Dr Mourad Nachtane

Associate Professor at Arts et Métiers Institute of Technology

Mourad NACHTANE was born in Casablanca, Morocco, in 1993. He obtained his Ph.D. in Engineering Science (ENSTA Bretagne, France) in 2019 and the M.Sc. degree in renewable energy and energetic system in 2016 from University of Hassan II Casablanca. In 2019, he worked as temporary teaching and research assistant (ATER) at University of Bordeaux France, and the Institute of Mechanics and Engineering (I2M). In December 2020, he joined ENSAM Campus Metz, where he has a dual position. Indeed, he is an associate professor at LEM3 Research Lab and also an R&D Engineer at CETIM Grand Est, the renowned French research and technology organization (RTO). Besides the teaching activities, this double position allows him to work both in the academic field on fundamental research topics, and in the technical applied field as a scientific referent within this RTO. He is in charge to promote the scientific cooperation between CETIM Grand Est and ENSAM by developing innovative projects dealing with the development of numerical approaches aimed at optimizing the behaviour of recycled thermoplastic composites concerning their process-induced microstructures.

Author of +50 peer-reviewed articles and +12 papers in international conferences. Reviewer for more than 20 international scientific journals (composite structures, renewable energy …). The published works have contributed significantly to answering scientific issues related to the use of composite materials in different sectors of activity. I have been awarded four scientific prizes: “The Peer Prize for Climate”, “French Navy, Amirale Daveluy”, “University research competition and Innovation “,” Innovation in Science and Technology of the Francophonie “,” Future Projects 2018 – BPGO “. Member of several scientific associations. In addition, He has participated in several academic and industrial projects. Also, he supervised 2 Ph.D. students and 6 master’s students in the field of renewable marine energy and mechanics of materials.