Prof. Sylvain Coulombe
Dr. Sylvain Coulombe is a registered Engineering Physicist and Professor of Chemical Engineering at McGill University since 2001. From 1997 to 2001 he was a Senior Research Scientist with GE Research (USA). From 2018 to 2021 he was Associate Vice-Principal, Innovation and Partnerships with McGill University. He is an expert in plasma source and process development with applications in nanomaterial synthesis, gas conversion, plasma-catalysis, and powder re-processing. He has co-authored more than 300 peer-reviewed publications and conference contributions. He is President (2020-2023) of the International Plasma Chemistry Society. He teaches courses in process and plan design, plasma engineering, resource recovery and circular use, transport phenomena, and process instrumentation and control. He is the Director of the McGill Centre of Innovation in Storage and Conversion of Energy.