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Speaker Mohamed OUZZANE

Mohamed OUZZANE

Dr. Mohamed Ouzzane was a Professor in the mechanical department at the Islamic University of Madinah (K.S.A.). Recently, he joined the Department of Architecture at the University of Blida (Algiers). He received his PhD from University of Sherbrooke (Quebec, Canada). He was a research scientist at CanmetEnergy-Varennes (Natural Resources Canada) and Associate Professor at the University of Sherbrooke and Ecole Superieure de Technologie de Montreal (ETS). His research interests include both experimental and numerical activities. His areas are related to thermo-fluid sciences and renewable energy systems. He was a leader of the research program of the development of new technologies and advanced practices for refrigeration and ground source heat pumps. He is an author and co-author of more than 100 scientific papers, 2 patents, one book and book chapter, supervisor of more than 25 students in Master, PhD and Postdoctoral degrees. He was a member of an editorial board of the Islamic University Journal of Applied Sciences and reviewers of many international scientific journals.

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Speaker Ali BENMEDDOUR

Ali BENMEDDOUR

Dr. Benmeddour is a senior scientist at the Aerodynamics Laboratory (AL) of the Aerospace Research Centre (ARC) of the National Research Council Canada (NRC). Dr. Benmeddour is also a supervisor of the AL CFD Group and a Technology Leader of the Operating Environment thrust of the NRC Integrated Aerial Mobility Program (NRC-IAM). His areas of expertise and interest are computational and experimental modelling and simulation of external aerodynamics and its applications, including the aerodynamics of wind turbines. For the last few years, his research has been mainly focused on safe and efficient operations of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS or Drones) in challenging environments. He has also been working on the development of the digital twin, virtual testing and certification by analysis concepts.