Christian Roy, Ph.D. Christian Roy, Ph.D., Eng.
...Christian Roy is co-founder of Vaperma Inc, and co-inventor of SiftexÔ polymer membrane technology.Prior to joining Vaperma on a permanent basis, Dr. Roy was a full-time professor of Chemical Engineering at Université Laval (Québec, QC).He
is recognized as a world authority in "vacuum pyrolysis".Dr. Roy
founded in 1988 Pyrovac Institute Inc
, an R&D company whose mission was to perform R&D projects in the environmental and renewable energy areas.One of his
achievements was the design and construction of a $15M vacuum pyrolysis industrial demonstration plant. Dr. Roy holds a Ph.D. from the University of Sherbrooke (Sherbrooke, QC) in Chemical Engineering.His
investigations covered the fields of biomass and used tire vacuum pyrolysis and the development of high-temperature, solvent-resistant, polymeric membranes.He
is the author of more than 200 scientific papers and he
has been awarded over 30 patents.He
is the recipient of numerous awards such as the Thomas W. Eadie Medal
from the Royal Society of Canada
, the Killam Research Fellowship from the Canada Council for the Arts
, and the prestigious E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.