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Prof.Attaelmanan Gaffar Chair of Department Academic Rank Professor

Specialization:

  • Radiation Physics

Research Interests:

  • - X-Ray Fluorescence - X-Ray imaging - Digital Radiography techniques - Neutron Activation Analysis

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- Doctor of Philosophy, Göteborg University, Sweden, Nov. 1995. - Master of Science, University of Khartoum, Sudan, June 1990. - Bachelor of Science (Hon) in Combined Sciences (Physics and Physical Electronics), Brighton Polytechnic, England, July 1985.
- Professor University of Sharjah, UAE June 2015 To Present. - Associate professor University of Sharjah, UAE Sept 2006 – June 2015. - Associate professor University of Qatar, Qatar Oct 2001- Aug 2006. - Associate Professor Göteborg University, Sweden Dec 2000 - Sept 2001. - Assistant professor Göteborg University, Sweden Nov 1996 - Nov 2000. - Researcher Swedish National Forensic Science Laboratory, Sweden, Oct 1995 – Oct 1996.
- Member, Microscopy Society of America, 2006. - Chartered physicist, Institute of Physics, UK, 2000. - Editorial board member, International Journal of Pure and Applied Physics (IJPAP), 2004.
- Project No. 1601050602-P: Determination of Heavy Metals in Children’s Plastic Toys in UAE By X Ray Florescence (XRF) and Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP-OES) – Environmental Health Aspect. Dr Hafiz Omar (PI) and Prof A. G. Attaelmanan
- Huda Aslam, Tarig Ali, Md Maruf Mortula, Atta G. Attaelmanan. Evaluation of microplastics in beach sediments along the coast of dubai, UAE. Elsevier, November 2019 - Atta G. Attaelmanan, Nawal M. Suleman, Ibrahim A. El Agib and Hamed A Al-Sewaidan. Assessing Silicon deposits in Zilfi province, Saudi Arabia, using XRF and XRD techniques. XRay Spectrometry (2016), 45: 325–329. - Anne Benoist, Cécile Le Carlier, Julie Goy, Michele Degli Esposti, Barbara Armbruster, and Gaffar Attaelmanan. Snake, Copper and Water In South-Eastern Arabian Religion During The Iron Age: The Bithnah And Masāfī Evidence. Pre-Islamic South Arabia and its Neighbours: New Developments of Research, Edited by Mounir Arbach and Jérémie Schiettecatte, British Foundation for the Study of Arabia Monographs No. 16, 2015 - Atta G. Attaelmanan, Identification of mineral inclusions in Archaeological ceramics using microbeam X-ray spectrometry, X-ray spectrometry, (2014), 43 (6): 325–331. - Atta G. Attaelmanan, Michel Mouton, Identification of Archaeological Potsherds Excavated at Mleiha Using XRF. Journal of Archaeological Science. (2014), 42, 519 – 524. - Attae G Attaelmanan, Hamid I. Omar, Elemental and molecular composition of Terminalia Brownii's bark . International review of Biophysical Chemistry, (2013) 4:5. 157 – 160. - Atta G. Attaelmanan, Eisa Yousif and Sabbah Jasim. Investigation of tin, arsenic and lead concentrations in prehistoric arrowheads. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectroscopy. (2013), 28, 1436-1440. - J. Goy, C. Le Carlier, M. Desgli Esposti and G. Attaelmanan. Archaeometallurgical survey in the Emirate of Fujairah (U.A.E.) and a preliminary chemical analyses of copper –base items from the Iron Age site of Masafi. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies (2013) 43. 127 – 144. - J. Goy, C. Le Carlier, M. Desgli Esposti and G. Attaelmanan. Archaeometallurgical survey in the Emirate of Fujairah (U.A.E.) and a preliminary chemical analyses of copper –base items from the Iron Age site of Masafi. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies (2013) 43. 127 – 144. - Eisa Yousif, and Atta Attaelmanan. Role of XRF in the restoration of a prominent architectural monument at the site of Mleiha. Materials Science and Engineering (2012) 37: 012005 doi:10.1088/1757-899X/37/1/012005.
- Eva Borg, Some characteristics of solid-state and photo-stimuable phosphor detectors for intra-oral radiography, Odontology Doctor Göteborg University, Sweden, Nov 1999. - K. Bamshadfard, Diagnostic Judgement: A CAL program, Master of Science, Göteborg University-Sweden, Feb 1999. - Alaaeldin Abdelkawy, Assessment of the Preparedness of Hospitals and Emergency Health-Care Providers in Sharjah, Ajman, and Fujairah (Northern UAE States) Towards Radiation Emergencies, European master in disaster medicine, Vrije Universiteit Brussel-Belgium, March 2017.
- University of Sharjah Incentive Award (Research Category) 2014. - Sharjah Islamic Bank’s prize for Best research article in College of Sciences, University of Sharjah, 2012. - University of Sharjah Incentive Award (Community Service Category) 2010. - Best Research Group, University of Sharjah, May 2009.
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