Institut Courtois innovates for open research

Working together to share science and knowledge.

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A unique environment dedicated to discovery.

The Institut Courtois brings together a new generation of leading researchers to accelerate materials research and meet some of the most complex challenges facing society.

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Focus on discovery 

The Institut Courtois is transforming the way scientific research is done by promoting ambitious open research into material properties. Located in the centre of the University of Montreal’s MIL campus, the Institute provides a collaborative space for the scientists of today and tomorrow. 

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The people at the heart of the Institute

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Audrey Laventure

Audrey Laventure

Expert in functional materials for 3D printing

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Gilles Brassard

Gilles Brassard

Pioneer of quantum information science

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Glen Berseth

Glen Berseth

Robot Learning

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James Wuest

James Wuest

Molecule organizer

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Luc Stafford

Luc Stafford

Plasma specialist

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Mickaël Dollé

Mickaël Dollé

Creator of recyclable batteries

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Philippe St-Jean

Philippe St-Jean

Trapper of the light

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Richard Martel

Richard Martel

Vibration imager

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William Skene

William Skene

Colour wizardry

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William Witczak-Krempa

William Witczak-Krempa

Quantum theorist

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Yoshua Bengio

Yoshua Bengio

Computer science eminence

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