Metzger-Robert_200x300_wRobert Metzger

Faculty Associate
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Robert.L.Metzger@asu.edu
480-820-7123

Research expertise: Radiation health physics, radiochemistry, and radiation detection and measurements

Robert Metzger is a board certified health physicist and the chair of the Arizona Chapter of the Health Physics Society. He has published over 40 journal and conference papers.

Education
Ph.D., Engineering, Arizona State University, 1979
MSE, Nuclear Engineering, Arizona State University, 1982
BS, Nuclear Engineering, University of Virginia, 1973

Professional Affiliations
Health Physics Society
American Nuclear Society
American Association of Physicists in Medicine
Society of Nuclear Medicine

Publications
Metzger, R., Eckerman, K., (2012) “The Case for Fractional Solubility Profiles”, Proceedings of the
Ninth International Conference on Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry (MARC
IX), March 25-30, 2012, Kona, HI.

Rez, Peter, Metzger, Robert, & Mossman, K., (2010) “The Dose from Compton Backscatter
Screening”, Radiation Protection and Dosimetry, 2010,. Doi: 10.1093/rpd/ncq358.

Metzger, R., Van Riper, K., (2006) “Attenuation Coefficients for Layered Shields in PET Clinics”,
Proceedings of the American Nuclear Society Radiation Protection and Shielding Division Topical
Meeting, Carlsbad, NM, April 3 – 6, 2006.

Metzger, R, Pouquette, P, Klingler, GW, (2006), “Rapid Extraction of Plutonium from Urine by
Pyrosulfate Fusion and PERALS Spectroscopy” , 2006 Midyear Topical Meeting of the Health
Physics Society, January 22, 25, 2006, Scottsdale, AZ

Metzger, R, Van Riper, K, (2006), “A Monte Carlo Shielding Model for PET/CT Clinics”,2006
Midyear Topical Meeting of the Health Physics Society, January 22, 25, 2006, Scottsdale, AZ