Visiting Port-Daniel

On July 31st, Prs de Vasconcelos and Lavoie went to the beautiful region of Port Daniel to visit the installations of McInnis cement. An incredible opportunity to see in action this incredible engineering accomplishment as well as a good opportunity [...]

Once again… distinguished visitors

On August 14th 2019, the BTL team had the opportunity to exchange with a team from Valoris as well as with Sherbrooke’s mayor, M. Lussier. It was a great occasion to showcase what the BTL is all about, that cutting edge technologies can be developed [...]

Quebec rugby team wins the eastern Canadian championship

From the 28th to the 30th of June 2019, Jean-Baptiste Beigbeder from the Biomass Technology Laboratory represented the province of Quebec at the eastern Canadian rugby championship. Teams from Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, [...]

Bringing PtX to the BTL (with style)

The Biomass Technology Laboratory is proud to announce the nomination of Pr Bruna Rego de Vasconcelos as Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemical and Biotechnological engineering at the University of Sherbrooke. Pr Rego de Vasconcelos [...]

Welcome Alexander

Alexander is a student from the UK studying for an integrated master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London. His third year was completed on exchange at the University of Melbourne, where, in addition to his studies, he [...]

Welcome Axel

Graduated from AgroParisTech (Paris Institute of Technology for Life, Food and Environmental Sciences), Axel followed an educational curriculum revolving around process engineering and industrial biotechnologies. He pursued with a Ph.D. aiming, [...]

Marine Gautier’s thesis defense

On July 16th was held PhD student Marine Gautier’s thesis defense at the Université de Sherbrooke. The evaluation committee was composed of Pr Bernard Marcos (Usherbrooke), Pr Nathalie Faucheux (USherbrooke), Pr Jose Luis Sanchez (UZaragoza) as [...]

Contact with the Coimbra team

On July 5th 2019, two members of the BTL (Maricelly Martinez and JM Lavoie) had the opportunity to visit Pr Portugal’s team at the Univeristy of Coimbra in Coimbra, Portugal. Overall a great opportunity to witness the Portuguese expertise in the [...]

The BTL visits Bolzano (It)

On June 20th and 21st, Pr Jean-Michel Lavoie from the Biomass technology Laboratory visited Pr Baratieri’s group in Bolzano, Italy. Different collaboration avenues were considered, and many common interests were found in the field of thermochemical [...]