Dr- Eng Slim ABDELKAFI is an Associate Professor since 2013 at the National Engineering School of Sfax, University of Sfax. He is the Department Head of Biological Engineering. He is a team leader at the Unit of Biotechnology of algae, National Engineering School of Sfax. He owns a Ph.D and Habilitation to Supervise Research (HDR) in Biotechnology from Aix-Marseille University.

He is appointed as NCP specialist in Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy.