International Journal of Energy Engineering

International journal of Energy Engineering is an open access, peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original articles, critical reviews, research notes, debate and short reports in all areas of energy engineering.

Mejdi Jeguirim

Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Energy Engineering

Assistant Professor, Institut de Sciences des Matériaux de Mulhouse, France

Research Areas

1.Biomass Valorisation : Pyrolysis, Gasification and Combustion of different biomasses including agriculture residues and agro-industrial by-products : thermal degradation mechanisms and kinetics, gas emissions analysis. 2. Exhaust gas treatment : Exhaust gas treatment in fixed and mobile sources : NOx and soot abatement, Volatiles Organic Compounds elimination.


2002-2005Ph.DEnvironmental Chemistry, University of Haute Alsace, France
2001-2002MasterUniversity of Besançon, France, Energy & Environment
1994-1999Engineer DiplomaEngineer School of Monastir, Tunisia, Energetic
1986-1994B.ScSecondary School of Sayada, Tunisia, Experimental science


2006-presentAssociate Professor, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques de Mulhouse
2005-2006Assistant Professor, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques de Mulhouse
2002-2005Research Assistant, Laboratoire Gestion des Risques et Environnement (GRE)

Academic Achievement

National Research Excellence Award for researcher with high level scientific activity in their area of research, Université de Haute Alsace, 2009-2012

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  M. Jeguirim, V. Tschamber, J. F. Brilhac and P. Ehrburger, "Interaction mechanism of NO2 with carbon black: effect of surface oxygen complexes", Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 72 (2004) 171-181.
[2]  M. Jeguirim, V. Tschamber, J. F. Brilhac and P. Ehrburger, "Oxidation mechanism of carbon black by NO2: effect of water vapour", Fuel, 84 (2005) 1949-1956.
[3]  V.Tschamber, M. Jeguirim, K. Villani, P. Ehrburger and J. Martens "Comparison of the activity of Ru and Pt catalysts for the oxidation of carbon by NO2", Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 72 (2007) 299–303.
[4]  M. Jeguirim, V. Tschamber and P. Ehrburger "Catalytic effect of platinum on the kinetics of carbon oxidation by NO2 and O2", Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 76 (2007) 235–240.
[5]  A Muller, M. Jeguirim, F. Demouge, P. Fromy, J.F. Brilhac, "Contribution to the Development of a Systemic Approach for Building Fire Safety Characterization", Res Systemica, European Systems Science Journal, Vol 7, December 2008.
[6]  M. Jeguirim, V. Tschamber and J. F. Brilhac "Kinetics and mechanism of the oxidation of carbon by NO2 in the presence of water vapor", International Journal of Chemical Kinetics, 41 (2009) 236-244.
[7]  M. Jeguirim, V. Tschamber and J. F. Brilhac "Kinetics of catalyzed and non-catalyzed soot oxidation with nitrogen dioxide under Regeneration Particle Trap Conditions", Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology 84 (2009) 770-776.
[8]  M. Jeguirim, V.Tschamber, K. Villani, J. F. Brilhac and J. Martens "Mechanistic study of Carbon oxidation with NO2 and O2 in presence of Ru/Na-Y catalyst", Chemical Engineering & Technology 32 (2009) 830-834.
[9]  M. Jeguirim, G. Trouvé "Pyrolysis characteristics and kinetics of Arundo Donax using thermogravimetric analysis", Bioresource technology 100 (2009) 4026-4031.
[10]  M. Jeguirim, S. Dorge, G. Trouvé "Thermogravimetric Analysis and Emission Characteristics of two Energy Crops in Air Atmosphere: Arundo Donax and Miscanthus Giganthus, Bioresource Technology 101 (2010) 788-793.
[11]  A. Chouchene, M. Jeguirim, B. Khiari, G. Trouvé, F. Zagrouba "Study on the Emission Mechanism during Devolatilization/Char Oxidation and Direct Oxidation of Olive Solid Waste in a fixed bed reactor", Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 87 (2010) 168-174.
[12]  A. Chouchene, M. Jeguirim, B. Khiari, G. Trouvé, F. Zagrouba "Thermal degradation behavior of olive solid waste: Influence of the particle size and oxygen atmosphere", Resources, Conservation & Recycling 54 (2010) 271-277.
[13]  M. Jeguirim, K. Villani, J. F. Brilhac and J. Martens "Ruthenium and Platinum catalyzed carbon oxidation: a comparative kinetic study", Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 96 (2010) 34-40.
[14]  M. Jeguirim, S. Dorge, A. Loth, G. Trouvé "Devolatilization kinetics of Miscanthus straw from thermogravimetric analysis", International Journal of Green Energy, 7: 164–173, 2010.
[15]  A. Chouchène, M. Jeguirim, G. Trouvé, A. Favre-Réguillon, G. Le Buzit "Combined process for the treatment of olive oil mill wastewater: Absorption on sawdust and combustion of the impregnated sawdust" Bioresource Technology 101 (2010) 6973-6982.
[16]  M. Labaki, M. Issa, S. Smeekens, S. Heylen, C.E.A. Kirschhock, K. Villani, M. Jeguirim, J.F. Brilhac, J. A. Martens "Modeling of NOx Adsorption-Desorption-Reduction Cycles on a Ruthenium Loaded Na-Y Zeolite" Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 97 (2010) 13–20.
[17]  N. Zouaoui, J.F. Brilhac, F. Mechati, M. Jeguirim, B. Djellouli, P. Gilot "Study of experimental and theoretical procedures when using thermogravimetric analysis to determine kinetic parameters of carbon black oxidation" Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 102 (2010) 837-849.
[18]  M. Jeguirim, A. Muller, F. Brenez, Ph. Fromy, F. Demouge, J.F. Brilhac "Reconstruction of an arson fire scene in accommodation unit using Fire Dynamic Simulator", Journal of Applied Fire Science 19 (2010) 133-151.
[19]  Z. Belala, M. Jeguirim, M. Belhachemi, F. Addoun, G.Trouvé "Biosorption of copper from aqueous solutions by date stones and palm-trees waste", Environmental Chemistry Letters 9 (2011) 65–69.
[20]  Z. Belala, M. Jeguirim, M. Belhachemi, F. Addoun, G.Trouvé " Biosorption of basic dye from Aqueous Solutions by Date Stones and Palm-Trees Waste: Kinetic, Equilibrium and Thermodynamic Studies ", Desalination 271 (2011) 80–87.
[21]  S. Dorge, M. Jeguirim, G. Trouvé "Thermal degradation of Miscanthus pellets: kinetics and aerosols characterization", Waste and Biomass Valorization 2 (2011)149-155.
[22]  K. Guedri , M.N. Borjini, M. Jeguirim, J.F. Brilhac, R. Saïd "Numerical study of radiative heat transfer effects on a complex configuration of rack storage fire" Energy 36 (2011) 2984-2996.
[23]  A. Chouchène, M. Jeguirim, A. Favre-Réguillon, G. Trouvé, G. Le Buzit, B. Khiari, F. Zagrouba " Energetic Valorisation of Olive Mill WasteWater Impregnated on low cost absorbent: Sawdust versus Olive Solid Waste" Energy Accepted Manuscript.
[24]  M. Jeguirim, A. Chouchène, A. Favre-Réguillon, G. Trouvé, G. Le Buzit "A new valorisation strategy of olive mill wastewater : impregnation on sawdust and combustion" Resources, Conservation & Recycling Accepted Manuscript.