SOUFI Abderrahmane



Immeuble Le Quatrième Zone Aéroportuaire de Montpellier Méditerranée, 34130 Mauguio

Research interest

  • Energy performance analysis of the buildings
  • Occupant behavior and building performance simulation
  • Durability of building materials, eco materials


Educational activities

  • Durability of concrete, concrete formulation, building materials, initiation to research
  • Level : preparatory cycle, Engineers 1st and 2nd years


PhD in Civil Engineering

University of La Rochelle

2009 - 2013

Master 2 Research

INSA Toulouse

2008 - 2009

Civil Engineer/National Polytechnic School of Algiers

2003 - 2008

Research projects and Supervision of research activities

  • 2010-2014 (4 years) : DURATINET - Durable Transport Infrastructure in the Atlantic Area-Network. Efficient exchange and transfer of knowledge on maintenance and repair of infrastructure
  • 2008-2009 (9 months) : ARFVALORMAT (LIFE ENVIRONNEMENT) Recycling of mineral-rich waste from industries and communities for the manufacture of hydraulic binders that can be used in road underlayments and the economy of natural resources (clay and limestone)
  • February/Sep 2011 : Co-supervision of a Master student. Influence of degree of saturation on air permeability of cementitious materials

Selected publications

  • Soufi, A., Mahieux, P. Y., Ait-Mokhtar, A., & Amiri, O. (2016). Influence of polymer proportion on transfer properties of repair mortars having equivalent water porosity. Materials and Structures, 49(1-2), 383-398. DOI
  • P-Y. Mahieux, A. Soufi, A. Aït-Mokhtar & O. Amiri. Durability performance based approach of mortars patch repair. ICDS12. International conference : Durable structures, from construction to rehabilitation. Lisbon, Portugal. 31/05 and 01/06/ 2012
  • Technical guide/DURATINET