26 Jan 2024

Results of the competition to stimulate collaborative inter-cluster projects

COPL is pleased to announce that three research projects involving its members will receive funding as part of the competition to stimulate inter-cluster collaborative projects. This initiative is made possible by the collaboration of six strategic clusters with complementary expertise: COPL, CQMF, INTRIQ, RESMIQ, RQMP and STARACOM. With this financial support, they hope that multidisciplinary ...
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11 Jan 2024

The Vallée, Bernier, Olivier and Lord team’s first ultra-fast “fiber laser” in the visible range is among the scientific breakthroughs of 2023!

The year 2023 ended on a positive note for the team of Marie-Pier Lord, Réal Vallée, Martin Bernier and Michel Olivier from COPL – ULaval, with a place in the Journal Le Soleil’s list of scientific breakthroughs for 2023. In fact, the development of the first fiber laser capable of producing femtosecond pulses in the ...
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30 Nov 2023

Louis-Philippe Pleau (co-founder of LumIR – COPL startup) joins Forbes magazine’s prestigious 30 under 30 list

Each year, Forbes magazine draws up its list of the most promising entrepreneurs under 30. To compile this list, editors and publishers, with the help of renowned independent expert judges, evaluate over 11,000 candidates based on factors such as funding, revenue, social impact, inventiveness and potential. 2024 is an exciting year for LumIR co-founder Louis-Philippe ...
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24 Nov 2023

Nicolas Godbout, Caroline Boudoux and the Castors optics startup receive the Innovation from University Research Award

A number of key players in academic research and innovation were on hand to receive the Prix Innovation issue de la Recherche Universitaire 2023, awarded to the Castor Optics and Polytechnique Montréal teams at the ADRIQ gala held on November 23. Congratulations to the winners, including our professor members Nicolas Godbout and Caroline Boudoux.
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24 Nov 2023

Sylvain G. Cloutier at the heart of a team that received the CRIAQ-RSRI award at the ADRIQ gala

The iNORTH group, comprising ÉTS professors Ghyslain Gagnon, Sylvain G-Cloutier, Yvan Petit and Éric Wagnac, along with Calogy Solutions, CAE inc. and the Université de Sherbrooke, received the CRIAQ-RSRI (regroupements sectoriels de recherche industrielle) award at the ADRIQ gala on November 23. The award recognizes research aimed at improving and better managing the heat released ...
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16 Nov 2023

Roberto Morandotti receives the Acfas Urgel-Archambault award

For several years now, Professor Morandotti has distinguished himself by the scope and breadth of his research in non-linear and quantum optics. Last year he was awarded the Prix Marie-Victorin, and this year he is the recipient of the Prix Acfas Urgel-Archambault. The award recognizes the excellence and influence of Quebec scientific research. To read ...
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13 Nov 2023

Heide Ibrahim appointed director of INRS-EMT’s Advanced Laser Light Source (ALLS)

Congratulations to Heide Ibrahim on her appointment as Director of the  Advanced Laser Light Source (ALLS) at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS). Her predecessor, François Légaré, now Director of the Centre Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications, had nothing but good things to say when he passed the torch to her. “As a researcher ...
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20 Oct 2023

Caroline Boudoux appointed to Optica’s Board of Directors!

Congratulations to Professor Caroline Boudoux (Polytechnique Montréal), and Gisele Bennett (MEPSS LLC, USA) and Martin Booth (University of Oxford, UK) on their appointment to Optica‘s Board of Directors! Optica’s membership elected G. Bennett, an Optica Fellow and Senior Member, to serve as 2024 Vice President. For their part, M. Booth, also an Optica Fellow and Senior Member, ...
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01 Oct 2023

Bienvenu Ndagano joins the COPL community!

Professor Ndagano, holder of a Quebec MEIE Research Chair in quantum photonics, joined the faculty at INRS-EMT in 2023 and subsequently became a regular member of our cluster. The COPL community is delighted to welcome this promising expert in quantum photonics. Here’s an overview of his research program: Engineering of entangled states in the spatial ...
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15 Sep 2023

Demystifying the work of research professionals

In this article published by NSERC, you will discover the fascinating work of Mireille Quémener, research professional at the CERVO research center and colleague of professor Daniel Côté of DDC / M Lab: Demystifying the work of research professionals.
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