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Jean-Michel Lavoie

Ph. D.
Professeur titulaire

Coordonnées 

Titulaire de la Chaire de recherche industrielle sur les biocombustibles et les bioproduits

Titulaire de la Chaire de recherche industrielle sur les technologies acéricoles

Laboratoire des Technologies de la Biomasse : 

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Diplômes

  • Post-doctorat en génie chimique (08/2007-01/2009) Université de Sherbrooke
  • Ph.D. en sciences du bois (2005) Université Laval
  • M.Sc. en sciences du bois (2003) Université Laval
  • B.Sc. en chimie (2001) Université Laval

Domaines d'expertises et de recherche

Biocarburants. Bioraffineries. Chimie analytique. Conversions catalytiques. Conversion du CO2. Éthanol cellulosique. Produits chimiques verts. Synthèses organiques industrielles.

Activités de recherche

  • Isolation des composantes de la biomasse résiduelle forestière et agricole (bioraffinerie)
  • Conversion thermochimique des hémicelluloses en biodiesel
  • Hydrolyse non-enzymatique de la cellulose
  • Conversion de la lignine en biocarburants et produits chimiques verts
  • Conversion catalytique du gaz de synthèse en éthanol et biocarburants de 2e et 3e génération
  • Développement de procédés analytiques pour l’analyse des procédés de production de biocarburants
  • Conversion du CO2 en produits chimiques à haute valeur ajoutée par conversion catalytique et biologique
  • Torréfaction et pyrolyse de la biomasse provenant de cultures énergétiques

Activités d'enseignement

  • GCH111  Chimie organique pour l'industrie
  • GCH748  Biocarburants et énergies renouvelables

Communications scientifiques récentes

  1. de Almeida Andrade, M. R., Silva, C. B., Costa, T. K. O., de Barros Neto, E. L., & Lavoie, J. M. (2021). An experimental investigation on the effect of surfactant for the transesterification of soybean oil over eggshell-derived CaO catalysts. Energy Conversion and Management: X11, 100094.
  2. Beigbeder, J. B., Sanglier, M., de Medeiros Dantas, J. M., & Lavoie, J. M. (2021). CO2 capture and inorganic carbon assimilation of gaseous fermentation effluents using Parachlorella kessleri microalgae. Journal of CO2 Utilization50, 101581.
  3. Beigbeder, J. B., Dantas, J. M. D. M., & Lavoie, J. M. (2021). Optimization of Yeast, Sugar and Nutrient Concentrations for High Ethanol Production Rate Using Industrial Sugar Beet Molasses and Response Surface Methodology. Fermentation7(2), 86.
  4. Beigbeder, J. B., Boboescu, I. Z., & Lavoie, J. M. (2021). Treatment and valorization of municipal solid waste gasification effluent through a combined advanced oxidation–microalgal phytoremediation approach. Journal of Cleaner Production299, 126926.
  5. Ghosh, D., Tanner, J., Lavoie, J. M., Garnier, G., & Patti, A. F. (2021). An Integrated Approach for Hemicellulose Extraction from Forest Residue. BioResources16(2).
  6. Wolfaardt, F. J., Fernandes, L. G. L., Oliveira, S. K. C., Duret, X., Görgens, J. F., & Lavoie, J. M. (2021). Recovery approaches for sulfuric acid from the concentrated acid hydrolysis of lignocellulosic feedstocks: A mini-review. Energy Conversion and Management: X, 100074.
  7. Aguilar, M. M., Duret, X., Ghislain, T., Minh, D. P., Nzihou, A., & Lavoie, J. M. (2020). A simple process for the production of fuel additives using residual lignocellulosic biomass. Fuel264, 116702.
  8. Dupont, C., Anca-Couce, A., Commandré, J. M., Dieguez-Alonso, A., Ghislain, T., Gonzalez Martinez, M., & Lavoie, J. M. (2020). Condensable and liquid compounds from biomass and waste thermal degradation. In Handbook on Characterization of Biomass, Biowaste and Related By-products (pp. 1173-1210). Springer, Cham.
  9. Ghislain, T., Duret, X., Diouf, P. N., & Lavoie, J. M. (2020). Lignocellulosic Biomass. In Handbook on Characterization of Biomass, Biowaste and Related By-products (pp. 499-535). Springer, Cham.
  10. Lugo-Pimentel, M., Boboescu, I. Z., Beigbeder, J., Duret, X., Wolfaardt, F. J., Ghislain, T., & Lavoie, J. (2020). Biorefinery done right. International Journal of Energy Production and Management. 2020. Vol. 5. Iss. 15(1), 35-47.
  11. Boboescu, I. Z., Chemarin, F., Beigbeder, J. B., de Vasconcelos, B. R., Munirathinam, R., Ghislain, T., & Lavoie, J. M. (2019). Making next-generation biofuels and biocommodities a feasible reality. Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry20, 25-32.
  12. Boboescu, I. Z., Damay, J., Chang, J. K. W., Beigbeder, J. B., Duret, X., Beauchemin, S., ... & Lavoie, J. M. (2019). Ethanol production from residual lignocellulosic fibers generated through the steam treatment of whole sorghum biomass. Bioresource technology292, 121975.
  13. Lavoie, J. M., Ghislain, T., Bahl, E., Arauzo, J., Gonzalo, A., Gil-Lalaguna, N., & Sánchez, J. L. (2019). Renewable antioxidant additive for biodiesel obtained from black liquor. Fuel254, 115689.
  14. Damay, J., Boboescu, I. Z., Beigbeder, J. B., Duret, X., Beauchemin, S., Lalonde, O., & Lavoie, J. M. (2019). Single-stage extraction of whole sorghum extractives and hemicelluloses followed by their conversion to ethanol. Industrial Crops and Products137, 636-645.
  15. Beigbeder, J. B., Boboescu, I. Z., Damay, J., Duret, X., Bhatti, S., & Lavoie, J. M. (2019). Phytoremediation of bark-hydrolysate fermentation effluents and bioaccumulation of added-value molecules by designed microalgal consortia. Algal Research42, 101585.
  16. Rego de Vasconcelos, B., & Lavoie, J. M. (2019). Recent advances in power-to-X technology for the production of fuels and chemicals. Frontiers in chemistry7, 392.
  17. Boboescu, I. Z., Beigbeder, J. B., Damay, J., Duret, X., Lalonde, O., & Lavoie, J. M. (2019). Transitioning towards a circular economy in Quebec: An integrated process for first-, second-and third-generation ethanol from sweet sorghum and Chlorella vulgaris biomass. Industrial Biotechnology15(3), 169-178.
  18. Assima, G. P., Paquet, A., & Lavoie, J. M. (2019). Utilization of MSW-derived char for catalytic reforming of tars and light hydrocarbons in the primary syngas produced during wood chips and MSW-RDF air gasification. Waste and Biomass Valorization10(5), 1203-1222.
  19. Beigbeder, J. B., Boboescu, I. Z., & Lavoie, J. M. (2019). Thin stillage treatment and co-production of bio-commodities through finely tuned Chlorella vulgaris cultivation. Journal of Cleaner Production216, 257-267.
  20. Martinez, M., Duret, X., Minh, D. P., Nzihou, A., & Lavoie, J. (2019). Conversion of lignocellulosic biomass in biobutanol by a NOVEL thermal process. International Journal of Energy Production and Management. 2019. Vol. 4. Iss. 44(4), 298-310.
  21. Syed, A. H., Boulet, M., Melchiori, T., & Lavoie, J. M. (2018). CFD simulation of a slurry bubble column: Effect of population balance kernels. Computers & Fluids175, 167-179.
  22. Boboescu, I. Z., Gélinas, M., Beigbeder, J. B., & Lavoie, J. M. (2018). High-efficiency second generation ethanol from the hemicellulosic fraction of softwood chips mixed with construction and demolition residues. Bioresource technology266, 421-430.
  23. Damay, J., Boboescu, I. Z., Duret, X., Lalonde, O., & Lavoie, J. M. (2018). A novel hybrid first and second generation hemicellulosic bioethanol production process through steam treatment of dried sorghum biomass. Bioresource technology263, 103-111.
  24. Castellanos-Beltran, I. J., Assima, G. P., & Lavoie, J. M. (2018). Effect of temperature in the conversion of methanol to olefins (MTO) using an extruded SAPO-34 catalyst. Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering12(2), 226-238.
  25. Sauvageon, T., Lavoie, J. M., Segovia, C., & Brosse, N. (2018). Toward the cottonization of hemp fibers by steam explosion–Part 1: defibration and morphological characterization. Textile Research Journal88(9), 1047-1055.
  26. Kong-Win Chang, J., Duret, X., Berberi, V., Zahedi-Niaki, H., & Lavoie, J. M. (2018). Two-step thermochemical cellulose hydrolysis with partial neutralization for glucose production. Frontiers in chemistry6, 117.
  27. DE VASCONCELOS, B. R., & Lavoie, J. M. (2018). Is dry reforming the solution to reduce natural gas carbon footprint?. Towards Energy Sustainability, 121.
  28. Assima, G. P., Marie-Rose, S., & Lavoie, J. M. (2018). Role of fixed carbon and metal oxides in char during the catalytic conversion of tar from RDF gasification. Fuel218, 406-416.
  29. Damay, J., Duret, X., Ghislain, T., Lalonde, O., & Lavoie, J. M. (2018). Steam explosion of sweet sorghum stems: optimisation of the production of sugars by response surface methodology combined with the severity factor. Industrial Crops and Products111, 482-493.
  30. Tricomi, L., Melchiori, T., Chiaramonti, D., Boulet, M., & Lavoie, J. M. (2017). Numerical investigation of a cold bubbling bed throughout a dense discrete phase model with KTGF collisional closure. Biofuels Engineering2(1), 32-50.
  31. Boboescu, I. Z., Gélinas, M., Beigbeder, J. B., & Lavoie, J. M. (2017). A two-step optimization strategy for 2nd generation ethanol production using softwood hemicellulosic hydrolysate as fermentation substrate. Bioresource technology244, 708-716.
  32. Assima, G. P., Zamboni, I., Lavoie, J. M., Riazi, M. R., & Chiaramonti, D. (2017). Alcohol fuels: The thermochemical route. In Biofuels Production and Processing Technology (pp. 361-414). CRC Press.
  33. Eysseric, E., Ghislain, T., Duret, X., Lalonde, O., Segura, P. A., & Lavoie, J. M. (2017). Effect of steam treatments on the availability of various families of secondary metabolites extracted from green sweet sorghum. Industrial Crops and Products104, 120-128.
  34. Syed, A. H., Boulet, M., Melchiori, T., & Lavoie, J. M. (2017). CFD simulations of an air-water bubble column: Effect of Luo coalescence parameter and breakup kernels. Frontiers in chemistry5, 68.
  35. Castaldi, M., van Deventer, J., Lavoie, J. M., Legrand, J., Nzihou, A., Pontikes, Y., ... & Verstraete, W. (2017). Progress and prospects in the field of biomass and waste to energy and added-value materials. Waste and Biomass Valorization8(6), 1875-1884.
  36. Tricomi, L., Melchiori, T., Chiaramonti, D., Boulet, M., & Lavoie, J. M. (2017). Sensitivity analysis and accuracy of a CFD-TFM approach to bubbling bed using pressure drop fluctuations. Frontiers in bioengineering and biotechnology5, 38.
  37. Melchiori, T., Boulet, M., & Lavoie, J. M. (2017). Modeling of ash deposition on the wall of a high temperature slagging gasifier. Fuel197, 100-110.
  38. Assima, G. P., Dell’Orco, S., Navaee-Ardeh, S., & Lavoie, J. M. (2017). Catalytic conversion of residual fine char recovered by aqueous scrubbing of syngas from urban biomass gasification. Biomass and Bioenergy100, 98-107.
  39. Lee, R., Béland, N., Zamboni, I., & Lavoie, J. M. (2017). Reduction of furfural to furfuryl alcohol in liquid phase over a biochar-supported platinum catalyst. Energies10(3), 286.
  40. Chartrand, A., Lavoie, J. M., & Huneault, M. A. (2017). Surface modification of microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) and its application in LDPEbased composites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science134(1).
  41. Diop, C. I. K., & Lavoie, J. M. (2017). Isolation of nanocrystalline cellulose: a technological route for valorizing recycled tetra pak aseptic multilayered food packaging wastes. Waste and biomass valorization8(1), 41-56.
  42. Diop, C. I. K., Lavoie, J. M., & Huneault, M. A. (2017). Separation and reuse of multilayer food packaging in cellulose reinforced polyethylene composites. Waste and biomass valorization8(1), 85-93.
  43. Gil-Coba, J., Marie-Rose, S. C., & Lavoie, J. M. (2016). Effect of water content and catalysts acidity in the products distribution during propylene synthesis with a mixture of DME and methanol. Catalysis Letters146(12), 2534-2542.
  44. Lavoie, J. M. (2016). Implementing 2nd generation liquid biofuels in a fossil fuel-dominated market: making the right choices. Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry2, 45-47.
  45. Ghislain, T., Eysseric, E., Segura, P. A., Lalonde, O., & Lavoie, J. M. (2016). Secondary metabolites a potential improvement for the economy of second generation biofuel production.
  46. Eysseric, E., Bellerose, X., Lavoie, J. M., & Segura, P. A. (2016). Post-column hydrogen–deuterium exchange technique to assist in the identification of small organic molecules by mass spectrometry. Canadian Journal of Chemistry94(9), 781-787.
  47. Diop, C. I. K., Lavoie, J. M., & Huneault, M. A. (2015). Structural changes of Salix miyabeana cellulose fibres during dilute-acid steam explosion: impact of reaction temperature and retention time. Carbohydrate polymers119, 8-17.
  48. Marie-Rose, S. C., Chornet, E., Lynch, D., & Lavoie, J. M. (2015). From biomass-rich residues into fuels and green chemicals via gasification and catalytic synthesis. Biomass to Biofuels83, 91-100.
  49. Lee, R., Labrecque, R., & Lavoie, J. M. (2014). Inline analysis of the dry reforming process through fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and use of nitrogen as an internal standard for online gas chromatography analysis. Energy & fuels28(12), 7398-7402.
  50. Banville, M., Labrecque, R., & Lavoie, J. M. (2014). Dry reforming of methane under an electro-catalytic bed: effect of electrical current and catalyst composition. WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment186, 603-611.
  51. Lavoie, J. M. (2014). Review on dry reforming of methane, a potentially more environmentally-friendly approach to the increasing natural gas exploitation. Frontiers in chemistry2, 81.
  52. Pilon, G., & Lavoie, J. M. (2011). Biomass char production at low severity conditions under CO2 and N2 environments. WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment143, 109-121.
  53. Berberi, V., Turcotte, F., Lantagne, G., Chornet, M., & Lavoie, J. M. (2011). High yields of sugars via the non-enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose. WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment143, 87-96.
  54. Lee, R. A., Berberi, V., Labranche, J., & Lavoie, J. M. (2014). Lignin extraction–reassessment of the severity factor with respect to hydroxide concentration. Bioresource technology169, 707-712.
  55. Lacroix, J. F., Soldera, A., & Lavoie, J. M. (2014). A thermodynamic resolution of dimethyl carbonate decarboxylation and the first example of its reversibility: Dimethyl ether carboxylation. Journal of CO2 Utilization7, 46-50.
  56. Park, Y. I., Labrecque, M., & Lavoie, J. M. (2013). Influence of elevated CO2 and municipal wastewater feed on the productivity, morphology, and chemical composition of Arthrospira (Spirulina) platensis. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering1(11), 1348-1356.
  57. Beauchet, R., Berberi, V., Corcos, P. O., Guimont-Montpetit, G., Dion, Y., Eudes, F., & Lavoie, J. M. (2013). Fermentation of C6 carbohydrates from triticale straw hemicellulosic fraction as pretreatment for xylose purification. Industrial Crops and Products51, 463-469.
  58. Lee, R. A., Bédard, C., Berberi, V., Beauchet, R., & Lavoie, J. M. (2013). UV–Vis as quantification tool for solubilized lignin following a single-shot steam process. Bioresource technology144, 658-663.
  59. Lemoine, F., Maupin, I., Lemée, L., Lavoie, J. M., Lemberton, J. L., Pouilloux, Y., & Pinard, L. (2013). Alternative fuel production by catalytic hydroliquefaction of solid municipal wastes, primary sludges and microalgae. Bioresource technology142, 1-8.
  60. Pilon, G., & Lavoie, J. M. (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 Pyrolysis101, 122-131.
  61. Lee, R. A., & Lavoie, J. M. (2013). From first-to third-generation biofuels: Challenges of producing a commodity from a biomass of increasing complexity. Animal Frontiers3(2), 6-11.
  62. Fuente-Hernández, A., Corcos, P. O., Beauchet, R., & Lavoie, J. M. (2013). Biofuels and co-products out of hemicelluloses. Liquid, Gaseous and Solid Biofuels-Conversion Techniques, 346.
  63. Lavoie, J. M., Marie-Rose, S., & Lynch, D. (2013). Non-homogeneous residual feedstocks to biofuels and chemicals via the methanol route. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery3(1), 39-44.
  64. Pilon, G., & Lavoie, J. M. (2013). Pyrolysis of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) at low temperatures within N2 and CO2 environments: Product yield study. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering1(1), 198-204.
  65. Banville, M., Lee, R. A., Labrecque, R., & Lavoie, J. M. (2013). Interaction of C02/CH4 with steel WOOl in an electrocatalytic dry reforming reactor. Energy Sust. IV176, 17.
  66. Beauchet, R., Monteil-Rivera, F., & Lavoie, J. M. (2012). Conversion of lignin to aromatic-based chemicals (L-chems) and biofuels (L-fuels). Bioresource technology121, 328-334.
  67. Lavoie, J. M., & Beauchet, R. (2012). Biorefinery of Cannabis sativa using one-and two-step steam treatments for the production of high quality fibres. Industrial Crops and Products37(1), 275-283.
  68. Labrecque, R., & Lavoie, J. M. (2011). Dry reforming of methane with CO2 on an electron-activated iron catalytic bed. Bioresource technology102(24), 11244-11248.
  69. Pilon, G., & Lavoie, J. M. (2011). Characterization of switchgrass char produced in torrefaction and pyrolysis conditions. BioResources6(4), 4824-4839.
  70. Verdière, K., Panneton, R., Elkoun, S., Lavoie, J. M., & Oddo, R. (2011). Switchgrass-based noise absorbing material: Characterization and modeling. Canadian Acoustics39(3), 24-25.
  71. Marie-Rose, S., Lemieux-Périnet, A., Lavoie, J. M., & Bernardes, M. (2011). Conversion of nonhomogeneous biomass to ultraclean syngas and catalytic conversion to ethanol. Biofuel's engineering process technology, 978-953.
  72. Lavoie, J. M., Beauchet, R., Berberi, V., & Chornet, M. (2011). Biorefining lignocellulosic biomass via the feedstock impregnation rapid and sequential steam treatment. In Biofuel's Engineering Process Technology. IntechOpen.
  73. Lavoie, J. M., Baré, W., & Bilodeau, M. (2011). Depolymerization of steam-treated lignin for the production of green chemicals. Bioresource technology102(7), 4917-4920.
  74. Berberi, V., Turcotte, F., Lantagne, G., Chornet, M., & Lavoie, J. M. (2011). High yields of sugars via the non-enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose. WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment143, 87-96.
  75. Marie-Rose, S. C., Chornet, E., Lynch, D., & Lavoie, J. M. (2011). From biomass-rich residues into fuels and green chemicals via gasification and catalytic synthesis. WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment143, 123-132.
  76. Lavoie, J. M., Capek-Menard, E., & Chornet, E. (2010). Evaluation of the co-product pulp from Salix viminalis energy crops. Biomass and Bioenergy34(9), 1342-1347.
  77. Lavoie, J. M., Capek-Menard, E., Gauvin, H., & Chornet, E. (2010). Production of pulp from Salix viminalis energy crops using the FIRSST process. Bioresource technology101(13), 4940-4946.
  78. Lavoie, J. M., Capek-Menard, E., Gauvin, H., & Chornet, E. (2010). Quality pulp from mixed softwoods as an added value coproduct of a biorefinery. Industrial & engineering chemistry research49(5), 2503-2509.
  79. Lavoie, J. M., Chornet, E., & Chornet, E. (2009). Biomass refineries: relationships between feedstock and conversion approach. In Energ. Sust. II. WIT Press.
  80. Pelletier, A., Lavoie, J. M., & Chornet, E. (2008). Identification of secondary metabolites in citrus fruit using gas chromatography and mass spectroscopy. Journal of chemical education85(11), 1555.
  81. Lavoie, J. M., & Stevanovic, T. (2007). Selective ultrasoundassisted extractions of lipophilic constituents from Betula alleghaniensis and B. papyrifera wood at low temperatures. Phytochemical Analysis: An International Journal of Plant Chemical and Biochemical Techniques18(4), 291-299.
  82. Lavoie, J. M., & Stevanovic, T. (2006). Yield and composition of lipophylic extracts of yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis Britton) as a function of wood age and aging under industrial conditions.
  83. Lavoie, J. M., & Stevanovic, T. (2005). Variation of chemical composition of the lipophilic extracts from yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis) foliage. Journal of agricultural and food chemistry53(12), 4747-4756.

Brevets

  1. Périnet, A. L., Lavoie, J. M., & Chornet, E. (2016). U.S. Patent No. 9,353,042. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  2. Chornet, E., Valsecchi, B., Avila, Y., Nguyen, B., & Lavoie, J. M. (2011). U.S. Patent No. 8,080,693. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  3. Chornet, M., Chornet, E., & Lavoie, J. M. (2010). U.S. Patent Application No. 12/587,389.
  4. Lavoie JM et al. (2021) PROCESS FOR DIRECT CONVERSION OF FLUE GAS IN LOW-CARBON FUELS AND IRON-BASED CATALYSTS TO CARRY OUT SAME. Provisionnal US. N° 63/263,592
  5. Lavoie JM et al. (2015) Activation and reactivation of an iron-based catalyst for the dry reforming of methane.      IP held by the Université de Sherbrooke
  6. Lavoie JM et al. (2017) Economical production of Cellulosic Glucose. IP held by the Université de Sherbrooke
  7. Lavoie et al. (2017) Recuperation of sulfuric acid in a non-enzymatic process for the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass. IP held by the Université de Sherbrooke