Professor Aziz Belmiloudi is a member of the National Institute of Applied Sciences of Rennes (INSA) and Institute of Mathematical Research of Rennes (IRMAR). He obtained his M.Sc. from the University of Rennes in 1991 and his PhD from INSA of Rennes in Applied Mathematics and Numerical Analysis in 1995. In 2002 he obtained his 'Habilitation to Direct Research Work” in Applied Mathematics at Rennes. He has been involved with heat transfer problems for several years, he works with different technological and experimental laboratories of physical, civil engineering and biology, and regularly serves as referee for at least six journals in the field of heat and mass transfer. He is the author of several scientific papers and books in diverse areas, including oceanic and atmospheric circulations, solidification processes and phase fields models, superconductivity and vortex dynamics, biomedical systems and transport processes, fire and materials, and optical waveguides. He is internationally recognized in the research field of Mathematical Modelling, Control Theory, Applied Analysis, Nonlinear Sciences, Numerical Simulations, Stabilization and Optimization.