Department of Environmental Microbiology
Dr. Nabil Zouari is Full-Professor of Biology and Environmental Microbiology. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Microbiology, Enzyme Engineering & Bioconversion from the University of Technology of Compiègne (UTC, France). Dr. Nabil is also engineered in biological engineering. He has 33 years of experience in Teaching and Research & Development in the fields of Environmental Technology, Enzyme Engineering, Industrial Microbiology and transfer of technology in France, Tunisia and Qatar. Dr. Nabil published more than 52 papers in international indexed journals, covering all his fields of specialization. He developed 6 industrial applications in the field of agro-industry. He has an experience of ten years in the field of results development and valorization and incubation of innovations ( in France and Tunisia) and created one start-up in the field of biotechnology. He has experience in leading and directing research projects, UG and graduate research supervision (dozens of theses) and graduate studies coordination as well.
Dr. Nabil Zouari's research interests are in Isolation and use of microorganisms or their metabolites as biological activities in industrial and environmental applications. Study of the relationship between cell metabolism and biological activities (cell factory) at aerobic, anaerobic and microaerobic conditions. Overproduction of low-cost biological activities in media and appropriate fermentation technologies. Development of bioprocesses based on enzymes or microorganisms in the conversion of industrial interest. Development of industrial bioprocesses for bioremediation of wastewaters and polluted soil.