Taous-Meriem promotion 2017

Professor Taous-Meriem has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor.


Professor Laleg-Kirati joined KAUST in 2011 after being a postdoc and a researcher at INRIA Bordeaux in France. She received her PhD in Applied Mathematics in 2008 from INRIA and Versailles University. Professor Laleg-Kirati‚Äôs work is in the general area of mathematical control theory, systems modeling and their applications. She has also worked and collaborated on a variety of applications for infinite dimensional systems, including desalination, medical imaging, and solar distributed collectors. 

Professor Laleg-Kirati publishes in top-ranked journals such as SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, Solar Energy, Journal of Mathematical Biology, Journal of Neuroscience, and IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.  She was elevated to an IEEE senior member in 2015 the same year she won the best paper award at IEEE International Conference on Control Engineering and Information Technology with one of her students. She is a valuable collaborator in the Kingdom with several organizations including KFUPM and King Abdullah Medical Imaging Center and a very effective mentor to the students.