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Jason Robert Tavares

Associate Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering


Associate Professor (2011-...)

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Polytechnique Montréal
  • Publications :
    • Farand P., Tavares J.R., (in press, 2017), A Concept Inventory for Knowledge Base Evaluation and Continuous Curriculum Improvement, Education for Chemical Engineers (special issue - Quid Novi, Quo Vadis?)
    • Nasri H., Farhanian D., Boffito D.C., Patience G.S., De Crescenzo G., Chaouki J., Tavares J.R. (2017), Shedding Light on Iron Pentacarbonyl Photochemistry Through A CVD Case Study, Catalysis Communications 100, 19-23
    • Hosseininasab S., Faucheux N., Soucy G., Tavares J.R. (2017), Full Range of Wettability through Surface Modification of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes by Syngas Photo-Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition, Chemical Engineering Journal 325, 101-113
    • Nasri Lari H., Chaouki J., Tavares J.R. (2017), De-Agglomeration of Nanoparticles in a Jet-Impactor Assisted Fluidized Bed, Powder Technology (special issue – Fluidization XV), 10.1016/j.powtec.2017.02.042
    • Farhanian D., De Crescenzo G., Tavares J.R. (2017), Kinetics, Chemistry and Morphology of Syngas Photo-Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition, Langmuir, 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b04151
    • Bérard A., Patience G.S., Chouinard G., Tavares J.R. (2016), Photo Initiated Chemical Vapour Deposition To Increase Polymer Hydrophobicity, Nature Scientific Reports 6, 31574
    • Javanbakht T., Bérard A., Tavares J.R. (2016), Polyethylene Glycol and Poly(vinyl alcohol) Hydrogels Treated with Photo-Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition, Canadian Journal of Chemistry 94, 744-750
    • Tavares J.R., Boffito D.C., Patience P.A., Patience G.S. (2016), How do you write and present research well? 15- Prepare to say less than you prepare, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 94, 1834-1837
    • Labonté V., Marion A., Virgilio N., Tavares J.R (2016), Gas-Phase Surface Engineering of Polystyrene Beads Used to Challenge Automated Particles Inspection Systems, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 55, 7362-7372 
    • Bruel C., Chiron F.X., Tavares J.R., Patience G.S. (2016), Gas Heat Capacity, Enthalpy and Entropy, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 78, 249-253
    • Javanbakht T., Raphael W., Tavares J.R. (2016), Physicochemical Properties of Nanocrystalline Cellulose Treated by Photo-Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition (PICVD), Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 94(6), 1135-1139
    • Kasparek E., Tavares J.R., Wertheimer M., Girard-Lauriault P.L. (2016), Sulfur-rich Organic Films deposited by Plasma- and Vacuum-ultraviolet (VUV) Photo-polymerization, Plasma Processes and Polymers 13, 888-899
    • Javanbakht T., Laurent S., Stanicki D., Raphael W., Tavares J.R. (2015), Charge Effect of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles on their Surface Functionalization by Photo-Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition, Journal of Nanoparticle Research 17(12), 462 
    • Harvey V.C., Farand P., Legros R., Tavares J.R. (2015) On The Average Perception of Perceived Averages, Education for Chemical Engineers 12, 12-19
    • Farhanian D., Dorval Dion C.A., Raphael W., De Crescenzo G., Tavares J.R. (2014), Combined Extraction and Functionalization of Low-Cost Nanoparticles from Municipal Solid Waste Fly Ash through PICVD, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 2, 2242-2251
    • Dorval Dion C.A., Raphael W., Tong E., Tavares J.R. (2014), Photo-initiated chemical vapor deposition of thin films using syngas for the functionalization of surfaces at room temperature and near-atmospheric pressure, Surface and Coatings Technology, 244, 96-108
    • Dorval Dion C.A., Tavares J.R. (2013), Photo-initiated chemical vapor deposition as a scalable particle functionalization technology (a practical review), Powder Technology, 239, 484-491
    • Reyjal M., Tavares J.R., Virgilio N., Fradette L. (2013), Is the Maxwell-Garnett continuum model valid to predict the thermal conductivity of particle-stabilized (Pickering) emulsions?, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52, 13, 4962-4966
    • Dorval-Dion C.A., Tavares J.R. (Polytechnique Montréal) (2013) Methods for the photo-initiated chemical vapor deposition (PICVD) of coatings and coatings produced by the methods, Patent Application

Industrial postdoc (2010-2011)

  • Product Development Scientist
  • PyroGenesis Canada Inc.
  • Publications:
    • Tavares J., Rao L., Derboghossian C., Carabin P., Kaldas A., Chevalier P., Holcroft G. (2011), Large-Scale Plasma Waste Gasification, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 39, 11, 2908-2909 (special issue - Images in Plasma Science)
    • Tavares J., Carabin P. (PyroGenesis Canada Inc.) Method to maximize energy recovery in waste-to-energy processes, US Provisional Patent Application PCT/CA2012/000233

Ph.D. (2006-2010)

  • Chemical Engineering
  • McGill University
  • Under Prof. Sylvain Coulombe
  • Publications :
    • Tavares J., Coulombe S. (2011), Dual plasma synthesis and characterization of a stable copper-ethylene glycol nanofluid, Powder Technology 210, 132–142
    • Tavares J., Coulombe S., Meunier J.-L. (2009), Synthesis of cubic-structured monocrystalline titanium nitride nanoparticles by means of a dual plasma process, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 42, 102001
    • Tavares J., Shahryari A., Harvey J., Coulombe S., Omanovic S. (2009) Corrosion behaviour and fibrinogen adsorptive interaction of SS316L surfaces covered with ethylene glycol plasma polymer-coated Ti nanoparticles, Surface and Coatings Technology, 203, 2278-2287
    • Vandsburger L., Swanson E.J., Tavares J., Coulombe S, Meunier J.-L. (2009), Stabilized aqueous dispersion of multi-walled carbon nanotubes obtained by RF glow discharge treatment, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 11, 7, 1817-1822
    • Tavares J., Swanson E.J., Coulombe S. (2008) Plasma synthesis of coated metal nanoparticles with surface properties tailored for dispersion, Plasma Processes and Polymers, 5, 759-769
    • Swanson E.J., Tavares J., Coulombe S. (2008) Improved dual-plasma process for the synthesis of coated or functionalized metal nanoparticles, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 36, 4, 886-887 (special issue - Images in Plasma Science) 

Bachelor's (2002-2005)

  • Chemical Engineering
  • McGill University






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