Professor Joseph MATTA holds a PhD degree from the University of Lille, France since 2001 and a Post-Doctorate since 2002 from the Louis Pasteur University, France.
Professor MATTA is the Applied Research and Testing Director of the Industrial Research Institute (IRI). He joined the faculty members of the Saint Joseph University, Faculty of Pharmacy, in 2001. He provided scientific interaction between universities and industries at the local and international level to ensure multiple projects and research. He published more than 100 international scintific articles.
He is a member of several scientific committees (Lebanese Institution of Standards, Codex Alimentarius..,). At the international level, he is member of the Technical Committee of the Scientific Association of Reference Laboratories “European Federation of National Associations of Measurement, Testing and Analytical Laboratories.” In addition, he is a lead auditor of the Food Safety Management Systems ISO 22000 and the competence of the analysis and testing laboratories ISO 17025, member of Technical Committees of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and Member of the AOAC International.