Organizing 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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    Conference Supervisor

    Nabil Khélifi

    Senior Publishing Editor, MENA program
    Journal Publishing Manager
    Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
    Springer, a part of Springer Nature, Germany
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    Scientific Committee Chair

    Armando da Costa Duarte

    Chief Editor – Track 6
    Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
    University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Elena Xoplaki

    Publications Co-Chair

    Elena Xoplaki

    Chief Editor – Track 5
    Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
    Department of Geography, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany
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    Publications Co-Chair

    Sudip Chakraborty

    Chief Editor – Track 2
    Journal Development Editor
    Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
    University of Calabria, Rende, Italy
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    Program Co-Chair

    Achraf Ghorbal

    Journal Development Editor
    Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
    ISSAT, University of Gabes, Tunisia
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    Program Co-Chair

    Amjad Kallel

    Journal Development Editor
    Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
    ENIS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
  • Vincenzo Naddeo

    Public Relations Co-Chair

    Vincenzo Naddeo

    Associate Editor – Track 1
    Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
    University of Salerno, Italy
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    Public Relations Co-Chair

    Mongi Seffen

    Associate Editor – Track 7
    Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
    ESSTHS, University of Sousse, Tunisia
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    Conference Support

    Mourad Amer

    Editor of Springer ASTI Series
    Guest of Editorial Board of EMJEI
    IEREK, Alexandria, Egypt
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    Conference Manager

    Mohamed Sahbi Moalla

    Journal Coordinator
    Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
    ISET, University of Sfax, Tunisia

Scientific Committee

All papers submitted to the 4th EMCEI will undergo an evaluation and selection process by the Conference Track Chairs / Chief Editors of the Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration in collaboration with the journal’s editorial board members and other invited members of the Conference Scientific Committee.

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

Track 1. Engineering applications for environmental management

T1 Chairs:

Achraf Ghorbal, ISSAT, Gabes, Tunisia
Amjad Kallel, ENIS, Tunisia
Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Mohd. Rafatullah, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang,, Malaysia
Mokhtar Guizani, Central Research Institute, Nihon Suido, Japan
Mongi Seffen, High School of Science & Technology, University of Sousse, Tunisia
Najla Fourati, National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts (CNAM), France
Rim Ben Arfi, ENIG, University of Gabes, Tunisia
Salah Souabi, University of Hassan II Casablanca, Morocco
Sami Rtimi, Global Institute for Water, Environment and Health, Geneva-Switzerland, Switzerland
Vincenzo Naddeo, University of Salerno, Italy

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

T2 Chairs:

Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Sami Rtimi, Global Institute for Water, Environment and Health, Geneva-Switzerland, Switzerland
Sebastiano Candamano, Mechanical, Energy and Management Engineering Department, University of Calabria, 87036, Rende, Italy
Sudip Chakraborty, University of Calabria, Italy

Track 3. Ecotoxicology, environmental safety and bioremediation

T3 Chairs:

Michiel Daam, CENSE, NOVA School of Science and Technology, NOVA University Lisbon, Portugal
Mohd. Rafatullah, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang,, Malaysia
Olfa Hentati, ISBS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Sandeep Panda, Gujarat Biotechnology University, India

Track 4. Biotechnology for environmental management

T4 Chairs:

Achraf Ghorbal, ISSAT, Gabes, Tunisia
Mohd. Rafatullah, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang,, Malaysia
Mongi Seffen, High School of Science & Technology, University of Sousse, Tunisia
Philippe Michaud, Université Clermont Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand, France
Salah Souabi, University of Hassan II Casablanca, Morocco
Sandeep Panda, Gujarat Biotechnology University, India

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

T5 Chairs:

Ahmed M. El-Kenawy, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
Arturo Sousa, Department of Plant Biology and Ecology, Universidad de Sevilla, E-41012 Seville, Spain, Spain
Haroun Chenchouni, Higher National School of Forests, Khenchela, Algeria
José Lopes Velho, Aveiro University, Aveiro, Portugal
Olfa Hentati, ISBS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Riheb Hadji, Setif 1 University, Algeria, Algeria

Track 6. Natural resources, agriculture and the environment

T6 Chairs:

Abdelazim Negm, Zagazig University, Egypt
Achraf Ghorbal, ISSAT, Gabes, Tunisia
Amjad Kallel, ENIS, Tunisia
Haroun Chenchouni, Higher National School of Forests, Khenchela, Algeria
José Lopes Velho, Aveiro University, Aveiro, Portugal
Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Mohd. Rafatullah, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang,, Malaysia
Olfa Hentati, ISBS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Riheb Hadji, Setif 1 University, Algeria, Algeria
Rim Ben Arfi, ENIG, University of Gabes, Tunisia
Salah Souabi, University of Hassan II Casablanca, Morocco
Sudip Chakraborty, University of Calabria, Italy

Track 7. Smart technologies for environmentally friendly energy production

T7 Chairs:

Abdelazim Negm, Zagazig University, Egypt
Amjad Kallel, ENIS, Tunisia
Mohd. Rafatullah, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang,, Malaysia
Mongi Seffen, High School of Science & Technology, University of Sousse, Tunisia
Sebastiano Candamano, Mechanical, Energy and Management Engineering Department, University of Calabria, 87036, Rende, Italy
Sudip Chakraborty, University of Calabria, Italy

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

T8 Chairs:

Ahmed M. El-Kenawy, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
Amjad Kallel, ENIS, Tunisia
Riheb Hadji, Setif 1 University, Algeria, Algeria

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

T9 Chairs:

Haroun Chenchouni, Higher National School of Forests, Khenchela, Algeria
José Lopes Velho, Aveiro University, Aveiro, Portugal
Olfa Hentati, ISBS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Riheb Hadji, Setif 1 University, Algeria, Algeria
Salah Souabi, University of Hassan II Casablanca, Morocco

Track 10. Sustainable management of marine and coastal environments

T10 Chairs:

Ahmed M. El-Kenawy, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Olfa Hentati, ISBS, University of Sfax, Tunisia

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

T11 Chairs:

Joana C. Prata, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Sami Rtimi, Global Institute for Water, Environment and Health, Geneva-Switzerland, Switzerland

Track 12. Ecosystems and biodiversity conservation

T12 Chairs:

Arturo Sousa, Department of Plant Biology and Ecology, Universidad de Sevilla, E-41012 Seville, Spain, Spain
Haroun Chenchouni, Higher National School of Forests, Khenchela, Algeria
Olfa Hentati, ISBS, University of Sfax, Tunisia

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

T13 Chairs:

Arturo Sousa, Department of Plant Biology and Ecology, Universidad de Sevilla, E-41012 Seville, Spain, Spain
Joana C. Prata, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Olfa Hentati, ISBS, University of Sfax, Tunisia

Local Organizing Team

Afef Zouch, ENIS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Atef Saidi,
FLSHS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Leivadiotis Evangelos, University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Greece
Khawla Chouchene, CBS, Tunisia
Melek Rebai, ISIMS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Mohamed Bassem Abdelhedi, ISIMS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Mohamed Sahbi Moalla, ISET, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Najwa Khlifi, FSS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Nizar Troudi, FST, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
Noureddine Ben Gharbia, FST, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
Noureddine Oulad Naoui, University Ammar Telidj-Laghouat, Algeria
Oumayma Abidi, FLSHS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Salima Chouaib, FST, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia


Springer Support Team

Alexandrine Cheronet: Editorial Director – Journals, Springer, part of Springer Nature, Netherlands
Christian Witschel: Editorial Director – Books, Springer, part of Springer Nature, Germany
Nabil Khelifi: Senior Publishing Editor / Manager MENA Publishing Program, Springer, part of Springer Nature, Germany
Helen Rachner: Editorial Assistant – Journals, Springer, part of Springer Nature, Germany
Reyhaneh Majidi: Editorial Assistant – Books, Springer, part of Springer Nature, Germany
Deidre Hudson Reuss: Senior Marketing Manager, Springer Nature, Germany
Kazumi Nishihara: Marketing Manager, Springer Nature, Japan
Beate Siek: Project Coordinator – Books Production Germany & Asia, Springer Nature, Germany
Birke Dalia: Project Coordinator – Books Production Germany & Asia, Springer Nature, Germany
Nareshkumar Mani: Project Coordinator – Books Production, Scientific Publishing Services (P) Ltd., Springer Nature, India