Xin Li

Xin Li
Research Assistant Professor
Environmental Health Sciences


D486, Biggs Laboratory, Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12201

Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2011

Dr. Li smiles at the camera.

Dr. Xin Li obtained his Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2011, and is a research scientist in Nuclear Chemistry Laboratory at the Wadsworth Center at the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). His research focused on developing new radiation detector and shielding for low background counting via experiments and computer simulation. He is also working on the applications of machine learning techniques to spectrum analysis and decision making.


Research Interests:

  • New radiation detector and shielding for low background measurements
  • Application of machine learning techniques in nuclear data analysis
  • Application of Monte-Carlo simulation in radiation detector development