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.