Abdelkader Meroufel has received a PhD degree in 2006 on material science specialized in corrosion protection from La Rochelle University, France. He has a hybrid experience: academic and industrial. He accumulates more than 16 years of experience in middle east and Europe regions. He has authored 30 scientific publication, one granted patent and one Edited book on corrosion in desalination. His research interest includes corrosion science and engineering and materials durability. He is a NACE international member.