Nizar Rokbani

Biography

Nizar Rokbani graduated in Electrical Engineering from the National Engineering School of Tunis, ENIT in 1995. He obtained a Master degree in industrial computing in 2003 form the National Engineering School of Sfax, ENIS and a PHD in Electrical Engineering form the same school. He was an automation & process engineer until 1998, he was then a technologic trainer at the institute of technological studies of Gabes, occupied a post of training adviser engineer at the national agency of vocational training from 2003 to 2006. Since then, he was with the University of Gabes and Sousse. His research interests include applications of intelligent techniques such as Swarm intelligence, computational intelligence, fuzzy logic, evolutionary algorithms to robotic systems and industrial processes. He served as an organising member in several National and international conferences including IEEE ICBR, CEIT, AMTM. Dr. Nizar Rokbani is an IEEE member; he served in several volunteering positions in IEEE RAS and SMC Tunisia Chapters since 2009. He organised the IEEE Robocomp robotics competition since 2010. He is very active in promoting open hard electronics with a specific focus on robotics and related applications. Since 2014 he is the President of Tunarduino for academic and educational activities. The association is dedicated to promote open hard and practical robotics.