Conference Speakers

Conference Speakers
Plenary Session
The Future of Radiocarbon Dating and Other Radionuclide Studies: New Developments in AMS, Spikes and Lasers
Family Name: Jull
Given Name: Anthony John Timothy (“Tim”)

Dr. Jull is a professor with University of Arizona and former head of the AMS group. He is also the chief editor of two journals, Radiocarbon and Meteoritics and Planetary Science.
The Progress of Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Analysis and Application Studies at Xi’an AMS Center
Family Name: Zhou
Given Name: Weijian

Dr. Zhou is a professor and former director of the Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IEECAS), and director of the Academic Committee of the State Key Laboratory of Loess and Quaternary Geology (SKLLQG). She is a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, a member of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World and an American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fellow. Dr. Zhou also participates as a Scientific Board member of UNESCO’s International Geoscience Programme (2022-present), is Chairman of the Anthropocene Research Branch of the Geological Society of China, is an associated editor of the journal Radiocarbon, and was a council member of UNESCO’s International Geoscience Programme (2018-2022).


Invited Talks
Hot Sands, Cold Rocks and Wet Mud –  The Many Worlds of 10Be to Probe Changes in Earth’s Past Climate and Landscapes with AMS
Family Name: Fink
Given Name: David

Dr. Fink is a principal research scientist at Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO), where he has worked for over 30 years. He is also a committee member of Australasian INTIMATE: Interaction of ice cores, Marine and Terrestrial Records (INQUA Paleo-climate sub-program 0406) and Timing and Nature of Mountain Glacier Advances, from 5e to YD (INQUA Paleo-climate sub-program 0407), and formerly of Archaeology and Geoscience Advisory Committee, AINSE (Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering) Grants Scheme (1998-2005) and IAEA Cooperative Research Program: Nuclear and Isotopic Studies of ENSO in the Ocean (2004-2007).
Speciation Analysis of 129I in the Environment by AMS and its Application as an Environmental Tracer
Family Name: Hou
Given Name: Xiaolin

Dr. Hou is a professor and head of the XI’an AMS center, Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. He is also an associated editor of Journal of Environmental Radioactivity.
Accelerator Mass Spectrometry of 36Cl and 129I at the University of Tsukuba: Analytical Techniques and Applications
Family Name: Sasa
Given Name: Kamikazu

Dr. Sasa is with the Department of Physics, Institute of Pure and Applied Sciences in the Advanced Accelerator Section (CRiES) at University of Tsukuba, where his is both associate professor and divisional director of the Advanced Accelerator Section. He is also a member of the steering committee of JSAMS (Japanese Society of Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Research) and the representative sponsor of the Community Meeting on the Electrostatic Particle Accelerators and Their Related Technologies in Japan.
Experience of 14C-based microtracing studies in humans and future perspectives in South Korea
Family Name: Lee
Given Name: Howard

Dr. Howard Lee is a Professor at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Biopharmaceutical Sciences, Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology, Seoul National University. Dr Lee is also a Professor at Seoul National University Hospital, affiliated with the Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
Dr. Lee has served as the principal investigator in >50 clinical pharmacology studies including seventeen first-in-human studies. Furthermore, Dr. Lee has spearheaded the introuduction of the Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS)-enabled exploratory microtracing study in early clinical drug development studies to the Korean biopharmaceutical R&D sector. Dr. Lee has received three government grants in microtracing, and has completed six microtracing studies, one of which was an FDA-submitted IND opening study.