Faissal, Aziz

Associate professor
Cadi Ayyad University
Centre National d’Etudes et de Recherches sur l’Eau et l’Energie B. P 511, Av. Abdelkrim Elkhattabi, Marrakech, Maroc

Dr. Aziz Faissal is an international expert on waste management, wastewater treatment, and reuse. He’s widely recognized for promoting the use of new technologies in four key areas: the construction of wetlands for wastewater treatment; the application of alternative adsorption technologies; solar disinfection for wastewater reuse applications; and solid waste valorization on biogas production and nanomaterials synthesis.His ground-breaking work on drinking water control quality in rural areas led to the first international conference on the topic back in 2010. At that point, he was nearly a decade into a 10-year teaching career at Cadi Ayyad University, which had begun in 2009.As chair of the Moroccan Youth for Water Network, he helped draft the first regional guidelines for Water-Energy-Food Nexus. In addition, his recognition as an expert on decentralized wastewater management systems led to his being drafted as a keynote speaker at numerous conferences.Dr. AZIZ has written more than 75 publications, including ten textbooks and five engineering reference books. The textbooks are used in many colleges and universities throughout Morocco and by engineers in the States and abroad. He also served as an editorial consultant for the Springer book series, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering.Dr. AZIZ Faissal, has a patent on industrial wastewater in 2020, FASCICULE DE BREVET (ompic.ma).   Which let him establish a startup and build numerous public-private partnerships within industries that offer jobs opportunities for engineering alumni.