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François Leduc-Primeau
B.Eng., M.Eng., Ph.D.

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests

Digital circuits and systems, telecommunication systems, hardware for deep learning, error-correction codes

Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2504 Integrated circuits
  • 2507 Communications systems
  • 2519 Microelectronics
  • 2525 Wireless communication systems
  • 2701 Computer hardware
  • 2702 Computer systems organization
  • 2722 VLSI systems


Recent publications
Conference paper
Kern, J., Henwood, S., Mordido, G., Dupraz, E., Aissa-El-Bey, A., Savaria, Y., & Leduc-Primeau, F. (2022, June). MemSE: Fast MSE Prediction for Noisy Memristor-Based DNN Accelerators [Paper]. IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Circuits and Systems (AICAS) - Intelligent Technology in the Post-Pandemic Era, Incheon, South Korea.


François Leduc-Primeau received the B.Eng. degree in 2007, the M.Eng. degree in 2010, and a Ph.D. degree in 2016, all in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of McGill University (Montreal, Canada). In 2016-17 he was a postdoctoral researcher at IMT Atlantique (Brest, France), and in 2018, he was a postdoctoral researcher at École de Technologie Supérieure (Montreal, Canada) and a lecturer at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). In 2019, he joined the department of Electrical Engineering of Polytechnique Montréal as an Assistant Professor.

His research work is at the crossroads between digital system design and telecommunications, with a focus on improving the energy efficiency of various digital systems used in signal processing and communications.


Supervision at Polytechnique


News about François Leduc-Primeau

NEWS | October 14, 2022
Polytechnique Montréal partners with Ericsson Canada and Montréal-based universities to improve 5G sustainability using AI | Read
NEWS | June 22, 2021
Discovery grants: Polytechnique Montréal obtains nearly $3,9 million for research programs | Read