Prof. Christian Pellerin, Ph.D.


Academic background

Associate professor

Department of Chemistry, University of Montreal


Assistant professor

Department of Chemistry, University of Montreal (2005-2010)


Postdoctoral fellow

Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Delaware (2003-2005)

Advisors: Prof. John F. Rabolt and Dr. Bruce Chase


Ph.D. - Polymer chemistry

Département de chimie, Université Laval (1997-2002)

Advisors: Prof. Michel Pézolet and Robert E. Prud'homme



Dept. of Chemistry, University of Idaho (2002)

Advisor: Prof. Peter R. Griffiths


Dept. of Chemistry, Duke University (1998)

Advisor: Prof. Richard A. Palmer


B.Sc. in Chemistry

Département de chimie-biologie, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (1994-1997)

Research at the Pulp and paper research center

Advisor: Prof. Sylvain Robert


Grants, awards and scholarships



Awards and Distinctions

  • CNC-IUPAC Travel Award 2010

  • Meggers Award 2009 - Society for Applied Spectroscopy

  • Governor General's Medal (2003)

  • MSED/Bayer Award, Canadian Society for Chemistry (2003)

  • Tomas A. Hirschfeld Student Award, FACSS (2002)

  • Student Poster Award, SAS/FACSS (2002)

  • G.R. Brown Memorial Award, 84th Canadian Society for Chemistry Conference (2001)

  • Poster award, International Symposium on Two-Dimensional Correlation Spectroscopy (1999)

  • Desjardins-Acfas award for student researchers (1998)

  • Best student presentation (polymer chemistry), 66e Congrès de l'Acfas (1998)

  • Governor General's Medal (University's best GPA) Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (1997)

  • John S. Bates Award (1997)

  • Raimbeault de Montigny Award (1996)

  • OCQ Award and Public Award, 7th and 8th Colloque de Sherbrooke (1995 et 1996)

  • Merck Frosst Award (1995)

  • Best student presentation (physical chemistry), 65e Congrès de l'Acfas (1996)

  • Canada Scholarship in Sciences and Engineering (1994-1997)

  • Lucien-Piché Foundation Scholarship (1996)

  • Marion Roberts Scholarships (1992, 1995 et 1996)

  • C.E.U. Foundation scholarship (1994)

Scholarships and Fellowships

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship from NSERC (2003-2004)

  • Ph.D. Scholarships from NSERC (1999-2001)

  • Ph.D. Scholarships from FCAR (1999-2002)

  • Ph.D. Scholarships from Fondation de l’Université Laval (2000)

  • M.Sc. Scholarships from NSERC (1997-1999)

  • M.Sc. Scholarships from FCAR (1997-1999)