Dr. Houle is a Professor Emeritus from East Stroudsburg University having taught in the Physics Department for 32 years, having chaired the department for 17 years and continues to be actively engaged in radon research. He was the director of East Stroudsburg University’s radon testing and research program for 25 years and the Radiation Safety Officer for the University for 20 years. He has tested more than 2500 homes for radon contamination and has administered grants from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, DuPont Industries, The Dructer Corporation, LePage Industries, and numerous other industries to perform research on radon mitigation materials and detector capabilities.
Dr. Houle has developed ab-initio Radon Training Programs for Certification in Pennsylvania, and has been approved by state and federal agencies to offer Continuing Education Courses on radon nationwide via award winning Video and Text formats. He has lectured extensively on the subject of radon, and has been a presenter at international symposia on radon.
He is a member of the American Physical Society, the American Association of Physics Teachers and the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists. He has also been a referee for the American Journal of Physics.