Prof Nasser Awwad

King Khalid University

Dr. Nasser S. Awwad has a PhD in inorganic and radiochemistry (2000) from Ain Shams University and a post-doctorate degree at Sandia National Labs, New Mexico, USA, 2004. Nasser Awwad was an 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, Abha, KSA from 2011 to now. He has published two chapters in the following books ”Natural Gas - Extraction to End Use” and 'Advances in Petrochemicals”. He has been the editor for six books about: uranium, new trends in nuclear sciences, dyes in industry and lanthanides, and nuclear power plants. In addition, he has published 94 papers in ISI journals. He supervised 4 PhD and 16 MSc students in the field of radioactive and wastewater treatment. He participated in 25 international conferences in South Korea, USA, Lebanon, KSA, Egypt and India. He participated in 6 large projects with KACST at KSA and Sandia National Labs at USA on the conditioning of radioactive sealed sources and wastewater treatment. He has been the leader of many research groups about the utilization of nanomaterials for treatment of inorganic and organic pollutants and has also been a member of some research groups. He is a member of the Arab Society of Forensic Sciences and Forensic Medicine and is 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 a rapporteur of the Permanent Committee for Nuclear and Radiological Protection at King Khalid University and a member of the Committee for the Development of International Cooperation Management at KKU.

3books edited

4chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Prof Nasser Awwad

This edited volume Uranium: Safety, Resources, Separation, and Thermodynamic Calculation is a collection of reviewed and relevant research chapters, offering a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the study of uranium. This publication aims at providing a thorough overview of the latest research efforts by international authors on uranium studies and opens new possible research paths for further novel developments.

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