Radiation Safety Office

General Mailing Address:

Radiation Safety Office (RSO)
Pinanski 103
205 Riverside St.
Lowell, MA 01854 (Pinanski Hall map)

Shipping Radioactive materials to the university:
Hazardous Materials Stockroom
Attn.: Radiation Safety Office
201 Riverside St.
Lowell, MA 01854 (Radiation Safety Office map)

In the event of an emergency, if you are unable to reach the RSO, contact the Campus Police Emergency Hotline immediately at:

  • 978-934-4911
  • extension: 44911, on campus

Meet Our Staff

  • Steven P. Snay, Ph.D., CHP
    Director of Radiation Safety, Adjunct Faculty

    Radiation and laser safety; DOT/IATA shipping of radioactive material; dose assessment, regulations, instrumentation and source calibration.

  • Ceara Buckley, MS
    Radiation Safety Specialist
    Environmental Health & Safety

    Imaging modalities (SPECT, PET, and CT), radio-analysis, reactor, accelerator, and laser safety; Tasks: Inspections, assessments, instrument calibrations, decontaminations, and decommissionings.

  • Christopher Tavares, M.S.
    Senior Radiation Safety Specialist / Assistant Radiation Safety Officer
    Radiation Safety

    Ionizing radiation, Lasers, RF measurements, Magnetic fields, Hazardous material management, Training, Emergency Response, Massachusetts Contingency Plan, Geosciences