On July 16 2019 Eng. Ahmad Ababneh participated in “Monitoring Radioactivity in Water Resources in the UAE” workshop organized by the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) and the National Environmental Radiological Measurements Workgroup.
In the workshop, Eng. Ahmed briefed the audience of the resources and capabilities within the Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering Department. The presentation included an overview of the Lab capabilities and state-of-the-art resources and techniques that might be used for Radiological Environmental Monitoring of water, air as well as livestock resources.
The workshop focused on the existing radiological analysis technologies and practices, evaluate gaps in monitoring radioactivity in water, discuss available national and international regulations and standards, and provide any recommendation for future improvements on available capabilities or needs in the measurement of radioactivity in water in UAE.