Dr. Nicolas Abatzoglou is Professor and exHead of the Department of Chemical & Biotechnological Engineering of the Université de Sherbrooke. He is specialist in Process Engineering involving particles and Director of GRTP-C&P (Group of Research on Technologies and Processes in the Chemical & Pharmaceutical Industry). He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. He is holder of the Pfizer Chair. He is co-founder of the company Enerkem Technologies, precursor of Enerkem, a spin-off in the field of energy from renewable resources. His scientific production includes 100+ publications, reviews, conferences, keynotes, plenaries, invited lectures, patents and three book chapters.