Dr. Georgi Popov


Georgi Popov, PhD, QEP, SMS, EAQ

Safety Sciences
Humphreys 327A
(660) 543-4208

Popov holds a Ph.D. from National Scientific Board (Bulgaria) and an M.S. in Nuclear Physics from Defense University (Bulgaria). Popov is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), and a Safety Management Specialist (SMS). In 2001, Dr. Popov graduated from Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas. He also has a post-graduate certification in Environmental Air Quality. Popov is a member of ASSP’s Heart of America Chapter and recipient of the chapter’s 2015 Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) award and 2016 ASSP Region V SPY award. In 2017, Dr. Popov received ASSP Outstanding Safety Educator award.  His research interests include risk assessment, enterprise risk management, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, safety management, prevention through design (PtD), air quality, alternative fuels, LEAN Six Sigma practices, and business aspects of Environmental Health and Safety.


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