A Research Center on Nanomaterials and Energy
 
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Faculty opening in polymer chemistry
The Département de Chimie at the Université du Québec à Montréal invites applications for a full-time Professor position, specializing in polymer chemistry, broadly defined.
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Canada Research Chair in 2D-Materials for Sensing Applications
Le professeur du Département de chimie Mohamed Siaj, directeur adjoint du Centre de recherche NanoQAM sur les nanomatériaux et l'énergie, est le titulaire de la Chaire sur les matériaux bidimensionnels pour des applications dans les domaines des capteurs chimiques et biologiques ainsi que de la détection.
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Publication into Science journal
Professor Steen Schougaard has been invited to publish an outlook article on lithium batteries in the prestigious Science journal.
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Symposium on Materials and Energy
Symposium organized by UQAM strategic Chair in new materials for energy technologies, Tuesday, 2016 July 5th, Room PK-1140, UQAM.
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Étudiante-chercheure étoile Mach 2016
Farzaneh Mahvash Mohammad, student in-codirection between UQAM and McGill ( Pr Thomas Szkopek and Pr Mohamed Siaj) a été élue Étudiante-chercheure étoile Mars 2016 par le Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT)
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Prof. Nabki Award of Excellence 2015
La Faculté des sciences a décerné le 11 février dernier ses Prix d'excellence 2015. Le professeurs Frédéric Nabki, du Département d’informatique a reçu le Prix de la recherche – Relève.
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Discovery of the Year
The work of Jerome Claverie and Basil Commarieu among the 10 discoveries of the year of Québec Science.
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Strategic Research Chair for Pr. Bélanger
On December 15th, UQAM directorate approved the establishment of four new strategic research chairs, including one into the field of new materials for energy technologies.
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Pr. Ricardo Izquierdo at Le code Chastenay broadcast
Professor Ricardo Izquierdo, member of NanoQAM and CoFaMIC research centers, will participate in the scientific magazine Le Code Chastenay that will aired Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 at 19h on Télé-Québec.
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Develop nanotechnology
Professor Ricardo Izquierdo, from Department of Computer Science, member of NanoQAM and CoFaMIC research centers, receives nearly four million for research infrastructures.
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UQAM in Leiden ranking
According to the Leyden ranking, UQAM is ranked 11th worldwide and first one in Canada in terms of most influential publications in the domain of physical sciences (chemistry, physics, earth sciences and astronomy).
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Pr. Mohamed Siaj's publication in Nano Letters
The research group of Professor Mohamed Siaj has published in Nano Letters an article entitled "Space-Charge Limited Transport in Large-Area Monolayer Hexagonal Boron Nitride".
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New MASc project starting in September 2014
Design and fabrication of a microfluidic device for passive air sampling to be used for monitoring contaminant exposure in birds
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Prof. Marcotte's researches among the 10 most viewed Analyst's articles on end of 2013.
The Analyst Blog web site has published a list of the 10 most consulted scientific articles, during the period October 2013 to December 2013, in the publication Analyst. An article of Prof. Isabelle Marcotte is part of this list.
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Postdoctoral position in electrochemical sensor
There exists an urgent and great need for a portable system to monitor water quality in both developed and developing countries. Currently, there is no commercial test available to satisfy this demand, as only accredited laboratories can perform such evaluations. Conventional physicochemical techniques like chromatography must be performed by qualified technicians, and require large, bulky and expensive equipment.
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2013 Annual CQMF Conference
The CQMF hold its annual conference on November 7th and 8th, 2013 at the Auberge Gouverneur Shawinigan.
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Position of maintenance and repair technician
NanoQAM Research Center NanoQAM is currently looking for a maintenance and repair engineer/technician to take care of the maintenance of a part of its infrastructure.
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3rd Canada-Bresil Symposium on nanotoxicology
As part of an international cooperation project between the Université du Québec à Montréal and the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Florianopolis, Brésil), that will be held the 3rd Canada-Bresil symposium titled «Nanomaterials and Environment». This symposium will take place on next August 19-20-21 2013 at the Université du Québec à Montréal.
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Professor Mohamed Siaj publication in Physical Review Letters
A work carried out by a four professors (Thomas Szkopek, Guillaume Gervais, Richard Martel and Mohamed Siaj) inter-disciplinary (chemistry, physics, electrical engineering) inter-university (McGill, UdeM, UQAM), and also inter-regrouping (RQMP / CQMF) team, have just been published in the journal Physical Review Letters.
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New equipment for measuring viscosity.
Professor Jérôme Claverie, from Department of Chemistryof UQAM and the NanoQAM research center start to make available for all academic and industrial players into fields of nanotechnology and microelectronics, their new instrument for measuring fluids vicosity.
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New particle size analyzer
Professor Jérôme Claverie, from Department of Chemistryof UQAM and the NanoQAM research center start to make available for all academic and industrial players into fields of nanotechnology and microelectronics, their new instrument for analysis of particle size in solution.
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New Aerosol Jet materials printer
Professor Ricardo Izquierdo, from Department of Computer Science of UQAM, the CoFaMic and the NanoQAM research centers start to make available their new Aerosol Jet Materials Printer for all academic and industrial players into fields of nanotechnology and microelectronics.
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New equipments for the PCB fabrication
Professor Dominic Deslandes, from Department of Computer Science of UQAM, the CoFaMic and the NanoQAM research centers start to make available a series of equipmenta dedicated to the manufacture of printed circuit boards (PCB) for all academic and industrial players into fields of nanotechnology and microelectronics.
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Isabelle Marcotte work among the "50 challenges for 2050" by the magazine Québec Science.
In its special 50th anniversary edition, the popular science magazine Québec Science has met nearly hundred young researchers, including Pr. Isabelle Marcotte, working on 50 challenges facing our society by 2050 in the areas of medicine, social sciences, technology, basic science and agriculture.
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Professor Benoît Marsan at "L'après-midi porte conseil" on Radio Canada
Professor Benoit Marsan has participated last Friday, June 8 at the show "L'après-midi porte conseil" led by Dominique Poirier on Radio Canada station. With Daniel Rousse, he presented the latest advances in the field of solar energy.
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Le professeur Isabelle Marcotte à l’émission Le code Chastenay
L'émission scientifique Le code Chastenay, va présenter un reportage sur les travaux du Pr. Isabelle Marcotte sur le byssus de la moule.
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New nanofabrication equipment
Professor Fréréric Nabki, from Department of Computer Science of UQAM, the CoFaMic and the NanoQAM research centers start to make available a group of 3 new instruments for all academic and industrial players into fields of nanotechnology and microelectronics.
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Spectromètres UV-visible à NanoQAM
Le Département de Chimie et de Biochimie de l’UQAM et le centre de recherche NanoQAM, viennent de rendre accessible aux différents acteurs académiques et industriels deux équipements scientifiques supplémentaires dédiés aux mesures UV-Visible.
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NanoQuébec 2012 Conference - Nanotechnologies: sources of innovation and competitiveness
After several years of R&D efforts, nanotechnology now plays a crucial role in the design of innovative and high-performance products.
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Canada-Brazil Symposium on Nanotoxicology
As part of an international cooperation project between the Université du Québec à Montréal and the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, that will be held on next February 7-8-9 2011 a symposium bringing together the different expertise on nanoscience and its impacts on human health and Environmental.
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Pr. Benoit Marsan’s works top 10 annual discoveries at Quebec-Sciences
Scientific magazine Québec Science has to disclose, as each year, its top ten scientific discoveries that have marked the year 2010 in Quebec. Among this list, is present some of the discoveries made by Professor Benoit Marsan.
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Material printer at NanoQAM
Professor Ricardo Izquierdo, from Department of Computer Science of UQAM and the NanoQAM research center start to make available their new material printer for all academic and industrial players into fields of nanotechnology and microelectronics.
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3rd Annual CQMF Conference
It is on the magnificent site of the Orford Arts Centre, on October 7 2010, that CQMF Annual Conference will be held. Renown speakers from Montpellier will be present for this day. All CQMF members are also invited to attend CQMF General Annual Assembly that will be held on this occasion.
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Three new facilities available
During the past two months, three new facilities were added to the instruments managed by NanoQAM: a laser based micropipette puller, a solar simulator and three new detectors for the instrument gel permeation chromatography.
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More facilites managed by NanoQAM
Since the begining of april, the NanoQAM research center allows the use in free access of 4 new equipments. Those equipments owned by Pr. Ricardo Izquierdo are dedicated to the characterization and manufacturing of nanomaterials.
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New Clean Room
Professor Ricardo Izquierdo, from Department of Computer Science of UQAM and the NanoQAM research center start to make available a new clean room for all academic and industrial players into fields of nanotechnology and microelectronics.
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Angewandte Chemie and Journal of the American Chemical Society
Trois articles ont été récemment publiés par trois chercheurs de NanoQAM dans deux journaux prestigieux : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition et Journal of the American Chemical Society.
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CQMF Conference
This year, UQAM will host the CQMF Conference on next October 22th and will host Professor Jean-Marie Lehn (Chemistry Nobel Prize in 1987) for a plenary lecture.
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New ATR sampling accessory "Smart iTR"
Professor associate Daniel Chapdelaine has recently acquired an ATR sampling accessory “Smart iTR” from Thermo Scientific. This “Smart iTR” module allows the characterization of all types of samples (liquid, solid, plates, powders, etc …) while reducing the sample preparation to the strict minimum.
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New AFM/DPN instrument managed by NanoQAM.
The Research Center NanoQAM maintains since the beginning of the month a brand new equipment. It is an Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) which is specifically dedicated to nanolithography using “Dip-Pen” nanolithography technic (DPN).
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Acquisition of new gel permeation chromatographs (GPC)
The Research Center NanoQAM manages since this week 2 new equipments. These are two new GPC (from the Viscotek company) which have been recently acquired by Pr. Jerome Claverie.
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Portrait of Professor Rene Roy on “Quebec Scientifique”
Le Code Chastenay, a Télé-Québec show, has published on its website, since 13 January 2009, an exclusive interview of René Roy, a NanoQAM and Département de Chimie of UQAM professor, in the Le Quebec Scienfitique section.
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Professor Ricardo Izquierdo to issue “Le Code Chastenay”
Professor Ricardo Izquierdo of NanoQAM and the Département d’Informatique de l’UQAM, has participated to the science magazine Le code Chastenay broadcast on September 29 at 20pm on Télé-Québec. He was interviewed for a documentary entitled “The laboratory on a chip: a reality soon!”
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Professor Rene Roy in the broadcast Le code Chastenay
NanoQAM professor, René Roy, who holds the Canada Research Chair in Medicinal Chemistry, participated in the science magazine Le code Chastenay broadcast on 22 September 2008, at 20pm on Tele-Quebec channel.
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Article of NanoQAM in review on InterNano
The InterNano website, which is a platform for exchange of information and knowledge about nanotechnology, just do a review of the article by Jean-Christophe Daigle and Prof. Jerome Claverie published in Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2008.
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CQMF Symposium - 17-18 November 2008
The CQMF (Centre québécois sur les matériaux fonctionnels will shortly organize his symposium. It will be held on 17th and 18th November 2008 at the Desjardins pavilion of the University of Laval.
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FTIR/FT-Raman spectrometer
The NanoQAM research center manage since the begining of this week a new device. It is a FTIR spectrometer (Nicolet 6700 FTIR) coupled with a FT-Raman module (NXR 967 FT Raman). This equipment was acquired by Pr. Rene Roy is operational since July 07 2008 and is available to everyone from now.
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Mass spectrometry Workshop at GEOTOP and UQAM
On next May 12th will be a workshop titled: Mass spectrometry at GEOTOP and UQAM: Technics and applications. This workshop organized by UQAM, GEOTOP, NanoQAM and OGdM-MOE, will be held at room PK-7605 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM.
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New Dynamic Tensiometer
The research center NanoQAM support since this week a new equipment. It is a Dynamic Tensiometer (DCAT11 Dataphysics) acquired by Pr Jérôme Claverie. The new equipment is available from today to everyone.
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Two new equipment supported by NanoQAM
The research center NanoQAM supports since few weeks two new facilities : a solvent purification system (MB-MBraun SPS) and a modulated differential calorimeter (DSC1 Mettler Toledo).
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Professor Ricardo Izquierdo in the broadcast Le code Chastenay
On last 7th January, Tele-Quebec has launched a new science program: Le code Chastenay. Animated by Pierre Chastenay, the science magazine looks to the impact of all new research, in various scientific fields, on our lives. On the 14th January issue, you could seen Pr. Ricardo Izquierdo, professor at NanoQAM and at the Département d’Informatique de l’UQAM, speaking about the race to the electronic paper.
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Launch of the new research infrastructures
Launch of the new research infrastructures (NMR and mass spectrometry) of the Department of Chemistry and the faculty website on research infrastructures. For more information about this new you can see the corresponding article in Sciences Express.
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1st PharmQAM/NaoQAM Student Seminar
On last 30th November, it held the first Students Symposium of both research centers PharmaQAM and NanoQAM. The first part of the symposium was dedicated to the PharmaQAM Research Center with presentations professors René Roy, Sarah Jenna, Borhane Annabi and Isabelle Marcotte, followed by the PharmaQAM students posters session.
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NanoQuébec to receive $11 million in Quebec government funding
Today at a major gathering of businesspeople and scientists, NanoQuébec it to be awarded significant Quebec government funding, to the tune of $11 million over the next three years
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Funding Competition MCRF 2007-2013
NanoQAM is one of seven major infrastructures (IMC) in nanotechnology that will receive funding from NanoQuébec for the next three years. An annual funding of $ 171 000 was granted for the operation of its research platform, on the recommendation of an international evaluation committee.
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