Faïçal Larachi, Eng, PhD

Faïçal Larachi obtained his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine – France 1991. He subsequently worked at Polytechnique Montreal and Washington University, before joining the Laval University where he is currently acting as Full professor of chemical engineering since 2004. He is very active researcher in diverse chemical engineering fields. As sabbatical, he was involved in many R&D subject with IFP-Énergies Nouvelles (France), COREM a Mineral Research Consortium (Québec), Total (France). He was also Visiting professor at Ecole Centrale de Lille (France), ENSIACET, Toulouse (France) and Ecole Centrale de Lille (France). He was also directing the Center for Research on the Properties of Interfaces & Catalysis (CERPIC), Laval University for over 5 years. He is holder of Canada Research Chair on Green processes for sustainable energies (2005-2019). He is involved in many activities in professional & local societies. He is positioned as very active and renowned researcher in diverse chemical engineering area while he is cumulating 331 Journal contributions, coauthored 3 books and 6 chapters, 49 Refereed conference proceedings, 17 Non-refereed conference proceedings, 18 Technical reports, 327 Conference presentations. His major research and consulting activities includes Organic chemistry, natural gas & petroleum chemistry and processes, Technology of Separation Processes, Wastewater treatment (advanced oxidation/reduction, UV, photo-catalysis) as well as surface chemistry and speciation. He is also involved in gold processing chemistry and rare earth separation process development. He is member of OIQ.