MD in Law (LUMSA University, Rome) with a specialization on the Chemical Weapon Convention and OPCW activities. Completing the MSc in Protection against CBRNe events (University of Rome Tor Vergata). She has developed a new method of game theory application to optimize the non-conventional events management (like the CWA transloading from Syria). She has served in the didactic management units of graduate and postgraduate academic courses on safety & security, and in the organization of many international events both for private and public entities. She fluently speaks Italian and English. She has completed a Master in Human Resource Management in Philadelphia (USA).
She is actually serving as Document Control Manager at the Joint Research Centre (Ispra-Varese) European Commission.
JAVED, Muhammad Athar
Areas/Expertise: Pak-US relations, Middle East, Gulf and Asia - National Security, Sub-Conventional Warfare, Counter Terrorism, Counter Radicalization and Counter Violent Extremism (CVE), Perception management/Lobbying, Ideological Positions of Clergy, Counter Chemical, terrorism and Nuclear Studies.
JENKINS, Bonnie D.
Ambassador Jenkins is currently a Joint Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution and the University of Pennsylvania's Perry World House. From 2009 - 2017, she served as the Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs at the Department of State (DOS). During that time, she was the US DOS lead for the Nuclear Security Summit, and was a leading US government official in the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA). Ambassador Jenkins was also the U.S. Representative to the Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction.
JOHNSON, Prof. Steve
Steve Johnson is an adjunct professor in the graduate Executive Master of Professional Studies in Emergency & Disaster Management. He started his career within the British Army then served with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office before positions in consulting and industry, including Senior CBRNE adviser to Thales UK. He has served tours in Northern Ireland, the Falkland Islands, Iraq, Belize and other locations.
Steve’s main role is at Cranfield University based at the UK’s Defence Academy. He is Course Director for the MSc Forensic Explosive and Explosion Investigation MSc, and teaches Hazardous Investigations, Counter-Improvised Explosive Devices Capability (for the Ministry of Defence), Forensic Intelligence and Forensic Investigation of Explosives and Explosive Devices. He has an active research program and supervises students in CBRNE detection, Threat assessment and CBRNE Forensic science. He advise and works with a range of governmental and international organizations.
JOKSIC, Dr. Gordana
Dr. Gordana Joksic, biologist, PhD, research professor at the Vinča Institute has a background in radiation biology and genetic toxicology. She was the first to characterize the role of mitochondrial superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) in modulating the radiosensitivity of human cells, and provided experimental evidence that MnSOD determines the relative biological effectiveness of ionizing radiation. During recent years the focus of her main line of research is selection of substances with radioprotective and antimutagenic properties with potential medical use. She collaborates with the University of Bologna, Italy and with the Brunel University, UK.
I have completed my studies in Geography specialising myself in risk management. More precisely in risk assessment for flooding.
I started my PhD in 2014. The topic of my research is the consideration of cascading effects in crisis situation. My work is part of the FP7 European Project CascEff (www.casceff.eu) focusing on cascading effects.
Associate Professor, PhD (CBRN Department, Military Academy, University of Defence, Republic of Serbia).
Responsible for teaching of CBRN individual and collective protection, Technologies of CBRN decontamination and Prevention and acting in the accidental situations (Bachelor, Master and PhD studies).
Instructor for the CBRN protection at the annual OPCW basic and advanced courses in the CBRN Training Center in Krusevac (Republic of Serbia).
KEARNEY, Cap. Alan
Alan Kearney is a PhD candidate with Maynooth University under the Hume Scholarship award programme. His thesis explores the development of the Improvised Explosive Device and the entry of the term into the general lexicon in the last decade as a result of its global proliferation. He is a serving officer in the Defence Forces, Ireland, with over twenty eight years service. Alan served as an instructor for many years in the Ordnance School and has extensive operational experience in the domains of Counter-IED, IEDD, search and CBRNE. Alan attends many academic programmes as guest lecturer in various faculties across security and/or enterprise risk management related topics.
My research focuses primarily on modelling and Optimizing the Medical Emergency Care Systems, under the title: «Reference model of optimized organization, management and steering of the Integrated Network of Medical Emergency Care in Morocco: case of the INMEC of the Region Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer», under the guidance of the professor A.HAMMOUCHE. My career in research has provided me with the opportunity to attend and participate in international conferences:
I. Khalfaoui, A .Hammouche (2015) « a GIS platform for the optimized organization and management of an Integrated Network of Medical Care Emergency (INMCE) in Morocco. Case of the NMCE -Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer », In the International Conference of GIS Users, Taza, in October 21-22nd
I. Khalfaoui, A. Hammouche (2016), «Modelling of the territorial network of the pre-hospitable emergencies in Morocco: Case of the INMCE of the Region Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer», The 8th Francophone Conference in Management and Engineering of Hospital care Systems GISEH, In Casablanca, on July 11th, 12th and 13th.
Birth: 26 June, 1979; Nationality: Republic of Korea; Senior Researcher, K-water; Ph.D. candidate at Chungbuk National University.
KITHALAWAARACHCHI, Samantha K.
Current employment: Director to the His Excellency the President of Sri Lanka and Presidential coordinator for the Disaster Management / Disaster Management coordinator to the Ministry of Health
Post Graduate Training in Disaster Management and Disaster Medicine University of Polytechnic Ancona Italy
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Science (M.Sc in Disater management) at University of Peradeniya
Postgraduate diploma in health sector disaster management.
Marian Kraus studied Mathematics at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, where he wrote his diploma thesis about statistical methods of analysis and visualization of heart rate variability. He is employed at the German Aerospace Center as a data analyst, emphasized by his passion for logic puzzles (participations at world championships).
Klara Kubelkova has completed her PhD at the University of Defence (UoD), Faculty of Military Health Sciences (FoMHS). She is a member of cell biology group of Department of Molecular Pathology and Biology, FoMHS, UoD. She is a member of Academic Senate of FoMHS, UoD and co-investigator of many scientific grants supported by Czech Ministry of Defense, Czech Science Foundation and European Defence Agency. She has published many scientific papers and book chapters in reputed journals.