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Editor In Chief

Mohammed A Alnafea
A. Professor of Medical Imaging & Physics
Department of Radiologic Sciences
College of Applied Medical Sciences
King Saud University
Kingdom Saudi Arabia


PhD in Medical Physics & Medical Imaging (Nuclear Medicine), University of Surrey, UK (2007).
Thesis title: “coded aperture for planar breast tumour imaging using Monte Carlo simulation”.

MSc in Medical Physics, University of Surrey, UK (2002).
Thesis title: “Influence of phase cancellation in measurement of Ultrasound attenuation in bone”.

Scientific & Practical Administrations 

1. Consultant at the ministry of higher education, vice ministry for scholarship, medical education department (2011-2015).
2. Vice dean for academic affairs, college of applied medical sciences, KSU (official letter No. 3/12/234374), (2009-2011).
3. Head of the Radiological Sciences Department, CAMS, KSU, (official letter No. 3/12/2355 (2009-2011).
4. Initiated and supervised the Quality & Accreditations Unit, CAMS, KSU, (2008).
5. Supervised the Radiological Sciences Department, CAMS, KSU, (2008).
6. Supervised the CAMS Electronic Website, KSU, (official letter No. 3/12/2355 (2008).

Hospital Working & Training:
  • I worked, taught, and trained in many local and international hospitals as a technologist and a medical physicist for example:
  • King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, KSA, (2015-2017).
  • Armed Forces Hospital, Riyadh, KSA, (2013-2015).
  • King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, KSA (2010-2011).
  • Military Hospital Riyadh, KSA, (2007-2009).
  • Royal Surry County Hospital, Guilford, UK, (2003-2005).
  • Royal Marsden Hospital, London, UK, (2001-2002).
  • Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK, (2001-2002).
  • St. Gorge Hospital, London, UK, (2001-2002).
  • Aberdeen Hospital, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, (2000-2001).
  • King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centers, Riyadh, KSA (1998-1999).
  • King Saud Medical Complex, Riyadh, KSA, (1996-198).

Research Interest

Audiological sciences, Medical physics and Nuclear medicine imaging

Department Of Chemistry, Faculty of Science,
University of Technology,


B.Sc (Hon.),Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 1979-1983
M.Sc, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1984-1986
Ph.D, Nottingham University, Nottingham, England, 1991-1995

Associate Member of The Malaysian Institute of Chemistry (AMMIC)
Ownned  NIOSH-PETRONAS Safety Passport

a)  Assistant Lecturer:   August 1983 - March 1986
b)  Lecturer:   March 1986 – 25th Nov. 1997
c) Associate Professor:  26th Nov. 1996 –Ogos 2000
d) Professor: Ogos 2000 – present

Research Interest

  • The Development of Metal Oxide Catalysts for the simultaneous reactions of methanation and desulfurization in Natural Gas. Simultaneous Catalytic Methanation and Desulfurization Reactions for the Refinery of Sour Natural Gas 
  • Catalytic Oxidative Oesulfurization of Diesel Utlizing Peroxides And Supported Transition Metals Doped Molybdenum Oxide And Manganese Oxide Catalysts
  • Formulation of DeWaxy agent for Fertilizer Coating.
  • Photocatalytic Technique for the treatment of organic pollutants in industrial waste water: Electrodeposition of titanium dioxide and tungsten trioxide on Zn/ZnO plate for the degradation of petrochemical wastewater, 


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