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Dr. Lynn Hubbard

Dr. Lynn Hubbard

Dr. Lynn Hubbard has been Head of the Emergency Preparedness and Response section and radio-analytical laboratory at the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority, earlier the Swedish Radiation Protection Authority (SSI), since 2005.

Dr. Hubbard studied physics and chemistry and graduated from the University of California in 1980 with a PhD degree in chemical physics, and was a U.S. National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) graduate fellow. She subsequently took a position on the research faculty at Princeton University's Center for Energy and Environmental Studies where her research focused on the dynamics of radon flow in soils and building structures, characterizing the time variations of radon and radon progeny in indoor air.

Dr. Hubbard has been at the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority, earlier SSI, since 1989, initially conducting research on radon dynamics in Swedish conditions and later on the effects of the Chernobyl accident in Sweden, with involvement in various EU research projects focusing on radioecology. From 1996 until 2005 she headed the Environmental Monitoring and Analysis section at SSI.

Dr. Hubbard is currently chairperson of the IAEA Emergency Preparedness and Response Expert Group (EPREG), a senior emergency preparedness and response advisory group providing policy advice to IAEA's Deputy Director General of the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security (DDG-NS).

Dr. Hubbard has been the representative of Sweden to UNSCEAR since 2013.

Last updated: Tuesday, 9 September 2014