François J. Lemay


Professional Summary

Dr. Lemay is the President of International Safety Research, a corporation dedicated to nuclear and radiation safety, and nuclear emergency response. He has 33 years of experience in radiation protection, risk assessment, environmental impact assessment, safety analysis, emergency response plans, procedures and systems, emergency response standards and guidelines, audits and evaluations, emergency response exercises, courses and training, and radiation transport.

Dr. Lemay is an expert in radiological and nuclear emergency preparedness and response. Dr. Lemay has prepared, conducted, and evaluated several national nuclear emergency response exercises for nuclear power plants in Canada and the Netherlands. As an internationally recognized expert in nuclear emergency preparedness and response, he has conducted training in over 20 countries for the IAEA, and has participated in six Operational Safety Assessment Review Team (OSART) missions for the IAEA.

Dr. Lemay has consulted with nuclear facilities in the areas of compliance with international standards, ALARA policies, dosimetry, and dose assessment. Dr. Lemay continues to provide expertise in radioprotection to Bruce Power, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Ontario Power Generation, New Brunswick Power, and Gentilly-2 Nuclear Generating Station. Dr. Lemay has published scientific articles in the Health Physics Journal, and Radiation Protection and Dosimetry.

Dr. Lemay authored several of the key licensing documents for nuclear power plants in the areas of Safety Analysis, Risk Assessment, Environmental Impact Statement, Accident Consequence Assessment, and Monte Carlo Shielding Analysis.

Finally, Dr. Lemay is also presently a member of the Canadian Standards Association Technical Committee for Nuclear Standards, and he was a member of the committee that created the N288.2 Standard for Calculating the Consequences of a Release of Airborne Radioactive Material for Nuclear Reactor Accidents and the N1600 Standard General Requirements for Nuclear Emergency Management Programs.