Prof. Ahmed LOUKILI is a full professor in civil Engineering  and titular of International Edycem Chair at the Ecole Centrale de Nantes (France) from which he obtained his PhD in 1996. He received in 2009 the first prize of research awarded by French Federation of civil engineering.

His research interests mostly deal with durability mechanics of concrete and he authored over 80 papers in international journals and edited 2 books.

He is currently member of editorial board of Cement and concrete Composites. Since 2017, he is director of doctoral School of Engineering Sciences.