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Rachid Boukhili
D.E.S. (Annaba), D.E.A. (Lille), Ph.D. (Compiègne)

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Ext. 4074 Fax: (514) 340-5170 Room: B-450.22
Primary sphere of excellence in research
Innovative Materials
Secondary sphere(s) of excellence in research
Sustainable Transport and Infrastructures Energy, Water and, Resources

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Optimization of processing parameters for composite manufacturing. 

  • Analysis of bonded and bolted joints. 

  • Organic, ceramic and metallic fillers and fibers in composites. 

  • Q&C, Physical and mechanical characterization of composites. 

  • Impact and fatigue behaviour of composites. 

  • Feasibilty studies and material qualification for aeronautic applications. 

  • Design of special tests. 

  • Damage tolerance, durability, friction and wear of composite materials.


  • Excellence in teaching and research award, École Polytechnique de Montréal (1996)

Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2108 Aerospace, aeronautical and automotive engineering


Recent publications


  • MEC4330 - Matériaux composites.

  • MEC3420 - Materiaux polymeres

  • MEC6306A - Comportement mecanique des materiaux composites

Supervision at Polytechnique


Other achievements

1996 - Excellence in Teaching and Research Award, École Polytechnique de Montréal