Conference 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
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    Publications Co-Chair

    Sami Rtimi

    Chief Editor – Track 1
    Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
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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

    Managing Editor
    Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
    ENIS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
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    Public Relations Chair

    Mongi Seffen

    Associate Editor
    Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration
    ESSTHS, University of Sousse, Tunisia
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    Conference Manager

    Mohamed Sahbi Moalla

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

Conference Scientific Committee

All papers submitted to the 2nd 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 (mentioned in grey color) 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 Chair. Sami Rtimi: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland


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

Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf: Petroleum Research Institute, Egypt

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

T2 Chair. Sudip Chakraborty: University of Calabria, Rende, Italy


Track 3. Ecotoxicology, environmental safety and bioremediation

T3 Chair. Jörg Römbke: ECT Oekotoxikologie GmbH, Flörsheim am Main, Germany


Angela Cunha:
University of Aveiro, Portugal
Branimir K. Hackenberger: Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia
Eric D. van Hullebusch: Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, University of Paris Diderot, France
Fatih Deniz: Dept. of Environmental Protection Technologies, Harran University, Turkey
Giulia Guerriero: University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Olfa Hentati: ISBS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Sandeep Panda: Dept. of Mining Engineering, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
Rui Carlos Cardoso Martins: University of Coimbra, Portugal

Track 4. Biotechnology for environmental management

T4 Chair. Philippe Michaud: Université Clermont Auvergne, Polytech Clermont Ferrand, Aubière, France

Mohamed Chamkha: Centre of Biotechnology of Sfax, University of Sfax, 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

T5 Chair. Elena Xoplaki: Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany


Ali Harzallah:
National Institute of Marine Sciences and Technologies, Tunisia
Wolfgang Cramer: CNRS, Aix-Marseille University, Aix-en-Provence, France

Omar A. Al-Khashman: College of Engineering, Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, Ma’an, Jordan

Track 6. Natural resources, agriculture and the environment

T6 Chair. Armando da Costa Duarte: University of Aveiro, Portugal


Abdelazim Negm: Zagazig University, Egypt
Akissa Bahri: National Agricultural Institute of Tunisia (INAT), Tunis, Tunisia
Ali Tlili: Faculty of Sciences of Sfax, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Ali Sdiri: ENIS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Baghded Ouddane: University of Sciences & Technology, Lille1, France
Fakher Jamoussi: Centre de Recherches et des Technologies des Eaux - CERTE, Tunisia
Gilles Colinet: Gembloux Agro Bio Tech, University of Liege, Belgium
Maurizio Barbieri: University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
Moncef Zairi: ENIS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Mounir Medhioub:
Faculty of Sciences of Sfax, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Najiba Chkir: FLSH, University of Sfax, Tunisia

Amina Mabrouk El Asmi: FST, University of El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia
Nadhem Brahim: FST, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia  

Track 7. Smart technologies for environmentally friendly energy production

T7 Chair. Jaya Narayan Sahu: Universitat Stuttgart, Germany


Habib Ben Bacha: PSBA University, KSA & University of Sfax, Tunisia
Mongi Seffen: High School of Science & Technology, University of Sousse, Tunisia
Nachida Kasbadji Merzouk: University of Blida 1, Algeria
Ramchandra Bhandari: ITT at the TH Köln/University of Applied Sciences, Steinfurt, Germany

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

T8 Chair. Anthony Lehmann: University of Geneva, Switzerland


Abdelwaheb Aydi:
Faculty of Sciences of Bizerte, University of Carthage, Tunisia
Maurizio Sarti:
 Research Institute on Terrestrial Ecosystems, National Research Council (CNR), Porano, Italy

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

T9 Chair. Settimio Ferlisi: University of Salerno, Italy


Assia Harbi:
Centre of Astronomy Research, Algeria
Mimoun Chourak: NAGET, Algeria & University of Moulay Ismaïl, Morocco
Mustapha Meghraoui: University of Strasbourg, France
Samir Bouaziz: ENIS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Yasser Hamdi: Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France

Omar A. Al-Khashman: College of Engineering, Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, Ma’an, Jordan

Track 10. Sustainable management of marine and coastal environments

T10 Chair. João Miguel Dias: University of Aveiro, Portugal


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

Amina Mabrouk El Asmi: FST, University of El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia
Fedekar Fadel Madkour: Marine Science Department, Faculty of Science, Port Said University, Egypt

Track 11. Sustainable management of the urban environment

T11 Chair. Constantinos Cartalis: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Track 12. Sustainable management of the indoor and built environment

T12 Chair. Benigno Sánchez Cabrero: FOTOAIR-CIEMAT, Analysis & Photocatalytic Treatment of Pollutants in Air, Madrid, Spain

Track 13. Environmental-change-related impacts on human health

T13 Chair. Georgios Nikolopoulos: University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus


Abderrazek Hédhili:
Centre d'Assistance Médicale et Urgente, Montfleury, Tunis, Tunisia
Damiano Gustavo Mita: Institute of Genetics and Biophysics, Naples, Italy
Imed Gargouri: ENIS and Faculty of Medicine of Sfax, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Panagiotis Karanis: Qinghai University, China & University of Cologne, Germany


Local Organising Team

Aiman Medhioub: FLSHS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Amal Ellouze: FLSHS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Bassem Barkaoui: ESSTHS, University of Sousse, Tunisia
Chedliya Ghemari: FST, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
Dhouha Mabrouk: FLSHS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Dorsaf Ben Othmen: FST, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
Emna Medhioub: ENIS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Farah Bouhamed: FSG, University of Gabes, Tunisia
Jihed El Horchani: ESSTHS, University of Sousse, Tunisia
Marwa Sakka: FLSHS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Melek Rebai: ISIMS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Mohamed Malek Khenissi: FST, University of Tunis El Manar, 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 Oulad Naoui: University Ammar Telidj-Laghouat, Algeria
Oula Amrouni: INSTM, Tunis, Tunisia
Zied Marzouki: LGEET, University of Sfax, Tunisia

Springer Support Team

Christian Witschel: Editorial Director – Books, Earth Sciences & Environment Editorial, Springer, part of Springer Nature, Germany
Toby Charkin: Editorial Director – Journals, Earth Sciences & Environment Editorial, Springer, part of Springer Nature, UK
Nabil Khelifi: Senior Publishing Editor / Manager MENA Publishing Program, Springer, part of Springer Nature, Germany
Deidre Hudson Reuss: Senior Marketing Manager, Springer Nature, Germany
Beate Siek: Book Production Coordinator, Springer Nature, Germany
Ravivarman Selvaraj: Project Coordinator – Books Production, Scientific Publishing Services Ltd., Springer Nature, Chennai, India
Helen Rachner: Editorial Assistant – Journals, Springer, part of Springer Nature, Germany
Reyhaneh Majidi: Editorial Assistant – Books, Springer, part of Springer Nature, Germany