University of Alexandria

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Last Updated: October 1, 2009
Other Name: N/A
Location: Alexandria, Egypt
Subordinate To: Ministry of Higher Education
Size: Nuclear physics and engineering departments
Facility Status: Open enrollment

The University of Alexandria has departments and faculty dedicated to teaching nuclear physics and engineering. [1] Its faculty and students undertake significant nuclear related research, including in the fields of nuclear engineering, chemical engineering, and radiation oncology. [2]

Bowen and Kidd report that "research has been conducted at the University of Alexandria on multicomponent isotope separation in asymmetric cascades, which could potentially be used in uranium enrichment using aerodynamic methods." [3]

[1] Nuclear Programmes in the Middle East: In the shadow of Iran, ed. Mark Fitzpatrick, (London: The International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2008), p. 26.
[2] Judith Perera, Nuclear Industry of Egypt, March 2003, p. 27,
[3] Wyn Q. Bowen and Joanna Kidd, "The Nuclear Capabilities and Ambitions of Iran's Neighbors," in Getting Ready for a Nuclear-Ready Iran, eds. Henry Sokolski and Patrick Clawson, (Washington D.C.: Strategic Studies Institute, U. S. Army War College, January 2005), p. 61.

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