Victor Songmene

Director of P2SEL, Canada

Victor Songmene received his PhD from École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada, in 2001. He has been with the Industrial Research and Development Institute (IRDI), Toronto, Canada, from 1995–2001. During it services to IRDI, he helped a large number of north american manufacturing industries, including Generals Motors, Wescasts, Sorel Forge, in R&D works. He is currently a full professor at University of Quebec, École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS), Montréal, Canada. Since joining ÉTS in 2001, he has put his expertise on developping sustainable and safe machining practices for industry. His expertise include metal cutting, fine and nanoparticle control, optimisation and environmentally conscious manufacturing. Prof. Songmene is Director of the Product, Processes and Systems Engineering Laboratory (P2SEL). He has published more than 100 papers in reputed journals and has produced more than 50 technical reports for North American industries.