Presidential Team


Last name First Name

: Bousmina Mostapha




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The President of the University

The mandate of the President of the UEMF is four years, renewable by the Board of Directors. In the event of death, inability to exercise his functions or when the Orientation, Surveillance and Development Council decides to appoint a new President, this proposal must be submitted for the approval of His Majesty The King, President of 'Honor of the Euromed University of Fez.  

The President is chosen from among personalities recognized for their academic and scientific skills at the international level. He must present a strategic development project for the University in line with the missions assigned to him.


President : 


• manages the University and all of its components;

• chairs meetings of the University Council (CU);

• represents the University before any administration, corporate bodies, national or foreign Universities and any third party;

• accepts donations and legacies;

• holds all power necessary for the management of the University and its components. 

• proposes University development projects to the COSD;

• incurs University expenses in accordance with the budget established by the COSD.

• keeps accounts of expenses incurred and liquidates the University's expenses and revenues;

• proposes to the Chancellor the agendas of the AG and COSD (CA);

• executes the decisions taken by the COSD, or delegates their execution;

• develops annual budgets and ensures their execution after they have been approved by the COSD;  

• recruits the University's teaching and research staff as well as administrative and technical staff;

• ensures the coordination of the activities of the different entities, faculties, institutes, departments, units, mixed units, partnership entities and centers of the University;

• undertakes audits concerning the management of the University (financial management, administrative management and any other aspect related to the functioning of the University);

• performs all precautionary acts and represents the University in court;

• ensures that discipline is maintained within the University. 



Engineer, laureate of the European School of Chemistry, Polymers and Materials (ECPM, EAHP), France
DEA: Louis-Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France
Doctorate in Physics-Chemistry from Louis-Pasteur University, France in collaboration with the University of Illinois at Chicago, United States
Post-doctorate at the École Polytechnique de Montréal-Canada

Speciality :

Physics of Polymers, Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies

Current responsibilities:

President of the Euromed University of Fez
Chancellor of the Hassan II Academy of Sciences and Technology

Previous responsibilities:

Professor at Laval University, Canada (Assistant Professor, then Associate Professor and then Full Professor)
Full Professor of the Senior Research Chair on the Physics of Polymers and Nanomaterials, Laval University, Canada
Director of Graduate Studies and Engineering of Plastics, Laval University, Canada
Co-creator of the MASciR (Moroccan Advanced Science, Innovation & Research) Research Center of which he was Managing Director until 2011.

Other Previous Responsibilities: 

President of NASAC (Network of African Academies of Sciences).
Member of the Canadian Aerospace Team (Canadian Space Agency) which selects experiments to be carried out in space in collaboration with the European Space Agency ESA and NASA from 140 Academies of Sciences around the world;
President of the International ''Morand Lambla Award'' of the International Polymer Processing Society
President of the International ''James Lee White Award'' of the International Polymer Processing Society
Chairman of the Evaluation Committee of the NSERC (Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada) in chemical engineering and mining and metallurgy
President of the Evaluation Committee of Centers of Excellence in Research in Canada
Official examiner of the Order of Engineers of Quebec Canada (IOQ)
Official advisor to the Canadian Government for research in an industrial environment
President of the Société Québécoise des Polymères
Director of the Society of Plastics Engineers of Quebec
Vice-President of the Canadian Society of Rheology

Teacher. Bousmina is a member of:

The World Academy of Arts and Sciences (WAAS)
The African Academy of Sciences (AAS)
The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
Honorary of the Mohammed V Foundation for Solidarity
International Representative of Polymer Processing Society

He was a member of:

Member of the Board of Directors of PSL (University of Paris Sciences et Lettres)
Executive committee of the World Polymer Processing Society Executive
committee of the IAP (Inter Academy Partnership), a global network which brings together more than 150 academies of science and five continents

It is also :

Associate Editor of Recent Patents in Nanotechnology
Associate Editor of Journal of Polymer Engineering (between 2008 and 2017)
Associate Editor of Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of Polymer Processing
Former Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Nanotechnology and Nanoscience

Scientific Production

215 scientific articles in indexed international journals and 7 international invention patents with more than 7,600 citations and an H-index of 45 (Source Web of Science°
more than 11,000 citations and an H-index of 55 (Source Google Schola).

Awards and Recognition : 

The Grand Prize for Innovation in 2009 awarded by the Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Executive Training and Scientific Research of Morocco
The Prestigious Steacie Scholarship in 2004 which is considered the highest distinction in research in Canada
The Top20-Canada Prize in 2002 awarded by the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research for the 20 best researchers in Canada;
The International Morand Lambla Award in 2000 awarded by the International Society (Polymer Processing Society) to the best researcher worldwide in the field of polymers
The Research Innovation Prize in 2009 awarded by the Ministry of Industry of Quebec -Canada;
The Louis Pasteur Prize in 1992.