Institution:University of Lyon -INSA
Scientific competencies:Rheology – Group Leader
Prof. Abderrahim Maazouz’s research interests cover wide domains: Structure/ Rheology/Modelling and process engineering of polymer materials, biopolymers and their composites. Contributions on these domains lead him to have more than 130 peer-reviewed scientific articles, 8 patents, 2 book chapters and more than 150 oral and poster communications where he has on numerous occasions been an invited speaker and a chair-man of conferences. He supervises more than fifty (50) PhD and post-doctoral students with financing from the Ministry of Research and industry. All these doctors now have high-level positions in either industry or academia, in France as well as abroad. Currently, he is a resident member of the Academy Hassan II of science and technology ( Morocco) and international representative in the executive committee of the Polymer Processing society. He established numerous international collaborations (Canada, China, Finland, USA, Taiwan, Australia, Vietnam, Morocco and Tunisia). Besides, Prof. Maazouz is also a conveyor of academic research to numerous high-technological industrial applications, which make him being well recognized by both academia and industry. He is responsible of several industrial projects (FUI, Carnot institute), Academic projects “ANR” (HOBBIT, DIFEXBIO, ASPECT…), and European projects (CORNET, AMOPLA…)
He was recently honored by French government by the “Palm academic medals”: Palmes académiques as chevalier (2010) and officier (2016).