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Sihem Ben Abdallah

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Associate Professor, Eng., Ph.D, HdR

Prof.  Sihem Benabdallah graduated from Purdue University aux USA. Her research is focused on integrated water management, land use changes and environmental and climate change impact assessment in semi-arid areas. She was involved in several international projects as a coordinator and work package leader :

  • CLIMB: Climate induced changes on the hydrology of Mediterranean basins;
  • FP4BATIW: Fostering partnerships for the implementation of best available technologies for water treatment & management in the Mediterranean
  • WASA: Water saving in Agriculture; and Capacity building for water integrity in the MENA region

She also participated to several bilateral projects financed by AUF, SIDA and CIDA. She is a trainer on water integrity issues and integrated water management. She is very active with the civil society as a member in two local associations (AED: water for development; REACT: research in action). She is a founding member of the Tunisian chapter of hydrogeology under the International Association of hydrogeologists.