David Gendron possesses more than 14 years in R&D. He obtained his Ph.D in chemistry (Thesis: Conjugated polymers for organic solar cells) under the supervision of Pr. Mario Leclerc, Université Laval. Then, he completed two postdoctoral fellowships, one in organic optoelectronic (University of Queensland, Australia) and one in soft robotics (Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy). Back in Canada, Dr. Gendron worked in the private sector for 2 years on the development of specialty coatings for digital projection (cinema) and on the design of advanced materials for energy storage applications (lithium metal polymer batteries and supercapacitors). He is currently a senior researcher for Kemitek, whose expertise is directed towards green chemistry and process development. He has published more than 20 publications and several book chapters in high-impact factor journals.
Fields of expertise: Macromolecular Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Soft Robotic, Optoelectronics, Production and Storage of Renewable Energy (Organic Photovoltaic, Supercapacitor and Lithium-Based Battery), Paint and Coating Formulation.