7 February 2015
Université de Sherbrooke Project Receives Award at the Soirée Énergia Event
Université de Sherbrooke professor and researcher Jean-Michel Lavoie received special mention at the 25th Soirée Énergia event, which showcases excellence in energy efficiency developments in Québec.
Denis Leclerc, President and CEO of Écotech Québec, Jean-Michel Lavoie, Chairholder of the Industrial Research Chair on Cellulosic Ethanol and Biocommodities at UdeS, and Raynald Labrecque, researcher at the Laboratoire des technologies de l’énergie (LTE) at the Institut de recherche d’Hydro-Québec
His project, “Reformage à sec du méthane sous l’effet d’un catalyseur électrifié” (dry methane reforming using an electrified catalytic converter), was nominated in the technological innovation category, along with seven other finalists, including the Sherbrooke company Sigma Energy Storage.
Jean-Michel Lavoie also holds the Industrial Research Chair on Cellulosic Ethanol and Biocommodities, whose mandate was recently renewed. The Chair works with various industrial partners to develop and support Québec’s technological expertise in the production of biofuels and biocommodities.
Under the auspices of the Association québécoise pour la maîtrise de l’énergie (AQME – Quebec Association for Energy Management), the Soirée Énergia event presented awards in 10 categories.
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