From 9 to 11 of April, 2016 Nuclear Energy Week was held at Alexandria University in Egypt. Alexandria University is one of the oldest and most respected universities in the country. The only national university programme in Nuclear Engineering is rut in the Engineering Faculty of the University. Nuclear Energy Week is held on the grounds of the Faculty of Engineering and is one of the key industry events in Egypt. The event was organized by the Nuclear Power Plant Authority of Egypt (NPPA), Egyptian Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority (ENRRA), Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority (EAEA) and Nuclear Materials Authority of Egypt (NMA). This year, Rosatom acted as a partner and co-organizer of the event, and held a seminar dedicated to leading Russian nuclear technologies within the framework of the Week. In addition, Rosatom presented an exhibition dedicated to key facts on the company and its unique advantages on the global nuclear technologies market.
Prof. Vladimir ARTISIUK (Vice rector of ROSATOM-CICE&T) was invited by “Rusatom International Network” to participate in this event. ROSATOM-CICE&T has a long history of cooperation with Egyptian stakeholders in providing technical training options in NPP related areas that started in 2010. (http://rosatomtech.com/?cat=25)
The opening ceremony of Nuclear Energy Week was attended by Executive Director of the NPPA Dr. Khalil Yasso and the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering of Alexandria University, Dr. Abdul Alziz Hassanein Mohammed Saad Qansuh. The head of the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Egypt Mr. Alexey TEVANIAN made a keynote speech on behalf of the Russian party.
During the seminar, the audience comprising teachers and students of the University, representatives of the nuclear regulator, professional associations and industry-leading companies was given presentations on Rosatom’s pioneering technologies in the design and construction of NPPs in Russia and abroad; competencies required for the successful construction and operation of NPPs and nuclear power plant safety systems, including ROSATOM’s experience in the field of environmental management. The presentations were delivered by representatives of Rosatom enterprises that included Atomstroyexport (JSC ASE), Rosenergoatom Concern OJSC, Rusatom International Network and so on. The participants expressed a high level of interest in the presentations on nuclear education in Russia, in which the audience received information on opportunities for Egyptian students for studying at Russia’s leading nuclear universities.
Prof. Vladimir ARTISIUK was interviewed on the specific details on Russian support in human resource development for the countries embarking on nuclear power programmes.
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