Roles and responsibilities
Research Council Officer, Technical Leader Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies
Supporting programs where hydrogen technologies can play a role to fulfill the objectives. I manage AST's Vehicle Propulsion Technologies Fuel Cell thrust, interacting with industry and NRC researchers to create projects that are startegic for all parties.
Supported the Material for Clean Fuels Challnege program in developing the Hydrogen Production thrust strategic plan.
Currently supporting EME's Hydrogen strategy definition for its next program.
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
Vice Chair of the Board ofr the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association
Canada's representative ot Mission Innovation's Hydrogen Challenge
Canada's delegate to the International Energy Agency's Technical Cooperation Program on Advanced Fuel Cells
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