Our Experts

Through their dedication to relevant, high quality research that provides real impacts for Canadians, CanmetENERGY’s team of more than 450 scientists, engineers, and technicians make us a leader in clean energy technologies.

Learn more about our dynamic people and their innovative research.

Director General

Dean Haslip

Haslip, Dean

Title: Director General
Group: CanmetENERGY - Ottawa
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Clean Fossil Fuels

Marc Duchesne

Duchesne, Marc

Title: Research Scientist
Group: Gasification/Fluidized Bed Combustion (FBC) group
Technology: Gasification and Fluidized Bed Combustion (FBC)
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Buildings and Renewables

Suzanne Cassolato

Cassolato, Suzanne

Title: Research Engineer
Group: Alternative Energy Lab
Technology: Energy Conservation
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Michel Tardif

Tardif, Michel

Title: Research Engineer and Building Project Leader
Group: Buildings and Renewables Group
Technology: Radiant systems and displacement ventilation, Passive geothermal systems (earth tubes), and “Passivhaus” envelopes
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Jeremy Sager

Sager, Jeremy

Title: Housing Team Project Officer
Group: Technology Assessment R&D Group
Technology: Solar Assisted & Small Footprint Systems, Multi-Unit Residential Buildings (MURBs)
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Doug McClenahan

McClenahan, Doug

Title: Manager
Group: Renewable Heat and Power Research and Development
Technology: Solar Photovoltaic Energy
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Yves Poissant

Poissant, Yves

Title: Photovoltaic Technology Specialist
Group: Integration of Renewable and Distributed Energy Resources
Technology: Solar Photovoltaic Energy
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Industrial Processes

Marzouk Benali

Benali, Marzouk

Title: Research Scientist
Group: Industry/Industrial Systems Optimization
Education Background: PhD in Process Engineering (Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France)
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Louis Giroux

Giroux, Louis

Title: Research Scientist
Group: Industrial Innovation Group
Technology: Industrial Energy Systems
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Kirby Wittich

Wittich, Kirby

Title: Research Engineer
Group: Industrial Innovation Group
Technology: Industrial Energy Systems
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Shamik Ray

Ray, Shamik

Title: Research Scientist
Group: Metallurgical Fuels Laboratory
Technology: Industrial Energy Systems
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