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  • Bouchaib Zazoum, Ph.D.

  • Job Title :

    Assistant Professor

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    College of Engineering

  • Department :

    Civil Engineering

Dr. Bouchaib Zazoum an assistant professor in mechanical engineering department at Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU). He obtained his MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from École de technologie supérieure (ETS), University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada in 2011 and 2014, respectively. Prior joining PMU, he was an Assistant Professor at Royal Military College of Canada (RMC), and Research Associate at Hydro-Québec's Research institute (IREQ), Canada, as well as Research Fellow at University of Muenster, Germany.

Dr. Zazoum holds two US Patents in developing new generation of advanced nanomaterials composites for electronics applications, and has published several single papers in top-ranked international nanomaterials and solid-state journals.

Dr. Zazoum has wide international academic and industrial experiences in developing new generation of flexible materials for wearable micro-sensors, energy storage, artificial intelligence and health monitoring applications.



M.SC and Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from ETS, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada in 2011 and 2014, respectively




Refereed Journals:

Zazoum, Bouchaib. "Evaluation and Optimization of Dielectric Properties of PVDF/BaTiO3 Nanocomposites Film for Energy Storage and Sensors." ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology 9, no. 11 (2020): 115005.

Zazoum, Bouchaib. "Experimental and Modeling Studies of 2D Clay/PE Nanocomposites for High Voltage Applications." ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology 9, no. 9 (2020): 093002.

Zazoum, Bouchaib. "Hybrid analytical finite element method for dielectric response of PE/TiO2 nanodielectric materials." Materials Research Express 7, no. 7 (2020): 075012.

Zazoum, Bouchaib, Ennouri Triki, and Abdel Bachri. "Modeling of Mechanical Properties of Clay-Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposites Using Deep Neural Network." Materials 13, no. 19 (2020): 4266

Zazoum, Bouchaib, Mouhammad El Hassan, and Aymen Jendoubi. "Solar optical fiber daylighting system with an IR filter: Experimental and modeling studies." Energy Reports 6 (2020): 903-908.

Triki, Ennouri, and Bouchaib Zazoum. "Journal of Textile Engineering and Fashion Technology Tearing Resistance of Coated Textile Structures.", 2020

Zazoum, Bouchaib. "Optimization of dielectric strength of polymer/TiO2 nanocomposites for high voltage insulation." Materials Research Express 6, no. 11 (2019): 1150g8.


Book Chapter:

Bouchaib Zazoum, Eric David and Anh Dung Ngo, “Chapter: Dynamic Mechanical Characterization of LLDPE/Clay Nanocomposite,” in, Book title: Design, Manufacturing and Applications of Composites, DEStech Publications, Inc, Hiroyuki Hamada, Yuqiu Yang, and Suong Van Hoa.


Refereed Conference:

Bouchaib Zazoum and Jamal Nayfeh  “Dielectric Properties of Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride)/MXene Nanocomposites Using Machine Learning”, The 10th International Conference on Nanostructures, Nanomaterials and Nanoengineering 2021 (ICNNN 2021), Fukuoka, Japan, October 30-November 02, 2021.

Bouchaib Zazoum, “Machine Learning Enabled Prediction of Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Effectiveness of Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride)/MXene Nanocomposites”, 2021 10th International Conference on Material Science and Engineering Technology (ICMSET 2021), Kyoto, Japan, October 14-17, 2021.

Bouchaib Zazoum, “Solar Photovoltaic Power Prediction Using Different Machine Learning Methods”, 2021 8th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems Engineering (CPESE 2021), 10-12 September 2021, Fukuoka, Japan.

Zazoum, Bouchaib, and Abdel Bachri. "Deep Neural Network for Dielectric Properties Prediction of PVDF/BaTiO3 Nanocomposites for Flexible Capacitors." In Materials Science Forum, vol. 1023, pp. 37-42. Trans Tech Publications Ltd, 2021.

Zazoum, Bouchaib. "Machine Learning Approach to Predict Dielectric Permittivity of PE/TiO2 Nanocomposites." In Materials Science Forum, vol. 998, pp. 239-245. Trans Tech Publications Ltd, 2020.

Zazoum, Bouchaib. "Polymer Optical Fiber Daylighting System with an IR Filtration Mechanism." In International Petroleum Technology Conference. International Petroleum Technology Conference, 2020.




  • Materials Engineering, Nanotechnology, Manufacture and Characterization of Nanocomposite Materials for Energy Storage, Sensors and High Voltage Applications.
  • Laser Welding of Thermoplastic Materials and Static behavior of Mechanical Welding Joints for Automotive and Aerospace Applications.
  • Image Processing Software Developer for Materials Engineering Application, and Simulation by FEM of Multi-Physics Problems.