Artificial intelligence and "advanced materials"
Jay Vietas PhD, MS, CIH, CSP, is Chief of the Emerging Technologies Branch, in the Division of Science Integration, at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (USA).
He leads a team of scientists in the study of the impact of emerging technologies on worker health and practical application of this knowledge. This includes research on the use of advanced materials, synthetic biology and biomanufacturing, and artificial intelligence.
Prior to joining NIOSH in 2020, Dr. Vietas served as a senior medical leader in the United States Air Force, developing policy in support of operations for 2 400 allied health officers delivering care in 75 treatment facilities. Dr. Vietas obtained his PhD from the University of Cincinnati in Environmental Health, graduate degrees in environmental health and engineering from Colorado State University, and an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the United States Air Force Academy. Dr. Vietas is also a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), and a member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association."