Dr. Yacine Addad holds the Associate Department Chair in Nuclear Engineering and Deputy Director of the Emirates Nuclear Technology Center (ENTC) within Khalifa University, UAE. He is an expert in the field of nuclear Thermal-Hydraulics (T-H) analysis. He is leading the Emirates Nuclear Technology Center (ENTC) Theme-1 research team focusing on the assessment of the thermal hydraulic safety analysis codes capabilities to mimic dominant T-H phenomena occurring in nuclear power plants under postulated accident scenarios including rare events.
Dr. Addad is actively involved in many UAE and internationally coordinated research programs. He is a leading academic researcher and has attracted over $8 Million in grants as PI and Co-I from various bodies including, FANR, ENEC, UK funding councils, and ASPIRE programs to support R&D in nuclear. He has given invited lectures and short courses in United Kingdom, Algeria, Japan, South Korea, France, and the United Arab Emirates. Dr. Addad is the author and co-author of 100+ articles in refereed journals and peer-reviewed conference proceedings.