After the International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva, it was in Romania that the Moroccan researcher Kamal Daissaoui was made, on Saturday, May 18, Knight of the Order for the Progress of Science and Invention. « A distinction that comes in recognition of Kamal’s actions in favor of scientific research and innovation ».
Professor, researcher, and President of the Moroccan School of Engineering Sciences (EMSI), Daissaoui received this distinction at the European Creativity and Innovation Fair (Euroinvent), held from 16 to 18 May in the city of Iași.
Considered one of the largest innovation fairs in Eastern Europe, Euroinvent is organised by the Romanian Inventors’ Forum, the Europe Direct Organisation Iași, the Gheorghe Asachi Technical University, Grigore T University. Popa of Medicine and Agriculture and Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași.
With a doctorate in computer science from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis in France, Kamal Daissaoui began his teaching and research career in 1981, before joining the Hassania School of Engineering in Casablanca in 1983. He then became President of the Moroccan School of Engineering Sciences (EMSI), which was also awarded two gold medals at the 2019 edition of Euroinvent for its innovations « Smartrafic » and « Smarty factory 4.0″.
These two Moroccan innovations represent patents in the category of new technologies, one in the field of smart cities and the other in the field of connected factories.
In addition, the Moroccan school has won eight awards, including the « Best Foreign Contribution Award ». This Award is awarded by the organizers of Euroinvent to a foreign delegation that participates in this event and whose contribution marks a scientific progress.