Institut Courtois innovates for open research

Working together to share science and knowledge.

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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Yoshua Bengio

Yoshua Bengio


Computer science eminence

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Glen Berseth

Glen Berseth


Robot Learning

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Gilles Brassard

Gilles Brassard


Pioneer of quantum information science

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Mickaël Dollé

Mickaël Dollé


Creator of recyclable batteries

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Audrey Laventure

Audrey Laventure


Expert in functional materials for 3D printing

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Richard Martel

Richard Martel


Vibration imager

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Philippe St-Jean

Philippe St-Jean


Trapper of the light

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Luc Stafford

Luc Stafford


Plasma specialist

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William Witczak-Krempa

William Witczak-Krempa


Quantum theorist

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James Wuest

James Wuest


Molecule organizer

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