Julie Carriere, Eng., Ph.D.
INREST, Sept-Iles, QC
Dr. Carrière has over 25 years of experience in different aspects of environmental prevention, intervention and more particularly in the development and design of treatments for industrial waste emissions. She is recognized as a specialist in water quality analysis and impact evaluation on ecosystems from industrial wastewater discharges and air emissions in the environment generated by industrial activities related to mining, aluminum, petroleum, fishery, navigation, etc.) as well as municipal and recreational boating activities. After completing a bachelor degree in chemical engineering at the Université de Sherbrooke, Dr. Carrière received a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, also at the Université de Sherbrooke. During her career, she led many research or consulting projects related to characterization, sampling, conducting tests in laboratory and pilot test as well as supervising the development, design and implantation of different water/wastewater treatment plants. She also directed laboratories accredited by the Centre d’expertise en analyse environnementale du Québec and acted as Director of quality for more than 15 years. Dr. Carrière distinguishes herself by her scientific approach in the development and application of new technologies adapted to the specific needs of large industries and the resolution of industrial and maritime issues. Her ability to popularize science enables her to pass on her knowledge to the scientific, industrial and municipal communities.