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Dr Bahram Ghiassee

Senior lecturer in the School of Civil Engineering and Concstruction

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Overview

An academic lawyer, Bahram is a senior lecturer in the School of Civil Engineering and Construction and primarily involved in teaching European law, environmental law and planning law at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He also lectures on sustainable development, with particular emphasis on policy, legislative and institutional frameworks at national, European and international levels.

Bahram is a member of the International Nuclear Law Association (Brussels), the Nuclear Institute (UK), and the UK Environmental Law Association. He is also a chartered engineer (CEng), a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and an associate member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. His current research interests and publications encompass environmental law and policy, spatial planning and nuclear law. He has also published extensively in scientific and technical journals.

He has had appointments in academia, research, commerce, and industry - both in the United Kingdom and abroad. Since 2001, he has been a  visiting academic on the MSc in Radiation and Environmental Protection at the University of Surrey, where he teaches nuclear law and environmental law. In addition, since 2007 he has been a visiting academic at the University of Greenwich. Bahram is also a member of the World Nuclear University.

Qualifications

Year gained Subject
2005 LLM, Public International Law, Faculty of Laws, University College London (UCL).
2001 LLB, Law, School of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London.
1980 MBA, The City University Business School (now Cass Business School), London.
1979 PhD, Nuclear Science and technology, Imperial College, University of London.
1974 MSc, Nuclear Reactor Science and Technology, Imperial College.
1973 BSc, Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

Career Highlights

Year Position held
2007 - Visiting Academic in Law, School of Architecture & Construction, University of Greenwich, London.
2002 - Senior Lecturer in Law and in Sustainable Development, School of Surveying & Planning, Kingston University London.
2001 - Visiting Academic on the MSc programme in Radiation & Environmental Protection, Physics Dept, University of Surrey.
1997 - 2001 Visiting Lecturer in Plant & Process Engineering, School of Engineering, Richmond College, Surrey.
1990 - 1997 Senior Management posts in the mineral, chemical, and petrochemical industries in the Middle-East.
1987 - 1990 Director, Sandrox Ltd - a London-based Consulting Company.
1981 - 1987 Post-doctoral Research Associate, Chemistry Dept, University College London (UCL).

Research

 Research:   

Ghiassee B (2011) Conservation areas and Listed Buildings (Chapter 8), in Harris C (ed), Planning Factbook, Wolters Kluwer Publishing, London, (to be published in November 2011). 

 

     PUBLICATIONS

Ghiassee B (2010) Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) - Forty Years of  International Peace & Energy Security, Nuclear Future (Journal of the Nuclear Institute) Vol.6, No.6, Nov/Dec 2010.

 Ghiassee B (2010) Infrastructure (Chapter 9), in Harris C (ed), Planning Factbook, Wolters Kluwer Publishing, London.

Ghiassee B (2010) Hazardous Substances (Chapter 10), in Harris C (ed), Planning Factbook, Wolters Kluwer Publishing, London.

Ghiassee B (2010) Book Review, Nuclear Law (S Tromans QC, 2010), Nuclear Future (Journal of the Nuclear Institute) Vol.6, No.4, July/August 2010.

Ghiassee B (2010) Strategic Siting Assessment(SSA) -Informing the Nuclear National Policy Statement for New Nuclear Power Stations, Nuclear Future, Journal of the Nuclear Institute, 6(2) March/April 2010.

Ghiassee B, (2009) Generic Design Assessment (GDA) -Facilitating Nuclear New Build in the UK, Nuclear Future, Journal of the Nuclear Institute, 5(6) 321-327 Nov/Dec 2009.

Ghiassee B (2009) The High Court Rules for the UK Nuclear Test Veterans, Nuclear Future, Journal of the Nuclear Institute, 5(6) 291-2, Nov/Dec 2009.

Ghiassee B (2009) Justification Decision-the First Hurdle to Nuclear New Built in the UK, Nuclear Future, Journal of the Nuclear Institute, 5(2) 79-84 March/April 2009.

Ghiassee B (2006) Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) & Iran - A case Study in Dispute Resolution & Compliance (Submitted to an International Organisation, 2006).

Ghiassee B (2006) The International Regulation of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) from Non-nuclear Industries (submitted to an International Law firm).

Ghiassee N B (2002), the Long Arm of Environmental Law, Estates Gazette,15 May 2004.

Ghiassee N B, Nuclear Terrorism & The Environment, UK Environmental Law Assoc., e-law Journal, No. 8, March 2002.

Ghiassee B (2004) The Implications of OSPAR Convention (Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic)  for the UK Nuclear Industry and Its Regulation (submitted to  an International  Law Firm).  

Ghiassee N, et al, K, English for the Students of Chemical Engineering, Centre for Publication of University Books, SAMT Publishers, Tehran (1997).

Ghiassee N (Ed), English for the Students of Nuclear Science & Engineering, Centre for Publication of University Books, SAMT Publishers, Tehran (1996).

Ambrose, D;  Ewing M B; Ghiassee, N B; Sanchez, J C,  The Ebulliometric Method of Vapour-Pressure Measurement: Vapour Pressures of  Benzene, Hexafluorobenzene and Naphthalene, J Chemical Thermodynamics 22, 589 (1990).

Ambrose, D; Ghiassee, N B, Vapour Pressures, Critical Temperatures & Critical Pressures of Benzyl Alcohol, Octan-2-ol, and 2-Ethylhexan-1-ol, J Chemical Thermodynamics 22, 307 (1990).

Ambrose, D; Ghiassee, N B, Vapour Pressure, Critical Temperature & Critical Pressure of 2, 2, 4, 4, 6, 8, 8-Heptamethyl  Nonane,  J Chemical Thermodynamics 20, 1231 (1988).

Ambrose, D; Ghiassee, N B, Vapour Pressure, Critical Temperature & Critical Pressure of 4-Methyl Pentan-2-one, J Chemical Thermodynamics 20, 767 (1988).

Ambrose, D; Ghiassee, N B, Vapour Pressures, Critical Temperatures & Critical Pressures of Enflurane and Isoflurane, J Chemical Thermodynamics 20, 765 (1988).

Ambrose, D; Ghiassee, N B, Vapour Pressure, Critical Temperature & Critical Pressure of Acetic Anhydride, J Chemical Thermodynamics 19, 911 (1987).

Ambrose, D; Ghiassee, N B, Vapour Pressures, Critical Temperatures and Critical Pressures of C5 and C6 Cyclic Alcohols and Ketones, J Chemical Thermodynamics 19, 903 (1987).

Ambrose, D; Ghiassee, N B, Vapour Pressures, Critical Temperatures & Critical Pressures of Some Alkanoic Acids: C1 to C10, J Chemical Thermodynamics 19, 505 (1987).

Ambrose, D; Ghiassee, N B, Correlation of The Vapour Pressure of Fatty Acids, Proceedings of  the 11th  Thermodynamics Conference, University of Reading (7-9 April 1986).

Ambrose, D; Ghiassee, N B, Vapour Pressure Measurements by Comparative Ebulliometry,  Proceedings of  the 11th  Thermodynamics Conference, University of Reading (7-9 April 1986).

Ghiassee, N B, Vapour-Pressure  Equations for Solid and Liquid UF6, Uranium Hexafluoride, J Nuclear Materials 139, 284 (1986).

Ghiassee, N, The Vapour Pressure of Uranium Hexafluoride, Proceedings of  The National Conference on Nuclear Science & Technology, Bushehr, Iran (14-19 March 1985).

Ghiassee, N; Clay, P G; Walton, G N, The Volatility of Uranium (IV) Thenoyltrifluoroacetone Complex, Inorganic & Nuclear Chemistry Letters 17, 273 (1981).

Ghiassee, N; Clay, P G; Walton, G N, Thermal Decomposition of  U(BH4)4, J Inorganic & Nuclear Chemistry 43 (11), 2909 (1981).

Ghiassee, N; Clay, P G; Walton, G N, Photolytic Decomposition of  Uranium Tetrahydroborate Vapour, U(BH4)4, Inorganic & Nuclear Chemistry Letters 16, 149 (1980).

Ghiassee, N; Clay, P G; Walton, G N, Uranium Tetrahydroborate & Its Spectra, Inorganic & Nuclear Chemistry Letters 14, 117 (1978).

Professional Body Membership

Member, International Nuclear Law Association, Brussels;

Member, the UK Nuclear Institute;

Member, UK Environmental Law Association;

Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators;

Chartered Engineer, Engineering Council UK ;

Associate-Member, Royal Town Planning Institute;

Member, RTPI Environmental Planning and Protection Network;

Member, World Nuclear University.

 

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