Dr. Hassan Elbahtimy is a Teaching Fellow in Science & Security at King’s College London.
He was awarded a PhD from the War Studies Department in 2013 for a thesis that addressed the historical origins of Egypt’s nuclear policy 1955-1968. Since then, he been an active member of Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP).
In 2014, Dr. Elbahtimy joined CSSS as a postdoctoral researcher and was part of a team that ran a collaborative research and training project with Atomic Weapons Establishment, UK (AWE) and Norwegian Institute of Energy Technology. Before joining CSSS, he worked as a senior researcher at VERTIC where his research focused on nuclear verification particularly IAEA safeguards and nuclear disarmament. Dr. Elbahtimy was a teaching assistant at the War Studies department in 2009/2010 and before that worked in the Multilateral Department in the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 2006, he was awarded the United Nations Disarmament Fellowship and was a Chevening scholar in 2007.
Dr. Elbahtimy holds an M.B.B.Ch from Cairo University, an International Relations Graduate Diploma from American University in Cairo, an MA in Science and Security from War Studies Department, Kings College London and Diplôme d’université – (D.U.) in International Nuclear Law from the University of Montpellier.