Prof. Djafer BENACHOUR
After graduation from the National Polytechnic School of Algiers with an Engineering degree in Petrochemistry/Polymers in June 1976, Prof. Djafer BENACHOUR went to the USA for postgraduate studies. He attended an intensive program of English language at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge (September 1976-June 1977), then moved to Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland,Ohio, (August 1977) where he obtained a Master of Science (May 1980) and a Ph.D. (August 1982) degrees from the department of “Macromolecular Science”.
In October 1982, he joined the University of SETIF (ALGERIA) where he contributed to the opening of three programs: an “Engineering degree” in Polymer Engineering (January 1983). then a “Magister” degree in Macromolecular Science (September 1985), followed by a “Ph.D. program” in Macromolecular Science and Engineering (September 1990). Currently, he is a full time professor of Polymer Science and Engineering at Ferhat ABBAS SETIF1University (Algeria). He was Rector (President) of this university from October 1991 until August 2000. Prof. BENACHOUR has been chairing a research laboratory on “Multiphase Polymeric Materials” (LMPMP) since July 2000. He was vice-president of the Algerian Chemical Society for 15 years. Prof. BENACHOUR has been involved in chemistry education at different institutional levels for the past 36 years. He was a member of several panels on Chemistry/Chemical Engineering curricula development and updating, both at national and international levels. He supervised 32 Master/Magister and 28 Ph.D. theses over the last 26 years. He is the author/co-author of 85 international scientific publications.
In September 2005, he became a member of the “Committee on Ethics and Deontology” of Ferhat ABBAS SETIF1 University, and was elected as Chair of such a committee in May 2015.Tel. mobile : 0772 60 03 26