Adrien Faye

Roles and responsibilities

Research Officer in the "Polymers and Bioproducts" team in charge of developing and leading various internal and collaborative scientific projects in the field of polymers, bioproducts, recycling, biorefinery, eco-responsible materials.

Current research and/or projects

  • Biorefining
  • Biosourced and compostable polymer products
  • Polymer recycling
  • Eco-responsable materials
  • Circular economy


2016: Ph.D  in chemistry (Polymer chemistry), Université Laval, Québec 

2007: M. Sc in Electrical Energy, Ecole Polytechnique de Dakar, Sénégal

2004: M.Sc in Chemistry and Biochemistry of Natural products, Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Sénégal

2001: B. Sc in Chemistry, Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Sénégal



2021:Recipient of an AST Certificate of Recognition and an Instant Award

2012: Excellence Award from the Faculty of Science and Engineering - Université Laval for Outstanding Performance in undergraduate Examination 

Inventions and patents

  1. Hongbo Li, Adrien Faye, Sajjad Saeidlou, Minh Tan Ton-That. A facile method for producing high purity PLA stereocomplex, 2022
  2. Hongbo Li, Minh Tan Ton-That, Adrien Faye, Éric Patenaude, Damien Maillard, Karen Stoeffler., Extraction of chemicals from biomasses using continuous process, 2020
  3. Damien Maillard, Minh Tan Ton-That, Hongbo Li, Adrien Faye, Karen Stoeffler, Method for making polymer containing lignin, 2019

Key publications

  1. Faye, A., Leung, A. C. W., Guyot-Reeb, S., Ton-That, M.T., Chimeni-Yomeni, D., Li, H.,   Stoeffler, K., Maillard, D., Benali, M., J. Clean. Prod. 2021, 299, 126807
  2. Chimeni-Yomeni D., Faye A., Rodrigue D., Dubois C., Polym. Compos. 2021, 42, 2334-2348
  3. Maillard, D., Osso, E., Faye, A., Li, H., Ton-That, M.-T., Stoeffler, K., J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2021, 138, 50319
  4. Ajao O., Benali M., Faye A., Li H., Maillard D., Ton-That M. T., Ind. Crops Prod. 2021, 167, 113435
  5. Liang, H.; Gagné, J.D.; Faye, A.; Rodrigue, D.; Brisson, J., Prog. Rubber Plast. Recycl. Technol2020, 36, 81–101
  6. Faye A., Furtos A., Brisson J., Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2016, 217, 2125-2138
  7. Faye A., Leduc M., Brisson J.,  Polym. Chem. 2014, 5, 2548-2560
  8. Faye A., Dione G., Dieng M.M., Aaron J.J., Cachet H., Cachet C., J. Appl. Electrochem. 2010, 4, 1925-1931

Previous work experience

2008 - 2010: Head of the Division of Renewable Energy , Ministry of Energy, Sénégal

2012 - 2014: Teaching assistant in chemistry, Faculty of Science and Engineering - Université Laval, Québec

2007 - 2010: Teaching assistant in chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology - Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Sénégal

Adrien Faye

Adrien Faye

Assistant Research Officer
Automotive and Surface Transportation
75 de Mortagne Boulevard
Boucherville, Quebec J4B 6Y4
Preferred language: French
Telephone: 450-641-5172


Energy, Biorefinery, Renewables - Solar Energy, Materials, Biopolymers, Polymers, Sciences, Chemistry, Materials, Technology, Chemical analysis