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
  • 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

Conference 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 Chair. Nicolas Roche: Aix-Marseille University, France

Hani Abu Qdais: Jordan University of Science & Technology, Irbid, Jordan
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

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

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

T3 Chair. Eric D. Van Hullebusch: Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Université de Paris, France

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

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

Mohamed Chamkha: Centre of Biotechnology of Sfax, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Najla Fourati: UMR CNRS, Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers, Paris, France
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

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

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

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
Jesús Rodrigo Comino: University of Valencia, Spain & Trier University, Germany
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

T7 Chair. Jaya Narayan Sahu: Universitat Stuttgart, Germany

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

T8 Chair. Anthony Lehmann: University of Geneva, Switzerland

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
Maurizio Sarti: CNR – Research Institute on Terrestrial Ecosystems, Porano, Italy

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

T9 Chair. Settimio Ferlisi: University of Salerno, Italy

Samir Bouaziz: ENIS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Tommaso Caloiero: National Research Council of Italy (CNR-ISAFOM), Rende, Italy
Mimoun Chourak: NAGET, Algeria & University of Moulay Ismaïl, Morocco
Assia Harbi: Centre of Astronomy Research, Algeria
Mustapha Meghraoui: University of Strasbourg, France

Track 10. Sustainable management of marine and coastal environments

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

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

T11 Chair. Benigno Sánchez Cabrero: FOTOAIR-CIEMAT, Analysis & Photocatalytic Treatment of Pollutants in Air, Madrid, Spain

Rafik Belarbi: Université de La Rochelle, La Rochelle, France
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

T12 Chair. Helen Kopnina: The Netherlands

Joe Gray: Chair – Global Ecocentric Network for Implementing Ecodemocracy (GENIE), UK
Raja Jelassi: FST, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia
John Piccolo: Institute for Environmental and Life Sciences, Karlstad University, Sweden
Salma Talhouk: American University of Beirut, Lebanon

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

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

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
Damiano Gustavo Mita: Institute of Genetics and Biophysics, Naples, Italy

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

T14 Chair. Sihem Jebari: National Research Institute of Rural Engineering, Water and Forests (INRGREF), Tunisia

Enrique Doblas: Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications (CREAF), Catalonia, Spain
Ronny Berndtsson: Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Division of Water ResourcesEngineering, Lund University, Sweden
Thouraya Souissi: National Agronomic Institute of Tunisia (INAT), University of Carthage, Tunis, 1082, Tunisia

Local Organizing Team

Atef Saidi: FLSHS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Imen Karray: 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