The Nuclear Science & Technology Division

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

NSTD Research Faculty & Staff

Thomas O'Dou

Mr. Thomas J. O'Dou

Radiation Laboratory Director, Nuclear Science & Technology Group

Harry Reid Center, UNLV
4505 Maryland Parkway
Box 454009
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4009

Phone: (702) 895-5540
Fax: (702) 895-2354


Lowell Technological Institute, Lowell MA - Bachelor of Science, Radiological Health Physics, 1974
University of Lowell, Lowell, MA - Master of Science, Radiological Sciences and Protection, 1981
Certified Health Physicist, American Board of Health Physics, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006
Registered Radiation Protection Technologist, National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists, 1981, 2004

Research Interests

  • Operational Radiation Protection
  • Sample Evaluation Technologies for Field Screening
  • Historical Radiation Dose Assessment


  • Manage operation and renovation of laboratories for work with radioactive materials
  • Manage the UNLV Radioactive Materials License as Radiation Safety Officer

Thomas O'Dou's Resume