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He, Xinjian "Kevin"

A portrait of Xingjian He


ESB 315


Assistant Professor - Industrial and Management Systems Engineering


Ph.D., Environmental & Occupational Hygiene, University of Cincinnati, 2013

M.S., Industrial Hygiene, West Virginia University, 2010

B.S., Safety Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, 2004

Dr. He received an M.S. in 2010 from the Industrial Hygiene program at WVU and a Ph.D. in 2013 from the University of Cincinnati Industrial Hygiene program. He spent 12 months after receiving his PhD as a researcher for NIOSH in Pittsburgh. Prior to coming to the U.S., Dr. He spent four years researching hazards in Chinese coal mines. He published 6 papers describing his research in China and 12+ papers describing his research in the U.S. He has received the 2014 John M. White Award given by the American Industrial Hygiene Association for the best respiratory protection research published (first author).

Research Focus Areas

Health and Safety

Research Interests

  • Respiratory protection, air purification and filtration

  • Aerosol measurement and characterization of particles in indoor and outdoor air

  • Occupational exposure assessment

  • Industrial ventilation

  • Noise measurement and control

  • Underground coal mine ventilation and fire prevention
  • Teaching Interests

  • Aerosol measurement principles techniques and applications

  • Occupational exposure assessment

  • Disaster preparedness

  • Fire safety engineering
  • Professional Societies

  • American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR)

  • International Society for Respiratory Protection (ISRP)

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)

  • American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)