Dr Sassi is a Canadian PhD, expert in vibration analysis and troubleshooting of mechanical installations and equipment. He delivered many courses and workshops in his field of specialization worldwide and in Gulf region. Throughout his 28-years career he occupied different positions in university and industry. He supervised several Masters and PhD degrees. He published more than 30 papers and technical reports in the major international journals and conferences. He is currently conducting research on different areas of mechanical engineering and industrial maintenance. His most significant contributions are perhaps: Development of powerful software called BEAT to simulate the vibration behavior of damaged ball bearings. Design of intelligent dampers for the optimum control of car suspensions Design of non-pneumatic airless tire, for a safer ride without the risk of blowout