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Biography

Professor Mohamed Khayet is director of the University Complutense of Madrid
(UCM) research group “Membranes and Renewable Energy” affiliated to
Campus Moncloa of International Excellence (Madrid, Spain). He is professor in
the Applied Physics area at the Faculty of Physics (UCM) and associated
researcher in IMDEA Water (Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies on Water,
Spain). He got his Ph.D. in Physics from the UCM. He realized various research
stays in different international institutions (Industrial Membrane Research
Institute in Ottawa, Canada; Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology in
Warsaw, Poland; Centre for Clean Water Technologies at the University of
Nottingham in UK, Singapore Membrane Technology Centre, Nanyang
Environment and Water Research Institute, Nanyang Technological University
in Singapore, Yale University, University of California Berkeley, etc.). His main
research field is membrane science and nanotechnology.  He has
coordinated various national and international projects funded by different
institutions (European Commission, Middle East Desalination Research Center,
Spanish Ministries; Companies such as Abengoa Water, etc.). He has
published over 200 papers, 21 invited book chapters, 5 books, edited 9 special
issues in international journals and filed 6 patents. He has chaired and delivered
lectures at various international conferences. Among other awards, he received
the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW) in 2012
for his novel and creative works on membrane distillation technology. He is
editor of the Journal “Desalination” and member of the Editorial Board of various
internal journals.

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