Group of Professor André Bégin-Drolet

Regular member

Manager training

  • Doctorate: Mechanical engineering, Laval University, 2012
  • Post doctorate

Laboratory name

Applied Design Laboratory

Affiliation Department

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Other affiliations

  • Regular member of the Quebec Center for Functional Materials (CQMF)
  • Member of the Canadian Chemical Society (CSC)
  • Member of the American Chemical Society (ACS)

Granting organization(s)

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada (NSERC)
  • Quebec Research Fund — Nature and Technologies (FRQ-NT)
  • New Frontiers in Research Fund (FNFR)

What does the laboratory do

The applied design laboratory specializes in the development of mechanical systems and processes to solve industrial and academic problems. The laboratory is particularly interested in developing systems for the fields of health, renewable energies and materials.


  • Computer Aided Design
  • Mechanical concept
  • 3D printing

Service(s) offered in research and development (R&D)

Design, manufacturing, commissioning of mechanical products and systems

Industrial research collaborations

  • Borealis Wind
  • Boralex
  • Nergica
  • Capstone
  • Garde Côtière Canadienne
  • Ministère des Transports du Québec

Contact details

Département de génie mécanique
Pavillon Adrien-Pouliot
1045, avenue de la Médecine
Bureau 1361
Université Laval
Québec (Québec)
Canada G1V 0A6

Phone: 418 656-2131, poste 403271