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Alain Rochefort
B.Sc., M.Sc. (Montréal), Ph.D. (Paris VI), Eng.

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Ext. 3901 Fax: (514) 340-3218 Room: J-5071
Professor in Engineering Physics and Materials Engineering
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Student research project(s)

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Assembled materials
  • Organic nanostructure
  • Real-time intrusive STM imaging
  • Hybrid numerical methods
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 3156 Quantum and/or computational chemistry
  • 3302 Electronic properties of solids
  • 3303 Surfaces, interfaces and thin films
  • 3307 Transport properties
  • 3311 Soft condensed matter
  • 3402 Surface and interfacial chemistry


Recent publications


  • PHS1103: Atomic and molecular physics
  • MTR6040E: Characterization of materials

Supervision at Polytechnique


  • Ph.D. (3)

    • Anindya, Khalid. Electronic and magnetic properties of 1D and 2D organic systems.
    • Haddad, Elie. Materials modeling in Graphene-Sulphur technologies.
    • Sprocq, Simon. Materials for sustainable graphene-sulphur batteries.
  • Master (thesis) (1)

    • Tassé, Dylan.
  • Undergraduate (3)

    • Donnelly, Nicolas.
    • Blais, Francis.
    • Girouard, Vincent.


Press review about Alain Rochefort

February 4, 2017, Radio-Canada, Le Graal de la physique Transformation en métal conducteur de l'atome d'hydrogène : entrevue avec Alain Rochefort, professeur titulaire au Département de génie physique à Polytechnique Montréal (01:09:12).