Prof . Younes Messaddeq | Centre of Optic photonics and laser-Université Laval | Advanced Fiber Technologies

Professional Profiles:

Early Academic Pursuits

Younès Messaddeq commenced his academic journey at Université de Rennes 1 in France, where he pursued a solid foundation in Solid State Chemistry. His dedication and passion for exploring the properties and applications of various glasses, particularly fluoride-based glasses, laid the groundwork for his subsequent groundbreaking research.

Professional Endeavors

With a career spanning over decades and traversing continents, Messaddeq has held esteemed positions, from a Full Professorship at Université Laval in Canada to roles as a Scientific Coordinator at FAPESP Agency in Brazil and as a Professor/Vice-chair at UNESP in Brazil. His contributions have not been confined to academic settings, as evidenced by his roles as a visiting researcher in Germany and Japan, fostering global collaborations.

Contributions and Research Focus

Messaddeq's research portfolio is prolific and diverse, showcasing his expertise in multifunctional optical fibers, wearable sensors for healthcare monitoring, concentrated solar energy systems, nanoparticle-doped fibers, and composite materials for tissue engineering. His innovations, such as the development of specialized fiber optic probes for neural activity monitoring and wearable sensors for real-time breath monitoring, exemplify his commitment to pioneering advancements with tangible societal impacts.

Accolades and Recognition

His contributions have not gone unnoticed, with prestigious awards like the NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize and the Varshneya Glass Technology Lecture Award recognizing his outstanding achievements and significant contributions to the fields of interdisciplinary research and glass technology.

Impact and Influence

Messaddeq's impact is far-reaching, evident in the multitude of patents, peer-reviewed publications, and successful translation of research into real-world applications. His leadership in securing substantial research grants further underscores the importance and relevance of his work in advancing knowledge across various domains.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Through his mentorship and supervision of numerous Master's dissertations, doctoral theses, and postdoctoral researchers, Messaddeq has nurtured a generation of scientists contributing to various industries and research domains. His ongoing commitment to international collaborations and the establishment of research partnerships positions him at the forefront of cutting-edge research, promising continued groundbreaking contributions to science and technology.

Notable Publications:

Design, fabrication and validation of an OAM fiber supporting 36 states. C Brunet, P Vaity, Y Messaddeq, S LaRochelle, LA Rusch, Optics express 22 (21), 26117-26127, 2014 (408)

Full‐Color Phosphors from Europium(III)‐Based Organosilicates. LD Carlos, Y Messaddeq, HF Brito, RA Sá Ferreira, V de Zea Bermudez, Advanced Materials 12 (8), 594-598, 2000 (352)

Thermal behavior of cellulose acetate produced from homogeneous acetylation of bacterial cellulose. HS Barud, AM de Araújo Júnior, DB Santos, RMN de Assunção, ...Thermochimica acta 471 (1-2), 61-69, 2008 (304)

Antimicrobial bacterial cellulose-silver nanoparticles composite membranes. HS Barud, T Regiani, RFC Marques, WR Lustri, Y Messaddeq, Journal of Nanomaterials 2011 (249)

Bacterial cellulose-hydroxyapatite nanocomposites for bone regeneration. S Saska, HS Barud, AMM Gaspar, R Marchetto, SJL Ribeiro, International journal of biomaterials 2011 (244)

Self-supported silver nanoparticles containing bacterial cellulose membranes. HS Barud, C Barrios, T Regiani, RFC Marques, M Verelst, J Dexpert-Ghys, Materials Science and Engineering: C 28 (4), 515-518, 2008 (238)

Few-mode fiber with inverse-parabolic graded-index profile for transmission of OAM-carrying modes. B Ung, P Vaity, L Wang, Y Messaddeq, LA Rusch, S LaRochelle, optics express 22 (15), 18044-18055, 2014 (214)


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Younes Messaddeq | Advanced Fiber Technologies | Best Researcher Award

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