safety; Biology and Medicine; Education and Training; Isotopes and Radiation; Decommissioning, Decontamination, and Reutilization; Operations and Power

3.   Member, Society of Nuclear Medicine, 1981-present.

4.   Member, Sigma Xi, 1981-present. (Lifetime Member) (Honorary Society)

5.   Member, Association of Women in Science, 1981-present.

6.   Member, Eta Kappa Nu, 1985-present. (Honorary Society)

7.   Member, American Association of University Women, 1985-present.

8.   Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1986-present.

9.   Member, Society of Women Engineers, 1986-present. (Lifetime Member)

10. Member, Health Physics Society, 1986-present.

11. Member, Order of the Engineer, 1988 - present. (Honorary Society)

12. Member, American Society for Engineering Education, 1990-present.

13. Member, Great Lakes Chapter Health Physics Society, 1993-present.

14. Member, Great Lakes Chapter American Association of Physicists in Medicine, 1993-present.

15. Member, Michigan Local Section of American Nuclear Society, 1993-present.

16. Member, International Radiation Physics Society, 1994-present.

17. Member, Women in Nuclear Science (WINS), 1996-present.

18. Member, Society of Radioactive Women, 1999-present.

 

Previous

1.   Member, Radiological Society of North America, 1981-84.

2.   Member, Society for Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 1981-87.

3.   Member, Arizona Chapter of Health Physics Society, 1985-89.

4.   Member, Society for Computer Applications in Radiology, 1988-1991.

5.   Member, Atlanta Chapter of Health Physics Society, 1989-93

6.   Member, Atlanta Chapter of American Nuclear Society, 1989-93.

7.   Member, Alabama Chapter of Health Physics Society, 1991-93.

8.   Member, Women in Engineering Program Advocates Network, 1992-97.

9.   Member, National Association for Female Executives, 1993-98.

10. Affiliate Member, Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, 1994-98.

11. Member, American Industrial Hygiene Association, 1995-97.

12. Member, Michigan Industrial Hygiene Association, 1995-97.

13. Member, Radiation Research Society, 1995-1997.

14. Member, National Association of Women in Education (NAWE), 1995-97.

 

C. Professional Society Activities

 

American Nuclear Society

Active

1. Member, Executive Committee of Education and Training Division, American Nuclear Society, 1997-2000, 2000-2003 (elected).

2. Member, Planning Committee, American Nuclear Society, 1997-2000, 2000-2003.

3. Member, Executive Committee of the Radiation Protection and Shielding Division (Group II), 2000-2003 (elected).

4. Member, ANS Presidentís Blue Ribbon Task Group on Workforce Needs, 2001-present.

5. Division Memberships: Radiation Protection and Shielding; Education and Training; Biology and Medicine; Isotopes and Radiation; Decommissioning, Decontamination, and Reutilization; Nuclear Criticality Safety; Operations and Power

Previous

1. Advisor, A. S. U. American Nuclear Society Student Chapter, 1984-89.

2. Member, Arizona American Nuclear Society, Finance Committee, 1986-87.

3. Member, Arizona American Nuclear Society, Program Committee, 1986-87.           

4. Member, Executive Committee, Michigan Local Section of American Nuclear Society, 1993-95 (elected).

5. Member, Program Committee, American Nuclear Society University Working Conference, 1994-95.           

6. Member, Professional Women in the American Nuclear Society Committee, American Nuclear Society, 1996-99.

7. Member, Scholarship Policy and Coordination Committee, American Nuclear Society, 1997-2000; Vice-Chair 1998-99.

8. Member, American Nuclear Society ad hoc Committee on Yucca Mountain Standards, 1999.

9. Board Liaison to Health Physics Society, American Nuclear Society, 1998-2000.

10. President, American Nuclear Society Michigan Section, 1999-2000 (elected).

11. Participant, ANS Strategic Planning Retreat, Sept. 2000.

12. Member, ANS Program Committee, Operations and Power Division, 2000-2001.

13. Board Liaison to Isotopes and Radiation Division, ANS Board of Directors, 2000-2001.

14. Nominator, ANS National Historic Landmark for Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project (successful), May, 2000.

15. Member, Board of Directors, American Nuclear Society, 1996-99, 1999-2002 (elected).

16. Board Liaison to Education and Training Division, ANS Board of Directors, 2001-2002.

17. Member, Technical Program Committee, ANS Radiation Protection and Shielding Division (RPSD), Biennial RPSE Topical Meeting, "Radiation Serving Society", Santa Fe, NM, April 14-18, 2002.

18.  Reviewer, Radiation and Protection Shielding Division (RPSD) Annual Meeting Abstracts, Summer 2002, Winter 2003.

19.  Reviewer, Education and Training Division (ETD) Annual Meeting Abstracts, Winter 2003.

 

Health Physics Society

Active

1. Public Media Contact for Academic Programs for Health Physics and Radiation Science, Health Physics Society, 1999-present. (appointed)

2. Advisor, U. M. Health Physics Society Student Branch, 2000-present.

3. Section Memberships: Decommissioning, Environmental, Medical Health Physics, Power Reactors

Previous

1. Member, Board of Directors, Arizona Health Physics Society, 1985-87 (elected).

2. President-Elect, Arizona Health Physics Society, 1987-88 (elected).

3. President, Arizona Health Physics Society, 1988-89 (elected).         

4. Member, Health Physics Society, Manpower and Professional Education Committee, 1990-1992.

5. Member, Health Physics Society, Steering Committee for Formation of Health Physics Program Directors Organization, 1990-91.

6. Advisor, G. I. T. Health Physics Student Organization, 1990-92.

7. Advisor, G. I. T. Student Branch of Health Physics Society, 1992-93.

8. Member, Atlanta Health Physics Society, Admissions Committee, 1990-92.

9. Co-chair, Health Physics Society, Manpower and Professional Education Committee, 1991-92.

10. Member, Board of Directors, Health Physics Society, 1992-95 (elected).

11. Member, Steering Committee/Executive Board, Medical Health Physics Section, Health Physics Society, 1990-95 (elected).

12. Member, Part 1 Passing Point Workshop, American Board of Health Physics, 1994, 1999.

13. Member, Liaison Committee representing American Nuclear Society, Health Physics Society, 1999-2000.

 

Society of Nuclear Medicine

Previous

1. Member, Society of Nuclear Medicine, PET Task Force, 1990-95.

 

Society of Women Engineers

Previous

1. Secretary, Atlanta Society of Women Engineers, 1990-91, 1991-92 (elected).         

2. Advisor, U. M. Society of Women Engineers Students Chapter, 1996-97.

 

American Association of Physicists in Medicine

Previous

1. Member, American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Nuclear Medicine Committee, 1991-93.

 

International Radiation Physics Society

Previous

1. Vice President for North America, International Radiation Physics Society, 1997-99 (elected).

 

D. On-Campus Committees and Service

 

Arizona State University (previous)

1. Member, A. S. U. College of Engineering, Human Laboratory Subjects Committee, 1984-89.

2. Member, A. S. U. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Energy Area Committee, 1984-86, 1988-89.

3. Member, A. S. U. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Telecommunications Area Committee, 1984-85.

4. Chair, A. S. U. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Committee on Nuclear Electrical Engineering, 1984-86.

5. Member, A. S. U. College of Engineering, Interdepartmental Biomedical Engineering Committee, 1984-89.

6. Member, A. S. U. College of Engineering, Affirmative Action Committee, 1984-86.  (Affirmative Action Monitor, Mechanical Engineering, 1986).

7. Member, A. S. U. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, 1985-89.

8. Chair, A. S. U. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Energy Area Committee, 1985-86.

9. Member, A. S. U. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Systems and Circuits Area Committee, 1985-86.

10. Member, A. S. U. Committee to Review Human Subjects Committee, 1985.

11. Member, A. S. U. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Committee of Committee Chairs, 1985-86.

12. Member, A. S. U. Radiation Protection Committee, 1986-88.

13. Member, A. S. U. Search Committee for Radiation Safety Officer, 1986.

14. Member, A. S. U. College of Engineering, Interdepartmental Bioengineering Center Committee, 1986-87.

15. Member, A. S. U. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Core Curriculum Committee, 1986-88.

16. Member, A. S. U. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Energy and Instrumentation Committee, 1986-87.

17. Member, A. S. U. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Search Committee for Electric Power Systems Faculty, 1986.

18. Member, A. S. U. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Search Committee for Antenna/Radar Staff, 1987.

19. Member, A. S. U. Committee for Interdisciplinary Research on Diet, Physical Activity and Bone Mineral Loss/Osteoporosis, 1987.

20. Member, A. S. U. Animal Care and Use Committee, 1987-89.

21. Member, A. S. U. Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Proposal Selection Committee, Summer 1987, Fall 1987.

22. Member, A. S. U. Faculty Senate, 1987-89 (elected).

23. Member, A. S. U. Human Laboratory Subjects Committee, 1988-89.

24. Chair, A. S. U. Committee on Committees, 1988-89 (elected).

25. Member, A. S. U. Executive Committee, 1988-89.

26. Member, A. S. U. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Committee for ECE 301 Laboratory, 1988.

27. Member, A. S. U. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Search Committee for Nuclear Sciences Faculty, 1988-89.

28. Member, A. S. U. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Executive Committee, 1988-89 (elected).

29. Member, A. S. U. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Affirmative Action Committee, 1988-89.

30. Chair, A. S. U. Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, 1988-89.

31. Member, A. S. U. College of Engineering, Search Committee for Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Chair, 1988-89.

32. Faculty Associate, A. S. U. College of Engineering, Center for Energy Systems Research, 1988-89.

33. University Representative (A. S. U.), Argonne National Laboratories, Science and Engineering Research Semester, 1988-89.

 

Georgia Institute of Technology (previous)

1. Chair, G. I. T. Search Committee for NE/HP Faculty in Waste Management, 1989-90.

2. Member, G. I. T. NE/HP External Relations Committee, 1989-90.

3. Member, G. I. T. NE/HP Laboratory Committee, 1989-91.

4. Member, G. I. T. NE/HP Research Committee, 1989-91.

5. Member, G. I. T. NE/HP Graduate Student Recruitment Committee, 1989-91.

6. Member, G. I. T. Health Physics Faculty Committee, 1989-1990.

7. Fellowship Coordinator (G. I. T.), Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Nuclear Engineering and Health Physics, Operational Health Physics, and Environmental Restoration/Waste Management Fellowship Programs, 1989-93.

8. Member, G. I. T. NE/HP Strategic Planning Committee, 1990-91.

9. Member, G. I. T. NE/HP Ph.D. Preliminary Examination Committee, 1990-91.

10. Chair, G. I. T. NE/HP Faculty Recruiting Committee, 1990-91.

11. Member, G. I. T. School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty Awards Committee, 1990-91.

12. Fellowship Coordinator (G. I. T.), Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Civilian Radioactive Waste Management and Nuclear Regulatory Commission Fellowship Programs, 1991-93.

13. Member, G. I. T. Committee for M. S. Radiological Engineering, 1991.

14. Member, G. I. T. School of Mechanical Engineering Graduate Committee, 1991-92, 1992-93.

15. Member, G. I. T. School of Mechanical Engineering Self-assessment, Goals, and Strategic Planning, 1991-92.

16. Member, G. I. T. School of Mechanical Engineering Graduate Committee, Subcommittee on Health Physics, 1991-92, 1992-93.

17. Member, G. I. T. Ph.D. Preliminary (Qualifier) Examination Committee for the Health Physics Program, Fall 1991, Fall 1992, Spring 1993.

18. Member, G. I. T. Futurescape Speaker's Bureau, 1991-92.

19. Member, G. I. T. School of Mechanical Engineering, Committee on NE Faculty Recruiting, 1992.

20. Chair, G. I. T. School of Mechanical Engineering, Committee for Evaluation of Applications for Adjunct Health Physics Faculty Status, 1992.

21. Member, G. I. T. School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty Advisory Committee, 1992-93 (elected).

22. Chair, G. I. T. School of Mechanical Engineering, Health Physics (Radiological Engineering) Research Area Committee, 1992-93.

23. Chair, G. I. T. School of Mechanical Engineering, Committee on Medical Physics, 1993.

 

University of Michigan

 Active

1. Member, U. M. Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, Curriculum Committee, 1994-2000, 2001-present.

2. Member, U. M. Dept. of NERS, Committee for Preparation of Doctoral Examinations in Radiological Health Engineering and Nuclear Imaging and Measurements, 1993-present.

3. Member, U. M. Radiation Policy Committee, 1999-present.

4. Chair, REM option, 2001-present.

5. Member, U. M. Radioactive Drug Research Committee (RDRC) Subcommittee on Human Use

of Radioisotopes (SHUR), Dosimetrist, 2003-present.

Previous

1. Member, U. M. School of Public Health, Dept. of Environmental and Industrial Health, Search Committee for Radiological Health Faculty, 1993-94.

2. Member, U. M. Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, Executive Committee, 1993-95, 1998-2000 (elected).

3. Chair, U. M. Dept. of Nuclear Engineering, Committee on Radiological Engineering, 1993-94.

4. Member, U. M., Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project Management Review Team, 1993-94.

5. Member, U. M., President's Advisory Commission on Women's Issues, 1993-95, 1995-96.

6. Member, U. M., Rackham College, Divisional Review Board in Physical Sciences and Engineering, 1994-96, 1999-01; Chair, 1995-96.

7. Member, U. M. College of Engineering, Tenure Committee for M. A. Carroll, 1994.

8. Program Advisor, U. M. College of Engineering, M. Eng. in Radiological Health Engineering, 1994-2000.

9. Member, U. M. Dept. of Nuclear Engineering, Library Committee, 1994-2000.

10. Member, U. M. Department of Nuclear Engineering, Department Chair Search Committee, 1994.

11. Member, U. M. Panel of Inquiry into Federally-Sponsored Human Radiation Research at the University of Michigan in the Post-World War II Period, 1994-96.

12. Facilitator, U. M. College of Engineering, Faculty Engineering Women (FEW) group, 1994-97.

13. Co-Leader of Discussion Group for the Americas, U. M. College of Engineering, Meeting of National Advisory Committee (theme: International Programs), 1994.

14. Chair, U. M. Dept. of Nuclear Engineering, Radiological Health Engineering Committee, 1994-2000.

15. Member, U. M. Dept. of Nuclear Engineering, Search Committee for Senior Faculty in Radioactive Waste Management, 1994-96.

16. Member, U. M. Office of Vice President for Minority Affairs, Faculty Awards Review Committee, Summer 1995, Fall 1995.

17. Participant, U. M. Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, Senate Assembly Retreat with the President, June 1, 1995.

18. Member, U. M. Bioengineering Program, Committee on Undergraduate Bioengineering Curriculum, 1995.

19. College Representative, U. M. College of Engineering, Interview of Dr. J. Penner for Faculty in AOSS, 1995.

20. Member, U. M. Dept. of NERS, Search Committee for Faculty in Medical Imaging, Radiological Health Engineering, and Radioactive Waste Management, 1995-97.

21. Faculty Affiliate for U. M. Minority Engineering Program Office (MEPO), 1996-97.

22. Participant, U. M. Dept. of NERS, Open House, November 1995.

23. Participant, U. M. Dept. of NERS, First Year Student Seminars (Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, and Engineering Physics), January 1995, January 1996, October 1996, January 1997, February 1997.

24. Participant, U. M. College of Engineering, Amazin' Blue Preview, February 1996.

25. Member, U. M. Ad Hoc Committee for Selection of Sloan Staff, 1995, 1996.

26. Member, U. M. Rackham School for Graduate Studies, Barbour Scholarship Review Panel, 1996-99.

27. Member, U. M. Interdepartmental (Environmental Industrial Health and Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences Departments) Committee on Radiological Health Programs at U. M., 1997.

28. Member, U. M. College of Engineering Honors and Awards Committee, 1997-99.

29. Member, U. M. College of Engineering, Curriculum Committee, 1999-2000 (elected).

30. Commencement Marshall, U. M., December 2000.

31. Assisted with Marie Curie Program, Summer/Fall 2000. (arranged keynote speaker (G. Marcus), panelist (P. Oferle, Detroit Edison), speaker (R. Weiner), and spear-headed successful fund-raising at Consumers Power and Detroit Edison, designed and prepared two museum displays (E. E. Anderson, and Atomic Kitsch).

32.  Member, U. M.  Rackham School for Graduate Studies, Divisional Board II Grant Review Panel, 1999-2001.

33. Participant, U. M. College of Engineering Graduate Information Day, October 2002.


 

 

E. Engineering Consulting

 

1.   M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, TX. PET Project, 1984.

2. Methodist Medical Center of Illinois, Peoria, IL.  PET Acquisition and Instrument Intercomparison, 1987, 1988.

3.   Impra Inc., Tempe, AZ. Catheter Quality Assurance, 1987, 1988.

4.   Sun Health Corporation, Sun City, AZ.  PET Cost Analysis, 1987.

5.   Samaritan Health Services, Phoenix, AZ. PET Clinical Applicability Analysis, 1987.

6.   Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, NY. Textbook Competitive Market Review, 1987.

7.   Cigna Healthplan of Arizona, Inc., Phoenix, AZ. Medical Physics Surveys for Radiography, Fluoroscopy, and Mammography, 1988.

8.   St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ.  Fluoroscopy/Angioscopy Survey, 1989.

9.   W. L. Gore and Associates, Medical Products Division, Flagstaff, AZ. Radiography and Angiography Room Design, 1989.

10. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, NM. Visiting Faculty. PET Evaluation, 1989.

11. United States District Court of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ. Expert Witness on Radiation Health Effects, Murder I Trial, 1989.

12. National Broadcasting System, Tempe, AZ. Technical Set Consultant, 1989.

13. University of Arizona Optical Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ. N. I. H. Program Project Pre‑Review, 1989.

14. Arizona Disease Control Research Commission, Phoenix and Tucson, AZ. Radon Mitigation Work, 1990-91.

15. Auburn University, Auburn, AL.  Investigation of X-ray Diffractometer Exposure. 1991.

16. Advanced Systems Technology, Atlanta, GA. Cyclotron-producible Radionuclides for Medicine, 1991.

17.       Reviewer, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., Publishers, New York, NY, Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 1998.

18. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington DC. Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste (ACNW), 1999‑2001.

19. MJW Corporation, Williamsville, NY. 1999-2000. Historical Internal Dose Assessments for the Department of Energy, 1999-2000.

20. Bartlett Nuclear, Detroit Edison, Monroe, MI. Fermi 2 Nuclear Plant Refueling Outage 7 (RF07), Radiation Technologist, April-May 2000.

21. Consumers Power, Big Rock Point Restoration Project, Charlevoix, MI. Bulk Materials Release Program Review, June 2000.

22. University of Hong Kong, People's Republic of China, External Reviewer for Faculty of Science, October 2000.

23. Bartlett Nuclear, Consumers Power, South Haven, MI. Palisades Nuclear Plant Refueling Outage 2001 (RF2001), Senior Radiation Technologist, April 2001.

24. Park Metallurgical Laboratory, Detroit, MI. Evaluation of Radiation Exposures due to Naturally Occurring K-40 in Potassium-Containing Products, Consultant, May 2001.

25. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., Review of Principles of Radiological Health, by James Martin, October 2001.

26. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., Review of Practical Gamma Ray Spectroscopy, by G. R. Gilmore, October 2002.

27. Consumers Power Company, Review and Public Hearing on Landfill Disposal of Construction Debris, February 2003.

 

F. Civic Activities

 

1.   Member, St. Luke's Hospital Research Committee, 1984-89.

2.   Member, Good Samaritan Research Committee, 1987-89.

3.   Member, Arizona Public Service Project Voice Consumer Advisory Panel, Specialist on Indoor Air Quality, 1988.

4.   Delegate, District 5, Georgia Democratic Convention, 1990.

5.   Organizer, Recorder and Related Musical Instruments Group, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Ann Arbor, 1999-2002.

6. Organizer, ad hoc Women's Sweatlodge Ceremonies, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Ann Arbor, 2002-present