Jacques Huot Ph.D.Professor
areas of expertise
- Hydrogen storage.
- Metal hydrides.
- Gas-solid interactions.
- Materials characterization.
- X-ray and neutron diffraction.
- Severe plastic deformations.
Professor Huot obtained his Ph.D in 1990 from Université Laval. He was a researcher at Hydro-Quebec where he investigated nanocrystalline magnesium-based alloys for hydrogen storage. Since 2004 he is professor at UQTR and member of IRH/HRI.
His fields of expertise are hydrogen storage in metal hydrides and materials characterization.
He has been invited researcher at Institute for Energy Technology (Norway), Federal University of São Carlos (Brazil), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (Japan), Université de Bordeaux (France), Institut NÉEL (France), and Max Plank Institut fur Kohlenforschung (Germany).
He published more than 170 papers and is co-inventor on 10 patents. He received the prize of excellence in research at UQTR in 2017-2018. He is scientific editor for Journal of Alloys and Compounds.