André Álvares Monge Neto is a Brazilian Food Engineer with a master’s and Ph.D. in Food Science from the State University of Maringá (UEM – Brazil). The main focus of André’s research was to evaluate interactions between molecules to improve food ingredients’ taste, solubility, and stability. After five years of experience as a teacher in food engineering at UEM, André joined the LBT team to develop products and processes that will benefit the Quebec maple industry.
Simon Kelley works as mechanical technician. He has done his studies in Sherbrooke in mechanical engineering, graduated in 2001. Simon has several major achievements to its credit such as the establishment of a preventive maintenance program, personnel management, wheelchairs and other design. He created his company, Plastic Atout, which specialized in manufacturing 100% strollers Quebec for child care. Since 2009, Simon works for the research center of the University of Sherbrooke. Prior to working at civil engineering where he spent over 6 years, he has now made the leap within the chemistry department where he shares his dynamism.