Who Is She

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Professor of Chemical Nuclear Engineering
Rehab O. Abdel Rahman

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Atomic Energy Authority of Egypt
Hot Laboratories and Waste Management Center
Atomic Energy Authority, Inshas


PhD, Radioactive Waste Management, Nuclear Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, 2005
MSc, Nuclear Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, 1999
BSc, Nuclear Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, 1996


Radioactive waste management systems
Performance assessment of waste disposal site and techniques
Protecting the environment from the radioactive waste hazards
Nuclear engineering

Work history

Professor, Chemical Nuclear Engineering, Hot Laboratories Center, Atomic Energy Authority, 2020-present.
Associate Prof. British University of Egypt, (part time), 2012-2020.
Associate Professor, Chemical Nuclear Engineering, Hot Laboratories Center, Atomic Energy Authority, 2012-2020
Associate Prof. Zewail city, (part time), 2016-2017.
Lecturer, Nuclear Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Hot Laboratories Center, Atomic Energy Authority, 2005-2012.
Honorary office and memberships: 
Managing Editor in International Journal of Environment and Waste Management (IJEWM);
Managing Editor in International Journal of Environmental Engineering (IJEE);
Reviewer in several journals; https://publons.com/author/722630/rehab-o-abdel-rahman#profile
Is affiliated to a number of societies such as the World Nuclear Association; Egyptian Society for Radiation Science and the Egyptian Engineers Syndicate; Women In Nuclear
Productions and works: 
Radioactive Waste, InTech 2012, ISBN 978-953- 51-0551- 06 http://www.intechopen.com/books/radioactive-waste (book editor).
Cementitious Materials for Nuclear Waste Immobilisation, Wiely, ISBN 9781118512005. http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118512006,subjectCd-CH50.html
Nuclear Material Performance, InTech 2016, ISBN 978-953-51-4676-6, DOI: 10.5772/61411 http://www.intechopen.com/books/nuclear-material-performance
Management of Hazardous Wastes, InTech 2016, ISBN 978-953-51-4764-0, DOI:10.5772/61668 http://www.intechopen.com/books/management-of-hazardous-wastes
Principles and Applications in Nuclear Engineering: Radiation Effects, Thermal Hydraulics, Radionuclide Migration in the Environment, IntechOpen, 2018, ISBN 978-1-78923-616-3, https://www.intechopen.com/books/principles-and-applications-in-nuclear-engine
Cement based materials, IntechOpen, 2018. ISBN: 978-1-78984-154-1, https://www.intechopen.com/books/cement-based-materials
Kinetic Modeling for Environmental Systems, IntechOpen, 2019, ISBN: 978-1-78984-727-7, https://www.intechopen.com/books/kinetic-modeling-for-environmental-systems
Has a number of researches, review papers, and book chapters published and presented in international journals and conferences.
Her research interests include different aspects of safe radioactive waste management, including radioactive waste treatment, conditioning and disposal.


State Incentive Award in Engineering Sciences, 2011
Selected as Top 100 engineers 2011, 2014 from IBC
International Publications Awards, Cairo University (2010, 2011, 2013)
Selected for inclusion in the 2011-2014 editions of Marquis Who is Who in the world
The sentinels of science awards, 2016
Publons Peer-review Awards, in Environmental Sciences, 2017 Publons Peer-review Awards, in Chemical Engineering, 2017
Publons Peer-review Award, 2018-2019