Lucien Weiss

Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering Physics (department page)
Member, Biomedical Engineering Institute
Researcher, TransMedTech Institute

Areas of interest include: biosensing, diagnostics, high-resolution microscopy, mechanobiology, single-molecule spectroscopy (biosketch)

Contact: lucien.weiss (AT)


François Simon, PhD
Computational biologist

Main interests: microscopy, single-particle tracking analysis (ExTrack). Probabilistic modeling and machine learning applied to healthcare and genomics.

Loves to talk about politics and brewing ginger beer.

PhD and MASTERS students

Elham Atlassi, M.A.
Biomedical Engineering

Interested in image processing, machine learning and pattern recognition.

From Iran and loves animals, especially cats. Crazy about reading, especially science fiction books - Yes, Harry Potter! Enjoys swimming and running.

Aishwarya Bhatta, M.Sc.
Biomedical Engineering

Working at the interface of biology and optics. Interested in understanding antimicrobial resistance.

From India. Enjoys reading fiction, discovering new places, and playing volleyball.
aishwarya.bhatta [AT]

Naveed Shahzad, M.Sc.
Biomedical Engineering

Interested in machine learning and image processing.

Very fond of travelling and enjoy reading books. Enjoys all sports, but especially loves to play badminton.

Louis Malosse
Engineering Physics

Interested in optics, subatomic physics and biology.

From France. Enjoys winter sports, getting lost on country roads, music and sitting on terraces.
louis.malosse [AT]

Undergraduate Researchers

Kenza Baspin
Engineering Physics

Interested in artificial organs, and how physical phenomena can be applied to save people.

From Martinique and LOVES cooking, especially Lasagna (mine are the best). Does meditation and likes to read books about feminism.

Fanny Bicrell-Dandurand
Mechanical engineering

Interested in biomechanics, biomedical and engineering.  

From Canada. Loves reading, drawing, and listening to movie soundtracks. Also enjoys nature and working out. Happily has two cats!  :)

Olivier Desbiens
Biomedical Engineering

Interested in bleeding-edge technology applied to the medical field. 

From Canada and loves to workout and eat well.

Interested in Joining?

Send an email with the subject: "[Name], lab-position applicant" containing:

Project areas include: biosensing, diagnostics, high-resolution microscopy, mechanobiology, microfluidic imaging, single-molecule spectroscopy

Mischief Engineer

Interested in cat physics. Loves poutine.


Laurence Lefrançois
Biomedical Engineering
Undergraduate Researcher, Polytechnique Montreal

Silvan Marti,
Computer Science, MSc
Visiting researcher from FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Angèle Deconfin
Biomedical Engineering
Undergraduate Researcher, Polytechnique Montreal

Yuri Tei
Chemical Science and Engineering, PhD student
Visiting researcher from Tokyo Institute of Technology

Arthur Vidal
Geology, MSc student visiting researcher from Ecole National Supérieur de Géologie

Nina Kerff
Engineering Physics
Undergraduate Researcher, Polytechnique Montreal