Dr. Basim Almayahi is currently a professor in the College of Science, University of Kufa, Iraq. His fields of interest include radiation biophysics; radiation medical physics; the natural radioactivity of the environment; treatment of prostate cancer using gold nanoparticles; synthesis and applications of silver nanoparticles on bacterial pathogens; biosensors for detecting radon and lead; the natural radioactivity of gamma rays, radon, and alpha particles in tissue, blood, teeth, bones, soil, water, air, food, fertilizer, and building materials; radiation detection and measurements (scintillation detector (Na I (Tl)); high-purity Germanium (HPGe) detector, Exploranium GR-135; 1029 Continuous Radon Monitor; RAD 7 System; SSNTDs CR-39; radiation protection; statistical physics; and environmental statistics (GenStat, SPSS, OrginLab, Sigmaplot). He was a lecturer in the Department of Physics at Babylon University, Iraq, from 2001 to 2004, before taking up a post as a teacher in the Atomic and Nuclear Lab at the University of Kufa from 2005 to 2008. He is Head of the Department of Environment and Director of Scientific Affairs and Cultural Relations at the College of Science, University of Kufa. He has mentored four master’s theses and one Ph.D. dissertation. He is the editor and author of three books and a reviewer for more than 200 journals. He is an editorial board member of twenty-three boards, and a member of various institutions. He has published ninety-five scientific papers in domestic and international journals and participated in forty-three scientific congresses and conferences.