GHYSLAIN GAGNON, Dean of Research
Professor Ghyslain Gagnon is a graduate of the Electrical Engineering Department at ÉTS and holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Carleton University. He is a Researcher and member of the Hexagram and ReSMIQ networks, and a member of the NSERC Leaders network. Driven by a commitment to multidisciplinary research and partnerships, he has contributed to the advancement of knowledge in the fields of integrated circuits and machine learning, and has been involved in the creation of internationally nominated and exhibited works of art based on technology. Working in collaboration with SIG.NUM and Concordia University, he was honoured with the 2020 ADRIQ Partnership Award for a research project aimed at creating an electrocardiogram system that is more accessible to the general public.
From 2013 to 2020, Ghyslain Gagnon headed the Communications and Microelectronic Integration Laboratory (LACIME), which unites 15 professors and more than 100 students and researchers. In carrying out this mandate, he worked to expand the research interests of the Laboratory and enhance the expertise of its members. Thanks to the significant funding that was obtained, he was instrumental in equipping the Laboratory with a leading-edge research infrastructure that is unique in the field of cyberphysical systems in Canada.
As Dean of Research at ÉTS since 2020, Ghyslain Gagnon is responsible for the creation of the Marcelle-Gauvreau Engineering Research Chairs Program, which focuses on determination and resiliency as indicators of development potential.