General Information

The 20th International Conference for Mesoscopic Methods in Engineering and Science

Welcome to the web page of the 20th International Conference for Mesoscopic Methods in Engineering and Science (ICMMES-2024). The conference will be held during the week of June 24–28, 2024, at the Hotel Méhari Hammamet Thalasso & Spa (*****) located in the beautiful town of Hammamet, Tunisia. The university responsible for local organization is Tunis El Manar University, located in Tunis, Tunisia.

Following the tradition established by previous ICMMES conferences, short courses will be offered on Monday, June 24, 2024. From Tuesday, June 25, to Friday, June 28, 2024, there will be four days of technical presentations.

Dates: Monday, June 24 - Friday, June 28, 2024
Conference Venue at Hammamet, Tunisia
Short Courses Monday, June 24, 2024
Regular Conference Tuesday, June 25 - Friday, June 28, 2024 


Tunisia is one of the countries forming the Maghreb, located on the northern border of the African continent. The Mediterranean Sea borders Tunisia to the north and east. The country has three gulfs: Tunis, Hammamet, and Gabes. It is the most Westernized state in North Africa, influenced by French culture. Tunisia is mostly famous for Dido, the legendary founder and first queen of Carthage (814 BC), who is renowned in mathematics for her remarkable solution to a constrained optimal control problem even before the invention of calculus.

Tunisia boasts over 3000 years of history, beginning mainly with Carthage—a Phoenician colony—founded around 814 BC, which became the second-largest city (after Rome) in the middle of the 1st century AD. Carthage was later colonized by Romans until the Arabs took it over by 500 AD.

Throughout Tunisia's history, many peoples have arrived among the Berbers to settle. Most recently, the French, along with many Italians, arrived. Before them came the Ottoman Turks with their multi-ethnic rule, and even earlier, the Arabs who brought their language and the religion of Islam, along with its calendar. Before them arrived the Byzantines and the Vandals. Over two thousand years ago came the Romans, whose Empire long governed the region. The Phoenicians founded Carthage close to three thousand years ago. Migrations from the Sahel region of Africa also occurred. Perhaps eight millennia ago, there were already established peoples among whom the proto-Berbers (coming from the east) mingled, from whom the Berbers would spring, during an era of their ethno-genesis.

Hammamet is a town in Tunisia known for its beaches, making it a popular destination for swimming and water sports. It is the primary tourist destination in Tunisia, located in the southeastern section of Cap Bon and is part of the Governorate of Nabeul. (Photo Credits: Pierre Gassin).

We hope all of you will be able to join us to enjoy the experience of the beautiful scenery and local cuisines during ICMMES-2024.

Attractions in Tunisia include:

  • Medina of Tunis (Al-Zaytuna University (Mosque): one of the oldest university in the world, more then 1000 years old)


  • Avenue Habib Bourguiba, Tunis (Cathedral Saint-Vincent-de-Paul of Tunis)


  • El Ghriba Synagogue (The oldest synagogue in Africa and second most visited synagoguelocated on the Tunisian island of Djerba)




  • Sidi Bou Said (The town of artists)


  • Hammamet (Primary tourist destination in Tunisia)

  • El Jem Collisium (Second largest Collisium in the world built by Roman around 200 AC)

  • Dougga (Punic, Berber and Roman town. UNESCO qualified Dougga as a World Heritage Site)


  •  Bardo National Museum (Tunis), (The largest collections of Roman mosaics in the world)