Chaibi Mohamed Thameur

Chaibi Mohamed Thameur was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2006. As a fellow, Chaibi Mohamed Thameur contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.

Year elected
Geological, Environmental, Earth & Space Sciences

Chaibi Mohamed Thameur the Head of the Department of Rural Engineering at the National Research Institute for Agricultural Engineering, Water and Forestry in Tunisia. He obtained his PhD from the Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences (SLU) in the field of Agriculture Engineering and Climate Technologies. He has over sixty publications in various areas covering renewable energy systems, water resources engineering and environment physics and currently serves as Advisory Editor, Associate Editors and referees for several international journals. He has been appointed in 2008 to assist the African Union Commission (AUC) in developing and coordinating processes in Science, Technology and Innovations policy in Africa and has been appointed as a focal point for the Pan African University program and coordinator for the Master curriculum in the field of Water. He is a Member of: the Founders committee of the Middle East and North Africa Network of Water Centres of Excellence (MENA/ NWC) under the USAID-FABRI program (2012), the Advisory Group of the Word bank project on African Center of Excellence (ACE) (2011), the Governing Council of The African Academy of Sciences representative of North Africa Region (2010), the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) (2009)  and the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) (2006). He served in various capacities as an associate member of the Environmental Security panel under the NATO Science for Peace and Security and the European Commission Frameworks Programs