2022 Trailblazer finalists
2022 Trailblazer finalists

Finalists for the Trailblazer Awards (prix Éclat) announced

From February 2 to March 27, the INRS community was invited to highlight outstanding graduates by nominating them for the 2022 Prix Lumières Awards. Last week, the Foundation announced the 2022 finalists in the Firestarter category. Today, it is with renewed pride that we announce our finalists in the Trailblazer category.

Warmest congratulations to :

  • Daniel Brassard
    Ph.D. in energy and materials science (2008)
    Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre
    Team Leader, Microfluidic Systems,
    Life Sciences, Medical Devices,
    National Research Council Canada
  • Mathieu Millette
    M.Sc. in applied biology (2003) and Ph.D. in biology (2008)
    Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie Research Centre
    Scientific Director,
  • Paul-François Ndione
    M.Sc. (2004) and Ph.D. (2020) in energy and material sciences
    Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre
    Principal Investigator, Photovoltaic Device Performance Calibration Services,
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Valérie Ouellet
    M.Sc. (2006) and Ph.D. (2013) in water science
    Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre
    Diadromous Species Scientist,
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Daria Riabinina
    Ph.D. in energy and materials science (2007)
    Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre
    Director, Technology Transfer,
    Quebec Ministry of Economy and Innovation

Thank you to those who make them shine by putting their name forward!

The Trailblazer (Éclat) award celebrates our graduates who have distinguished themselves through their exceptional career and their commitment to their community, both in Quebec and around the world.

Our jury is currently reviewing the nominations to determine the recipients of the 2022 Prix Lumières Awards, whose names will be announced at the INRS convocation ceremony on May 14.


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