Dr Hicham Fatnassi | Protected agriculture | Best Researcher Award

Senior horticulture scientist at  research for Agriculture, Food and Environment – INRAE, France

Dr. Hicham Fatnassi is a Senior Horticulture Scientist at the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA) in Dubai, UAE, since January 2021. He holds a Ph.D. in environmental physics applied to greenhouse climate characterization and modelling, obtained through a joint supervision from INRAE Avignon, France, and Ibn Zohr University, Agadir, Morocco.

 

Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

📚 Education:

  • Ph.D. in environmental physics applied to greenhouse climate characterization and modeling.
  • Dissertation under co-supervision of INRAE Avignon, France, and Ibn Zohr University, Agadir, Morocco.

👨‍🔬 Work Experience:

  • Senior Horticulture Scientist at ICBA, Dubai, UAE (Jan 2021 – Present)
  • Doctor Engineer at INRAE, Sophia-Antipolis, France (Aug 2002 – Dec 2020)

🔬 Research Activities:

  • Over 23 years of experience in designing environmentally sustainable greenhouse systems.
  • Expert in Computational Fluid Dynamic models for optimizing greenhouse ventilation.
  • Specialized in microclimate and pest interactions for greenhouse management.
  • Focus on climate control in greenhouses with insect-proof screens.
  • Pioneering work in the design and optimization of photovoltaic greenhouses.

 

Research Focus:

Dr. Hicham Fatnassi is a distinguished Senior Horticulture Scientist 🌿 with a research focus on advancing greenhouse technologies and closed plant growth systems. His expertise lies in utilizing Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) tools to model the intricate coupling of plant canopy activity and climate in controlled environments. Dr. Fatnassi’s contributions span diverse areas, from optimizing microclimates in greenhouses with thermal storage systems to modeling the impact of algae production raceway ponds on greenhouse microclimates. He also explores the study of microclimate and plant transpiration in various greenhouse setups, including citrus tunnel greenhouses. His innovative work integrates sustainable practices and cutting-edge technologies to enhance plant growth environments.

 

Citations:

Dr. Hicham Fatnassi’s research impact, as reflected in citations and indices, showcases his significant contributions to the scientific community:

📚 Citations:

  • All-time: 2463
  • Since 2019: 1418

🌐 h-index:

  • All-time: 26
  • Since 2019: 21

🔍 i10-index:

  • All-time: 39
  • Since 2019: 31

These metrics underscore Dr. Fatnassi’s substantial influence and recognition within his field, emphasizing the widespread acknowledgment and utilization of his research by peers and scholars.

 

Publications Top Notes:
Hicham Fatnassi | Protected Agriculture | Best Researcher Award

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