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 Deschenes Claire A pioneer in engineering, Prof. Deschênes puts her expertise at the service of sustainable energy development and the advancement of women in science and engineering
Claire Deschênes
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Chairholder, NSERC
Claire Deschênes has been the first women appointed as professor in engineering at Laval University, where she dedicated her scientific career to the training of HQP and to the development of hydraulic turbines for production of hydroelectricity. From 1997 to 2006, she held the NSERC/Alcan Chair for women in science and engineering in Quebec and is still involved on this issue today.