Expertus

Fréchette, Luc

Professeur, Faculté de génie

FAC. GÉNIE Mécanique

Coordonnées

819-821-8000, poste 62799

luc.frechette@usherbrooke.ca

http://www.usherbrooke.ca/gmecanique/departement/corps-professoral/luc-frechette/

Langues parlées et écrites

Anglais, Français

Formation

Doctorat,  Doctor of Philosophy,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2000)

Maîtrise avec mémoire,  Maîtrise en Sciences,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1997)

Baccalauréat,  Baccalauréat en Ingénierie (B.Ing.),  École Polytechnique de Montréal (1994)

Titres de compétence

Ingénieur

Profil

Sujets de recherche

Mécanique des fluides, Micro et nanoélectronique, Nanomatériaux, Piles électrochimiques et à combustion, Systèmes polyphasiques.

Intérêts de recherche

Développement de microsystèmes électromécaniques (MEMS) de conversion d'énergie (microturbines, micro piles à combustible), capteurs et actionneurs microfluidiques et aérothermiques à petite échelle. Étude des écoulements dans les microcanaux et matériaux poreux. Méthodes de gestion thermique en microélectronique, photovoltaïque, et DEL. Développement des techniques de microfabrication pour la microfluidique et les MEMS.

Disciplines de recherche

Génie mécanique.

Mots-clés

Capteurs et actionneurs, Conversion d'énergie, Gestion thermique en microélectronique, Mécanique des fluides, MEMS et Microsystèmes, Microfabrication, Microfluidique, Piles à combustible, Transfert de chaleur, Turbomachines.

Recherche clinique : Non

Prix et distinctions

      Canada scholar for excellence in science and eng.

      Type de reconnaissance : Distinction (1994)

      FCAR Scholarship for aerospace studies - doctoral level

      Type de reconnaissance : Distinction (2000)

      Outstanding Paper Award - ASME 2013 InterPACK Conference - Electronic and Photonic Packaging Division

      Type de reconnaissance : Prix / Récompense

      Best Paper Award: ASME IGTI Turbo Expo 1997 – Controls and Diagnostics Committee

      Type de reconnaissance : Prix / Récompense

      Canada Research Chair in Microfluidics and Power MEMS

      Type de reconnaissance : Distinction (2014)

      Polytechnique Foundation Scholarship

      Type de reconnaissance : Distinction (1994)

      DaVinci Excellence Award

      Type de reconnaissance : Distinction

      Best Poster Award - ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition

      Type de reconnaissance : Prix / Récompense

      FCAR Scholarship for graduate studies - master's level

      Type de reconnaissance : Distinction (1996)

Publications

Articles de revue

  • Sosale, G.,Prabhakar, S.,Frechette, L.G.,Vengallatore, S.. A microcantilever platform for measuring internal friction in thin films using thermoelastic damping for calibration, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 20 (IS) : 764-773
    Article publié
  • Fréchette, L.G.. The 6th international workshop on micro and nanotechnologies for power generation and energy conversion applications (PowerMEMS 2006), Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 17 (IS)
    Article publié
  • Roundy, S.,Steingart, D.,Frechette, L.,Wright, P.,Rabaey, J.. Power sources for wireless sensor networks, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), 2920 (IS) : 1-17
    Article publié
  • Modroukas, D.,Modi, V.,Fréchette, L.G.. Micromachined silicon structures for free-convection PEM fuel cells, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 15 (IS) : S193-S201
    Article publié
  • Paquin, M.,Fréchette, L.G.. Understanding cathode flooding and dry-out for water management in air breathing PEM fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, 180 (IS) : 440-451
    Article publié
  • Elazhary, M.A.S.Y.,Silim, A.,Frechette, J.L.. Prevalence of antibodies to some bovine viruses in the caribou ( Rangifer tarandus caribou) in Quebec, Canada., Acta Zoologica Fennica, 175 (IS) : 107-108
    Article publié
  • Nagle, S.F.,Livermore, C.,Frechette, L.G.,Ghodssi, R.,Lang, J.H.. An electric induction micromotor, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 14 (IS) : 1127-1143
    Article publié
  • Ayón, A.A.,Nagle, S.,Fréchette, L.,Epstein, A.,Schmidt, M.A.. Tailoring etch directionality in a deep reactive ion etching tool, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, 18 (IS) : 1412-1416
    Article publié
  • Tabesh, A.,Fréchette, L.G.. A low-power stand-alone adaptive circuit for harvesting energy from a piezoelectric micropower generator, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 57 (IS) : 840-849
    Article publié
  • Hamel, S.,Fréchette, L.G.. Critical importance of humidification of the anode in miniature air-breathing polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, 196 (IS) : 6242-6248
    Article publié
  • Fréchette, L.G.,Jacobson, S.A.,Breuer, K.S.,Ehrich, F.F.,Ghodssi, R.,Khanna, R.,Wong, C.W.,Zhang, X.,Schmidt, M.A.,Epstein, A.H.. High-speed microfabricated silicon turbomachinery and fluid film bearings, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 14 (IS) : 141-152
    Article publié
  • Sosale, G.,Das, K.,Fréchette, L.,Vengallatore, S.. Controlling damping and quality factors of silicon microcantilevers by selective metallization, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 21 (IS)
    Article publié
  • Lee, C.,Arslan, S.,Fréchette, L.G.. Design principles and measured performance of multistage radial flow microturbomachinery at low Reynolds numbers, Journal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, 130 (IS) : 1111031-11110311
    Article publié
  • Lee, C.,Liamini, M.,Frechette, L.G.. A silicon microturbopump for a rankine-cycle power-generation microsystempart II: Fabrication and characterization, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 20 (IS) : 326-328
    Article publié
  • Heykoop, J.,Frechette, D.L.. Gatornomics: Profitable and sustainable use of alligators in the Southeastern United States, Marine Resource Economics, 16 (IS) : 127-142
    Article publié
  • Fréchette, L.G.,McGee, O.G.,Graf, M.B.. Tailored structural design and aeromechanical control of axial compressor stall - Part II: Evaluation of approaches, Journal of Turbomachinery, 126 (IS) : 63-72
    Article publié
  • Weigl, H.J.,Paduano, J.D.,Fréchette, L.G.,Epstein, A.H.,Greitzer, E.M.,Bright, M.M.,Strazisar, A.J.. Active stabilization of rotating stall and surge in a transonic single-stage axial compressor, Journal of Turbomachinery, 120 (IS) : 625-636
    Article publié
  • Newby, P.,Bluet, J.-M.,Aimez, V.,Fréchette, L.G.,Lysenko, V.. Structural properties of porous 6H silicon carbide, Physica Status Solidi (C) Current Topics in Solid State Physics, 8 (IS) : 1950-1953
    Article publié
  • Lee, C.,Frechette, L.G.. A silicon microturbopump for a rankine-cycle power generation microsystempart I: Component and system design, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 20 (IS) : 312-325
    Article publié
  • Frechette, L.A.,Khan, A.M.. Bayesian regression-based urban traffic models, Transportation Research Record (IS) : 157-165
    Article publié
  • Riera, S.,Barrau, J.,Rosell, J.I.,Omri, M.,Fréchette, L.G.. Experimental demonstration of a tailored-width microchannel heat exchanger configuration for uniform wall temperature, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 476 (IS)
    Article publié
  • Tabesh, A.,Fréchette, L.G.. An improved small-deflection electromechanical model for piezoelectric bending beam actuators and energy harvesters, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 18 (IS)
    Article publié
  • Liamini, M.,Shahriar, H.,Vengallatore, S.,Frechette, L.G.. Design methodology for a rankine microturbine: Thermomechanical analysis and material selection, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 20 (IS) : 339-351
    Article publié
  • Hamel, S.,Tsukamoto, T.,Tanaka, S.,Fréchette, L.G.. Microfabrication of a polymer based Bi-conductive membrane for a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 476 (IS)
    Article publié
  • Frechette, D.L.. Scarcity rents and the returns to mining, Resources Policy, 25 (IS) : 39-49
    Article publié
  • McCarthy, M.,Tiliakos, N.,Modi, V.,Fréchette, L.G.. Thermal buckling of eccentric microfabricated nickel beams as temperature regulated nonlinear actuators for flow control, Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical, 134 (IS) : 37-46
    Article publié
  • McCarthy, M.,Tiliakos, N.,Modi, V.,Fréchette, L.G.. Temperature-regulated nonlinear microvalves for self-adaptive MEMS cooling, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 17 (IS) : 998-1009
    Article publié
  • McGee, O.G.,Graf, M.B.,Fréchette, L.G.. Tailored structural design and aeromechanical control of axial compressor stall - Part I: Development of models and metrics, Journal of Turbomachinery, 126 (IS) : 52-62
    Article publié
  • Azarkish, H., Arslan, S., Behzadmehr, A., Sheikholeslami, T.F., Sarvari, S.M.H., Frechette, L.G.. Experimental and Numerical Investigation of aShaped Microchannel Evaporator for a Micro Rankine Cycle Application, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 96 : 191-200 (2015)
    Article accepté
  • Azarkish, H., Behzadmehr, A., Sheikholeslami, T.F., Sarvari, S.M.H., Frechette, L.G.. Experimental investigation of water evaporationphenomena on different micro and nanostructured surfaces, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 90 : 112-121 (2015)
    Article accepté
  • Riera, S., Barrau, J., Omri, M., Fréchette, L.G., Rosell, J.I.. Stepwise varying width microchannel cooling device for uniform wall temperature: Experimental and numerical study, Applied Thermal Engineering, 78 : 30-38 (2015)
    Article accepté
  • Barrau, J., Riera, S., Léveillé, É., Fréchette, L.G., Rosell, J.I.. Nozzle to plate optimization of the jet impingement inlet of a tailored-width microchannel heat exchanger, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 67 : 81-87 (2014)
    Article accepté
  • Azarkish, H., Behzadmehr, A., Fanaei Sheikholeslami, T., Hosseini Sarvari, S. M. Frechette, L.. A novel silicon bi-textured micropillar array to provide fully evaporated steam for a micro-Rankine cycle application, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 47 (2014)
  • Rancourt, D., Landry, C., Fréchette, L., Mavris, D.N.. Design Space Exploration of Centimeter-Scale Windturbines Using a Physics-Modified Optimization Formulation, Journal of Mechanics, 30 (IS 05) : 537-548 (2014)
    Article publié
  • Shirazy, M.R.S. and Fréchette, L.G.. Effect of Meniscus Recession on the Effective PoreRadius and Capillary Pumping of Copper Metal Foams, Journal of Electronic Packaging, 136 (Is 4) (2014)
    Article accepté
  • Isaiev M., Newby P., Canut B., Tytarenko A., Lishchuk P., Andrusenko D., Gomès S., Bluet J.-M., Fréchette L.G., Lysenko V., Burbelo R.. Thermal conductivity of partially amorphous poroussilicon by photoacoustic technique, Materials Letters, 128 : 71-74 (2014)
    Article publié
  • Canut, B., Massoud, M., Newby, P., Lysenko, V., Fréchette, L., Bluet, J.-M., Monnet, I.. Damage creation in porous silicon irradiated by swiftheavy ions, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 327 : 99-102 (2014)
    Article publié
  • Massoud, M. and Canut, B. and Newby, P. and Frechette, L. and Chapuis, P.O. and Bluet, J.M.. Swift heavy ion irradiation reduces porous silicon thermal conductivity, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 341 : 27-31 (2014)
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  • Gomès, S.,Newby, P.,Canut, B.,Termentzidis, K.,Marty, O.,Fréchette, L.,Chantrenne, P.,Aimez, V.,Bluet, J.-M.,Lysenko, V.. Characterization of the thermal conductivity of insulating thin films by scanning thermal microscopy, Microelectronics Journal, 44 (IS 11) : 1029-1034 (2013)
    Article publié
  • Formosa, F.,Fréchette, L.G.. Scaling laws for free piston Stirling engine design: Benefits and challenges of miniaturization, Energy, 57 : 796-808 (2013)
    Article publié
  • Collin, L.-M.,Arenas, O.J.,Ares, R.,Frechette, L.G.. Thermal resistance and heat spreading characterization platform for concentrated photovoltaic cell receivers, IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, 3 (IS 10) : 1673-1682 (2013)
    Article publié
  • Newby, P.J.,Canut, B.,Bluet, J.-M.,Gomès, S.,Isaiev, M.,Burbelo, R.,Termentzidis, K.,Chantrenne, P.,Fréchette, L.G.,Lysenko, V.. Amorphization and reduction of thermal conductivity in porous silicon by irradiation with swift heavy ions, Journal of Applied Physics, 114 (IS 1) (2013)
    Article publié
  • Shirazy, M.R.S.,Fréchette, L.G.. Capillary and wetting properties of copper metal foams in the presence of evaporation and sintered walls, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 58 (IS 1-2) : 282-291 (2013)
    Article publié
  • Messina, R.,Hugonin, J.-P.,Greffet, J.-J.,Marquier, F.,De Wilde, Y.,Belarouci, A.,Frechette, L.,Cordier, Y.,Ben-Abdallah, P.. Tuning the electromagnetic local density of states in graphene-covered systems via strong coupling with graphene plasmons, Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 87 (IS 8) (2013)
    Article publié
  • Mirshekari, G.,Brouillette, M.,FrÉchette, L.G.. Through silicon vias integrable with thin-film piezoelectric structures, International Journal of Nanoscience, 11 (IS 04) (2012)
    Article publié
  • Shirazy, M.R.S.,Blais, S.,Fréchette, L.G.. Mechanism of wettability transition in copper metal foams: From superhydrophilic to hydrophobic, Applied Surface Science, 258 (IS 17) : 6416-6424 (2012)
    Article publié
  • Lee, C., Liamini, M., and Fréchette, L.G.. A Silicon Microturbopump for a Rankine-Cycle Power Generation Microsystem ¿ Part II: Component and System Design, IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 20 (no 1) : 326-338 (2011)
    Article publié
  • Modroukas, D., Modi, V., and Fréchette, L.G.,. Micromachined Silicon Structures for Free-Convection PEM Fuel Cells, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 15 : 193-201 (2005)
    Article publié
  • Fréchette L.G., Jacobson S.A., Ehrich F.F., Ghodssi R., Khanna R., Wong C.W., Zhang X., Schmidt M.A., Epstein A.H.. High-Speed Microfabricated Silicon Turbomachinery and Fluid Film Bearings, IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, vol. 14 (no 1) : 141-152 (2005)
    Article publié

Chapitres de livre

  • Fréchette, L.G.. Microturbines, Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, D. Li, Springer : 1359-1368
    Article publié
  • Fréchette, L.G.. Microscale Energy Conversion Devices, Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, D. Li, Springer : 1119-1127
    Article publié
  • Fréchette, L.G.. Micro-structured Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, D. Li, Springer
    Article publié
  • Dompierre, A., Vengallatore, S., Fréchette, L.G.,. Piezoelectric Vibration Energy Harvesters: Modeling, Design, Limits and Benchmarking, Energy Harvesting with Functional Materials and Microsystems, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis (23) : 215 (2013)
    Article publié
  • Dompierre, A., Vengallatore, S., Fréchette, L.G.. Power density limits and benchmarking of resonant piezoelectric vibration energy harvesters, Novel Microelectronics: Technologies and Systems Applications, L. Francis & K. Iniewski, CRC Press : 293 (2013)
    Article publié

Articles de conférence

  • Collin, L.-M., Fiori, V., Coudrain, P., Lhostis, S. L., Chéramy, S., Colonna, J.-P., Mathieu, B., Souifi, A., Fréchette, L.G.. Microchannel design study for 3D microelectronicscooling using a hybrid analytical and finite element method, ASME 2015 Int’l Tech. Conf. on Packaging and Integration of Electronic and Photonic Microsystems (InterPACK2015), San Francisco, USA (2015)
  • Monin, T., Tessier-Poirier, A., Léveillé, É., Juneau-Fecteau, A., Formosa, F., Monfray, S., Skotnicki, T. ,Fréchette, L.G.. Validation expérimentale du comportement d’un caloduc élémentaire décritcomme un résonateur mécanique excité par la thermique, 12th Col. Interuniv. Franco-Québéc. Therm. Syst., Sherbrooke, Canada (2015)
  • Hachey, M.-A., Formosa, F., Fréchette, L.G.. Reducing heat exchanger pressure losses in amicroscaled Free Piston Stirling Engine, J. Nat. de Récup. et Stockage d’Énergie (JNRSE 2015), Orsay, France (2015)
  • Hamel, S., Tsukamoto, T., Tanaka, S., Fréchette, L.G.. Fabrication and Testing of a Bi-Conductive PolymerMembrane Fuel Cell, 14th . Int’l Workshop on Micro and Nanotech. for Power Generat. and Energy Convers. Apps (PowerMEMS 2014), Hyogo, Japan (2014)
  • D’Arcy-Lepage, A., Shirazy, M.R.S., Fréchette, L.G.. Analytical and Experimental Investigation of the Meniscus Recession in the Presence of Phase Change in a Capillary Tube, ASME Int’l Mech. Eng. Congress & Expo. (paper IMECE2014-39343), Montréal, QC, Canada. Student Expo 2nd place Award (2014)
  • Shirazy, M.R.S., D’Arcy-Lepage, A., Gilbert, M., Richard, S., Fréchette, L.G.. Experimental, Numerical and Analytical Investigation of Thermal Resistance in High Brightness LED Arrays, ASME Int’l Mech. Eng. Congress & Expo. (paper IMECE2014-39286), Montréal, QC, Canada. Best Poster Award – Audience Choice (2014)
  • Formosa, F., Dufault, J.-F., Badel, A., Fréchette, L.G.. Novel double acting free piston Stirling enginearchitecture, 13th Int’l Energy Conv. Eng. Conf., AIAA Propulsion & Energy Forum and Expo., Orlando, FL (0215)
    Article accepté

Propriétés intellectuelles

Brevets

  • Planar thermofluidic system based on oscillating fluid for thermal energy harvesting, Canada
    Demande en cours
  • Process for microchannel fabrication, Canada
  • Through-Substrate Electrical Interconnect: Process For Surface Micromachined Microsystems And Silicon-On-Insulator Microelectromechanical Systems, Canada
    Demande en cours
  • Thermally actuated valves, photovoltaic cells and arrays comprising same, and methods for producing same, Canada, Dépôt : 2006-11-06, Délivrance : 2007-05-18
  • Microfabricated Rankine Cycle Steam Turbine for Power Generation and Methods of Making The Same, 20060010871, États-Unis, Dépôt : 2004-11-15, Délivrance : 2006-01-19
    Terminé

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