Prof. Jean-Luc Meunier, ing., Ph.D.

After the 1st CIPE Conference, Madagascar (2102)Associate Professor
Plasma Processing Laboratory – PPL

Department of Chemical Engineering
McGill University
3610 University Street
Montréal, Québec, Canada, H3A 2B2
(+1) 514-398-8331


Education
Ph.D. Physics (1986), INRS-EMT
M.Sc. Physics (1983), INRS-EMT
B.Sc. Physics (1981), École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL

Membership
Regroupement stratégique FQRNT Plasma-Quebec
Association francophone pour le savoir ACFAS
Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec, Génie physique
Chemical Institute of Canada

Current teaching responsibilities
Materials Science (CHEE 380, core undergraduate)
Materials Engineering (CHEE 484, core undergraduate)
Plasma Engineering (CHEE 543, senior undergraduate/graduate)

Research topics
  • Plasma science and engineering
  • Plasma processes and design
  • Thermal plasma reactor design
  • Nanoparticle nucleation and modeling
  • Carbon nanotubes (CNT) synthesis (CVD, Thermal plasmas), functionalization, and applications (nanofluids, nanocomposites)
  • Nanostructured coatings and applications (electron emission, phase transformation) 
  • Graphene nanoflakes (GNF) synthesis and applications (non-noble metal catalysis, fuel cells)
  • Laser ablation for nanoparticle synthesis (photovoltaic cells)

Employment history
06/1996 to now: Associate Professor  McGill
11/2004-05/2006 Invited professor  INRS-EMT
06/1990-05/1996 Assistant professor McGill
08/1986-05/1990 Research Associate McGill
08/1984-08/1986 Research Engineer Hydro-Québec’s research institute, IREQ
07/1980-06/1981 Research Assistant École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL
06/1978-09/1978 Research Assistant École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL

Personal interests
Blue water sailing, travel, mountain.