Ph. D. in Chemistry and Physics
Co-founder of CÉPROCQ in 1997, Serge Alex develops original processes with heavy metals and/or organic material to treat contaminated water. More recently, he extended his expertise to extraction of dissolved gases. He also introduced the Québec information watch in technical and industrial journals. His work has been recognized by many awards.
Co-recipient of a Phénix Environmental Award for the development of a new method of separation of heavy metals by membrane-assisted complexing filtration in 2009
Recipient of a Phénix Environmental Award for the development of new liquid-liquid extraction methods from membrane contactors in 2006
Recipient of the Prix du mérite technologique (Technological merit award) of the Association pour la recherche au collégial (ARC) and Hydro QUÉBEC for the invention of a heavy metal extraction reactor in 2001