dha College of Design
Design, Housing, and Apparel

William J. Angell

 

Specialties & Expertise

  • Radon Entry and Dynamics in Buildings
  • Radon Measurement
  • Radon Mitigation
  • Radon Prevention in New ConstructionI

Course Titles (resident and outreach teaching)

  • Chemical Vapor Intrusion Mitigation
  • Radon Measurement
  • Radon Measurement in Multifamily Buildings
  • Radon Measurement in Schools and Large Buildings
  • Radon Mitigation
  • Radon Mitigation in Multifamily Buildings
  • Radon Mitigation in Schools and Large Buildings

 

Selected Scholarship

  • Neri A, Stewart SL, Angell W. (2013) Radon Control Activities for Lung Cancer Prevention in National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program Plans, 2005–2011. Preventing Chronic Disease 2013;10:120337. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd10.120337Description: External Web Site Icon Top rated article in domain since publication according to January 2015 BioMedUpdater
  • Angell, W.J (2012) Radon Control in New Homes: A Meta-Analysis of 25 Years of Research, Proceeding of the 2012 International Radon Symposium, Las Vegas, NV: American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (October).
  • Angell, W.J. and Lamont, G. (2012) U.S. State Radon Programs: Data Collection and Program Activities, Proceeding of the 2012 International Radon Symposium, Las Vegas, NV: American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (October).
  • Angell, W.J. (2011) Indoor radon mitigation and prevention in Nriagu, J. Encyclopedia of Environmental Health. (pp 208-217) Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Ltd.
  • Angell, W.J. (2010) Comparison of two North American approaches to radon.  Proceedings of the 7th Conference on Protection Against Radon at Home and Work, Prague, CZ: Czech Technical University.
  • Zeeb, H., Shannon, F., Angell, W.J., et al. (eds, 2009) WHO Handbook on Indoor Radon: A Public Health Perspective. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization.
  • Angell, W.J (2009) Radon prevention and mitigation, in Zeeb, H., Shannon, F., Angell, W.J., et al. WHO Handbook on Indoor Radon: A Public Health Perspective. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization.
  • Angell, W.J. (2008) The U.S. radon, problem, policy, program and indiustry: Achievements, challenges and strategies. Radiation Protection Dosimetry; doi: 10.1093/rpd/ncn105.
  • Angell, W.J. (2007) U.S. Radon Problem, Policy, Program and Industry: Achievements, Challenges, and Strategies. Proceedings of the 2007 International Radon Symposium, American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists, Fletcher, NC.
  • Angell, W.J. (2007) U.S. Radon Problem, Policy, Program and Industry: Achievements, Challenges, and Strategies. Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Protection against Radon at Home and at Work, Czech Technical University, Prague, CZ.
  • Angell, W. J., Grimsrud, D J., & Lee, H (2004) Survey and Critical Review of the Scientific Literature on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation, and Building-related Health Effects in Residences. - Report for U.S. EPA
  • Daisey, J.M., Angell, W.J., and Apte, M. (2003) A survey and critical review of the literature on indoor air quality, ventilation, health symptoms in schools. International Journal of Indoor Air Quality and Climate. Copenhagen: Munksgaard.
  • Angell, W.J., & Grimsrud, D.C. (2002) Establishing IAQ research priorities. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Indoor Air and Climate. Monterrey, CA.
  • McGinley, M.A., Angell, W.J., & Carlson, N. (2000).The development and utilization of an indoor air quality frequently asked questions web site for the education of school staff in Minnesota. Proceedings of the Third Annual Engineering Solutions for Indoor Air Quality Conference. Research Triangle Park, NC: US EPA.
  • Daisey J.M. & Angell, W.J. (1999) Survey of indoor air quality complaint and building factors in Minnesota schools. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Indoor Air and Climate. Edinburgh.

 

Professional, Institutional, and Community Leadership and Service

  • Vice-President, Cancer Survivors Against Radon, 2015-2016
  • World Health Organization International Radon Project, Mitigation and Prevention Working Group Chair, 2005-present
  • Soil Gas Mitigation Standards Development Committee, American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologist and American National Standards Institute, 2014-2016 
  • Co-chair, Radon Mitigation in Multifamily Buildings Standards Development Committee, American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologist and American National Standards Institute, 2010-2015
  • Alternate, Radon Measurement in Multifamily Buildings Standards Development Committee, American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologist and American National Standards Institute, 2012-2015
  • Member, Radon Measurement in Schools and Large Buildings Standards Development Committee, American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologist and American National Standards Institute, 2012-2014
  • Member, Radon Mitigation in Schools and Large Buildings Standards Development Committee, American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologist and American National Standards Institute, 2012-2014
  • Program Development Consultant, South Korean Ministry of the Environment, University of Seoul Medical School, and Yonsei University, 2010-2014
  • Founding Member, Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists, 2013
  • American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists President, 2006-2010
  • UMES Faculty Consultative Committee Vice Chair (2005-2006), 2004-2007
  • American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists Vice President, 2004-2006
  • National Environmental Health Association Radon Education Committee Chair, 2001-2002
  • U.S. EPA Radiation and Indoor Environments National Laboratory Visiting Scientist, 2000
  • Minnesota Department of Health Visiting Scientist, 2000
  • Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Visiting Scientists, 1995-1996

Awards

  • College of Design Outstanding Outreach Award, 2015
  • American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists Award for Outstanding Professional Radon Education, 2014
  • Invited and approved to Represent U.S. at the International Atomic Energy Agency to develop IAEA’s Basic Safety Standard on Radon, 2013
  • American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists Award for International Merit for Leadership and Scholarship in Service to the World Radon Community, 2010
  • Health Physics Society North Central Chapter Wissink Memorial Lecture Award, 2010
  • Cooperative Extension Service/USDA Regional Award for Excellence, 2009
  • University of Minnesota Extension Distinguished Faculty Awadr, 2007
  • College Educational Leadership Award, 2006
  • College Contributions to the College and Community Award, 1998
  • American Lung Association Environmental Program Award, 1998
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Exceptional Service Award, 1992

 

 

 

Professor, Extension Specialist

Housing Studies Program

Director of Indoor Air Quality Project,

  Midwest Universities Radon Consortium

 

Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel

497 McNeal Hall
1985 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108-6136

 

(612) 624-6786
wangell@umn.edu

MURC

 

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