International Youth Forum
RUSSIA-AFRICA: NUCLEAR EDUCATION-POTENTIAL FOR SUCCESSFUL REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT
2023, July 26
Moderators / Speakers
SECTION «TYPES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS AND POWER PLANTS»
Energy Application of Nuclear Technologies
Moderators of the section «Types of nuclear reactors and power plants»
  • Alexander Nakhabov

    Full name: Alexander Nakhabov

    Job: Deputy head of the department of "Nuclear Physics and Engineering"

    Place of work: National Research Nuclear University МЕРhI (Obninsk branch)

    Work experience: 18

    Academic degree: PhD (Candidate of Tech. Sciences)

    Professional interests: Non-destructive testing and diagnostics at nuclear facilities, control systems, data mining

    E-mail: AVNakhabov@mephi.ru

  • Savchenkova Natalia

    Full name: Savchenkova Natalia

    Job: Associate Professor, Advisor Vice-Rector

    Place of work: National Research University "Moscow Power Engineering Institute"

    Work experience: 25

    Academic degree: PhD

    Professional interests: Thermal physics, heat power engineering

Speakers of the section «Types of nuclear reactors and power plants»
  • Ragy Muhammed Nasr Hassanin Ismail

    Full name: Ragy Muhammed Nasr Hassanin Ismail

    Job: PhD student

    Place of work: National Research University "MPEI"

    Country: Egypt

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Nuclear Engineering and Energy

    Presentation title: Development of a method for calculating the acoustic characteristics of a VVER pressurizer.

  • Odii Christopher Joseph

    Full name: Odii Christopher Joseph

    Job: Post-Graduate Student

    Place of work: National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University

    Country: Russia

    Work experience: 4 years

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Nuclear Thermal-Hydraulics

    Presentation title: Prediction of thermal-hydraulic parameters of VVER-1200 subcooled water flow boiling using empirical Correlations developed for rod bundles.

  • Campos Messias de Jesus Augusto

    Full name: Campos Messias de Jesus Augusto


    Job: Assistant

    Place of work: Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

    Country: Angola

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Energy and mechanical engineering

    Presentation title: Combined power plants with nuclear reactors.


SECTION «NPP SAFETY SYSTEM»
Energy Application of Nuclear Technologies
Moderators of the section «NPP safety system»
  • Dmitrii Samokhin

    Full name: Dmitrii Samokhin

    Job: Head of the department of "Nuclear Physics and Engineering"

    Place of work: National Research Nuclear University МЕРhI

    Work experience: 21

    Academic degree: PhD

    Professional interests: Safety of nuclear facilities and technologies

    E-mail: DSSamokhin@mephi.ru

Speakers of the section «NPP safety system»
  • Seleznev Nikolai

    Full name: Seleznev Nikolai

    Job: Assistant Professor

    Place of work: Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University

    Country: Russia

    Work experience: 5 years

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Nuclear safety of NPP: process systems, conceptual design

    Presentation title: Satety systems of NPP with VVER.

  • Biloa Essouma Florent Gabin

    Full name: Biloa Essouma Florent Gabin

    Job: 3rd year student in Power engineering: Steam, gas turbines and engines

    Place of work: Moscow Power Engineering Institute, MPEI

    Country: The Republic of Cameroon

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Energy Sector and Entrepreneurship

    Presentation title: The problem of improving the steam distribution bodies of Nuclear Power Plant steam turbines.

  • Christian Kwisanga

    Full name: Christian Kwisanga

    Job: Lecturer, Coordinator of the Nuclear Programme at the College of Science and Technology

    Place of work: University of Rwanda

    Country: Rwanda

    Work experience: 8 years

    Academic degree: PhD in Electronic Engineering

    Professional interests: Digital Signal Processing; Nuclear Science and Technology Education

    Presentation title: On the journey to develop nuclear science and technologies in Rwanda – university of Rwanda – MEPHI partnership.


SECTION «RADIATION SAFETY»
Energy Application of Nuclear Technologies
Moderators of the section «Radiation safety»
  • Alla Udalova

    Full name: Alla Udalova

    Job: Professor at Department of Nuclear Physics and Technologies

    Place of work: Obninsk Institute of Nuclear Power Engineering, NRNU MEPhI

    Work experience: From 1992

    Academic degree: Doctor of Sciences (Biology)

    Professional interests: Radiation safety, radiobiology, radioecology, NFC and the environment, nonpower application of nuclear technologies

    E-mail: AAUdalova@mephi.ru

  • Olga Momot

    Full name: Olga Momot

    Job: Senior specialist of the Environmental radiation monitoring laboratory, Radiation safety department

    Place of work: AKKUYU NUCLEAR JSC, Turkey

    Work experience: 19 years

    Academic degree: PhD in Biology

    Professional interests: Environmental radiation monitoring, Radiation dose and risk assessment for the population, Radiation safety of NFC

Speakers of the section «Radiation safety»
  • Taonga Chilambo

    Full name: Taonga Chilambo

    Job: Student

    Place of work: Obninsk Institute Of Nuclear Power Engineering

    Country:

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Radiation safety, Nuclear Law, Security System

    Presentation title: Estimation of the population irradiation dose before the start of operation of the Rooppur NPP (People's Republic of Bangladesh).

  • Yeboah Knight Anokwah

    Full name: Yeboah Knight Anokwah

    Job: National Service Personnel

    Place of work: Nuclear Regulatory Authority

    Country: Ghana

    Work experience: The Ghana Nuclear Regulatory Authority,  Assistant Research Scientist for the African Center for Science and International Security (AFRICSIS)

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: The innovative ways of the safe application of nuclear energy and technologies.

    Presentation title: Gamma and Neutron detection in Ghana with the AtomTex (AT6101C) radiation detection backpack.

  • Shahien Bassel Abdelkariem Mostafa Mahmoud

    Full name: Shahien Bassel Abdelkariem Mostafa Mahmoud

    Job: Student

    Place of work: Bauman Moscow state technical university

    Country: Egypt

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Mechatronics, robotics and automotive vehicles

    Presentation title: Radiation safety and containment.

  • Kwizera Maximine

    Full name: Kwizera Maximine

    Job: Student

    Place of work: OINPE NRNU MEPHI

    Country: Rwanda

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Radiation Technologies in Life Sciences

    Presentation title: Regulations for safe transportation of radioactive materials.

  • Cissoko Billy Nankouman

    Full name: Cissoko Billy Nankouman

    Job: Assistant

    Place of work: RUDN

    Country: Guinea

    Work experience: 3 years

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Geology, Earth Sciences

    Presentation title: Uranium mining prospects in the Mika region, north-eastern Nigeria.

  • Nkausu Astony K

    Full name: Nkausu Astony K

    Job: Student

    Place of work: OINPE NRNU MEPHI

    Country: Zambia

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Radiation safety, Ecology

    Presentation title: Behavior of chemical elements and radionuclides in ‘water-sediment’ system in the vicinity of Karpov institute (Obninsk).

  • Ini Godwin

    Full name: Ini Godwin

    Job: Graduate Student

    Place of work: Tomsk Polytechnic University

    Country: Nigeria

    Work experience: Research and advocacy in Nuclear technology and applications

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Radiation Protection and Safety

    Presentation title: Investigating the concentration of radionuclides in wells in northern Nigeria; a case study of Keffi metropolis.


SECTION «ECOLOGY»
Non-energy applications of nuclear technologies
Moderators of the section «Ecology»
  • Anna Popkova

    Full name: Anna Popkova

    Job: Deputy Director for International Affairs

    Place of work: Institute of Environmental Engineering, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia named after Patrice Lumumba

    Work experience: 6

    Academic degree: PhD in Environmental Science

    Professional interests: Environmental Biotechnologies, Green Economy, Enterprise Sustainable Development

    E-mail: popkova-av@rudn.ru

  • Anna Dodonova

    Full name: Anna Dodonova

    Job: Deputy Director for International Affairs

    Place of work: UNESCO Department of Green Chemistry for Sustainable Development Institute of Chemistry and Sustainable Development Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia

    Work experience: 28

    Academic degree: PhD in Chemical Science

    Professional interests: Education for sustainable development, environmental education, environmental protection, environmental education for chemical students

Speakers of the section «Ecology»
  • Anthony Phiri

    Full name: Anthony Phiri

    Job: Director of Environmental Management, Renewable Energy and Climate Change Center

    Place of work: Harare Institute of Technology

    Country: Zimbabwe

    Work experience: More than 20 years

    Academic degree: PhD Civil Engineering (environmental)

    Professional interests: Climate change, environmental management, renewable energy, safety

    Presentation title: Nuclear Waste Disposal Option in Zimbabwe.

  • Yeboah Eugenia

    Full name: Yeboah Eugenia

    Job: Student

    Place of work: Tomsk Polytechnic University

    Country: Ghana

    Work experience:

    Academic degree: PhD

    Professional interests: Environmental radiation monitoring

    Presentation title: 1. A new method for determining the turbulence diffusion coefficient by radon concentration in the atmosphere.

    2. Modeling of the influence of turbulence diffusion coefficient and wind speed on the volumetric activity of the vertical profile of radon and its progeny.

  • Topilskaya Yulia Vsevolodovna

    Full name: Topilskaya Yulia Vsevolodovna

    Job: Student

    Place of work: RUDN of the Institute of Ecology

    Country: Russia

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Ecology

    Presentation title: The content of radionuclides in food grown in the contaminated territories of the Kaluga region in a remote period after the Chernobyl accident.

  • Tawadros Mina Samy Boules

    Full name: Tawadros Mina Samy Boules

    Job: Senior laboratory and Technician in TPU

    Place of work: Tomsk Polytechnic University

    Country: Egypt

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests:

    Presentation title: Plasma disposal of radioactive materials.

  • Saif Eddine Jday

    Full name: Saif Eddine Jday

    Job: Master Student

    Place of work: ENIS, Sfax University's Environmental Engineering and Ecotechnology Laboratory

    Country: Tunisia

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Life Cycle Assessment

    Presentation title: The environmental impacts of a Tunisian hemodialysis unit through Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).

  • Kagbet Aaron Ka-mbairo

    Full name: Kagbet Aaron Ka-mbairo

    Job: PhD student

    Place of work: Moscow State University of Civil Engineering

    Country: Chad

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Civil and Industrial Constructions, management in construction and ecology

    Presentation title: Topical issues of ensuring environmental safety in the construction of energy infrastructure facilities in the Republic of Chad.

  • Sodomon Marc

    Full name: Sodomon Marc

    Job: PhD student / Teacher

    Place of work: Department of Building Materials Science (NIU MSCU)

    Country: Republic of Benin

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Building materials and products, material science

    Presentation title: Thermal decomposition of modified stems of Sosnovsky's hogweed.

  • Danyo Emmanuel Kormla

    Full name: Danyo Emmanuel Kormla

    Job: Research Engineer

    Place of work: Ural Federal University

    Country: Ghana

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Researching and teaching

    Presentation title: The effect of ionizing radiation on the viability and metabolic activity of bear yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae SafAle S-33.

  • Valerien Baharane

    Full name: Valerien Baharane

    Job: Ph.D. Student

    Place of work: Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia named after P. Lumumba

    Country: Rwanda

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Earth Science: Atmospheric and Climate Science

    Presentation title: Analysing SO2 concentrations in East African cities using OMI SO2 atmospheric amount retrieval and MERRA-2 reanalysis.

  • Niambe Obed Kohol

    Full name: Niambe Obed Kohol

    Job: Student

    Place of work: Peoples Friendship University of Russia (RUDN)

    Country: Nigeria

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Application of Remote Sensing Techniques to solve environmental problems in Africa

    Presentation title: Application of Remote Sensing Techniques in Monitoring and Assessment of Inorganic Pollutants in Africa.

  • Osayogie Osazemen Godswill

    Full name: Osayogie Osazemen Godswill

    Job: Master Student

    Place of work: Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN)

    Country: Nigeria

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Waste management, Microbial Ecology, Problem solving, Travelling and Networking

    Presentation title: Turning trash into treasure: The energy potential of waste in Nigeria.

  • Ogidan Olamipe Timothy

    Full name: Ogidan Olamipe Timothy

    Job: Lecturer

    Place of work: NRU MSUCE

    Country: Nigeria / Russia

    Work experience: 2 years

    Academic degree: PhD

    Professional interests: Construction management, Management of the life cycle of investment and construction projects

    Presentation title: Development for Friendship: Scientific and technical support of the life cycle of unique buildings and structures on the African continent.


SECTION «AGROTECHNOLOGIES»
Non-energy applications of nuclear technologies
Moderators of the section «Agrotechnologies»
  • Sergey Elansky

    Full name: Sergey Elansky

    Job: Professor

    Place of work: Agrarian and Technological Institute

    Work experience: 25

    Academic degree: DrSci in Mycology

    Professional interests: Plant diseases, plant protection, phytopathogenic fungi, fungicides

    E-mail: elanskiy-sn@rudn.ru

  • Pakina Elena

    Full name: Pakina Elena

    Job: Professor, department director

    Place of work: Agrobiotechnological Department of ATI, RUDN University

    Work experience: 30 years

    Academic degree: DrSci in Agriculture

    Professional interests: Plant diseases, fungicides, biological preparations

Speakers of the section «Agrotechnologies»
  • Kaviza Nyasha John

    Full name: Kaviza Nyasha John

    Job: Graduate student

    Place of work: RUDN

    Country: Zimbabwe

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Plant protection

    Presentation title: Improving the system for detecting and identifying one of the most dangerous onion pathogens, Xanthomonas euvesicatoria pv. allii when moving products from one country to another.

  • Skokov Denis

    Full name: Skokov Denis

    Job: Student

    Place of work: Agrobitechnological Institute, RUDN University

    Country: Russia

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Plant protection, mycology, molecular technologies

    Presentation title: Prospects for the production of seed potatoes of high reproductions in the Kamchatka Territory for African countries.

  • Tsindeliani Archil

    Full name: Tsindeliani Archil

    Job: Student

    Place of work: Agrobitechnological Institute, RUDN University

    Country: Russia

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Mycology, plant protection

    Presentation title: Problems of using thiabendazole-containing preparations for the protection of potato tubers.

  • Chudinova Elena

    Full name: Chudinova Elena

    Job: Associate Professor, Leading Researcher

    Place of work: Agrobiotechnological Department of ATI RUDN University

    Country: Russia

    Work experience: 23 years

    Academic degree: PhD

    Professional interests: Fungi-bacterial consortia, phytopathogenic microorganisms, biological products

    Presentation title: Adaptation of plant protection technology taking into account fungal-bacterial associations".

  • Guryleva Anastasia Valentinovna

    Full name: Guryleva Anastasia Valentinovna

    Job: Researcher, Senior Lecturer

    Place of work: STC UI RAS, BMSTU

    Country: Russia

    Work experience: 3 years

    Academic degree: PhD

    Professional interests: Agrophotonics, biophotonics, spectroscopy

    Presentation title: Vegetation Health Monitoring with Imaging Spectroscopy.

  • Zubritskaya Yana Vasilievna

    Full name: Zubritskaya Yana Vasilievna

    Job: Postgraduate student

    Place of work: Lomonosov Moscow State University

    Country: Russia

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Physics of accelerators and charged particles, radiobiology, biophysics of radiation effects, analytical chemistry.

    Presentation title: Effects of Accelerated Electrons and X-Ray Irradiation on Germination and Phytosanitary Condition of Crops.

  • Ipatova Victoria Sergeevna

    Full name: Ipatova Victoria Sergeevna

    Job: Lead Engineer

    Place of work: Lomonosov Moscow State University, Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics, Beam technology and Medical physics Laboratory

    Country: Russia

    Work experience: 3 years

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Radiation technologies, ionizing radiation, dosimetric control, radiobiology, biophysics, extending food product shelf-life, analytical chemistry.

    Presentation title: Electron Irradiation to Control Rhizoctonia Solani in Potato.

  • Skolotneva Ekaterina

    Full name: Skolotneva Ekaterina

    Job: Head of laboratory for molecular plant pathology

    Place of work: The Institute of Cytology and Genetics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

    Country: Russia

    Work experience: 15 years

    Academic degree: PhD

    Professional interests: Molecular pathology, mycology, population genetics, breeding for immunity.

    Presentation title: Current tracking of stem rust race Uganda99 on wheat  worldwide including Russia.

  • Kubarev Evgeny

    Full name: Kubarev Evgeny

    Job: Senior Research Associate

    Place of work: MSU of M.V.Lomonosov

    Country: Russia

    Work experience: 20 years

    Academic degree: PhD

    Professional interests: Ecology, food security, agriculture

    Presentation title: Prospects for growing traditional and experimental varieties of inulin and sugar-containing crops of Russian selection in the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan and African countries, with two yields per season.

  • Francess Sia Saquee

    Full name: Francess Sia Saquee

    Job: Graduate student

    Place of work: RUDN University

    Country: Sierra Leone

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Plant protection

    Presentation title: The inclusion of micronutrient fertilizers in yield formulation for cereal crop production in Russian-African agricultural systems.

  • Diakite Simbo

    Full name: Diakite Simbo

    Job: Graduate student

    Place of work: ATI (Rudn)

    Country: Mali

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Agronomy / plant protection

    Presentation title: Development of technologies for protection against diseases of new varieties of wheat for cultivation in countries, regions with a hot climate.

  • Albantov Georgy

    Full name: Albantov Georgy

    Job: Graduate student

    Place of work: Agrobitechnological Institute, RUDN University

    Country: Russia

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Mycology, integrated protection system

    Presentation title: Promising fungal strains of the genus Clonostachys for the protection of potato tubers and root crops.

  • Joseph Nyambose

    Full name: Joseph Nyambose

    Job: PhD student

    Place of work:

    Country: Zambia

    Work experience:

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests:

    Presentation title: Russia – Africa ties in Agricultural technologies – the use of smart agriculture and precision farming as a way of addressing global climate change and hunger problems.

  • Hatem Amjad

    Full name: Hatem Amjad

    Job: 4th year postgraduate student

    Place of work: Russian State Agrarian University - Moscow Agricultural Academy named after K.A. Timiryazev

    Country: Syria

    Work experience: 4

    Academic degree:

    Professional interests: Microbiology, Biotechnology

    Presentation title: Obtaining biomass of Penicillium chrysogenum strain VKM F-4876 D by biotechnological means and studying its effect on pathogens of agricultural plants.