Steering Committee

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Honorary Co-Chair

Hamed Ben Dhia

Founder & Advisory Board Member
Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
ENIS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
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Honorary Co-Chair

Wolfgang Cramer

Advisory Board Member
Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
CNRS, Aix-Marseille University, Aix-en-Provence, France
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General Co-Chair

Mohamed Ksibi

Co-Editor-in-Chief
Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
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General Co-Chair

Markus Stoffel

Co-Editor-in-Chief
Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland
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Program Co-Chair

Giulia Guerriero

Topical Chief Editor, Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
Chair of the Interdepartmental Research Center for Environment at Federico II University of Naples, Italy
Elena Xoplaki

Program Co-Chair

Elena Xoplaki

Topical Chief Editor, Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
Department of Geography, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany
Philippe Michaud

Scientific Committee Co-Chair

Philippe Michaud

Topical Chief Editor, Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
Université Clermont Auvergne, Polytech Clermont Ferrand, Aubière, France
Antonis A. Zorpas

Scientific Committee Co-Chair

Antonis A. Zorpas

Director of Laboratory of Chemical Engineering and Engineering Sustainability
Academic Coordinator in the Master Program of Environmental Conservation and Management
Open University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
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Publications Co-Chair

Sudip Chakraborty

Topical Chief Editor, Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
University of Calabria, Rende, Italy
Veysel Turan

Publications Co-Chair

Veysel Turan

Editorial Board Member, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology (Taylor & Francis)
Faculty of Agriculture, Bingöl University, Bingöl, Turkey
Vincenzo Naddeo

Scientific Relations Co-Chair

Vincenzo Naddeo

Associate Editor, Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
University of Salerno, Italy
Vincenza Calabrò

Scientific Relations Co-Chair

Vincenza Calabrò

Guest Editor
Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
University of Calabria, Rende, Italy

Organizing Committee

Conference Chairs

Azzouz Kchikach

Local (Executive) Chair

Azzouz Kchikach

Georessources, Geoenvironment and Civil Engineering Laboratory, Faculty of Sciences and Techniques, Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco & Geology and Sustainable Mining Institute (GSMI), Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), Benguerir, Morocco
Rachid Hakkou

Local Co-Chair

Rachid Hakkou

IMED-Lab, Faculty of Sciences and Techniques, Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco & Geology Geology and Sustainable Mining Institute, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), Benguerir, Morocco
Mostafa Benzaazoua

Local Co-Chair

Mostafa Benzaazoua

Director of the Geology & Sustainable Mining Institute (GSMI) — Green Energy Park (GEP), Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), Benguerir, Morocco
Hassan Ibouh

Local Co-Chair

Hassan Ibouh

Georessources, Geoenvironment and Civil
Engineering Laboratory, Faculty of Sciences
and Techniques, Cadi Ayyad University,
Marrakech, Morocco

Conference Managers

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Conference Co-Manager

Mourad Amer

Founder & CEO
IEREK Egypt / IEREK Institute GmbH Germany
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Conference Co-Manager

Mohamed Sahbi Moalla

Performer – The Leading Conference Organiser, Tunisia

Conference Organizers

M. Bassem Abdelhedi: Performer – The Leading Conference Organiser, Tunisia
Oumayma Abidi: Performer – The Leading Conference Organiser, Tunisia
Toka M. Amer: IEREK – International Experts for Research Enrichment and Knowledge Exchange, Egypt
Mallek Ayoub: Performer – The Leading Conference Organiser, Tunisia
Takwa Hammami: Performer – The Leading Conference Organiser, Tunisia
Noureddine Oulad Naoui: University Ammar Telidj-Laghouat, Algeria
Melek Rebai: Performer – The Leading Conference Organiser, Tunisia
Asma Touihri: CERTE, Borj Cedria, Tunisia & University of Calabria, Rende, Italy
Wael Trigui: Performer – The Leading Conference Organiser, Tunisia
Fida Walha: Performer – The Leading Conference Organiser, Tunisia

Conference Supervisor

Nabil Khélifi

Nabil Khélifi

Senior Publishing Consultant
EMCEI Founder & EMCEI General Supervisor
EMCEI Publishing Manager
Germany

Scientific Committee

All papers submitted to the 6th EMCEI will undergo an evaluation and selection process managed by the Conference Track Chairs (their names will be added after this process is completed) in collaboration with the Chief Editors and Associate Editors of the Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration and other invited members of the Conference Scientific Committee (their names will also be added after the evaluation and selection process is completed).

Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings by Springer (indexed in Scopus). The proceedings will consist of 13 sections covering the following tracks (more details on Publications):

Track 1. Engineering applications for environmental management

Chief Editor: Nicolas Roche, France

T1 Chairs:

Abdeltif Amrane: Institut des Sciences Chimiques, University of Rennes 1, France
Aymen Amin Assadi: CNRS – Laboratoire Sciences Chimiques de Rennes, France
Sumeya Bedrane: University of Tlemcen, Algeria
Patrick Da Costa: Pierre and Marie Curie University – Paris 6, France
Emad Elshehy: Nuclear Material Authority, Egypt
Gassan Hodaifa: University Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spain
Suela Kellici: London South Bank University, UK
Moncef Khadhraoui: High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax,Tunisia
Mohamed Khairy: University of Sohag, Egypt
Stéphanie Lambert: University of Liege, Belgium
Vincenzo Naddeo: University of Salerno, Italy
Teresa A. P. Rocha-Santos: Centre for Envir. & Marine Studies, Aveiro University, Portugal
Carlos Manuel Silva: University of Aveiro, Portugal
Marilyne Soubrand: University of Limoges, France
Chedly Tizaoui: College of Engineering, Swansea University, UK
Ismail Trabelsi: Centre de Recherches et des Technologies des Eaux – CERTE, Tunisia

Track 2. Process control, simulations and intensification for environmental management

Chief Editor: Sudip Chakraborty, Italy

T2 Chairs:

Catia Algieri: Italian National Research Council (ITM-CNR), Italy
Sebastiano Candamano: University della Calabria, Rende, Italy
Stefano Curcio: Department of DIMES, University of Calabria, Italy
João Goulão Crespo: Faculty of Sci. & Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Karine Mougin: Université de Haute Alsace, IS2M-CNRS, Mulhouse, France

Track 3. Ecotoxicology, environmental safety and bioremediation

Chief Editor: Eric D. van Hullebusch, France

T3 Chairs:

Hedi Ben Mansour: University of Monastir, Tunisia
Rui Carlos Cardoso Martins: University of Coimbra, Portugal
Angela Cunha: University of Aveiro, Portugal
Fatih Deniz: Dept. of Environmental Protection Technologies, Harran University, Turkey
Branimir K. Hackenberger: Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia
Olfa Hentati: ISBS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Sandeep Panda: Dept. of Mining Engineering, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
Olivier Pringault: MIO, Aix Marseille University, University of Toulon, Marseille, France
Jörg Römbke: ECT Oekotoxikologie GmbH, Flörsheim am Main, Germany

Track 4. Biotechnology for environmental management

Chief Editor: Philippe Michaud, France

T4 Chairs:

Zakaria Boual: University Kasdi Merbah, Algeria
Mohamed Chamkha: Centre of Biotechnology of Sfax, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Paola D’Arrigo: Materials and Chemical Engineering “Giulio Natta”, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Walid Elfalleh: University of Gabès, Tunisia
Najla Fourati: UMR CNRS, Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers, Paris, France
Valeria Giosafatto: Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Moktar Hamdi: National Institute of Applied Sciences & Technology, University of Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
Tahar Mechichi: ENIS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Sami Sayadi: Centre of Biotechnology of Sfax, University of Sfax, Tunisia

Track 5. Climate-change-related effects on the environment and ecological systems

Chief Editor: Elena Xoplaki, Germany

T5 Chairs:

Tommaso Caloiero: National Research Council of Italy (CNR-ISAFOM), Rende, Italy
Wolfgang Cramer: CNRS, Aix-Marseille University, Aix-en-Provence, France
Ahmed M. El-Kenawy: Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
Ali Harzallah: National Institute of Marine Sciences and Technologies,Tunisia
Jürg Luterbacher: Institut für Geographie, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Germany

Track 6. Natural resources, agriculture and the environment

Chief Editor: Jesús Rodrigo Comino, Spain

T6 Chairs:

Maurizio Barbieri: University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
Helder I. Chaminé: School of Engineering (ISEP), Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal
Gilles Colinet: Gembloux Agro Bio Tech, University of Liege, Belgium
Fakher Jamoussi: Centre de Recherches et des Technologies des Eaux – CERTE, Tunisia
Mounir Medhioub: Faculty of Sciences of Sfax, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Othmane Merah: Laboratoire de Chimie Agro-Industrielle, ENSIACET, Toulouse, France
Abdelazim Negm: Zagazig University, Egypt
Baghded Ouddane: University of Sciences & Technology, Lille1, France
Mohamed Ouessar: Institut des Régions Arides (IRA), Médenine, Tunisia
Sabry M. Shaheen: Kafrelsheikh University, Egypt & Wuppertal University, Germany
Ali Tlili: Faculty of Sciences of Sfax, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Moncef Zairi: ENIS, University of Sfax, Tunisia

Track 7. Smart technologies for environmentally friendly energy production

Chief Editor: Jaya Narayan Sahu, Germany

T7 Chairs:

Ramchandra Bhandari: ITT at TH Köln / University of Applied Sciences, Steinfurt, Germany
Simon Elias Bibri: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
Stefano Falcinelli: University of Perugia, Italy
Nachida Kasbadji Merzouk: University of Blida 1, Algeria
Saad Motahhir: ENSA, Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fez, Morocco
Mongi Seffen: High School of Science & Technology, University of Sousse, Tunisia
Dimitra Vagiona: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Track 8. Remote sensing and GIS for environmental monitoring and management

Chief Editor: Anthony Lehmann, Switzerland

T8 Chairs:

Abdelwaheb Aydi: Faculty of Sciences of Bizerte, University of Carthage, Tunisia
Costanza Cambi: Università degli Studi di Perugia, Italy
Rihab Hadji: Institute of Architecture and Earth Sciences, University of Setif 1, Setif, Algeria
Nicola Perilli: Università di Pisa, Italy
Maurizio Sarti: CNR – Research Institute on Terrestrial Ecosystems, Porano, Italy

Track 9. Environmental impacts of natural hazards and environmental risk assessment

Chief Editor: Settimio Ferlisi, Italy

T9 Chairs:

Tommaso Caloiero: National Research Council of Italy (CNR-ISAFOM), Rende, Italy
Mimoun Chourak: National School of Applied Sciences, Mohammed First University, Oujda, Morocco
Mustapha Meghraoui: University of Strasbourg, France

Track 10. Sustainable management of marine and coastal environments

Chief Editor: João Miguel Dias, Portugal

T10 Chairs:

Lotfi Aleya: University of Franche-Comte, France
Laurent Dezileau: University of Caen, France
Giulia Guerriero: University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Dario Omanovic: Center for Marine and Environmental Research, Zagreb, Croatia
Marc Tedetti: IRD–Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography, France

Track 11. Sustainable management of the urban environment, the indoor and built environment

Chief Editor: Sami Rtimi, Switzerland

T11 Chairs:

Rafik Belarbi: Université de La Rochelle, La Rochelle, France
Sebastiano Candamano: Università della Calabriadisabled, Rende, Italy
Denia Kolokotsa: Technical University of Crete Kounoupidiana, Chania, Crete, Greece
Mohamad Sleiman: Sigma Clermont, Aubiere, France
Bassam A. O. Tayeh: Civil Engineering Department, Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestine

Track 12. Ecosystems and biodiversity conservation

Chief Editor: Giulia Guerriero, Italy

T12 Chairs:

Joe Gray: Independent scholar, UK
Raja Jelassi: FST, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia
Ferenc Jordán: Centre for Ecological Research, Hungary
John Piccolo: Institute for Environmental and Life Sciences, Karlstad University, Sweden
Salma Talhouk: American University of Beirut, Lebanon
George N. Zaimes: The International Hellenic University, Greece

Track 13. Environmental-change-related impacts on human, animal, and ecosystem health

Chief Editor: Georgios Nikolopoulos, Cyprus

T13 Chairs:

Imed Gargouri: ENIS and Faculty of Medicine of Sfax, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Abderrazek Hédhili: Centre d'Assistance Médicale et Urgente, Montfleury, Tunis, Tunisia
Panagiotis Karanis: Medical School, University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Arturo Sousa: Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain