Benoit Lessard

Professor, University of Ottawa
  • Canada

About Benoit Lessard

In 2015, Prof. Lessard joined the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering at University of Ottawa as an Assistant Professor, was promoted to Associate Professor in May 2019 and Cross Appointed to the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 2020. He was awarded the Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Advanced Polymer Materials and Organic Electronics (renewed in 2020). His research focuses on interfacial and thin film engineering, polymer synthesis and printed electronics. Prior to becoming faculty, Prof. Lessard completed an NSERC Banting Fellowship at the University of Toronto studying crystal engineering and OPV/OLED fabrication and obtained his PhD (2012) from McGill University in Polymer reaction engineering. For more info:


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