Dr Mohammed Bekhti received his degree of engineering from the University of Science and Technology of Oran in 1980. He completed his MSc degree in 1983, from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom and received a Master degree (specialization) in Space and Aeronautics, in 1994, from the National High School of Space and Aeronautics (Supaéro), France.
Dr Mohammed Bekhti was the project manager of the first microsatellite of EO for Algeria. Since then he has been with the Algerian Space Agency. He currently works for the Centre for Satellites Development in Oran as a Head of the Research Department of Space Instrumentation. Dr Bekhti’s research interests are focused on power systems design for small satellites.