Roles and responsibilities
Research Council Officer, Programs Advisor, Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies
I provide strategic and technical support to NRC and its research programs that include a hydrogen component in them.
I represent NRC and Canada on various national and international committees. Manage relationships with relevant stakeholders to NRC's strategy on hydrogen technologies.
Act as main point of contact for NRC on hydrogen technologies, including being the interface with other government departments in support to Canada's hydrogen strategy.
Current research and/or projects
Quality Control for fuel cells and electrolyzers components, development of international collaborations on specifications definition and measurement in suppor tof industrialization of those technologies.
Data Analytics for Hydrogen Fuelling Stations to aneable commersial retail sales of this new fuel, developing station management tools and supporting specifciation definition for stations' subsystems for reliability.
Ph.D. Energy at Institut national de la recherche scientifique - Énergie et Matériaux, 1996
M.Sc. Chimie at Université du Québec à Montréal, 1992
Past Chair of the Board for the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (2021-2022)
Member of the Executive for Hydrogène Québec (2020-present)
Chair of the Board for the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (2020-2021)
Vice Chair of the Board for the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (2019-2020)
Canada's representative ot Mission Innovation's Hydrogen Challenge (2018-2020)
Canada's delegate to the International Energy Agency's Technical Cooperation Program on Advanced Fuel Cells (2020-present)
Previous work experience
2008-2014 Group Leader - Technology Evaluation Group (2008-2012) & Electrochemical Materials (2012-2014), NRC's Institute for Fuel Cel Innovation
2003-2005 Business Development Officer, NRC's Institute for Fuel Cel Innovation
1999-2003 Research Officer - Fuel Cell group, NRC's Institute for Fuel Cel Innovation
1997-1999 Staff Scientist HPower Enterprises of Canada, Development of bipolar plates coatings for fuel cell applications