Physicist / Radiation Safety Officer
Samer (Sam) has a PhD in Medical Radiation Physics from the University of Wollongong, Australia. During his PhD he implemented a new atomic de-excitation package in Geant4, based on a more accurate theoretical approach.
Before moving to Australia, Sam spent 3 years as an industrial Radiation Safety Inspector for the Atomic Energy Commission of Syria (Radiological and Nuclear Regulatory Office). He earned a post-graduate qualification in Radiation Protection and Safety of Radioactive Sources from the IAEA in 2010 while completing a master’s degree at the Damascus University.
Sam joins Cyclowest as a physicist / RSO to operate a radiation dosimetry service, ensure the calibration of radiation, environment monitoring, and other testing instruments meet national standards. Sam is key to establish and maintain an ongoing relationship with regulators, industry groups, and equipment suppliers to guarantee the best radiation safety practises. Sam is also instrumental with research of new systems for product development, information technology and computing facility systems.