Fayçal Djeffal

AGYA Alumni Jointly building bridges into the future

 Fayçal Djeffal
  • Microelectronics,
  • Physics

Areas of Expertise:
Micro/nanoelectronics; Optoelectronics; Metamaterials; Photovoltaics; 2D materials; Sensors; Soft-computing; Radio frequency (RF) sputtering; Physical vapour deposition (PVD); X-ray Diffraction (XRD), Ultraviolet–visible (UV-Vis) spectroscopy

Membership:
2013 - 2018

Contact

University of Batna 2, Algeria

Faculty of Technology
Department of Electronics
Avenue Chahid Boukhlouf
05000 Batna
Algeria

+213 338 054 94
faycal.djeffal(at)univ-batna2.dz
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About me

AGYA is an academy that celebrates the human mind and intellectual creativity across disciplines and cultural backgrounds. It is an honour to be a part of such a vibrant network of early-career researchers from the Arab world and Germany. 

Membership in AGYA significantly enhanced and advanced my professional career, thanks to the academy’s innovative interdisciplinary approach and the access it provides to an outstanding academic network. Shared interests with several of my AGYA colleagues led to several memorable projects on intercultural, North-South-South dialogue and to exciting interdisciplinary investigation into new materials for energy and environmental applications. Over my five-year membership, we organized several workshops on tolerance and the global idea of enlightenment, and prepared a lecture series on contemporary women philosophers and the role of arts and sciences in societal transformation. We also organized several international conferences and workshops on cutting-edge topics like smart cities and emergent materials for green energy and environmental control. Without AGYA’s unique structure and support, these projects would not have been possible to realize.


Academic Career
2012 – 2020 Professor of Electronics, University of Batna 2, Algeria
2007 – 2012 Associate Professor, University of Batna,  Algeria
2006 – 2007 Habilitation degree
2003 – 2007 Assistant Professor, University of Batna, Algeria
2002 – 2006 PhD degree
2000 – 2002 MA degree  
   
  Prizes & Memberships
   
2020 Nominated for The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Fellowship position
2019 African researchers award
2017 National ‘ANASR’ Award for best scientific paper in physical sciences and mathematics
2015 World Congress of Engineering ‘Best Paper Award’, London, UK
2014 Member of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS)
2013 Member of the Arab-German Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA)
2013 Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers IEEE
2013 World Congress of Engineering ‘Certificate of Merit for Best Paper’, London, UK
2011 Shoman Award for Young Arab Researchers in Engineering Sciences
2010 Microsoft-TWAS-AAS Award
2010 MADICA’2010, ‘Best Paper Award’, Tabarka, Tunisia
2008 National CDER Award for best scientific publications
2007 National ANDRU Award for best scientific publications

 

My Commitment to AGYA
Former Member of the Working Group 'Energy, Water and Environment' 2014 - 2018
Selection Committee 'New AGYA Members' 2017 - 2020

My advice to future AGYA members

AGYA supports cooperation, collaboration and innovation for the benefit of all. I advise future AGYA members to get involved in tandem and working group projects that span diverse disciplines so they will not only experience the differences, but also begin to bridge gaps between scientific fields.


On a personal note

Must read in my discipline:
Physics of Semiconductor Devices by S.M. Sze and Kwok K. Ng

Favourite novel:
L’incendie by Mohammed Dib

Best scientist from my country:
Prof. Elias Zerhouni