IAHR Africa Scholars Meeting | 6, 13, 21 May 2024

IAHR Africa Scholars Meeting

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The IAHR Africa Scholars Meeting is organised by the IAHR-Africa Division. This meeting serves as a platform to foster partnerships and collaborations among African scholars while also showcasing their accomplishments and impact. The presentations delivered during this event are planned to provide a concise and inspiring introduction to the research undertaken by the invited scholars. The overarching goal is to generate excitement among young professionals and scholars, promote knowledge sharing, and identify potential opportunities for collaboration.

The IAHR Africa Scholars Meeting is a free-registration event.

 Meeting Chair

Prof. Moez LouatiProf. Moez Louati
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 


Day 1: 6 May 2024 | 2 pm CEST

Opening Session

Prof. Elfatih Eltahir, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USAIAHR Africa Scholars Meeting - 6 May

Dr. Ali Rhouma, Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean area (PRIMA foundation), Tunisia

Session Chair

Prof. Moez Louati, HKUST, Hong Kong


  1. Prof. Esayas Alemayehu, Jimma institute of Technology (JiT), Ethiopia

    Non-linear problem solving water technologies in achieving efficient water management: Challenges and opportunities

  2. Dr. May Sule, Cranfield University, UK

    Development of water management infrastructure and health impacts

  3. Prof. Marouane Temimi, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA

    Leveraging remote sensing data and advanced numerical models to enhance the modeling of river discharge

  4. Ms. Asma Abou Ali, Faculty of Sciences, Ibn Zohr University, Morocco

    Enhancing Citrus Irrigation Efficiency in Morocco's Semi-Arid Regions.

IAHR Africa Scholars Meeting - 13 MayDay 2: 13 May 2024 | 2 pm CEST

Session Chair

Dr. Kamal El Kadi Abderrezzak, EDF, France


  1. Prof. Ali El Battay, UM6P Polytechnic University, Morocco

    From Ice to Oasis: A Quarter-Century Journey Through Remote Sensing for Water Across Climates

  2. Prof. Ousmane Seidou, Ottawa University, Canada

    Operationalization of the Water-Energy-Food-Environment (WEFE) Nexus: experience of the Niger River Basin

  3. Dr. Sani Dauda Ahmed, National Water Resources Institute (NWRI), Nigeria

    Error Correction of Stage-Discharge Relation of a River Constrained by Limited Hydrometric Data

  4. Prof. Asaad Yahia Shamseldin, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

    Atmospheric Rivers and Hydrological Cyle

IAHR Africa Scholars Meeting - 21 MayDay 3: 21 May 2024 | 2 pm CEST

Session Chair

Prof. Dalila Loudyi, UH2C, Morocco


  1. Prof. Samuel Ukpong Okon, Akwa Ibom State University, Nigeria

    Colliding Gravity Currents

  2. Dr. Modupe Jimoh, Warwick University, UK

    Flowing Towards Sustainability: Harnessing Water for a Greener Future

  3. Dr. Charles Onyutha, Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda

    Sub-Saharan African Environment and Water Resources in a Changing Climate

  4. Dr. Salamatu Tannor, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn, Germany

    Is site water management still capable of addressing double burdened mine water systems?

 Certificate of attendace 

Upon completion of the event, if you would like to receive a Certificate of Attendance (fee: EUR 50) issued by IAHR, please contact

 Become a sponsor!

As a sponsor of this event, you will enjoy a high level of visibility on a variety of IAHR platforms and channels of promotion, including:

  • Displaying your logo and linked company name on the event webpage

  • Displaying your logo and linked company name on the promotional emails

  • Displaying your logo and linked company name in social media campaigns

  • Displaying your logo on the certificate of attendance

  • Verbal recognition by the organizer at the opening & closing of the event and at the start of the lectures

  • A 2-minute slot can be arranged for a video screening promoting/introducing your activity, products or services 

  • 1-year FREE institute membership (for non-members)

Minimum sponsorship amount: 

  • 1800 euros for non IAHR Members (institute large >450 employees)

  • 1200 euros for non IAHR Members (institute small <450 employees)

  • 500 euros for IAHR Institute Members

If you are interested to sponsor the Africa Scholars Meeting please contact

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