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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    Proceedings Editorial Manager

    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 3rd 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:

Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Achraf Ghorbal, ISSAT, Gabes, Tunisia
Sandeep Panda, Gujarat Biotechnology University, India
Rim Ben Arfi, ENIG, University of Gabes, Tunisia
Sebastiano Candamano, Mechanical, Energy and Management Engineering Department, University of Calabria, 87036, Rende, Italy
Riheb Hadji, Setif 1 University, Algeria, Algeria

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

T2 Chairs:

Sebastiano Candamano, Mechanical, Energy and Management Engineering Department, University of Calabria, 87036, Rende, Italy
Achraf Ghorbal, ISSAT, Gabes, Tunisia
Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Moncef Khadhraoui, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax,Tunisia

Track 3. Ecotoxicology, environmental safety and bioremediation

T3 Chairs:

Olfa Hentati, ISBS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Sandeep Panda, Gujarat Biotechnology University, India
Achraf Ghorbal, ISSAT, Gabes, Tunisia
Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Rim Ben Arfi, ENIG, University of Gabes, Tunisia

Track 4. Biotechnology for environmental management

T4 Chairs:

Philippe Michaud, Université Clermont Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand, France
Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Olfa Hentati, ISBS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Achraf Ghorbal, ISSAT, Gabes, Tunisia
Sandeep Panda, Gujarat Biotechnology University, India

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

T5 Chairs:

Abdelazim Negm, Zagazig University, Egypt
José Lopes Velho, Aveiro University, Aveiro, Portugal
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
Giuseppe Suaria, Institute of Marine Science, National Research Council, Italy

Track 6. Natural resources, agriculture and the environment

T6 Chairs:

Abdelazim Negm, Zagazig University, Egypt
Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Olfa Hentati, ISBS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Nicola Perilli, University of Pisa, Italy, Italy
Jesús Rodrigo-Comino, University of Granada, Spain, Germany
Moncef Khadhraoui, Higher Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Achraf Ghorbal, ISSAT, Gabes, Tunisia
Philippe Michaud, Université Clermont Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand, France
Rim Ben Arfi, ENIG, University of Gabes, Tunisia
Giuseppe Suaria, Institute of Marine Science, National Research Council, Italy

Track 7. Smart technologies for environmentally friendly energy production

T7 Chairs:

Achraf Ghorbal, ISSAT, Gabes, Tunisia
Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Sandeep Panda, Dept. of Mining Engineering, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
Moncef Khadhraoui, Higher Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia

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

T8 Chairs:

Jesús Rodrigo-Comino, University of Granada, Spain, Germany
Ahmed M. El-Kenawy, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
Riheb Hadji, Setif 1 University, Algeria, Algeria
Nicola Perilli, University of Pisa, Italy, Italy
Abdelazim Negm, Zagazig University, Egypt
Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia

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

T9 Chairs:


José Lopes Velho, Aveiro University, Aveiro, Portugal
Abdelazim Negm, Zagazig University, Egypt
Olfa Hentati, ISBS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Ahmed M. El-Kenawy, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
Riheb Hadji, Setif 1 University, Algeria, Algeria
Achraf Ghorbal, ISSAT, Gabes, Tunisia
Sandeep Panda, Gujarat Biotechnology University, India
Giulia Guerriero, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia

Track 10. Sustainable management of marine and coastal environments

T10 Chairs:

Giulia Guerriero, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Rim Ben Arfi, ENIG, University of Gabes, Tunisia
Achraf Ghorbal, ISSAT, Gabes, Tunisia

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

T11 Chairs:


Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Achraf Ghorbal, ISSAT, Gabes, Tunisia
Moncef Khadhraoui, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax,Tunisia
Sandeep Panda, Gujarat Biotechnology University, India
Giuseppe Suaria, Institute of Marine Science, National Research Council, Italy

Track 12. Ecosystems and biodiversity conservation

T12 Chairs:

Arturo Sousa, Department of Plant Biology and Ecology, Universidad de Sevilla, E-41012 Seville, Spain
Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Giulia Guerriero, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy

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

T13 Chairs:


Giuseppe Suaria, Institute of Marine Science, National Research Council, Italy
José Lopes Velho, Aveiro University, Aveiro, Portugal
Arturo Sousa, Department of Plant Biology and Ecology, Universidad de Sevilla, E-41012 Seville, Spain
Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Moncef Khadhraoui, Higher Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia

Track 14. Special Session: Climate change adaptation in water, soil and forestry in Tunisia

T14 Chairs:


Sihem Jebari, National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water and Forestry (INRGREF), Tunisia
Mohamed Ksibi, High Institute of Biotechnology, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Stefano Falcinelli, University of Perugia, Italy

Local Organizing Team

Atef Saidi: FLSHS, University of Sfax, 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

Springer Support Team

Alexandrine Cheronet: Editorial Director – Journals, Earth Sciences & Environment Editorial, Springer, part of Springer Nature, Netherlands
Christian Witschel: Editorial Director – Books, Earth Sciences & Environment Editorial, 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 – Total Service, Books Production, Scientific Publishing Services (P) Ltd., Springer Nature, Chennai, India