Dr. Mohammed Khalil Saeed Salih
University of Bremen
IUP - Institute of Environmental Physics
Gebäude NW1, Raum S 4250, 074 LmstRad
University of Oldenburg
AG Medizinische Strahlenphysik
Institut für Physik
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
email : mohamedrick(at)gmail.com
Date of birth: August 28th, 1976
Place of birth: Omdurman - Sudan
Martial status: Married - 1 child and 1 infant (8 and 2 years)
Languages: Arabic "mother tongue", English and Italian
09.2006 - 09.2009 PhD in Medical Radiation Physics, Title: Investigation of activation product in medical Linear accelerators. El-Neelain University, Sudan (in cooperation with International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy)
06.2003 - 06.2005 MSc in Medical Radiation Physics, Sudan University for Science and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan
09.2001 - 09.2002 Postgraduate Diploma in Physics, El-Neelain University, Khartoum, Sudan
01.1995 - 07.2000 BSc in Applied Physics and Mathematics, Omdurman Ahlia University, Omdurman, Sudan
Professional Experience SAEED SALIH
06.2012 - Present Post-doc Researcher: (Bremen and Oldenburg University, Germany)
- Investigation of activation products in medical linear accelerators. Monte Carlo (MC) Geant4 code
has been used to study different problems linked to neutron and photon Dosimetry such as:
- Estimation the activity of gases and other nuclides inside the treatment room for energies
above 10 MeV.
- Estimation the effective doses at the isocenter from photoneutron produced in linac as a
function in field size and energy.
- Direct measurements of activation products in linac using spectrometer Geni-2000 Software.
12.2009 - 06.2011 Assistant Professor of Medical Physics: (Najran University, Department of Radiological Science, College of Applied Medical Science, Najran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia).
- Teaching of students in College of Medicine, Dentistry and College of applied Medical Sciences
courses such as: Medical Physics, Radiation Physics, Radiation Protection, Physics of Nuclear
Medicine, Radiation protection and Advance Equipments.
- 12.2011 Member in the office of Academic Advising and Registration in Health College.
- 06.2011 Head of Radiological Sciences department.
- 03.2010 - 06.2012 Member in the Commission of Scientific Research on Health colleges
- 04.2010 - 01.2012 Member on unit of quality of health colleges.
- 03.2010 Member in the Committee to respond to radiological and nuclear emergency in Najran
02.2006 - 09.2009 Part-time Lecturer: (Sudan University for Science and Technology & El-neelain University in Khartoum, Sudan).
- Teaching of undergraduate & postgraduate Radiotherapy and Radiology medical students.
09.2000 - 12.2009 Medical Physicist: (Radiation & Isotopes Center Khartoum (RICK), Khartoum, Sudan).
- In the field of nuclear medicine: Dealing with two Gamma Camera "Philips and ZLC- ٣٧Siemens
gamma camera modified by Hungarian Mediso" and perform quality control using Co- ٥٧ point
source for intrinsic uniformity and Co- ٥٧ disc type flood source for all system uniformity tests . The
workload was about ١٥ patients per day. In addition calculation and preparation of the therapy dose
"I- ١٣١and P-٣٢" for patients and protect both the staffs and patients from external radiation.
- In the field of radiotherapy:
Treatment planning of cancer patients by teletherapy (using ROCS and Pinnacle treatment
planning system) and brachytherapy (using ABACUS 3.1 treatment planning system for
GammaMed 12i), proper execution of the treatment.
Determination of absorbed dose to water for Cobalt- 60 gamma ray beams, high energy photon
beams and electron beams using TRS - 398, TRS- 277 Protocols.
Commissioning of Cobalt- 60 gamma ray beams (MDS-Nordion), and highenergy photon beams
and electron beams (Elekta).
Supervising and administrating of PACS system in the capacity of medical physicist.
- 12.2008 - 12.2009 Head of Radiation Protection Department: Teaching of undergraduate &
postgraduate Radiotherapy and Radiology medical students, teaching of medical physicist
trainees. Overall radiation safety, radiation monitoring and calibration of radiation equipments
in the capacity of radiation safety officer. In addition, perform quality control for diagnostic
machines such as CT, conventional xray units, mammography and dental units.
06.2011 - present Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, Jean-Paul-Str. 12, 53173 Bonn
09.2006 - 12.2006 UNESCO fellowship for Sandwich training education program, ICTP, Trieste, Italy
08.2007 - 12.2007
08.2008 - 12.2008
09.2003 - 12.2003 VLIR fellowship from Belgium government for international training in physics of
medical imaging, radiotherapy, and nuclear physics and related radiation
protection at VUB, Brussels, Belgium
Participation in schools, workshops, training and conferences
23 - 27.04.2012 ICTP-TWAS Workshop on Entrepreneurship for physicists and engineers from developing countries , International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy
12 - 13.03.2012 Training on the Examination systems and students assessments, Najran University, Najran, KSA
25 - 26.02.2012 Training on the Writing competitive research projects, Najran University, Najran, KSA
18 - 20.02.2012 Workshop on the Preparation for KPIs, Communication, Implementation and developing plans at Najran University in collaboration with Brunel University, Najran, KSA
03 - 04.12.2011 GE Health Care, HiSpeed Series : Basic Training, Najran University, Najran, KSA.
14 - 15.12.2010 Quality Assurance and Institution Assessment workshop, National Commission for Academic Accreditation & Assessment, Kobber, KSA
15 - 17.05.2010 CME Activity Director: Symposium in Radiation Protection in Diagnostic Radiology Centers, Najran, KSA
16.11 - 20.11.2009 Regional (AFRA) Training workshop on management of radioactive waste from medical applications, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) & CNESTEN, Rabat, Morocco.
12.10 - 16.10.2009 Neutron and ions dosimetry symposium (NEODOSE11), iThempa LAB, Cape Town, South Africa.
27.04 - 29.04.2009 International Conference on Advances in Radiation Oncology (ICARO), International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria.
18.11 - 2.12.2008 European school of medical physics, Archamps, France
24.11 - 05.12.2008 Joint ICTP-IAEA School on Quality Assurance in Radiotherapy with Emphasis on 3D Treatment Planning and Conformal Radiotherapy, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
10.11 - 21.11.2008 Workshop on the Training in Basic Radiation Materials Science and its Applications to Radiation Effects Studies and Development of Advanced Radiation-Resistant Materials, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
20.10 - 24.10.2008 Activity on Imaging in Advanced Radiotherapy Techniques , International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
01.09 - 19.09.2008 College on medical physics, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
14.04 - 16.04.2008 The 16th International Conference on Medical Physics, "Current and Future science in Radiation Medicine", Dubai, UAE
12.11 - 23.11.2007 Workshop on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology: Medical Applications, Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
15.10 - 26.10.2007 School on Pulsed Neutrons: Characterization of Materials, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
27.11 - 01.12.2006 Workshop on Economic Development for Physicists from Developing Countries, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
04.09 - 29.09.2006 College on medical physics, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
17.07 - 19.07.2006 Training on PTW equipments ( TLD reader "PCL 3" , Water Phantom "MP3", flat panel "seven29 Expert Package", PTW FREIBURG, Freiburg, Germany
05.2006 Training on Essentials of quality in the clinical services field, Ministry of Federal Health with Radiation & isotopes Center Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
10.04 - 19.04.2005 Training on Radiation Protection from radioactive sources, Syrian Atomic Energy Agency, Damascus, Syria
20.11 - 24.11.2004 Regional (AFRA) Training workshop on quality control and dosimetry of linear accelerator beams in radiotherapy, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) & Radiation and Isotopes Center Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
09 - 12.2003 Medical Imaging, Radiation Therapy and Nuclear medicine and Radiation Protection, VL.I.R International Training Programme Free University of Belgium University of Gent Belgium, Brussels, Belgium
05 - 06.2005 Training on personal monitoring for individually exposed workers OEWs, Sudan Atomic Energy Commission, Khartoum, Sudan
20.09 - 24.09.2004 Regional (AFRA) Training workshop on codes of practice in Dosimetry, September 2004, South Africa Association of Physicists in Medicine and Biology & IAEA Johannesburg, South Africa
23.02 - 27.02.2003 Advances in Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Physics, American Association of Physicists in Medicine & Egypt Association of Medical Physicists Nasser Institute Hospital, Egypt
06.01 - 06.02.2002 C- Language & Computational Physics C- Language & Computational Physics, February 2002, University of Amsterdam & University of Khartoum, Sudan
1.10.1998-7.4.1999 Diploma of computer, April 1999 Damsin International Company Ltd., Khartoum, Sudan
13.5.1996-1.6.1996 Introduction & Operation PC, United For Computer Sciences & Language, Khartoum, Sudan
MC Geant4 code, Microsoft Office software, ROCS Version 5.1.1 for Treatment Planning System Pinnacle for Treatment Planning System "TPS"- [3D], ABACUS 3.1 for TPS of HDR - Brachytherapy - [2D]), PACS system, OmniProTM-Accept System, Ver 6.1 for commissioning and quality control, Visual Basic Version 5, C & C++, (Programming), Software image processing.
Travelling, painting, reading, and jogging
Membership & Contributions to Scientific Organizations
Jan 2012 Arbitrator in Science Journal of Physic
Feb 2008 European Physical Society, Mulhouse, France
May 2006 Sudanese Association of Medical Physicists (SAMP), Treasurer of the Association, Member of IOMP, Sudan
Jan 2006 Radiation Protection Technical Committee (RPTC), Member, Sudan
Dec 2006 Association of Medical Physicists of India, Member No. LM-1783 "life member", India
Jan 2003 American Association of Physicists in Medicine, AAPM, Member No. 25914, USA
Nov 2002 South Africa Society of Nuclear Medicine, SASNM, Member No. 411, South Africa
1- Dr. Helmut Fischer
University of Bremen
IUP - Institute of Environmental Physics
phone: + 49-421-218-6276
2- Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Björn Poppe
AG Medizinische Strahlenphysik
Institut für Physik
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
3- Prof. Claudio Tuniz
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
Strada Costiera 11
34014 Trieste, Italy
Tel (w): +39 040 2240 232
Tel (Cell): +39 3355973880
1- Acknowledgment Certificate to participate in the first self assessment of Najran University by Deputy Rectorship for Developing and Quality.
2- Certificate of appreciation from General Directorate of Health Affairs Najran - Ministry of Health - for organizing the workshop of special investigation in radiology (5-6/5/2012).
A) Articles in journals
1- M. K. Saeed and J. M. Al-Qahtani (2012): Paediatric dose measurements for chest x-ray examinations at Maternity and Children Hospital in Najran - Saudi Arabia. Australas Phys Eng Sci Volume 35, Issue 2, 215-219.
2- A. Sulieman, M. Elzaki and M. Khalil (2011): Occupational Exposure to staff during Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in Sudan. Radiat Prot Dosim 144, No. 3, 530-533.
3- M. K. Saeed, O. Moustafa, O. A. Yasin, C. Tuniz, and F. I. Habbani (2009): Doses to patients from photo-neutrons emitted in a medical linear accelerator. Radiat Prot Dosim 133, No. 3, 130-135. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, September 7 - 12, 2009, Munich, Germany, IFMBE Proceedings Volume 25/3, 2009, pp 3-6
4- M. K. Saeed, M. M. E. Taha, and O. A. Ali (2009): Dose measurements for chest x-ray examinations at four diagnostic centers in Sudan. Pan Arab Medical Journal 2, No. 14, 52-56.
5- M. K. Saeed (2009): Measurement of central and off axis data for megavoltage x-ray beams. Sudan Journal for basic science, P, 3, 19-25.
B) Published contributions to academic conferences
6- M. K. Saeed, H. W. Fischer, and B. Poppe (2012): Comparison of activation products in highenergy medical linear accelerators. Proceeding of the 13th International Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA) in Glasgow (UK) on 14-18 May 2012.
7- M. K. Saeed, (2012): Safe simulation of decontamination of gamma radiation sources. Proceeding of the 1st International workshop on advanced materials for sensors, Electronic devices and renewable energy, Promising Center for Sensors and Electronic Devices, Najran University, Najran (KSA) on 14-16 May 2012.
8- M. K. Saeed, and M. M. E. Taha (2008): A comparison of TLD dosimeters: LiF:Mg,Cu,P and 7LiF:Mg,Cu,P for medical application. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Medical Physics in Dubai (UAE) on 14-16 April 2008.
9- M. K. Saeed, O. Moustafa, O. A. Yasin, C. Tuniz, and F. I. Habbani (2009): Doses to patients from medical linear accelerator. Proceedings to the International Conference on Advances in Radiation Oncology (ICARO) in Vienna (Austria) on 27-29 April 2009.
10- H. Goda, A. Sulieman, M. Yousif and M K SAEED (2010): Radiation Dose Measurements To Patients And Staff During Cardiac Catheterization. Proceedings from the European Conference on Individual Monitoring of Ionizing Radiation in Athens (Greece) on 8-12 March 2010,.
11- A. Sulieman, M. Elzaki and M Khalil (2010): Occupational Exposure To Staff During Endoscopic Retrogade Cholangiopancreatography In Sudan. Proceedings from the European Conference on Individual Monitoring of Ionizing Radiation in Athens (Greece) on 8-12 March 2010.
12- M. Yousef, A. Sulieman, M. Omer, M. Yousif , O. Sabeel, M. Ibraheem and M K SAEED (2010): Radiation dose Measurements to Patients and staff during Thyroid Scan" proceedings from the European Conference on Individual Monitoring of Ionizing Radiation in Athens (Greece) on 8-12 March 2010.
C) Published contributions to Newspaper
13- "Al-Talawoth Al-Elishai" ("Radiation Contamination"). Al Hayat daily Newspaper. Saturday, Mar 15, 2005 [in Arabic]
14- "Al-beah wa al-hemaia men al-eshai" ("The Environment and protection against radiation"). Al Ray Alaam daily Newspaper. Wednesday, April 21, 2004 [in Arabic]
15- M. K. Saeed "The Basic of Clinical Photon Beam Dosimtery" ISBN (978-3-8454-0275-8) LAP Lambert Academic Publishing 2011.
16- M. K. Saeed "Investigation of Activation Products in Medical Linear Accelerators" ISBN (978-3-8433-9413-0) LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2011.D.
17- M. K. Saeed, M. M. Elhassan, E. Salih, H. M. Ahmed "Radiation Protection Manual", Radiation and Isotopes Center Khartoum, Federal Ministry of Health, Khartoum, Sudan. Approved by Sudan Atomic Energy Commission, Radiation Safety Institute and Director of Radiation and Isotopes Center, 31/7/2008, in press (depositing no.: 2009/627 in the federal council for literary & artistic works- Sudan).