Laurent Bazinet

PH.D., M.Sc., ingénieur en agricultureSTA, FSAA, Université Laval

Dr. Laurent BAZINET is professor at the department of Food Sciences at Université Laval since July 2002, Chair of the NSERC – Industrial Research Chair on Electro-Membrane Processes, Director of the International Associated Laboratory on Bio-production of Natural Antimicrobials, Head of the Laboratory of Food processing and Electro-membrane Processes and an active member of the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF) and the Dairy Research Center (STELA). He studied in agri-food sciences at the École Supérieure d’Agriculture of Angers (France) where he graduated in Food and Agriculture Engineering. He obtained his M.Sc. (1994) and Ph.D. (2000) in Food Science and Technologies at Université Laval (Quebec City, Québec). The research interests of Dr. Bazinet focus on electro-dialytic phenomena and their impacts on bio-food compounds and health benefits in order to design, optimize and develop new less energy consuming eco-efficient techniques and electrochemical technologies. Dr. Bazinet has published 152 peer-reviewed articles, 12 books and book chapters and patented five technologies and products.