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REGAL Students Day 2020

The 17th edition of the REGAL Student Day (JER) took place on November 5 and 6 via a virtual platform in response to the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. First...

Aluminium concerted action FRQNT II: 4 projects

The Aluminium Research Centre – REGAL congratulates all the managers and their collaborators whose projects have been selected for funding under the Partnership Research Program on Aluminium Production and Transformation...

Partnership between REGAL-Polytechnique and LAMPA

(Only in French) Courant février, une délégation composée de Franck Morel directeur du LAMPA, laboratoire implanté sur le campus d’Angers, de Daniel Bellett, délégué régional d’AMVALOR et de partenaires de l’entreprise...

REGAL Students Day 2019

REGAL Students Day 2019 The 16th edition of REGAL Students’ Day (JER) took place on October 8th and 9th at Laval University. First of all, the Aluminum Research Centre –...

Visit of Norsk Hydro

On February 11th and 12th, the Aluminium Research Centre – REGAL hosted representatives from Norsk Hydro, a Norwegian multinational operating throughout the aluminum value chain. Their visit was part of...

ATLAS Program

Pr Ahmed Masloui, Pr Denis Rancourt, Maxime Desjardins-Goulet, CTA, et Pr Alain Desrochers. Photo : UdeS – Michel Caron Alléger les produits récréatifs de BRP en remplaçant une quantité significative...

Call of Papers COM|MS&T 2018

Cette année, la conférence annuelle des métallurgistes (COM2018) aura lieu en conjonction avec la conférence Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) au mois d’Octobre 2018 à Columbus, Ohio (www.matscitech.org). À cette occasion, j’organiserai avec...

Aluminium concerted action FRQNT : 4 projects

Four projects were selected as part of the Programme de recherche en partenariat sur la production et la transformation de l’aluminium (2nd competition). REGAL is proud of the participation of these...

First Call for papers ICSOBA 2018

ICSOBA 2018 will be held in Brazil from October 29 to November 1st 2018. A first call for papers has been launched. Click here for details. 

A new CRSNG – RDC grant for REGAL’s members

The Aluminium Research Center – REGAL is proud to announce the obtention of a CRSNG – RDC grant whose the responsible is Pr. Carl Duchesne from Laval University. Houshang Alamdari (UL), Mario Fafard (UL)...

Award Hommage aux ambassadeurs to Mario Fafard !

The Cercle des Ambassadeurs of Québec has given to Mario Fafard, director of the Centre de recherche sur l’aluminium – REGAL, the award Hommage aux ambassadeurs for the coming of the 34th ICSOBA Conference &...

Congratulations to Julien Leclerc !

Congratulations to Julien Leclerc, awarded an excellence scholarship from Canadian Transport Research Forum! Julien Leclerc is a MSc student from REGAL-Laval under the supervision of Mario Fafard and the co-supervision of Charles-Darwin Annan....

Reportage for Canal Savoir

Mario Fafard (REGAL-UL), Michel Guillot (REGAL-UL) & Julien Nadeau (Alutrec) have recently participated to a documentary that deals with research-industry benefits. It will be promoted shortly on Canal Savoir, next...

A grant for 2 regular members

As part of MITACS acceleration program, Professors Fafard and Alamdari have recently received confirmation of the granting of a cluster entitled “Advanced modeling of electrolytic cells and energy efficiency.” The...

Poster contest JER 2016

The Aluminium Reseach Centre – REGAL launch projects call to his students for the scientific poster contest held during REGAL Students’ day 2016 (JER2016). Thanks to its loyal sponsors, more than...

A new CRSNG – RDC grant for REGAL’s members

The Aluminium Research Center – REGAL is proud to announce the obtention of a CRSNG – RDC grant whose the responsible is Pr. Scott Walbridge from University of Waterloo (collaborator member. Lyne...

RioTinto & CURAL renew their partnership

Rio Tinto investit 3 M$ sur cinq ans, reconduisant ainsi son partenariat entre le Centre de recherche et développement Arvida (CRDA) et le Centre universitaire de recherche sur l’aluminium (CURAL)...

Three new research contracts for REGAL

Researchers from Aluminium Research Centre – REGAL recently signed three research contracts on a use of aluminium deck in the artwork. These projects involve Pr. Annan, Fafard, and Guillot besides of...

Good news for research on aluminum!

The Aluminium Research Centre – REGAL is satisfied with the announcement of Mrs. Maryse Lassonde, FRQNT scientific director, concerning 2016-2017 budget of Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et...

REGAL is proud to support its institution member!

REGAL gave $ 5,000 to the Cégep de Trois-Rivières for his project in additive manufacturing of aluminum alloys. That amount will be used for buying some materials for a REGAL project...

Book launch

On February 26, the publishing house Les Presses de aluminium (PRAL) launched the book “Le soudage par friction malaxage : principes et applications “, directed by the author Lyne St-Georges, and his...

Dennis Gabor Award for László Kiss

László Kiss, REGAL’s member at UQAC, received on 17 December, at the Hungarian Parliament, the price “Dennis Gabor Award”. This distinction awarded to an outstanding researcher of Hungarian origin living...

Job offer

Job offer related to the field of aluminum. For more informations, please consult the official job offer.

Reducing emissions from aluminium production

Professor Margaret Hyland, department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at University of Auckland, has been awarded the Pickering Medal for her pioneering research to reduce fluoride emissions from the aluminium industry....

REGAL Students’ Day – JER2015

The REGAL Students’ Day was held on November 11, 2015, at UQAC. 142 people from academic, industrial and research communities have witnessed the quality of the research conducted within the...

ICSOBA 2016: Call of papers

ICSOBA 2016 will be held in Quebec city from 2 to 6 October 2016. A first call for papers has been launched. Click here for details. Deadlines to remember: Abstract:...

Renewal of the Industrial Research Chair MACE3!

REGAL congratulates its Director, Mario Fafard, following the renewal of its Industrial Research Chair on advanced modeling of electrolytic cells and energy efficiency (MACE3) NSERC / Alcoa. The amount awarded...

Carl Duchesne, holder of a new Chair 

REGAL congratulates its member Carl Duchesne for the launch of its Chair of “leadership en enseignement en analyse de données industrielles en génie chimique.” This new chair will allow chemical process...

Industrial R&D projects recruitment

The industrial research chair on advanced modelling of electrolytic cells and energy efficiency MACE3 is seeking candidates for its projects For more details, consult this document.

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Aluminium Research Center – REGAL is seeking for high caliber candidates with  an impressive publication record and an original research project in the field of aluminium production or aluminium...

Aluminium Reduction Technology Award 2014

From REGAL-UQAC, Pr. László I. Kiss and his student Lukas Dion received the award “Aluminium Reduction Technology Award 2014” for their article “Developing a New Process Indicator Based on the Relationship Between an...

Grant Tools and Instruments for 2 REGAL-UL members

The professors Houshang Alamdari (responsible) and Mario Fafard from Laval University obtain a NSERC Grant Research Tools and Instruments totalling $150 000 for the purchase of a Fluorescence Spectrometer – X. The professors R. Galvez...

Grant Tools and Instruments for 2 REGAL-EPM members

The professors  Martin Lévesque (responsible) and Myriam Brochu from Polytechnique Montréal obtain a NSERC Grant Research Tools and Instruments for the purchase of a Image correlation system [Microscopic in-situ displacement/strain fields measurements with Digital Image...

NSERC Renewal and new grant for REGAL-UL members

NSERC’s Direction, following the positive reviewers’ comments and the Advisory Committee on university-industry partnerships, announced the renewal of the Industrial Research Chair NSERC/Alcoa of Prof. Mario Fafard as well as the granting...

The international reputation of the CMQ

The Quebec metallurgy Centre (CMQ), whose 5 REGAL members (Franco Chiesa, Nicolas Giguère, David Levasseur, Bernard Tougas & Sofiene Amira) are part, made the news in the “Industry News” of the American magazine “Metal Casting...

FRQNT international internship

Two of our REGAL’s students will archive a international internship within International internship program of FRQNT. M. Ramzi Ishak, PhD student supervised by Houshang Alamdari (UL), will archieve a 4-months internship in France in...

JER 2014

The REGAL Students’s day 2014 was held November 18th. REGAL like to thank the 136 people present. We congratulate our 15 award recipients displayed and the winner for the best...

Minister Daoust wants results

Le Soleil (Quebec) “We did some research to do research that does not end.” Minister of Economy, Innovation and Exports, Jacques Daoust, not stone academics that make basic research. “There...

A REGAL-UdeS student wins an award !

François Allard, Student Member REGAL-UdeS has recently awarded the 2014 Natural Resources Acfas. The full article is here (in French only).

Emerging professional

Behzad Majidi, student membre REGAL-Laval, has recently published a short paper in the journal Emerging section Professionnals Advanced Materials & Processes. Full text here.    

Encyclopaedia 2013

The Encyclopaedia of research on aluminium in Québec [2013 edition]was launched at the Canadian International Aluminium Conference (CIAC), last June 3. You can read it here.