Adnan Lahham


Asst. Professor of Physics


Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Room 228, Al-Quds University, P.O. Box: 20002, Jerusalem, Palestine.


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Asst. Professor of Physics, Faculty member at the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences. Research scientist in the field of Environmental Radiation & Radiation Protection. Dean of the Faculty of Science & Technology at Al-Quds University. Director of the Center for Radiation Science & Technology. Educated at University Comeniana and Slovak Medical University in former Czechoslovakia. Holder of three scientific degrees in Nuclear Physics and Radiation Protection. Member of national and international scientific organizations.

Research interests

  • Environmental Radioactivity
  • Environmental Electromagnetic fields
  • Radiation protection

Teaching activities

Graduate courses

  • Radiation science
  • Environmental radioactivity
  • Application of nuclear techniques in Environ. studies

Undergraduate courses

  • Radiation protection & Environment
  • Environmental radiation
  • Environmental physics
  • Advanced radiation protection
  • Applied statistics
  • Computer applications in environmental studies
  • Introduction to geophysics
  • Radiological physics

Selected publications

  • Lahham, Adnan; Hussien Al-Masri, Joudeh Adnan: Study of Environmental Radioactivity in Palestine by In-situ Gamma Ray Spectroscopy. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, (2009) pp. 14
  • Lahham, A. Fulop, M and Ragan, P. Thyroidal 131-I Monitoring System Using Whole-Body Counter Capabilities. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 51 No. 2. Nuclear Technology Publishing, UK (1994).
  • Lahham, A. Fulop, M. A Mobile Whole-body Counter for Accident & Occupation Monitoring of Internal Contamination. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 71 No. 1. Nuclear Technology Publishing, UK (1994).
  • Lahham, A. Fulop, M. and Hrabina, J. To the Calibration of Whole-body Counter Detectors. Radiation Hygiene Days, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia (1987)
  • Lahham, A. et al. Monitoring of 131-I in the Thyroid Gland (in Slovak) . Jaderna Energia 38, No. 1 (1992).
  • Lahham, A. Radionuclides in the Human Body (in Arabic), Arab Journal of science, No. 17, Tunisia (1991)
  • Lahham, A. The Use of 40-K in Assessing the Total Body Potassium Content in Man (in Arabic). Arab Journal of Science, No. 19. Tunisia (1995).
  • Lahham, A. et al. The Use of Whole-body Counter in Controlling The Radiation Exposure of Workers at Nuclear Medicine Departments. Slovak Journal of Radiology, No. 2, (1994).
  • Lahham, A. et al. Body Potassium Content & Radiation Dose from 40-K to Slovak Population. Health Physics, No.3, Vol. 74 (1998).
  • Lahham, A. Measurement of Energy Spectra of Gamma Rays Using Scintillation NaI(Tl) Detectors. Thesis, Faculty of Mathematics & Physics, Comenius University - Bratislava (1986).
  • Fulop, M. Lahham, A. Ragan, P. Calibration of Whole-body Counters by Data Transfer., Radiation ProtectionDosimetry,Nuclear Technology Publishing, UK (1995).
  • Fulop, M. Lahham, A. Masar, J. Radiation Dose to Slovak Population from Diagnosis at Nuclear Medicine Departments. XVI. Radiation Hygiene Days, Strbske Pleso (1992).
  • Fulop, M. Lahham, A. Mathematical & Physical Modeling of External Exposure of Humans. Final Report of the Research No. P12-335-018-20-07, IPCM, Bratislava (1989).
  • Adnan Lahham, Jehad Abu Lekbash: Electromagnetic EME Levels from Mobile Phone Base Station Towers in the West Bank & Gaza. International EMF Asia Pacific Conference, Bankgok Thailand 2004
  • Adnan Lahham, WHO Opinion on the Heath Effects of Mobile Base Station Towers (in Arabic). 2006

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