Euromed Polytechnic School (EPS)


Engineer, laureate of the Mohammadia School of Engineers, Rabat, Morocco

Doctorate from the University of Liege, Belgium

Current Responsibilities
Since 2013, Vice-President of the Euromed University of Fes
Professor-Researcher in charge of renewable energies and energy efficiency

Previous Responsibilities
Vice-President of the Euromed University of Fes in charge of Administrative and Legal Affairs
From 1983 to 2019, Professor-Researcher at the Mohammadia School of Engineers, Rabat, Morocco
Vice-president of the Mohammed V-Agdal-Rabat University from 2005 to 2010
Member of the national commission for the development of the national research and innovation strategy for 2025 and the 2006-2010 action plan of the national research and innovation system

Scientific Activities
Author and co-author of several dozen publications in indexed international journals and holder of a patent
Founder and director of the Technological Innovation Center from 2000 to 2006.

Other Activities and Participation in Institutions
Resident member of the Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology



  1. Issa Ndiaye, Sébastien Vaudreuil & Tijani Bounahmidi (2019) Forward Osmosis Process: State-Of-The-Art of Membranes, Separation & Purification Reviews, DOI: 10.1080/15422119.2019.1622133
  2. Yousra Tahri, Emilie Gagnière, Elodie Chabanon, Tijani Bounahmidi, Zdeněk Kožíšek, Nadine Candoni, Stéphane Veesler, Moussa Boukerche, and Denis Mangin, Multiscale Experimental Study and Modeling of l-Glutamic acid Crystallization: Emphasis on a Kinetic Explanation of the Ostwald Rule of Stages, Crystal Growth & Design, 2019 19 (6), 3329-3337, 

DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.9b00217 

  1. Imane Chaoui, Souad Abderafi, Sébastien Vaudreuil & Tijani Bounahmidi, “Water desalination by forward osmosis: draw solutes and recovery methods – review“, Environmental Technology Reviews,Volume 8, 2019 - Issue 1, Pages 25-46


  1. T. Moudakkar, Z. El Hallaoui, S.Vaudreuil & T.Bounahmidi “Modeling and performance analysis of a PTC for industrial phosphate flash drying” Energy 166 (2019) 1134-1148


  1. Ahmed Tgarguifa, Souad Abderafi , Tijani Bounahmidi. Energy efficiency improvement of a bioethanol distillery, by replacing a rectifying column with a pervaporation unit; Renewable Energy 122 (2018) 239-250


  1. S. Fellaou, T. Bounahmidi (2018). Analyzing thermodynamic improvement potential of a selected cement manufacturing process: Advanced exergy analysis; Energy 154 (2018) 190-200 


  1. S. Fellaou, A.Harnoune, M.A. Seghra, T. Bounahmidi (2018). Statistical modeling and optimization of the combustion efficiency in cement kiln precalciner; Energy 155 (2018) 351-359.


  1. Zhor El Hallaoui , S. Vaudreuil, T. Moudakkar & T. Bounahmidi, “One-dimensional phosphate flash dryer model for design application , Drying Technology, Volume 37, (2019) - Issue 2, Pages 139-148


  1. A. Tgarguifa, S. Abderafi & T. Bounahmidi “ Energetic optimization of Moroccan distillery using simulation and response surface methodology” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 75 , 415-425, (2017)   


  1. S. Fellaou & T. Bounahmidi “Evaluation of energy efficiency opportunities of a typical Moroccan cement plant: Part I. Energy analysis” Applied Thermal Engineering 115, 1161-1172, (2017) 


  1. Ahmed Tgarguifa, Souad Abderafi, Tijani Bounahmidi, modeling and optimization of distillation to produce bioethanol, Energy Procedia 139 (2017) 43-48


  1. Ahmed Ould Brahim, Souad Abderafi, Tijani Bounahmidi, Modeling the stabilization column in the petroleum refinery, Energy Procedia, Volume 139, December 2017, Pages 61-66


  1. Y. Tahri, E. Gagnière, E. Chabanon , T. Bounahmidi, D. Mangin ’’Investigation of the L-Glutamic acid polymorphism: Comparison between stirred and stagnant conditions: J. of  Crystal Growth 435 (2016) 98-104


  1. Tahri, Y., Kozisek, Z., Gagnière, E., Chabanon, E., Bounahmidi, T., & Mangin, D. (2016). Modeling the competition between polymorphic phases: highlights on the effect of Ostwald Ripening. Crystal Growth & Design. 16 (10), 5689-5697

DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.6b00640 

  1. M.A. Kamzon, S. Abderafi, T. Bounahmidi (2016); Promising bioethanol process for developping a biorefinery in Moroccan sugar industry, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41 (45), 20880-20896


  1. M.Chaanaoui, S. Vaudreuil, T. Bounahmidi (2016). Benchmark of Concentrating Solar Power Plants: Historical, Current and Future Technical and Economic Development; Energy Procedia Volume 83 , 782-789.

doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2016.04.167 

  1. S. Fellaou, T. Bounahmidi (2016). Mass Balance Reconciliation for Bilinear Systems: A Case Study of a Raw Mill Separator in a Typical Moroccan Cement Plant; Engineering, Technology &Applied Science Research Vol 6, No 3, 1006-1009


  1. I. Baayyad, N. Semlali Aouragh Hassani & T. Bounahmidi “Evaluation of the energy consumption of industrial hybrid seawater desalination process combining freezing system and reverse osmosis” Desalination and water treatment 56 (10) 2593-2601, (2015) https://doi.org/10.1080/19443994.2014.968901