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Anthony Waker
PhD

Professor

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

Contact information

Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (ERC) - Room 4062
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 5520

anthony.waker@uoit.ca


Education

  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Physics London South Bank University, UK
  • PhD in Radiation Physics London South Bank University, UK & European Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy

Courses taught

  • Industrial Applications of Radiation Techniques;
  • Medical Applications of Radiation Techniques;
  • Radiation Biophysics and Dosimetry; and
  • Thesis Project.

Research and expertise

Involvement

  • Journal Publications

    • H. Yamaguchi, H. Ohara and A.J. Waker, 2006, A Model for the Induction of DNA Damages and their Evolution into Cell Clonogenic Inactivation, Journal of Radiation Research, 47, pp 197-211, Japan;
    • Aslam, W.V. Prestwich, F.E. McNeill and A.J. Waker, 2006, Monte Carlo Simulation Of A Neutron Irradiation Facility Developed For Accelerator Based In Vivo Neutron Activation Measurements In Human Hand Bones, Applied Radiation Isotopes 64, No 1, pp. 63-84;
    • Aslam, W.V. Prestwich, F.E. McNeill and A.J. Waker, 2003, Investigating the TEPC Radiation Quality Response For Low Energy Accelerator Based Clinical Applications, Radiation Prot. Dosim. 103, No 4, pp. 311-322;
    • J. Burmeister, C. Kota, R L Maughan and A. J. Waker, 2002, Characterization of Miniature Tissue-equivalent Proportional Counters for Neutron Radiotherapy Applications, Phys. Med. Biol. 47, pp. 1633-1645;
    • J. Burmeister, C. Kota, R L Maughan and A. J. Waker, 2001, Miniature Tissue-equivalent Proportional Counters for BNCT and BNCEFNT Dosimetry, Med. Phys. 28 pp. 1911-1925;
    • V.V. Moiseenko, A.J. Waker, R.N. Hamm, W.V. Prestwich, 2001, Calculation of Radiation-induced Damage from Photons and Tritium Beta Particles Part II. Tritium RBE and damage complexity, Radiat. Environ. Biophys 40, pp. 33-38; and
    • V.V. Moiseenko, R.N. Hamm, A.J. Waker, W.V. Prestwich, 2001, Calculation of Radiation-induced Damage from Photons and Tritium Beta Particles Part I. Model formulation and basic results, Radiat. Environ. Biophys 40, pp. 23-31.
  • Conference Publications

    • J. Burmeister, C. Kota, R.L. Maughan, A.J. Waker, K. Riley and L. Wielopolski, 2002, Application of TEPC Microdosimetry to Boron Neutron Capture Therapy, Radiat. Prot. Dosim. 99, Number 1-4, pp. 351-352; and
    • A.J. Waker, U. Schrewe, J. Burmeister, J. Dubeau and R. A. Surette, 2002, Classical Microdosimetry In Radiation Protection Dosimetry And Monitoring, Radiat. Prot. Dosim. 99, Number 1-4, pp. 311-316.
  • Technical Reports

    • J. Dubeau and A.J. Waker, 2003, High Sensitivity Gas Electron Multiplier for Neutron Dosimetry, COG-01-071;
    • J. Dubeau and A.J. Waker, 2003, GEM and Micromesh Based Detectors for Neutron Dosimetry, COG-02-3005;
    • R.A. Surette, J. Dubeau and A.J. Waker, 2002, Application of Gas Electron Multipliers to Selectively Monitor Tritium in Air, COG-02-3012; and
    • J. Dubeau and A.J. Waker, 2001, Gas Micro-patterned Detectors for Personal Neutron Dosimetry, COG-00-122.
  • Industrial and Academic Service

    • Manager, Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd, Radiation Biology and Health Physics Branch (1998 to 2005);
    • Canadian Delegate for the Committee on Radiation Protection and Public Health, OECD, Paris (1998 to 2005);
    • Member of the British Committee on Radiation Units and Measurements (1985 to 1991);
    • Deputy Head, Department of Medical Physics, Leeds University, UK (1988 to 1991); and
    • Warden, Bodington Hall, Leeds University (1979 to 1984).
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