Lavoie, Jean-Michel

Professeur, Faculté de génie
FAC. GÉNIE Chimique et biotechnologique



819-821-8000, poste 65505


(2009) Post-doctorat (Post-doc dans le domaine des biocarburants). Université de Sherbrooke.

(2005) Doctorat (Doctorat en Sciences du Bois et de la forêt). Université Laval.

(2003) Maîtrise avec mémoire (Maîtrise en Sciences du Bois et de la forêt - Maîtrise). Université Laval.

(2001) Baccalauréat (Baccalauréat en Chimie). Université Laval.

Titres de compétence



Sujets de recherche

Autres transformations du bois, Biomasse (énergie), Molécules organiques et biomolécules.

Disciplines de recherche

Chimie, Génie chimique.


Biocarburants, Énergie.

Langues parlées et écrites

Anglais, Français


Articles de revue

  • Lee, R.A., Labrecque, R., Lavoie, J.M. (2014). Inline analysis of dry reforming process through FTIR and utilisation of nitrogen as an internal standard for online GC analysis. Energy & Fuels, Sous presses(sous press), Sous presses. (Article accepté).
  • Diop, C.I.K., Lavoie, J.M., Huneault, M.A. (2014). Structural changes of Salix miyabeana cellulose fibres during dilute-acid steam explosion: impact of reaction temperature and retention time. Carbohydrate Polymers, Sous presses(Sous press), Sous presses. (Article accepté).
  • Jean-Michel Lavoie. (2014). Review on dry reforming of methane, a potentially more environmentally-friendly approach to the increasing natural gas exploitation. Frontiers in chemical engineering, 2, 81. (Article sous presse).
  • Roland Lee Véronique Berberi Joey Labranche. (2014). Lignin extraction – reassessment of severity factor with respect to hydroxide concentration. Bioresource Technology, 169, 707-712. (Article accepté).
  • JF Lacroix, A Soldera. (2014). A thermodynamic resolution of dimethyl carbonate decarboxylation and the first example of its reversibility: Dimethyl ether carboxylation. Journal of CO2 utilization, (Article sous presse).
  • Romain Beauchet, Véronique Berberi, Pierre-Olivier Corcos, Gabriel Guimont-Montpetit, Yves Dion, François Eudes. (2013). Fermentation of C6 carbohydrates from triticale straw hemicellulosic fraction as pretreatment for xylose purification. Industrial Crops and Products, 51, 463-469. (Article publié).
  • Young-In Park, Michel Labrecque. (2013). Influence of Elevated CO2 and Municipal Wastewater Feed on the Productivity, Morphology, and Chemical Composition of Arthrospira (Spirulina) platensis. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 1(11), 1348-1356. (Article publié).
  • Roland A Lee, Charles Bédard, Véronique Berberi, Romain Beauchet. (2013). UV–Vis as quantification tool for solubilized lignin following a single-shot steam process. Bioresource Technology, 144, 658-663. (Article publié).
  • F Lemoine, I Maupin, L Lemée, J-L Lemberton, Y Pouilloux, L Pinard. (2013). Alternative fuel production by catalytic hydroliquefaction of solid municipal wastes, primary sludges and microalgae. Bioresource technology, 142, 1-8. (Article publié).
  • Guillaume Pilon. (2013). Pyrolysis of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) at low temperatures in N2 and CO2 environments; a study on chemical composition of chars extracts and bio-oils. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 101, 122-131. (Article publié).
  • Roland Arthur Lee. (2013). From first-to third-generation biofuels: Challenges of producing a commodity from a biomass of increasing complexity. Animal Frontiers, 3(2), 6-11. (Article publié).
  • Stéphane Marie-Rose, David Lynch. (2013). Non-homogeneous residual feedstocks to biofuels and chemicals via the methanol route. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 3(1), 39-44. (Article publié).
  • Guillaume Pilon. (2012). Pyrolysis of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) at low temperatures within N2 and CO2 environments: Product yield study. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 1(1), 198-204. (Article publié).
  • R Beauchet, F Monteil-Rivera. (2012). Conversion of lignin to aromatic-based chemicals (L-chems) and biofuels (L-fuels). Bioresource technology, 121, 328-334. (Article publié).
  • Romain Beauchet. (2012). Biorefinery of Cannabis saliva using one-and two-step steam treatments for the production of high quality fibres. Industrial Crops and Products, 37(1), 275-283. (Article publié).
  • Raynald Labrecque. (2011). Dry reforming of methane with CO2 on an electron-activated iron catalytic bed. Bioresource technology, 102(24), 11244-11248. (Article publié).
  • Guillaume Pilon. (2011). Characterization of switchgrass char produced in torrefaction and pyrolysis conditions. BioResources, 6(4), 4824-4839. (Article publié).
  • Stéphane C Marie-Rose, Alexis Lemieux Perinet. (2011). Conversion of non-homogeneous biomass to ultraclean syngas and catalytic conversion to ethanol. Biofuel's Engineering Process Technology, 978-953. (Article publié).
  • K Verdière, R Panneton, S Elkoun, R Oddo. (2011). Switchgrass-based noise absorbing material: Characterization and modeling. Canadian Acoustics, 39(3), 24-25. (Article publié).
  • Wadou Baré, Mathieu Bilodeau. (2011). Depolymerization of steam-treated lignin for the production of green chemicals. Bioresource technology, 102(7), 4917-4920. (Article publié).
  • Eva Capek-Menard, Esteban Chornet. (2010). Evaluation of the co-product pulp from Salix viminalis energy crops. Biomass and Bioenergy, 34(9), 1342-1347. (Article publié).
  • Eva Capek-Menard, Henri Gauvin, Esteban Chornet. (2010). Production of pulp from Salix viminalis energy crops using the FIRSST process. Bioresource technology, 101(13), 4940-4946. (Article publié).
  • Eva Capek-Menard, Henri Gauvin, Esteban Chornet. (2010). Quality pulp from mixed softwoods as an added value coproduct of a biorefinery. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 49(5), 2503-2509. (Article publié).
  • André Pelletier, Esteban Chornet. (2008). Identification of Secondary Metabolites in Citrus Fruit Using Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectroscopy. Journal of Chemical Education, 85(11), 1555. (Article publié).
  • T Stevanovic. (2008). Selective ultrasound‐assisted extractions of lipophilic constituents from Betula alleghaniensis and B. papyrifera wood at low temperatures. Phytochemical Analysis, 18(4), 291-299. (Article publié).

Chapitres de livre

  • M Banville, RA Lee, R Labrecque. (2013). Interaction of C02/CH4 With steel WOOl in an electrocatalytic dry reforming reactor. Energy and Sustainability IV (176, 17-28). WIT Press. (Article publié).
  • Ariadna Fuente-Hernández, Pierre-Olivier Corcos, Romain Beauchet. (2013). Biofuels and co-products out of hemicelluloses. Liquid, Gaseous and Solid Biofuels - Conversion Techniques (Intech, 3-46). Intech. (Article publié).
  • Romain Beauchet, Véronique Berberi and Michel Chornet. (2011). Biorefining lignocellulosic biomass via the feedstock impregnation rapid and sequential steam treatment. Biofuel's Engineering Process Technology (685-714). Intech. (Article publié).
  • G Pilon. (2011). Biomass char production at low severity conditions under CO2 and N2 environments. Energy and Sustainability III (109-121). WIT Press. (Article publié).
  • SC Marie-Rose, E Chornet, D Lynch. (2011). From biomass-rich residues into fuels and green chemicals via gasification and catalytic synthesis. Energy and Sustainability III (123-132). WIT Press. (Article publié).
  • V Berberi, F Turcotte, G Lantagne, M Chornet. (2011). High yields of sugars via the non-enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose. Energy and Sustainability III (87-96). WIT Press. (Article publié).
  • E Chornet, M Chornet. (2009). Biomass refineries: relationships between feedstock and conversion approach. Energ. Sust. II (35-49). WIT Press. (Article publié).

Propriétés intellectuelles


  • Activation and reactivation of an iron catalyst for dry reforming of methane. (Demande en cours).
  • Conversion of CO2 to dimethyl carbonate using an homogeneous catalyst in a continuous plug flow reactor. (Demande en cours).
  • Conversion of cellulosic biomass to sugar. 12587389. (Demande en cours).
  • Conversion simultanée de biomasse alguale et lignocellulosique par traitements à la vapeur. (Demande en cours).
  • Process for extraction of diterpenes and triterpenes from biomaterial. WO Patent 2,005,087,338. (Terminé).
  • Production de méthyle lévulinate à partir de cellulose. n.d.. (Demande en cours).
  • Production of Ethanol From Methanol. US Patent 8,080,693. (Terminé).
  • Production of oxygenated compounds from carbon monoxide and dimethyl carbonate. 13/669,453. (Demande en cours).
  • Production économique de glucose cellulosique. (Demande en cours).