University of Tunis
Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Tunis
B.P. 37 - 1002 Tunis – Belvédère
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EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
1991 Doctor of Science (Docteur es Sciences)
1981 Master of Science (DEA) in Solar Energy, Université Paris VII.
1979 Doctor – Engineer (Docteur Ingénieur) in Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition, Université Paris XI, Orsay.
1975 Master of Science (DEA) in Automatic Control and Computer Science, Université Paris VII.
1972 Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Cairo University.
1996–Present Professor – Department of Industrial Engineering – Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Tunis (ENIT).
1991 – 1996 Associate Professor - ENIT
1985-1991 Assistant Professor - ENIT
1979-1981 Research Engineer – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Orsay, France.
s Member of the High National Commission for Energy Control.
s Member of the Energy Commission for the preparation of the 9th plan.
s Member of the Commission for Research Projects Evaluation (European Union – DGXII). 1994
s Member of the Scientific Comity of :the International Conference on Moving Thermal Comfort Standards into the 21st Century, Windsor, UK, 2001.
s Development of a tool for the assessment of building energy standards (Funding: UNDP, GEF and Tunisian Agency for Renewable Energy), 2000.
s Contribution to the drafting of a Guidelines Book for the design of low energy buildings in the Mediterranean countries (Funding: ARENE, French Regional Agency for Energy, Marseille, France), 1999.
s Thermal monitoring of two bioclimatic buildings and two conventional ones (Funding: Tunisian Agency for Energy Control) . 1998.
s Analysis of the thermal performances of two bioclimatic buildings (Funding: Groupe d’Etudes et de Recherchres en Energie Solaire, Marseille, France), 1998.
s Field Survey about the thermal comfort sensation (Funding: Tunisian Agency for Energy Control). 1995 to 1997.
s Knowledge improvement about the thermal comfort sensation of the Tunisian population; analysis of the data collected during the survey of the previous project. In co-operation with Oxford Brookes University (Funding: British Council). 1995- 1999
s Thermal performances of North-African buildings. Technical and economical analysis. In the frame of the preparation of thermal regulation and standards for North-African buildings. (Funding: European Commission DGXVII and Tunisian Agency for Energy Control). 1995- Present
· A. OUERTANI, N. GHRAB-MORCOS, Optimal design of buildings for comfort achievement, Renewable Energy, vol. 1, N°15, pp.461-465, 1998
· N. GHRAB-MORCOS, R. CELAIRE, A. GUINEBAULT, L’architecture bioclimatique en Tunisie: tradition et modernité, Systèmes solaires, N°100, pp. 90-96, N°101, p. 76, 1994
· N. GHRAB - MORCOS, C. BOUDEN, R. FRANCHISSEUR, Heating performance of an experimental passive solar house in Tunisia, Renewable Energy, vol. 3, N° 1, pp. 1 - 13, 1993
· A. OUERTANI, N. GHRAB-MORCOS, Minimization of pollutants rejects due to heating of buildings, Conf. Int. Energie Solaire et Bâtiment (CISBAT 99), Lausanne, 1999.
· Several Scholarly visits to various countries in Europe (mostly France)
· Three-month visit to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA. Summer of 1999.
· Proficient in Arabic, French, and English.
· Tunisian Citizen