Dr. 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)

PhD students

Elham Atlassi
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
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
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.

Masters students

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]

Arthur Vidal
Interested in all types of sciences, especially biology, atomic physics, and chemistry. Curious and big fan of how the world is made.

From France and enjoys all types of sports, mainly rugby and skiing.

Undergraduate Researchers

Angèle Deconfin
Biomedical Engineering

Interested in how the body works and how to improve it.

From France and loves to travel.

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.

Nina Kerff
Engineering Physics

Interested in electromagnetic fields and their biomedical and environmental applications. Loves a big physics brainstorm :)!

From Belgium and enjoys travelling, diving and meeting people from all over the world.

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:

  1. A short note stating your research interests and experience (see example).
    For MS/PhD applicants: please submit a full coverletter describing how your research interests and background align and expands on the abilities of our group.

  2. Attach a CV (see example, compiler).

  3. Please provide course transcripts, when available.

Available 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

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