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Jaime Aguirre Gómez

Jaime Aguirre Gómez

Mr. Jaime Aguirre Gómez is the Director of Environmental Radiological Surveillance at the Nuclear Safety and Safeguards National Commission of Mexico (CNSNS) since 1992.

He holds a first degree in Chemistry (1981) and a MSE in Nuclear Chemistry (1990) from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He won the Gabino Barreda Medal, for his high grades to obtaining an MSE. In 1997 he obtained a Diploma as specialist in quality assurance.

Within the CNSNS Mr. Aguirre Gómez held positions as Head of the Radiochemistry Section; Head of the Counting and Electronic Section and, since 2002, as Director of Environmental Radiological Surveillance.

Mr. Aguirre Gómez is an expert in environmental radiological surveillance to nuclear and radiological facilities; radiochemical procedures including destructive and non destructive analysis of environmental and food samples; quality assurance for analytical laboratories and emergency preparedness of relevant facilities.

He is a member of IAEA's Waste, Safety and Standards Committee as well as its Analytical Laboratories for Measurements of Environmental Radioactivity Network, both since 2005. He has been involved as liaison of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), since Mexico hosts an aerosol and noble gas station of the International Monitoring System of the CTBT Organization.

Mr. Aguirre Gómez has been the representative of Mexico to UNSCEAR since its fifty-seventh session (2010).

Last updated: Tuesday, 9 September 2014