Sherry Faye

Sherry Faye

Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences


NYS Department of Health

Ph.D. in Radiochemistry at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (2014)


Sherry Faye, PhD, has served on the faculty of the School of Public Health at the University at Albany since 2019. She began her collegiate education by earning a B.S. in physics from SUNY Oswego, then continued her studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, earning her M.S. in health physics and Ph.D. in radiochemistry. Dr. Faye completed her postdoctoral studies at the University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Her current research focuses on radioanalytical method development for rapid strontium analysis and detection of actinides by alpha spectrometry.


Research Interests:

  • Radioecology
  • Nuclear forensics
  • Radiological emergency response
  • Radioanalytical method development


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