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Rimeh Daghrir

Rimeh Daghrir

Rimeh Daghrir (Master’s and Ph.D. in Water Science, INRS Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre; Master of Business Administration, École des sciences de la gestion, Université du Québec à Montréal) is a researcher at the Centre des technologies de l’eau and a lecturer in the continuing education program at the Cégep de Saint-Laurent.

Dr. Daghrir has over 14 years of experience in the field of water treatment. Her current research focuses on developing electrolytic and photocatalytic systems for removing refractory contaminants from wastewater. Dr. Daghrir is the author of several scientific articles published in various specialized, peer-reviewed journals, as well as a number of book chapters and technical reports. She has presented several papers at regional and international scientific conferences and has been awarded NSERC Connect grants and has participated in research funded by NSERC College and Community Innovation program Applied Research and Development grants.  

Dr. Daghrir is a member of the Ordre des chimistes du Québec, the Ordre des administrateurs agrées du Québec and the International Society of Electrochemistry. She is active at CentrEau (the Quebec centre for research on water management), where she serves on the scientific committee, co-manages the water usage program, and serves on the Ethics, Diversity and Inclusion committee. She has also served on various technical committees and award selection committees.

Dr. Daghrir has received several awards for academic excellence, including the award for best doctoral thesis from the INRS Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre and the excellence scholarship from the Tunisian government on two occasions. Dr. Daghrir is also active in a number of organizations. She has served on the board of directors of the Ordre des chimistes du Québec since 2017, the board of directors of the institut National de la recherche scientifique since 2018, and more recently on the board of directors of the Caisse Desjardins de Bordeaux-Cartierville-Saint-Laurent.