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Michael Hoshang Momeni

Michael Hoshang Momeni, American radiation protection scientist, biophysicist. Research grantee University California, 1974, United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 1978-1983, United States Department Interior, 1982-1983, Southern California Edison, 1983-1985.

Background

  • Momeni, Michael Hoshang was born on March 22, 1938 in Tehran, Iran. Naturalized United States citizen, 1965. Son of Noor and Effie (Turabie) Momeni.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Physics, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1962. Master of Science in Physics, University Iowa, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics, University Iowa, 1969.

    Career

    • Teacher science Urbana (Iowa) Consolidated Schools, 1962-1963. Teaching research assistant University Iowa, Iowa City, 1964-1969. Biophysicist, lecturer University California, Davis, 1970-1976.

      Senior scientist Argonne (Illinois) National Laboratory, 1976-1983. Professor, director grad program in radiation protection San Diego State University, 1983-1985. Senior scientist Illinois Deputy Nuclear Safety, Springfield, since 1986.

    Works

    • Contributing author: The Health Effects of Plutonium and Radium, 1976. Author: Uranium Dispersion and Dosimetry Code, 1979. Contributor over 80 articles to science journals, chapters to books.

    Membership

    Board directors Chatham Community Foundation for Service, 1990. Member American Association Health Physics (president Prairie State chapter 1990-1991), Kiwanis (vice president Chatham, Illinois 1989-1990, president 1990-1991).

    Personality

    Interests

    Mountain climbing, horticulture.

    Connections

    • Married JoAnn Hafner, October 4, 1969. Children: Kivon, Catherine, Richard, Carrie.
    • father: Noor Momeni
    • mother: Effie (Turabie) Momeni
    • spouse: JoAnn Hafner
    • children: Kivon Momeni
    • Catherine Momeni
    • Richard Momeni
    • Carrie Momeni
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    Born March 22, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1962
      Luther College
    • 1966
      University Iowa
    • 1969
      University Iowa
    • 1962 - 1963
      Teacher, science Urbana (Iowa) Consolidated Schools
    • 1964 - 1969
      teaching research assistant, University Iowa
      Iowa City, Iowa, United States
    • 1970 - 1976
      biophysicist, University California
      Davis, West Virginia, United States
    • 1970 - 1976
      lecturer, University California
      Davis, West Virginia, United States
    • 1976 - 1983
      senior, scientist Argonne (Illinois) National Laboratory
    • 1983 - 1985
      professor, grad program in radiation protection San Diego State University
    • 1983 - 1985
      director, grad program in radiation protection San Diego State University
    • 1986
      senior, scientist Illinois Deputy Nuclear Safety
      Springfield, Missouri, United States
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