Invited Speakers and Keynote lectures



Plenary talk : “Robust reverse osmosis membranes made by aromatic polyamide and carbon nanotubes or cellulose noanofibers nanocomposites”

Prof. Morinobu EndoEndo
Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan

“Graphene-like silicene grown on inert surfaces”

Prof. Manuela Scarselli
Università di Roma, Tor Vergata, Italy

“Linear Carbon Chains inside Carbon Nanotubes”

Prof. Yoong Ahm Kim,
Chonnam National University, South Korea

“None-destructive evaluation of Li-Ion batteries using a terahertz chemical microscopy”

Prof. Toshihiko Kiwa
Okayama University, Japan

 “Emerging earth abundant materials for thin film photovoltaic applications: kesterite and related compounds”

Dr. Edgardo Saucedo
Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) , Spain

 “Terahertz emission spectroscopy and imaging for energy saving material/device development”

Prof. Iwao Kawayama
Osaka University, Japan

“Inductively coupled plasma synthesized ultrathin silicon nanowires as a filler for polymer nanocomposites”

Dr. Simona Boninnelli
CNR/Universita di Catania, Italy

 “Discovering drugs, tools and interesting chemical properties”

Prof. Steven Laplante
INRS-IAF, Canada

“Artificial dielectric interface for Li battery with ultrahigh rate capability”

Prof. Takashi Teranishi
Okayama University, Japan

“Supercritical water oxidation of wastewater sludge contaminated with p-tert-butylcatechol”

Prof. Banu Örmeci
Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

 “Signal processing and machine learning for remote health monitoring based on low-cost wearable devices”

Prof. Tiago H. Falk
INRS-EMT, Canada

 “Formation of multilayered structure via spinodal decomposition in TiO2-VO2 epitaxial films”

Prof. Yuji Muraoka
Okayama University, Japan

 “Harnessing the energy potential of the atmosphere to drive biogeochemical engine in soil”

Prof. Philippe Constant
INRS-IAF, Canada

“Untapped potential: fungi for the bioremediation of organic pollutants”

Prof. Hubert Cabana
Université de Sherbrooke, Canada

 “Micro-Biofuel Cells : an enabling power sources technology for implantable medical devices.”

Prof. Mohamed Mohamedi
INRS-EMT, Canada

 “Amyloid supramolecular assemblies : from mechanisms of self-assembly to nanovaccine design”

Prof. Steve Bourgault
UQAM, Montreal, Canada

 “Prospects of microbial biodiesel production through valorization of waste: A techno-economic analysis”

Prof. Rajeshwar D. Tyagi
INRS-ETE, Canada

 “In utero exposure to maternal environmental stressors alters placental function: Role in fetal programming”

Prof. Cathy Vaillancourt
INRS-IAF, Canada

 “Advances in control of arbovirus vectors”

Dr. Isabelle Dusfour
Institut Pasteur de la Guyanne, Cayenne

 “Zebrafish: An in vivo model for the study of neurological disorders”

Prof. Kessen Patten
INRS-IAF, Canada

 “Nonlinear optical microscopy for biomedical imaging applications”

Prof. François Légaré
INRS-EMT, Canada

“Development of new models for the study of cell-cell interactions as targets for endocrine disruptors”

Prof. Isabelle Plante
INRS-IAF, Canada

 “Theoretical investigation of Si and N-codoped carbon catalysts for hydrogen fuel cells”

Prof. François Vidal
INRS-EMT, Canada

 “Investigation of interactions between MHz/THz and biomolecules; and their application to supramolecular DNA assembly”

Dr. Andrea Greschner
INRS-EMT, Canada

 “Modelling heterogeneous photocatalytic for water splitting: What can we ask from quantum chemistry”

Prof. Tangui Le Bahers
ENS de Lyon, France

 “Integrated biorefinery as an approach to enhance the sustainability of chemical plants”

Prof. Azadeh Kermanshahi
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

 “Terahertz chemical microscope – a unique tool for health and the environment”

Prof. Tsuneyuki Ozaki
INRS-EMT, Canada

 “Mechano-inspired tissue engineering: using the force to manufacture cell-based therapies”

Prof. Christopher Moraes
McGill University, Montreal, Canada

 “Exploiting light from rare earth doped nanoparticles”

Prof. Fiorenzo Vetrone
INRS-EMT, Canada

 “Emerging contaminants irony: to treat or not to treat !”

Prof. Satinder Kaur Brar
INRS-ETE, Canada

“Microwave plasma jet in water: an efficient system for wastewater processing”

Prof. Ahmad Hamdan
Université de Montréal, Canada

“Foam injection for NAPL recovery in contaminated sites: Surfactant selection and lab testing”

Prof. Richard Martel
INRS-ETE, Canada

 “Transition metal oxides for the oxygen evolution and reduction reactions”

Prof. Ana Tavares
INRS-EMT, Canada

 “Recent statistical approaches in environmental health”

Prof. Fateh Chebana
INRS-ETE, Canada

“Molybdenum diselenide as electrocatalysts for efficient hydrogen evolution reaction”

Prof. Mohamed Siaj
UQAM, Montreal, Canada

 “Enhanced photocatalysis via the bulk photovoltaic effect in perovskites”

Prof. Andreas Ruediguer
INRS-EMT, Canada

“Insights on the spatial-temporal distribution of salinity in a drinking water reservoir using 3D water quality modeling – the Lake St. Charles case study, Quebec City, Canada ”

Prof. Alain Rousseau
INRS-ETE, Canada

“Drinking water distribution resilience in an era of climate changes”

Dr. Ianis Delpla
Université Laval, Québec, Canada

“Plasmonic nanocavities for terahertz radiation”

Dr. Riccardo Piccoli
INRS-EMT, Canada