Prof. Dr. Borhane Mahjoub

Prof. Dr. Borhane Mahjoub (1973) received his MSc and PhD in Waste Sciences and Technologies (1999) from the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) of Lyon (France). Then, he went to the Polytechnic High School of Montréal (Canada) for a post-doctoral research study in 1999-2000. He is an Assistant Professor in Environmental Chemistry at High Agronomic Institute of Chatt-Meriem (University of Sousse, Tunisia) since 2001. He is a researcher and lecturer in the Department of Chemistry, High Institute of Agronomy, Chatt-Meriem, Tunisia and the co-ordinator of the Laboratory of Chemistry, High Institute of Agronomy, University of Sousse, Chatt-Meriem, Tunisia.

He is member of the “Biochemistry and Environmental Ecotoxicology” Research Unit. His research topics cover environmental chemistry and quality monitoring, phytoremediation of contaminated soils, wastewater treatment processes, solid and liquid waste valorisation and sustainable chemistry.

Borhane Mahjoub was a regional coordinator of the DAAD funded project ‘EMPOWER Tunisia – Emerging Pollutants in Water and Wastewater in Tunisia’ with T.U. Braunschweig and he’s also an active member in other euro-mediterranean projects (XNEM-TEMPUS, SOWAEUMED, GAMAOUN etc.)

Borhane Mahjoub published more than 20 papers in peer-reviewed international journals, one chapter in a book on Phytoremediation (Royal Society of Chemistry), 3 textbooks and holds one patent. He is an Associate Editor of Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy Journal, (Elsevier), and member of the editorial boards of the International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, International Journal of Environmental Engineering, Inderscience, Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy and International Journal of Environmental Engineering Science Serials Publications.

He is a consultant in environmental issues to the Governorate decision makers of Sousse.