Candace Tsai, ScD, MS

Associate Professor
Environmental Health Sciences
Fielding School of Public Health

University of California, Los Angeles
650 Charles E. Young Dr S.
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Website: Fielding School of Public Health

Research Areas
Environmental effects on health
Exposure Assessment
Industrial Control Technology
Industrial Hygiene
Nanotechnology Policy
Occupational Safety and Health


Dr. Tsai’s research interests address diverse aspects of environmental health and safety, and industrial hygiene – with a special focus on nanomaterials, advanced materials and nanotechnology. Her research involves innovative interdisciplinary collaborations, and she is currently pursuing critical research in exposure assessments, occupational hygiene practices, sampling techniques, engineering controls, and the biological effects associated with various forms of airborne particle exposure.

Dr. Candace Tsai is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and has several years of practical experience in industry and business settings. She has applied her expertise in research and teaching, in the fields of health science, aerosol science, toxicology, engineering, human protection, and policy. She serves as a board member in the Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization, as Associate Editor for Journal of Nanoparticle Research, and on the Editorial Advisory Board for ACS Chemical Health and Safety Journal. With her special expertise in nanomaterials, she has served as an expert for the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in the nanotechnology programs and she currently serves as a Threshold Limit Value (TLV) committee candidate for the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH).