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Valerie Orsat
Associate Professor and Chair

Impact of food processing on product quality and functionality, extraction methods and by-product recovery, engineered systems for functional ingredient production.
T: 514-398-7775  |  valerie [dot] orsat [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-028

Viacheslav Adamchuk
Associate Professor

Precision agriculture, soil and crop sensing, spatial data management, GNSS, GIS, and data acquisition systems.
T: 514-398-7657  |  viacheslav [dot] adamchuk [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)  |   Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-094

Jan Adamowski
Associate Professor; Liliane and David M. Stewart Scholar in Water Resources
Director, Integrated Water Resources Management Program; Associate Director, Brace Centre for Water Resources Management

Hydrology and Water Resources Management.
T: 514-398-7786  |  jan [dot] adamowski [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-026 

Abdolhamid Akbarzadeh Shafaroudi
Assistant Professor; Associate Member, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Advanced multifunctional materials used in mechanical, civil, electrical, and biological engineering. Energy harvesting, structural health monitoring, green energy production, and sustainable design.
514-398-7680  |  hamid [dot] akbarzadeh [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-095

Alice Cherestes
Interim Director, Freshman Program; Freshman Advisor

T: 514-398-7980  |  alice [dot] cherestes [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-023

Grant Clark
Associate Professor (affiliated with the McGill School of Environment)

Ecological engineering, Scientific computing, Modeling and simulation, Microbiological systems, Agricultural systems, Complex adaptive systems
T: 514-398-7784  |  grant [dot] clark [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-099

Marie-Josée Dumont
Assistant Professor; Co-Director, Integrated Food and Bioprocessing Masters (non thesis) Program (IFB)

Bioprocessing, bio-based polymers, biofuel production, and related fields.
T: 514-398-7776  | marie-josee [dot] dumont [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-025  

Mark Lefsrud
Associate Professor; William Dawson Scholar

Biofuels, biomass production, controlled environments, secondary compounds and proteomics.
T: 514-398-7967  |  mark [dot] lefsrud [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-096  

Chandra Madramootoo
James McGill Professor

Water resources management, irrigation, hydrology, soil conservation, drainage, water quality.
T: 514-398-7759  |  chandra [dot] madramootoo [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-029a  

Michael Ngadi

Food and bioprocess engineering, heat and mass transfer, mathematical modelling, non-thermal processing of foods, microstructure, hyperspectral imaging, food quality and food safety.
T: 514-398-7779  |  michael [dot] ngadi [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-029B

Shiv O. Prasher
James McGill Professor

Remote sensing applications in agriculture, best management practices for pollution control, remediation systems for agricultural and industrial contamination sites, machine learning methods in agriculture, machine vision.
T: 514-398-7774  |  shiv [dot] prasher [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-029

Zhiming Qi
Assistant Professor

Water quality, hydrological, environmental and crop modeling, irrigation and drainage engineering, climate change impacts on bioresources.
T: 514-398-7983  |  zhiming [dot] qi [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-024

Vijaya Raghavan
James McGill Professor

Heat and mass transfer, hybrid drying methods for quality food, shelf life extension of fruits and vegetables, food processing, electrotechnology for biotech applications.
T: 514-398-8731  |  vijaya [dot] raghavan [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-098

David Titley-Peloquin
Faculty Lecturer, Freshman Program

T: 514-398-7976  |  david [dot] titley-peloquin [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-022