Director of the GRTP-C&P, Pfizer
University of Sherbrooke
Dr. Nicolas Abatzoglou is Professor and ex-Head of the Department of Chemical & Biotechnological Engineering of the University of Sherbrooke. He is Adjunct Professor at the University of Saskatchewan and Laval University. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. He is a specialist in Process Engineering involving particulate systems. He is the Director of the GRTP-C&P (Group of Research on Technologies and Processes in the Chemical & Pharmaceutical Industry). Since May 2008, he is the holder of the Pfizer Industrial Research Chair in Process Analytical Technologies (PAT) in Pharmaceutical Engineering. He also served as one of the Leaders in NCE Network BioFuelNet on Biorefining in Canada. He is co-founder of the company Enerkem Technologies Inc., precursor of Enerkem Inc., a spin-off commercializing technologies in the field of energy from renewable resources. His scientific production includes a 100+ publications, reviews, conferences, keynotes, plenaries and invited lectures, patents and three book chapters.
Energy from renewable resources,Particulate systems in non-reactive environments: dry powder processing,Steam and dry reforming of methane, ethanol, diesel and biofuels,New Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis nanocatalytic formulations for the production of Biofuels (Green Diesel and Higher Alcohols) from biosyngas and biogas,Process Analytical Technologies (PAT) in Pharmaceutical Engineering,Carbon sequestration through CO2 (dry) reforming,Biogas purification using granular adsorbents