Nasser Awwad

King Khalid University

Dr. Nasser Awwad obtained a Ph.D. in Inorganic and Radiochemistry from Ain Shams University, Egypt, in 2000, and a postdoctoral degree at Sandia National Labs, USA, in 2004. He has been a professor at King Khalid University (KKU), Saudi Arabia, since 2011. He is the editor of five books and co-editor of two. He has published 251 papers in journals. He has supervised four Ph.D. and eighteen MSc students and participated in thirty-two international conferences. He participated in twelve projects with King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Saudi Arabia, and Sandia National Labs, USA. He is a member of the Arab Society of Forensic Sciences and Forensic Medicine and the American Chemical Society. He is the rapporteur of the Permanent Committee for Nuclear and Radiological Protection at KKU. He is also a member of the Committee for the Development of International Cooperation Management and the Permanent Committee for the Development of Scientific Research Strategies and Policies at KKU. Dr. Awwad is the head of the Scientific Research and International Cooperation Unit, Faculty of Science, KKU.

Nasser Awwad

5books edited

6chapters authored

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This book will shed light on some hot topics related to nuclear power plants starting from uranium ore processing to fabrication through enrichment and finally to nuclear fuel at nuclear reactors. This book will hopefully encourage researchers and scientists to look further into the advantages of nuclear power plants in the production of cheap electricity with low fuel cost.

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