Dr. Sanjoy Mukhopadhyay
Emergency Response Data Officer at International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
SPIE Involvement:
Conference Program Committee | Author
Area of Expertise:
Experimental Nuclear Physics , Nuclear Radiation Detection , Neutron counting and multiplicity measurements , Pion absorption on light nuclei , Scintillators and semiconductors for gamma radiation detection
Profile Summary

• Twenty years of extensive knowledge and research on advanced radiation measurement equipments and techniques in different national and international laboratories.
• More than sixteen years of experience with U.S. DOE/NNSA programs relating to Radiological Emergency Response and Consequence Management
• Special expertise in neutron detection and energy measurement in the energy range from the thermal neutron to neutrons of several hundred MeVs.
• Experience with radiation safety, shielding and dosimetry.
• Complete understanding of neutron multiplicity measurements and equipment like Shift Registers and Fission Meters.
• Current experience with 10B-lined STRAW detectors as a near-term replacement of 3He. Used Nuclear Instruments. Inc. PCI-7813R field programmable gated array (FPGA) with LabVIEW to partition between cosmic and fission neutrons by observing time correlation between neutron signals.
• Experience in science and technology based vulnerability assessments of field deployed articles in terms of their electromagnetic profile in the radio frequency range
• Implemented Monte-Carlo type program packages like MCNPX, EGS4 to simulate nuclear reactions. Extensively used MCNP Visual Editor Software package. Use of GADRAS for gamma spectroscopic analysis.
• Expertise in charged particle detection and energy determination by large acceptance magnetic spectrometers with wire chambers.
• Use of state of the art semiconductors like pillar and trench diodes with 10B, HgI2, Cadmium Zinc telluride (CZT), scintillator like 6LiI(Eu), SrI2, LaBr3:Ce and CeBr3 crystal.
• Experienced in using atmospheric dispersion modeling codes like IMAAC, NARAC, and HPAC for consequence management purposes. Have accounts with NARACweb and CMweb
• Detailed knowledge of fast electronics in Nuclear Physics experiments. Expertise with CAMAC and NIM modules and their interfaces with mini-computers. Use of FPGAs to build shift register type counters for neutron multiplicity dete
Publications (29)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 7, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10393, Radiation Detectors in Medicine, Industry, and National Security XVIII
KEYWORDS: Sensors, Microwave radiation, Spectroscopes, Multiplexing, Superconductors, Gamma radiation, Optical resolution, Resonators, Phase shift keying, Modulation

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 7, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10393, Radiation Detectors in Medicine, Industry, and National Security XVIII
KEYWORDS: Safety, Visualization, Environmental monitoring, Process control, Situational awareness sensors, Visual analytics, Environmental sensing, Homeland security

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 7, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10393, Radiation Detectors in Medicine, Industry, and National Security XVIII
KEYWORDS: Sensors, Nuclear radiation, Nuclear radiation detection, Scintillators, Algorithm development, Contamination, Safety, Electro optical sensors, Electro optical systems, Detection and tracking algorithms

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | August 27, 2015
Proc. SPIE. 9595, Radiation Detectors: Systems and Applications XVI
KEYWORDS: Sensors, Detection and tracking algorithms, Crystals, Gamma radiation, Scintillators, Chlorine, Algorithm development, Environmental management, Cerium, Statistical analysis

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | August 26, 2015
Proc. SPIE. 9593, Hard X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Neutron Detector Physics XVII
KEYWORDS: Sensors, Gamma radiation, Detection and tracking algorithms, Algorithm development, Principal component analysis, Radioisotopes, Surgery, Scintillators, Calibration, Security technologies

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | August 26, 2015
Proc. SPIE. 9593, Hard X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Neutron Detector Physics XVII
KEYWORDS: Sensors, Gamma radiation, Crystals, Detection and tracking algorithms, Data acquisition, Security technologies, Sodium, Remote sensing, Radioisotopes, Sensor networks

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Conference Committee Involvement (7)
Hard X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Neutron Detector Physics XX
19 August 2018 | San Diego, California, United States
Hard X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Neutron Detector Physics XIX
7 August 2017 | San Diego, California, United States
Hard X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Neutron Detector Physics XVIII
29 August 2016 | San Diego, California, United States
Hard X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Neutron Detector Physics XVII
10 August 2015 | San Diego, California, United States
Hard X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Neutron Detector Physics XVI
18 August 2014 | San Diego, California, United States
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