MahmoudWeb.jpgMahmoud Abu Shammeh
BSc, MSc Electrical and Computer Engineering
Director of Central Laboratories, University of Sharjah
Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mahmoud Abu Shammeh has a total experience of 28 years in the field of academia and laboratory management.  He holds the position of Director of Central Labs at the University of Sharjah-UAE since Sept 2009. Abu Shammeh is also currently working as a faculty member in Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Sharjah since 2000. He also worked as Career Advisor for Saudi Electric Company for two years in which he developed many technical programs for newly graduated engineers. He also worked for Philadelphia University – Amman Jordan for five years. He participated to establish the labs and curriculum at Philadelphia University and University of Sharjah.

Mahmoud Abu Shammeh served in many University committees to establish new teaching and research labs. Abu Shammeh has a long experience in Laboratory management and he introduced many effective ways to optimize lab operations and efficient utilization of available resources.

LisaWebSM.pngMs Lisa Stevens
Principal Consultant,
Lisa J Stevens and Associates Pty. Ltd.

Lisa Stevens is a well-qualified Health & Safety Consultant having worked in the areas of OHS, worker’s compensation and injury management for over 30 years. Having spent many years in industry, joined the School of Science, RMIT University a developer and presenter of one of Australia’s pre-eminent laboratory safety short courses.  Ms Stevens has spent the last 6 years auditing some Australia’s most respected university and medical research laboratories against AS/NZS 2243 Safety in Laboratories and AS2982 Laboratory Design and Construction.

At this year's conference, Lisa will provide an overview of AS/NZS 2243 Safety in Laboratories Series and how it applies to laboratories of all genres of laboratories and some of the more common areas of non-compliance.

BradCochranWebSM.pngBrad C. Cochran
CPP Wind Engineering, Inc.

Brad Cochran has over 25 years of experience in dispersion modeling of laboratory exhaust systems. During the past decade, Brad has defined new techniques to safely minimize the energy requirements for laboratory exhaust stacks by utilizing VAV technologies. He has successfully implemented over 100 VAV exhaust systems throughout the US, Canada, and the UK.
He has authored papers on laboratory exhaust design for ASHRAE, I2SL, SL-Can, S-Labs, AMCA, and R&D Magazine.

In 2011, Brad became one of the very first recipients prestigious I2SL GO BEYOND award for his outstanding contributions to the field of efficiency and sustainability in laboratory design.


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