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Secretary-General: Professor Farida Fassi

Dr. Farida Fassi is a Professor at Mohammed V University in Rabat. She earned her Ph.D. in Particle Physics in 2002 at the Spanish University of Valencia. She was awarded with the European Ph.D. in experimental particle physics in recognition of her contribution in the ATLAS experiment at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland. She was the French´s Tier-1 computing centre representative of the CMS experiment at CERN. Since 2013, She leads the Distributed Analysis Support Team (DAST) for the ATLAS collaboration. She has worked through several Postdoctoral and Research positions at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), the French National Centre for Scientific Research and the Spanish Center for Particle, Astroparticle and Nuclear Physics over the span of 13 years. She is a Linked Doctor at CSIC and a visiting scientist at Instituto de Física Corpuscular. She is a co-author of numerous scientific publications.
Prof. Fassi is a well-established Moroccan researcher. She ranked into the top ranks of the international 2021 AD Scientific Index, which looks at various metrics for productivity and academic citations to rank scientists worldwide. She plays a leadership role in developing a network of researchers through several International Scientific Programs. She is the co-founder of the “African Strategy for Fundamental Applied Physics” and the co- coordinator of “the 6th Biennial African School of Fundamental Physics and Applications” in Morocco.