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Under the Patronage of HE. Mr. Boutros Harb - The Minister of Telecommunications

The 2nd International Conference on Open Source Software Computing (OSSCOM 2016)

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Naji Abi Zeid

Industrial Research Institute , Lebanon
Euro Lebanese Centre for Industrial Modernisation, Director
Born in Lebanon in 1964, Naji Abi Zeid obtained his first degree in General Sciences from the Beirut University College and a Masters in Political and Administrative Sciences from St Joseph University of Beirut, closely followed by a DESS in Urban Planning and Land Use from the Academie Libanaise Des Beaux Arts. Since 1990, he has led many projects as a project manager, and built up more experience and skills in urban planning, environmental studies and SME’s support. Prior to 2003, Naji Abi Zeid acted as counsellor of the Minister of Industry for industrial pollution issues. As of 2003, N. Abi Zeid was assigned the responsibilities of Head of the Environment Unit at the Industrial Research Institute (IRI). Among his responsibilities were feasibility studies related to the establishment of new industries, environmental studies, impact assessment studies, environmental audit, energy audit, project management and more. Mr Abi Zeid acted as a technical advisor for the Ministry of industry involving the assessment of existing industries and participated actively in the elaboration of regulations guiding the implementation of new industries. As of 2013 he was appointed Director of the Euro Lebanese Centre for Industrial Modernisation (ELCIM) and the Centre for Innovation and Technology (CIT) at the Industrial Research Institute (IRI).