/ Apr 6, 2021

Dr. Hanh Lai Appointed Senior VP & GM of Viken’s Chemical Detection and Environmental Hazards Business

BURLINGTON, Mass.–Viken Detection, pioneer of x-ray imaging and analytical devices, today announced that it has appointed Dr. Hanh Lai to lead its newly formed Chemical Detection and Environmental Hazards business unit.

Prior to joining Viken, Dr. Lai held various technical leadership roles at Rapiscan and Safran (formerly Morpho Detection) in their Explosive Trace Detection divisions. She received her doctorate in Forensic Chemistry at Florida International University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Toronto. Dr. Lai is named inventor/co-inventor on 18 U.S. patents and patent applications.

“Hanh is not only an accomplished technologist, but also a natural leader with superb business instincts,” stated Jim Ryan, CEO of Viken Detection. “I am thrilled to work with her as we introduce exciting new product platforms this quarter and continue to provide our customers with unique solutions.”

“My passion has always been to develop new technology that helps keep people safe,” said Dr. Lai. “At Viken Detection I get to do that every day, working with a group of talented engineers to accomplish that mission.”

For more information about Viken Detection, please visit us at www.vikendetection.com.


About Viken Detection

Viken equips public safety organizations, including customs and border protection agencies, law enforcement, and security professionals with effective, safe, and affordable detection tools to thwart imminent threats. The company’s innovative suite of handheld x-ray imagers, chemical analyzers, vehicle scanners and elemental analyzers are proven and reliable in their respective markets with thousands of units operating in the field. Viken Detection is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts. For more information, please visit www.vikendetection.com.