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IE Professor Discusses Marathon Security


Toby Weber
Industrial engineering associate professor Christopher Chung

Christopher Chung, associate professor of industrial engineering with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, was featured on local news last night discussing security for next year’s Chevron Houston Marathon.

Prior to joining UH, Chung served as a bomb disposal officer in the U.S. Army and in the federal government’s elite Nuclear Emergency Support Team, which is tasked with responding to radiological incidents anywhere in the world.

As a professor, Chung’s research includes designing bomb threat simulators for training purposes and the management of airport security checkpoints during times of heightened security.

Watch Chung in the video below.




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