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Isam Shahrour

Isam Shahrour is an esteemed professor at Lille University and a member of the prestigious French Water Academy. He obtained his degree from the National School of Bridges and Roads in Paris.

Previously, Isam Shahrour held the position of Vice President for Research at Lille1 University from 2007 to 2012, and served as the Director of the Civil and Geo-Environment Engineering Laboratory from 2010 to 2019. During his tenure, he fostered robust international collaborations, particularly with China, the United States, North Africa, and the Middle East.

Over the past 15 years, Isam Shahrour has dedicated his academic and professional endeavors to the field of smart cities, with a specific focus on intelligent urban infrastructures such as water and energy systems, as well as smart buildings.

His remarkable research contributions have yielded approximately 180 peer-reviewed journal papers, and he has supervised approximately 100 PhD dissertations. Isam Shahrour is also an accomplished speaker, having delivered over 40 lectures on topics related to sustainable cities, smart cities, and resilient cities. Notably, he has delivered two TEDx talks.