Vice-rector for Teaching and Students

Fatiha Nejjari Akhi-elarab

Biography

Fatiha Nejjari Akhi-elarab

Fatiha Nejjari has a doctoral degree in Physical Sciences (1997) from Cadi Ayyad University. She is an associate professor at the Department of Automatic Control (ESAII) and has taught at the Terrassa School of Industrial, Aerospace and Audiovisual Engineering (ESEIAAT) since 2002.

As a researcher she is part of the Advanced Control Systems (SAC) research group, which belongs to the Supervision, Security and Automatic Control Specific Research Centre (CS2AC-UPC). Her research focuses on advanced control systems and the diagnosis and fault-tolerant control of industrial systems and processes. She has participated in 33 national and European competitive research projects and in technology transfer contracts related to these fields. She is the author or co-author of more than 200 publications in indexed journals and conference proceedings.

In the area of management, she was the head of the Terrassa section of the ESAII (2012-2013) and the secretary of the ESAII (2015-2019).


Functions

  • Promotion and access:
    • Promotion of STEAM vocations.
    • Promotion of bachelor’s and master’s degrees (in coordination by the vice-rector for Academic Policy).
    • Access to university and induction.
  • University life:
    • Student representation bodies.
    • Associations.
    • University extension.
    • Gender policy for students (in coordination with the vice-rector for Social Responsibility and Equality).
    • Sports Service.
  • Teaching:
    • Tutorial action plans and mentoring.
    • Educational cooperation agreements and work placements.
    • Student mobility (in coordination with the vice-rector for International Policy).
    • Learning and library resources (in coordination with the vice-rector for Digital Strategy).
  • Grants and financial aid:
    • Learning grants (in coordination with the vice-rector for Social Responsibility and Equality).
    • Financial aid for extraordinary circumstances and salary grants (in coordination with the vice-rector for Social Responsibility and Equality).
    • Official grants and financial aid.
  • UPC Alumni and courses for older adults.