Nasser S. Awwad
Dr. Nasser Awwad has a Ph.D. in Inorganic and Radiochemistry 2000 from Ain Shams University, and a Postdoctorate from Sandia National Labs, New Mexico, USA, 2004. Nasser Awwad was Associate Professor of Radiochemistry in 2006 and Professor of Inorganic and Radiochemistry in 2011 at the Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority. He has been a professor at King Khalid University (KKU), Abha, KSA, since 2011. He has published two chapters in the following books: "Natural Gas—Extraction to End Use" and "Advances in Petrochemicals". He is the editor of five books on uranium, new trends in nuclear sciences, dyes in industry, lanthanides and gas chromatography and its applications; in addition, he has published 54 papers in ISI journals. He has supervised four PhD and 16 MSc students in the field of radioactive and wastewater treatment. He has participated in 25 international conferences in South Korea, the USA, Lebanon, KSA, and Egypt. Dr. Awwad has participated in six big projects with KACST at KSA and Sandia National Labs in the USA about the conditioning of radioactive sealed sources and wastewater treatment. He is the leader of a research group looking into the utilization of nanomaterials for the treatment of inorganic and organic pollutants and a member of a research group studying the influence of d- and f-block element interactions with drugs on its bioactivities. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, Arab Society of Forensic Sciences and Forensic Medicine and a member of the Egyptian Society for Nuclear Sciences and its Applications. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Energy and Environmental Research and Technology. He is also a member of the organizing committee of the 9th World Congress & Expo on Nanotechnology & Material Science, a rapporteur of the Permanent Committee for Nuclear and Radiological Protection at KKU, and a member of the Committee for the Development of International Cooperation Management at KKU. He is interested in utilizing the different techniques related to treatment, disposal and recovery of radioactive waste.