Jasmine Leonas

Jeff King named to Colorado Radiation Advisory Committee

The professor of metallurgical and materials engineering was appointed to the state committee by Gov. Jared Polis
Jeff King
Professor Jeff King

Jeff King, professor of metallurgical and materials engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has been named to the Colorado Radiation Advisory Committee.

The nine-member committee, appointed by Gov. Jared Polis, provides the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment with technical advice related to the radiation control program, advises on specific issues and reviews proposed regulatory changes.

King, director of the Nuclear Science and Engineering Center, is a core member of the faculty in the Nuclear Science and Engineering program at Mines. He holds a PhD and an MS from the University of New Mexico, both in nuclear engineering, and a B.S. in environmental engineering from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.

The Colorado Radiation Advisory Committee consists of nine members: three from the healing arts, three from higher education and three from industry. King will serve a four-year term on the committee.

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