Francis Thibault

Roles and responsibilities

Senior Research Officer in Medical Devices Research Center in the section of Simulation of Digital Health, working in the Biomedical Data Intelligence team led by Jordan Hovdebo.

Current research and/or projects

- Development of Digital Phenotyping data collection platform from wearable devices and mobile phones using surveys and activities through user daily life

- Development of HRV (Heart Rate Variability) framework to extract features from any raw ECG signals or RR intervals or peaks already extracted from a third party device or application.  Two objectives will drive this framework: 1) Extract the HRV features to feed a machine learning algorithm to predict any user outcomes, 2) Extract the HRV features to predict any heart malfunctions such as arrhythmia, congestive heart failure, apnea, ...


Post Doc in modelling and simulation of flow in twin-screw extruders, work done in collaboration with Total-Final in France.

Ph.D. in 3D Modelling of Solid-Liquid flow in coaxial impellers with different aspect ratios to assess and characterize the effect of solid suspension for the coating makedown used in the pulp and paper industry.

Master in modelling and simulation of single screw extruders in collaboration with Ph.Tech. company, manufacturer of PVC window frames.

Francis Thibault

Francis Thibault

Senior Research Officer
Medical Devices
75 Mortagne Blvd
Boucherville, Quebec J4B 6Y4
Preferred language: French
Telephone: 450-641-5175


Health, Medical Technology, Simulation and Digital Health, Biomedical Data Science, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Supervised Learning, Technology, Simulation & Numerical Modelling, Software development