Dr. Nouf AlMousa

Assistant Professor
Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Safety Officer
Princess Nourah University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Fellowship Dates: 

01 September 2019 to 30 June 2021

MIT Department/Faculty Supervisor(s): 

Nuclear Science & Engineering, Dennis Whyte & Michael Short


Dr. Nouf AlMousa is a postdoctoral Ibn Khaldun Fellow at the Mesoscale Nuclear Materials Lab with the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering. Her research focuses on the nuclear materials for the next generation fission reactors. Before joining MIT, she received a PhD Nuclear Engineering from North Carolina State University where she studied nuclear materials for fusion reactors. With almost a decade of graduate and postdoctoral studies in the nuclear field, Nouf has long been passionate about the nuclear solution to the world's challenges.

During her time at MIT Dr. AlMousa has taken on several leadership roles. She is a member of the Committee on Radiation Protecion and the Safe and Sustainable Labs Task Force. Dr. AlMousa also has strong enthusiasm for empowering her fellow postdocs. She has served on the executive committee of the MIT Postdoctoral Association as both Recording Secretary and Vice President.

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