Annie Levasseur

Annie Levasseur
Professeure
Degrees B.Ing., M.Sc.A., Ph.D. (Polytechnique Montréal)
Office A-3498
Presentation

Département de génie de la construction

Research interests:

  • Environment
  • Energy

Research areas:

  • Environmental life cycle assessment methodology
  • Indicators for climate change impact assessment
  • Time aspects of climate change impacts
  • Time aspects in life cycle assessment
  • Environmental and techno-economic system modelling (energy, materials, etc.)
  • Climate change mitigation potential of the forest sector
  • Environmental impacts associated with carbon capture and storage (negative emission technologies)
  • Environmental design in engineering
  • Accounting for sustainable development in engineering projects
  • Environmental engineering
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EcoBalance 2018 : The 13th Biennial International Conference on EcoBalance
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2nd International Conference on Bio-based Building Materials & 1st Conference on Ecological valorisation of Granular and Fibrous materials (ICBBM & ECOGRAFI 2017)
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Courses and support services

Courses

CTN760 Approches et outils pour la conception environnementale (Fall 2019)
CTN766 Impacts des projets sur l'environnement (Fall 2019)
ENV880 Sujets spéciaux en génie de l'environnement (Summer 2019)

Assistance to students

Projet d'application à 15 crédits

    Inventaire d'émissions de gaz à effet de serre municipal pour le transport à partir d'une enquête origine-destination, by Bendahmane,Souhaila.
    Fall 2019

    Environmental Assessment of Different Recycling Processes for Lithium Batteries, by Mazur,Olga.
    Fall 2019

    Analyse du cycle de vie pour la conception environnementale du projet d'espace socioculturel MR-63, by Boudlal,Meryeme.
    Summer 2019

Thèse de doctorat (recherche appliquée)

    Co-directed by: Vaillancourt, Michel
    Analysis of the Environment and Economic Aspects of the Incorporation of Recycled Glass in Roadways, by Mirhosseini,Fatemehossadat.
    Winter 2020

    Co-directed by: Lloyd, Shannon
    Development of an LCA-Based Framework to Assess Potential Environmental Impacts and Benefits of Surface Engineering Innovative Solutions at Early Research and Development Stages, by Fakoor,Elahe.
    Winter 2020

    Co-directed by: Bahn, Olivier
    Integrated Environmental-Economic Analysis of Different Scenarios Regarding Forest-Based Bioenergy in Québec, by Kouchaki Penchah,Hamed.
    Winter 2020

Rapport technique à 6 crédits

    Valorisation du marc de café pour la culture des champignons avec l'apport des énergies renouvelables, by Dad,Aghilas.
    Fall 2019

    Production du papier pierre, impact environnemental en comparaison avec le papier classique et étude de cas en Algérie, by Fodil,Salim.
    Fall 2019

Mémoire à 30 crédits

    Modélisation améliorée du secteur du transport dans l'inventaire d'émissions de gaz à effet de serre de la Ville de Montréal, by Labidi,Ahmed.
    Winter 2020

    Co-directed by: Thiffault, Évelyne
    Estimation du potentiel de réduction des émissions de gaz à effet de serre de scénarios de production de chaleur par la biomasse forestière au Québec, by Meghellet,Manel.
    Fall 2019

    Co-directed by: Kopyscinski, Jan
    Technoeconomic and Life Cycle Assessment of Power-to-Gas Process Integrated with Biogas Upgrading in Canada and Québec, by Darvish,Hoda.
    Fall 2019

Projet d'intervention en entreprise à 15 crédits

    Co-directed by: Bitar, Bernard
    Étude comparative de deux scénarios de fin de vie du gypse issu des activités de construction, de rénovation et de démolition, by Zouaghi,Mohamed Ali.
    Fall 2018

Publications
Peer-reviewed article published in a refereed journal (8)

Cécile Bulle, Manuele Margni, Laure Patouillard, Anne-Marie Boulay, Guillaume Bourgault, Vincent De Bruille, Viêt Cao, Michael Hauschild, Andrew Henderson, Sebastien Humbert, Sormeh Kashef-Haghighi, Anna Kounina, Alexis Laurent, Annie Levasseur, Gladys Liard, Ralph K. Rosenbaum, Pierre-Olivier Roy, Shanna Shaked, Peter Fantke, Olivier Jolliet. 2019. « IMPACT World+: a globally regionalized life cycle impact assessment method ». International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. 22 p. (In press)

Hassana Elzein, Thomas Dandres, Annie Levasseur, Rejean Samson. 2019. « How can an optimized life cycle assessment method help evaluate the use phase of energy storage systems? ». Journal of Cleaner Production. vol. 209 p. 1624-1636.

Marieke Head, Pierre Bernier, Annie Levasseur, Robert Beauregard, Manuele Margni. 2019. « Forestry carbon budget models to improve biogenic carbon accounting in life cycle assessment ». Journal of Cleaner Production. vol. 213 p. 289-299.

Kathleen Vaillancourt, Olivier Bahn, Annie Levasseur. 2019. « The role of bioenergy in low-carbon energy transition scenarios: A case study for Quebec (Canada) ». Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. vol. 102 p. 24-34.

Olivier Jolliet, Assumpció Antón, Anne-Marie Boulay, Francesco Cherubini, Peter Fantke, Annie Levasseur, Thomas E. McKone, Ottar Michelsen, Llorenç Milà I Canals, Masaharu Motoshita, Stephan Pfister, Francesca Verones, Bruce Vigon, Rolf Frischknecht. 2018. « Global guidance on environmental life cycle impact assessment indicators: impacts of climate change, fine particulate matter formation, water consumption and land use ». International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. vol. 23 , nº 11. p. 2189-2207.

Ivan Viveros Santos, Cécile Bulle, Annie Levasseur, Louise Deschênes. 2018. « Regionalized terrestrial ecotoxicity assessment of copper-based fungicides applied in viticulture ». Sustainability. vol. 10 , nº 7. 16 p.

Didier Beloin-Saint-Pierre, Annie Levasseur, Manuele Margni, Isabelle Blanc. 2017. « Implementing a dynamic life cycle assessment methodology with a case study on domestic hot water production ». Journal of Industrial Ecology. vol. 21 , nº 5. p. 1128-1138.

Annie Levasseur, Olivier Bahn, Didier Beloin-Saint-Pierre, Mariya Marinova, Kathleen Vaillancourt. 2017. « Assessing butanol from integrated forest biorefinery: A combined techno-economic and life cycle approach ». Applied Energy. vol. 198 p. 440-452.

Technical report (1)

Stephen Pacala, Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Mark Barteau, Erica Belmont, Sally Benson, Richard Birdsey, Dane Boysen, Riley Duren, Charles Hopkinson, Christopher Jones, Peter Kelemen, Annie Levasseur, Keith Paustian, Jianwu Tang, Tiffany Troxler, Michael Wara, Jennifer Wilcox. 2019. « Negative emissions technologies and reliable sequestration: a research agenda ». The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 510 p.

Conference proceeding (2)

Andrea Di Maria, Annie Levasseur, Karel Van Acker. 2018. « Dynamic vs static approaches in LCA to assess the long term global warming effects of novel waste-based construction materials ». EcoBalance 2018 : The 13th Biennial International Conference on EcoBalance (Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 09-12, 2018)

T. Lecompte, A. Levasseur, D. Maxime. 2017. « Lime and hemp concrete LCA : A dynamic approach of GHG emissions and capture ». 2nd International Conference on Bio-based Building Materials & 1st Conference on Ecological valorisation of Granular and Fibrous materials (ICBBM & ECOGRAFI 2017) (Clermont-Ferrand, France, June 21-23, 2017)

Communication (10)

Annie Levasseur. 2018. « Impacts des changements climatiques : qu’est-ce que ça va changer? ». Communication during a conference : Forum régional Réduction des GES, inspirons-nous pour agir! du Conseil régional de l’environnement de la Montérégie ( Longueuil, QC, Canada, 16 mars 2018 )

Annie Levasseur. 2018. « Les avancées scientifiques sur les émissions de GES ». Communication during a conference : Conférence sur le chauffage à la biomasse forestière résiduelle ( Québec, QC, Canada, 8 nov. 2018 )

Annie Levasseur. 2018. « L’ABC des changements climatiques ». Communication during a conference : Forum régional Énergie + Climat : mobilisons-nous! du Conseil régional de l’environnement de la Côte-Nord ( Sept-Îles, QC, Canada, 18 avril 2018 )

A.-M. Boulay, A. Sahnoune, A. Levasseur. 2017. « Overview of the recommendations for water scarcity and global warming ». Communication during a conference : LCA XVII ( Portsmouth, NH, USA, Oct. 03-05, 2017 )

H. Elzein, T. Dandres, A. Levasseur, R. Samson. 2017. « Development of an optimized-consequential life cycle assessment methodology and its application to the electricity generation sector ». Communication during a conference : LCA XVII ( Portsmouth, NH, USA, Oct. 03-05, 2017 )

M. Head, P. Bernier, A. Levasseur, R. Beauregard, M. Margni. 2017. « Improving forestry biogenic carbon accounting in life cycle assessment ». Communication during a conference : LCA XVII ( Portsmouth, NH, USA, Oct. 03-05, 2017 )

Annie Levasseur, Olivier Bahn, Didier Beloin-Saint-Pierre. 2017. « Assessing butanol from integrated forest biorefinery: A combined techno-economic and life cycle approach ». Communication during a conference : 21st Conference of the International Federation of Operational Rsearch Societies (IFORS) ( Québec , QC, Canada, July 17-21, 2017 )

Annie Levasseur, Olivier Bahn, Didier Beloin-Saint-Pierre, Mariya Marinova, Kathleen Vaillancourt. 2017. « Combining LCA and a prospective techno-economic energy model to assess the sustainability of emerging energy pathways: the case of integrated forest biorefineries ». Communication during a conference : SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting ( Brussels, Belgium, May 07-11, 2017 )

Annie Levasseur, Olivier Bahn, Didier Beloin-Saint-Pierre, Mariya Marinova, Kathleen Vaillancourt. 2017. « Combining LCA and prospective techno-economic models to assess the environmental and economic sustainability of emerging material and energy pathways ». Communication during a conference : 12th Society and Materials International Conference (SAM 11) ( Metz, France, May 22-23, 2018 )

Annie Levasseur, Anders Bjørn, Pradip Kalbar, Simon Elsborg Nygaard, Charlotte Louise Jensen, Morten Birkved, Michael Zwicky Hauschild. 2017. « LCA to support national embedded emission targets ». Communication during a conference : 37th Annual Conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment ( Montréal, QC, Canada, Apr. 04-07, 2017 )

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