Dr. Radia SIA is the Founder and President of CLEVER OPERATION. She is also the Lead Scientist / Principal Inverstigator (PI). She obtained her Ph.D. in Experimental High Energy Physics - Radiation Detection (Nuclear Measurement) Instrumentation from Syracuse University in New York USA. Dr. SIA has a strong expertise in innovative technologies at the interface of public research, academia, industry, stakeholders and decision makers. She is a provider of innovative management support to different organizations and a fund-sourcing expert with an extensive network. She is a serial entrepreneur and startup founder.
She has a strong expertise, and more than two decades of experience, in radiation measurement instrumentation techniques, technologies, applications and markets. She is the principal author of over 30 peer-reviewed articles and a co-author of more than 170 articles. She was an invited speaker at several prestigious conferences and workshops worldwide.
Dr. SIA held various positions in the US and Europe within world-class institutions and collaborations that are at the leading edge in their fields such as: Syracuse Univesity (New York USA) in collaboration with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN in Geneva Switzerland), Fermi National Laboratory (Chicago IL) and Cornell University (Ithaca NY); Radiation Monitoring Devices (RMD) Inc., member of Dynasil Corp. of America, a global leader of radiation detection materials and leader of the US Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program; and ORANO, a world leader in nuclear power and renewable energy solutions.
She managed and developed projects for the US-NIH (National institute of Health), DHS (Department of Homeland Security), DoD (Department of Defense), DTRA (Defense Threat Reduction Agency), NASA, DOE (Department of Energy), NSF (National Science Foundation), UNESCO and the European Commission.
Her current focus is value creation through technology and services development in order to address concrete economic and societal challenges as well as promoting women leadership.
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