Here are Organising Committee Members
University of Missouri-St. Louis
Thomas F. George (chancellor/professor emeritus) served as chancellor and professor of chemistry and physics at the University of Missouri-St. Louis from 2003 until his retirement in 2019. Prior to that, he was chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, provost at Washington State University, dean of science at SUNY Buffalo, and promoted by age 29 to full professor of chemistry at the University of Rochester. He received his B.A. degree (Phi Beta Kappa) with a double major in chemistry and mathematics from Gettysburg College, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at age 23 from Yale University, with postdoctoral appointments at MIT and UC-Berkeley. Tom's research specialty is chemical/materials/laser/nanophysics, including nanomedicine. He continues to be an active researcher with 800 papers, 9 authored and 26 edited books. His awards include the Marlow Medal from the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK), Medal of Honor from Gulf University for Science and Technology in Kuwait, and Diploma of Honour from Seinajoki University of Applied Sciences in Finland. He holds honorary doctorates from the University of Szeged in Hungary and Phranakhon Rajabhat University in Thailand, and he has been elected as a foreign member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology. As a hobby, he plays jazz keyboard and has performed throughout the country and overseas in Bosnia, Croatia, China, Hungary, Kuwait, Oman, Romania and Russian Siberia. Tom has been married since 1970 to Dr. Barbara Harbach, Curators' Distinguished Professor Emerita of Music, former chair of the Department of Music, director of the School of Fine and Performing Arts, and director of Women in the Arts at the University of Missouri St. Louis. They are the proud owners (actually, servants) of four cats â€“ two tortoise females (Luna and Stella) and two younger, mischievous males (Jeremiah and Jarrett).
California State University, Bakersfield
Sungwook Hong, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Engineering at California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB). Prior to joining CSUB, he was a postdoctoral scholar at University of Southern California during 2016 â€“ 2019. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University in 2012; and received M.S. and B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering at Kyunghee University in South Korea in 2009 and 2007, respectively. He is an expert in atomic scale modeling and simulations of chemical/physical processes of complex nanostructured systems using reactive and quantum molecular dynamics simulations. His current research interest includes computational synthesis of 2D layered materials, and combustion performance of metal nanoparticles using organic coatings.
The Australian National University
Mukunda P Das is School Professor in Theoretical Physics. He is a Fellow of American Physical Society, Institute of Physics (UK) and Australian Institute of Physics. His research interest concerns the fundamental aspects of condensed matter, which include Superconductivity, Vortex Matter, Bose-Einstein Condensation, Meso- and Nanoscopic Systems, Strongly Correlated Electrons, Density Functional Theory and Theory of Disordered States. He is member of Editorial Boards of many international journals, namely J. Physics: Condensed Matter (IOP) (2002-12), and ASN J. NanoSci and Nanotech (IOP).
Foundation of Physics Research Center
Luigi Maxmilian Caligiuri (born in 30th of November 1972) is an Italian Physicist. He received laurea magna cum laude in theoretical Physics from University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy in 1995. He has started his research and teaching activity at University of Calabria at Faculties of Sciences and Engineering in several fields of theoretical and applied sciences. From 2001 he is full professor of Physics and, from 2013, also the director of the Foundation of Physics Research Center (FoPRC) in Italy, an independent research organization devoted to advanced research in Physics. From 2013 he is also member of the Natural Philosophy Alliance (NPA) and, form 2015, an expert member of the International Engineering and Technology Institute (IETI). From 2014 to 2016 he has been the Executive Director of the Scientific Projects Divisions at International Society for Space Science (ISSS). In 2016 he has been included in the Marquis Who's Who in the World and in the 2017 he has been nominated among the top 100 scientists in the world by the Cambridge Biographical Centre. He has published tens of scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals of physics and engineering in the fields of theoretical physics, acoustics, biophysics, electromagnetic fields and material sciences. He is editorial board member of tens of international journals related to theoretical and applied physics. His most recent interests relate to coherent quantum field theory and its application to different fields - from fundamental physics to cosmology and brain mechanism - to superluminal physics and to the study of consciousness and mind mechanism from the standpoint of quantum mechanics, to advanced quantum computing and Artificial Intelligence. He also conducts scientific popularization activity by writing essays in magazines and participating to TV programs. Specific Areas of Interests: Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory; Cosmology; Biophysics; Photonics; Foundation of Physics; Condensed Matter Physics; Environmental Physics and Pollution Prevention; Electromagnetic Fields; Forensic Physics; Classical and Quantum Computation; Physics of Materials.
The City University of New York
Professor Eugene Stephane Mananga is a Doctoral Faculty in the Ph.D. Programs in Physics & Chemistry at the Graduate Center of The City University of New York (CUNY). He is the Grants Program Director for STEM and a member in the Executive Board and Board of Directors-at-Large of the CUNY ACADEMY for the Humanities and Sciences, which he has recently served as Deputy Executive Director. He is an Adjunct Professor of Applied Physics at New York University (NYU), and an Assistant Professor of Physics and Nuclear Medicine at BCC of CUNY. During the years 2021, 2020 and 2019, Eugene was selected by the US Department of Energy (Office of Science, DOE) in the Faculty Program (VFP) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2021, 2020) and Argonne National Laboratory (2019) to work on problems related to the energy storage and technology. Professor Mananga completed his Ph. D in Physics (with Distinguished Professor Steven Greenbaum) from The Graduate Center and Hunter College of the City University of New York and holds 6 additional graduate degrees and training from various institutions including Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MITx), and City College of New York. Eugene did his postdoctoral studies in the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory of USA, Harvard Medical School, and Massachusetts General Hospital. Prior to joining Harvard-MGH, Dr. Mananga was an â€œIngenieur de Rechercheâ€ in the French Atomic Energy Commission and Alternative Energies (â€œCommissariat a lâ€™Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives de Franceâ€, CEA-SACLAY, NEUROSPIN). During his tenure with CEA-SACLAY, Dr. Mananga worked in collaboration with Dr. Thibault Charpentier to introduce the Floquet-Magnus expansion in the field of Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. This important work contributes to advance the understanding of spin dynamics in nuclear magnetic resonance, quantum physics, and beyond. Dr. Mananga unique work has been identified by the Advances in Engineering Committee as a useful contributor to the general field of spin dynamics. Eugene has published more than 70 peer-review scientific articles (mainly as first and corresponding author) including prestigious and major scientific journals such as Physics Reports, Royal Society of Chemistry, the Journal of Chemical Physics, the Journal of Physical Chemistry, Chemical Physics, Chemical Physics Letters, Journal of Magnetic Resonance, Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Journal of Nature and Science, etc... Eugene is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Molecular Physics and he has served as editorial board member for more than 40 international scientific journals including the journal Heliyon: Cell Press and the journal of atomic and nuclear physics. Dr. Mananga has been an honorable Scientific Adviser and Organizing Committee Member for several major international scientific conferences in the USA and around the world. On April 2018, he was selected as one of the 2018 STEM Faculty Leaders in the USA to participate in the 2018 PKAL STEM LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE II. His scientific contribution in the field of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance was honored during the 70th anniversary (1946 - 2016) of the Russian Academic of Sciences. Professor Mananga awards include the 2017 Henry Wasser Award in Physics from the CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences in recognition of â€œOutstanding Scholarship and Academic Performanceâ€ and the 2018 Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Chemical Society New York Section for â€œContributions and Advanced Studies in the Theory of Spin Dynamics in Solid-State Nuclear magnetic Resonance and Quantum Mechanics.â€ From 2018 to 2023, Dr. Mananga serves as a Faculty Mentor in physics on the National Science Foundation (NSF) S-STEM scholarship $5 millions scholarship grant on â€œDeveloping a Growth Mindset Model to Build Resiliency in Underrepresented STEM Students.â€ Professor Manangaâ€™ s research and service efforts have been recognized by the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award from VDGOOD Professional Association in India in Recognition of International Scientists in Engineering, Science and Medicine. Research Interest: Professor Eugene Mananga research interests are in Condensed Matter Physics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Medical Physics, Radiological Sciences and Nuclear Medicine. Currently, he is focused on advancing theory, simulation and methodology in Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Spin Dynamics, Quantum Physics, Imaging Science, Medical Physics and Nuclear Medicine.
Bekir Sami Yilbas is the University Distinguished Professor at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. He is involved and currently running many industrial projects and some of the industrial funding agents include ARAMCO, SABIC, SEC, and K.A.CARE. His research area covers many fields in Mechanical Engineering and some of which include laser machining and applications, surface sciences and engineering, thermal processing, and energy materials., environmental dust, and self-cleaning applications for photovoltaic panels. He published over 900 journal papers in Internationally reputable journals and presented over 120 papers in Conferences. His academic research work received over twelve thousand citations. His academic index (H-Index) is 52, which is considered to be significantly high. He received great recognition from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals and the other scientific bodies around the world. Because of his contributions to academia, Dr. Yilbas received many awards over the years. Some of these include President of Indiaâ€™s Prize for 1988, India, the best researcher awards from KFUPM (1997, 2002, 2007), Silver Jubilee Medal for the outstanding achievements in Materials and Manufacturing 2005 by Silesian University of Technology, Poland, Doctor of Engineering Degree from Birmingham University (2005), UK, Donald Julius Groen Prize for 2007 from by Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Manufacturing Industries Division, UK, Professor W. Johson International Gold Medal for 2008 by awarded by the Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies Steering Committee, Ireland. Professor Fryderyk Staub Golden Owl Award by World Academy of Metals, Poland, and Almaraiâ€™s Distinguished Scholar Prize, awarded by King Abdulaziz City of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia. He is currently a Distinguished University Professor at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in Saudi Arabia. Dr. Bekir Sami Yilbas is very sincere and hardworking nature. He supervised many students at graduate and undergraduate levels. He is currently advising many coop and senior design project students.
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University Ss. Cyril and Methodius
Nenad Novkovski is working as a Professor of Condensed Matter Physics in University Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Macedoni. His research interests are 1. Insulating films on semiconductors: technology, optimization, physical properties, conduction mechanisms and wearout - rapid thermally grown (RTP) SiO2 and SiOxNy ultra-thin films; Thermally grown and rf sputtered Ta2O5/SiO2 and Ta2O5/SiOxNy stacked layers; 2. Nano-laminated and doped high-k dielectrics, stacked dielectrics for MOHOS. 3. Transparent conductive oxides (SnO2, In2O3, CdS).
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Norbert M. Nemes is an experimental solid state physicist who obtained his PhD in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania in 2002 and after postdoctoral stays in the NIST Center for Neutron Research and also the Materials Science Institute of Madrid he is a Professor of Applied Physics at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, one of the largest and oldest Spanish universities. He has published over 100 research papers with an h-index of 22 on topics ranging from materials of reduced dimensions, superconductors, spintronics and magnetic anisotropy, multifunctional materials (magnetoelectric coupling), and in the last years on thermoelectrics.
Lucian N. Cojocariu is a researcher in the Department of Elementary Particle Physics (DFPE) at Horia Hulubei National Institute for R&D in Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH) from December 2013, when he joined the Romanian Group working for the Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) Experiment at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). Previously, from 2008 until 2013, he was a research assistant at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (FIESC) from Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava (USV). With two B.A. degrees, first one in Applied Electronics and the second in Engineering and Management, he obtained in 2012 a M.S. degree in Computers and Communication Networks from FIESC. In 2017, he received a Ph.D. degree in Electronics and Telecommunication from USV. Lucian's area of research interest is radiation tolerant readout front-end electronics for particle detectors in high energy physics experiments. Over the last years, he investigated the impact of Total Ionizing Dose (TID) and Single-Event Effects on state-of-the-art ASICs and commercial off-the-shelf FPGAs with application in harsh environments, like particle detectors and space. Currently he is involved in the LHCb Upgrade Programme Phase Ia for the new photo-detection system of two Ring Imaging Cherenkov (RICH) sub-detectors. The dissemination of its scientific results includes: 1 patent, 15 papers in ISI Journals, and 340 papers as co-author within the LHCb Collaboration.
Prof. Ninoslav Marina has been Rector of the University of Information Science and Technology (UIST) in Ohrid since 2012. He was President of the Rector's Conference of the public universities in the Republic of Macedonia (2015-2018).Dr. Marina graduated at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering Skopje in 1998 and obtained his Ph.D. degree at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) in 2004. In partnership with Nokia Research Centre in Helsinki, his thesis was in information theory with application to wireless communications. Ninoslav Marina was Director of R&D at Sowoon Technologies (2005 - 2007), visiting scholar at University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu (2007 - 2008), postdoctoral researcher at University of Oslo (2008 - 2009) and postdoctoral Marie Curie Fellow at Princeton University (2009 - 2012). Prof. Marina co-authored more than 100 scientific papers, books and popular texts and has been a guest professor at more than twenty universities in countries including United States, Japan, United Kingdom, Italy, Israel, Russia, Brazil, China, Hong Kong, Norway, Finland, Indonesia, Malaysia, Morocco, Portugal, Azerbaijan and the Czech Republic. Dr. Marina is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and is one of the co-founders of the Macedonian Chapter of the IEEE Information Theory Society. He is an Associate Editor of Telkomnika Indonesia and was also Technical Program Committee Chair of the International Congress on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems (ICUMT). In 2015, Prof. Marina was a panel member at the United Nations General Assembly informal interactive consultations on the World Summit on the Information Society in New York.
University of South Florida
Dr. M. Tuan Trinh is currently an assistant professor at the Department of Physics, the University of South Florida, USA. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands in 2010. After postdoctoral fellows at the University of Amsterdam and the University of Texas at Austin, he joined Columbia University in the City of New York as an associate research scientist and assistant research scientist at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Trinh conducts cutting-edge research in the ultrafast spectroscopic study of novel physical properties of quantum materials, magnetic materials, nonlinear optics, spintronics, and photonic devices. He has developed several unique femtosecond spectroscopic techniques to investigate light and matter interaction in nanoscale and to control magnetism by femtosecond laser pulses. He has published over 50 research papers in high-profile journals including five in the Nature research journals. He serves as a referee for several scientific journals and is an associate editor for Journal of Science: Advanced Materials and Devices (Elsevier B.V.).
Holon Institute Of Technology
Prof. Yosef Ben Ezra, Dean of the Engineering Faculty at the Holon Institute of Technology, received his Ph.D. from the Tel-Aviv University. During 2003-2005 Prof. Ben-Ezra was the principle researcher in joint industry-academy project TRANSMOR focused on automatic detection and classification of power transients in WDM optical communication networks. In the period of years 2007-2009 Prof. Yosef Ben-Ezra was the principle researcher in a joint industry-academy project, DIAMOND that developed high-spectral-efficient modulation techniques for modern optical communications. In the framework of MAGNET project Tera-Santa (2012-2017) Prof. Ben-Ezra develop the novel method of OFDM based on Multiwavelets. He is currently working on the silicon photonic implementation of the Multiwavelet OFDM in Peta-Cloud consortium (2017-2020). He has co-authored over 90 papers in international journals and conferences in fields of semiconductor physics and nonlinear effects, and optical communication. He is the author 15 chapters in scientific books and of 40 patents.
Weizmann Institute of Science
Prof. Dan Shahar prime research expertise is in superconductor physics, quantum Hall effect in various systems, spintronics, inorganic nanotubes, and reduced-dimensionality systems in general, such as the novel TMD's. He is an expert on transport at very low temperatures specializing in delicate measurements of electronic properties of quantum systems. Dan obtained his Ph.D. working under Prof. D.C. Tsui at Princeton University, a Nobel Laureate for the discovery of the fractional quantum Hall effect, during which he discovered universal conductivity at the critical point of the quantum Hall transitions. This remains the best demonstration of universality near a quantum critical point. Additionally, Dan discovered duality symmetry near these transitions that is one of the cornerstones of our understanding of these transitions. After becoming a faculty member at the Weizmann Institute of Science Dan embarked on the study of the superconductor-insulator transition in disordered superconductors. This led to the discovery of a novel insulator where conductivity is not controlled by the interactions with phonons but, instead, by electron-electron interactions leading to the observation of a transition to a finite-temperature insulator.
University of Oulu
Dr. Andrey Kistanov received the Engineer degree from Ufa State Aviation Technical University, Russia in 2014 and the Ph.D. degree in Condensed Matter Physics from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2019. He is currently working as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Molecular Systems Research Unit at the University of Oulu, Finland. His research focused on the search and theoretical prediction of novel low-dimensional materials for renewable energy applications based on density-functional theory calculations.
University of Messina
Carmelo Corsaro is a Senior Researcher in Experimental Physics at Messina University (Italy). His research activity mainly concerns the study of the physical properties of soft condensed matter and complex systems, relevant both in industrial and biological processes. The methods employed include mainly neutrons and light scattering, NMR spectroscopy and calorimetry. The research activity takes advantage of outstanding national and international collaborations. The results of his scientific activity were objects of more than a hundred publications in relevant international journals including the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA", "Nature Scientific Reports", etc. The total citations are 2903 with an overall "h-index" of 29 (source Scopus, 21/03/2021). He received some prizes for the relevant scientific activity including the "Cozzarelli Prize" by the National Academy of Sciences (USA) (2007), the "Young Researcher Award" by the Messina University (2008) and the "Best Oral Communication" from the Italian Physical Society in the Physics of Matter section (2018). He was involved in the planning and submission of several International Projects including some H2020 projects. He was invited speaker at different international schools and workshops and have organized few of them. Finally, he is a member of the editorial board of several international journals including "Molecules" and "Polymers" - MDPI and "Frontiers in Physics" section of Condensed Matter Physics.
University of Groningen
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Weizmann Institute of Science
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University of Delhi
Prof. Man Mohan is an Emeritus Professor, University of Delhi, Delhi. He got several Awards, some of these are 1. Alexander Humboldt Fellowship, Max-Planck Institute Garching, Germany 2. Senior Associate ship ICTP, Italy 3. Distinguished Teacher Award "from K.M. College, Delhi University 4. Professorship in 1989 by UGC, India 5. Emeritus Professorship in 2013 from UGC - UGC-BSR (Basic Science Research) Award. He has guided more than 25 research students for their PhDs. He has more than 200 research papers in international journals. He has (7) seven books to his credit published through international publishers like Cambridge, Kluwer, Narosa & Springer. He has been a Visiting Professor in many countries like USA, France, Canada etc. Lastly He was the Convener of 4 International Conferences in Delhi University held from 2002 to 2015.
Meshal Alzaid, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of materials & nanotechnology and head of physics department at Jouf University, Saudi Arabia. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Materials and Nanotechnology at North Dakota State University, USA in 2019; received M.S. degree in Materials Engineering at University of Dayton, USA in 2014; and B.S. degree in Physics at Jouf University, Saudi Arabia in 2010. He has published more than 35 research articles, supervised 3 MS thesis and trained a large number of young researchers. In 2020, he received 5 grants and funds related to investigate the structure of new nanomaterials for different applications in renewable energy technology. His research focused on synthesis of novel low-dimensional materials for renewable energy applications including solar cells and wastewater treatment.
Kamal P Singh is currently an Associate Professor (Physics) at IISER Mohali, India and is leading a Max-Planck-DST Partner's Group. He obtained Ph D in Laser Physics from Universite de Rennes 1, France and has worked as Postdoctoral Fellow and Staff Scientist at Max-Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems, Germany & J R M Laboratory, Kansas State University, USA. He has setup a Femtosecond Laser lab for processing materials, investigating ultrafast phenomenon in materials. He has designed an attosecond beamline and is interested in probing attosecond dynamics of matter. He has published 55 research articles, obtained 5 patents and supervised 9 Ph D thesis and 16 MS thesis and trained a large number of young researcher. He is also interested in probing radiation pressure effects in matter using ultraprecise optical techniques. He has unravelled unique properties of spider silk, a natural material with exception toughness, and devised various methods to its application in sensing. He has won prestigious Ramanujan Fellowship, Max-Planck visiting Fellowship, and Max Planck Partners group. He is an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences in India (NASI) and a life member of American Physical Society.
Morozov Sergey Vyacheslavovich head of the lab â€œPhysics of semiconductor heterostructures and super latticesâ€, Institute for Physics of Microstructures Russian Academy of Sciences (IPM RAS). His research interests are Terahertz, mid and far IR, nanostructures, shallow impurities, nonlinear process, quantum well, spectroscopy, photoconductivity kinetics, narrow-gap semiconductors, photoluminescence, injection lasers, topological insulators, multiplications gyrotrons on semiconductor structures, quantum-cascade lasers. He has published 132 papers in scientific journals.
Dr. Nguyen Hoa Hong got her PhD in Materials Science from JAIST, Japan in 2001 and her Habilitation in Physics from the Univ. of Tours, France in 2004. She was research associate at Leipzig Univ. in 2001-2002, then worked at the Univ. of Tours, France from 2002 to 2009 as CNRS postdoc, CNRS visiting researcher, then termed lecturer. She then worked as Faculty and was the Head of the Nanomagnetism Lab. at Seoul National Univ. from 2010 to 2018. Currently she has been working as Faculty at the Dept. of Condensed Matter Physics, Masaryk Univ., Brno, Czechia. Her main interest of research is about magnetism and magnetic materials. Her most significant work was about Diluted Magnetic Semiconducting Oxide Thin Films that are potential for Spintronic Applications. She has been author/co-author of 102 publications and currently has over 5200 citations and H-index as of 33 on Google Scholar.
Faycal Djeffal was born in Batna, Algeria, in 1975. He received the State Engineer degree in electronics, the M.Sc. degree in electronics, the Ph.D. degree in electronics, and the Habilitation degree from Batna University, Batna, in 1998, 2002, 2006, and 2007, respectively. He is currently a Professor with the Department of Electronics, Batna University. He has published more than 110 journal articles and conference proceeding papers, two book chapters and one book on the nanoelectronics and soft-computing. His research interests include photovoltaic devices, nano-and microelectronic modeling, soft-computing-based modeling, and software design (PSPICE and Cadence). Prof. Djeffal is a member of: the Scientific Council of the Institute of Electronics, International Association of Engineers and the European Materials Research Society from 2007 to 2009. He is a referee in some technical journals and conferences such as Semicon Sciences and Technology, IEEE Trans On Electron Devices, and Nanotechnology. He is an Associate Editor for the Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and the World Journal of Condensed Matter Physics. He was the recipient of Honor Awards from Batna University in 1998 and 2008, the National Award for Best Scientific Publications in 2007, the Best Paper Award in MADICA 2010, the TWAS-AAS- Microsoft Award in 2010, Marquise's Who's Who in the World for 2009- 2011, Marquise's Who's Who in Sciences and Engineering in 2011 and the Shoman Award for Engineering sciences in 2011.
National School of Applied Sciences
Mr. Abdelkrim ABOURRICHE is a Professor in the Industrial Engineering Department at National School of Applied Sciences in Safi, Morocco. Abourricheâ€™s specialist areas are the development of original natural resources such as Moroccan oil shale. He also worked as Project Manager entitled: Solvent Extraction of organic matter of oil shale. Study and Promotion of the oils produced. This project is funded by Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology. In 2008 he took on the role of Head of the Industrial Engineering Department at National School of Applied Sciences Safi. He is the author of over 50 publications in international journals and conference proceedings refereed and a hundred oral presentations or by posters. He is the member of scientific and organizing committees of several National and international conferences