WHO Are we?

PROF. CHRISTOPHER BALE

Co-founder of the CRCT, Professor Christopher Bale has devoted his entire career to the development of "FactSage", which is one of the thermodynamic software/database packages used widely in high temperature processes, and to the education of the industrial and academic communities in the applications of thermodynamic calculations to industrial high temperature processes.




Research interests

  • Chemical Thermodynamics (multicomponent)
  • Thermodynamics (calculations and phase diagrams)
  • Automated thermochemical calculations
  • Chemical metallurgy.

Prizes and Distinctions

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PROF. PATRICE CHARTRAND

Research interests

  • Thermochemical modeling and calculation of phase diagrams
  • Physico-chemical properties of melts at high température
  • Light metal alloys (Al, Mg) and their processing in the liquid state
  • Fertilizers
  • Molten Salts/Electrolytes

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PROF. JEAN-PHILIPPE HARVEY

Research interests

  • Multiscale thermodynamics applied to material science
  • Simulation and optimization of high temperature metallurgical processes
  • Atomistic simulations of liquid, solid and amorphous solutions
  • Numerical analysis applied to material science
  • Technological material selection : steel, light metal alloys, bulk metallic glasses,etc.

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PROF. ARTHUR PELTON

Co-founder of the CRCT and of FactSage. Professor of Chemical Metallurgy at Ecole Polytechnique since 1974. Currently Emeritus Professor, but he still works full time (almost).




Research interests

  • FactSage, a computerized thermodynamic data bank and data treatment system
  • Calculation and Analysis of Multicomponent Phase Equilibria and Thermodynamics.
  • Theoretical Solution Chemistry of High Temperature Systems.

Prizes and Distinctions

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Curriculum Vitae


DR. SERGEI DECTEROV






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DR. CHRISTIAN ROBELIN






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DR. AIMEN GHERIBI

Research interests

  • Thermophysical, thermal, and charge transport properties of condensed phases
  • Multiscale thermodynamics applied to material science
  • Atomistic simulations of liquid, solid and amorphous solutions
  • Alloy design: steel, light metal alloys, bulk metallic glasses,etc.
  • Physico-chemical properties of melts at high temperature
  • Molten Salts/Electrolytes
  • Solar energy

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DR. LILING JIN

Liling Jin is currently working on the thermodynamic aspects of LiFePO4 batteries as a research associate.

She received her B. Sc and M. Sc in Department of Metallurgical Engineering of University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB), China; obtained her Ph. D (2012) in Chemical Engineering of Polytechnique Montréal (University of Montréal, Canada).

Her Ph. D project was entitled “thermodynamic studies of Al-Mg-Rare Earth systems” under supervision of Prof. Patrice Chartrand.

Research interests

  • Thermodynamic modeling and phase equilibria of metallic and oxide systems
  • Rare earth metals
  • Li battery

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EVE BÉLISLE, MSc

Eve Bélisle has been working as a research associate at the CRCT since 2002. She is one of the programmers developping the FactSage Software. In 2015, she completed her MPhil of Computer Science at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.

Eve is monitoring the peregrine falcons nesting at at the University of Montréal. Click here to watch them live.

Research interests

  • Machine Learning
  • Computational thermochemistry

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Dr. JAMES SANGSTER

Conusltant.

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