Prof Dr . Mohamed BOUAZIZ- Environmental Analysis - Best Researcher Award 

University of Sfax | Tunisia

Author Profile 

Early Academic Pursuits

His began his academic journey with a strong foundation in the sciences, earning his Bachelor of Physics-Chemistry from the Faculty of Sciences of Sfax, Tunisia, in June 1994. Building upon this, he pursued his passion for chemistry, completing his Doctorate in Chemistry in March 2006, under the guidance of Professor Sami Sayadi at the Laboratory of Bioprocesses in the Biotechnology Center of Sfax. His doctoral research focused on the production and characterization of bioactive compounds from Olea europaea and Hyparrhenia hirta. Following his doctoral studies,He further enhanced his academic qualifications by obtaining his Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (HDR) in May 2010, with a dissertation on the phenolic composition of Tunisian olives and olive by-products.

Professional Endeavors

His professional journey has been marked by dedication to teaching, research, and scholarly pursuits. He has held various academic positions at the High Institute of Biotechnology of Sfax (ISBS) since 2003, progressing from an Assistant to his current position as Professor. His commitment to advancing knowledge in the field of chemistry is evident through his extensive publication record, which includes over 238 international publications and 10 book chapters. Additionally, He has contributed significantly to the field through his involvement in national and international conferences, where he has presented over 20 abstracts.

Contributions and Research Focus in Environmental Analysis 

His research focuses on the extraction, characterization, and biological activities of natural products, particularly those derived from medicinal plants and olive by-products. His expertise lies in the areas of food chemistry, plant sciences, food processing, and lipid technology. Through his collaborative efforts with esteemed institutions such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and the University of Lyon He has spearheaded innovative research projects aimed at exploring the potential applications of natural compounds in various fields, including functional foods, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.

Accolades and Recognition

Throughout his career, he has received numerous accolades and honors in recognition of his scholarly achievements. His h-index of 56 underscores the impact of his research contributions within the scientific community. Furthermore, His expertise in the field has been acknowledged through his involvement as an expert reviewer for more than 20 prestigious journals in areas such as food chemistry and plant sciences.

Impact and Influence

His work has made a significant impact on both academia and industry. His research findings have not only expanded the frontiers of scientific knowledge but have also paved the way for the development of innovative products and technologies with practical applications. By collaborating with renowned institutions and fostering partnerships with industry stakeholders ,He has played a pivotal role in translating research outcomes into real-world solutions that address societal challenges and contribute to economic growth and sustainability.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As a distinguished academic and researcher, His legacy extends beyond his scholarly achievements to the countless students and scholars he has mentored and inspired throughout his career. His unwavering dedication to education and research serves as a beacon of excellence for future generations of scientists. Looking ahead, Dr. Bouaziz remains committed to pushing the boundaries of scientific inquiry, driving innovation, and making enduring contributions to the advancement of knowledge and the betterment of society. His collaborative spirit, visionary leadership, and passion for discovery continue to shape the future of research in the field of natural products and biotechnology.

  • Citations            9870
  •  h-index              58
  • i10-index            158

Notable Publications

Mohamed BOUAZIZ | Environmental Analysis | Best Researcher Award 

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