Bernard Goyette

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Research scientist - Agro-Environmental Process Engineering

I am a researcher in agro-environmental process engineering. My role is to participate in the advancement of research in the following areas:

  • Animal and agri-food waste management and treatment
  • Biogas and biological contaminants measurement and mitigation
  • Bio-energy production and valorization

Current research and/or projects

Development of a research program on the treatment of agricultural effluents in order to reduce their environmental footprint.

Research and/or project statements

  • Low temperature anaerobic digestion biotechnology for the treatment of animal manures rich in high solids and high ammonia concentrations
  • Advancing the Canadian swine sector by environmental footprint improvements

Professional activities / interests

• Postharvest technologies applied to fresh horticultural crops

• Management and treatment of animal waste and agro-food residues

• Measurement and mitigation of biogas and biological contaminant emissions

• Production and development of bioenergies

Education and awards

  • Ph.D. Bioressource engineering, McGill University, 2010
  • M.Sc. Bioressource engineering, McGill University, 1993
  • B.Sc. Agricultural engineering, McGill University,1991 
  • Gagnant du prix Agcellence pour réalisations exceptionnelles, 1996
  • Finaliste pour le prix d'excellence d'agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada, partenariat recherche, 2002
  • Prix d'excellence en transfert de technologie-Pour le développement, le transfert et la commercialisation réussis du SMART CRATEtm, 2008

Key publications

  1. Goyette, B., Vigneault, C., Raghavan, V., Charles, M.T. (2012). Hyperbaric Treatment on Respiration Rate and Respiratory Quotient of Tomato, 5(8), 3066-3074. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11947-011-0671-y

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  2. Vigneault, C., LeBlanc, D.I., Goyette, B., and Jenni, S. (2012). "Engineering aspects of physical treatments to increase fruit and vegetable phytochemical content.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 92(3), pp. 373-397. doi : 10.4141/CJPS2011-222

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  3. Goyette, B., Vigneault, C., Charles, M.T., Raghavan, V.G.S. (2012). Effect of hyperbaric treatments on the quality attributes of tomato, 92(3), 541-551. http://dx.doi.org/10.4141/CJPS2011-168

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  4. Vigneault, C., Boutin, J., and Goyette, B. (2011). Manually Handled Collapsible Reusable Plastic Containers. ANSI/ASABE S600 OCT2011., American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).

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  5. Jagadeesh, S.L., Charles, M.T., Gariepy, Y., Goyette, B., Raghavan, G.S.V., Vigneault, C. (2011). Influence of Postharvest UV-C Hormesis on the Bioactive Components of Tomato during Post-treatment Handling, 4(8), 1463-1472. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11947-009-0259-y

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  6. Goyette, B., Vigneault, C., Wang, N., Raghavan, V. (2011). Conceptualization, design and evaluation of a hyperbaric respirometer, 105(2), 283-288. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2011.02.033

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  7. Goyette, B., Vigneault, C., Raghavan, G.S.V., and Khanizadeh, S. (2010). "Hyperbaric treatment and fresh tomato fruit respiration rate and respiratory coefficient.", 107th Annual Conference of the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) for Speciality Crops, Palm Desert, CA, USA, August 2-5, 2010.

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  8. Goyette, B., Vigneault, C., and Raghavan, G.S.V. (2010). "Hyperbaric treatment: a potential solution for physical stress uniformity.", 2010 Canadian Institute of Food Science & Technology (CIFST) and AAFC Conference, Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 30-June 1, 2010, # 09-3. (Abstract)

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  9. Goyette, B., Vigneault, C., Wang, N., and Raghavan, G.S.V. (2010). "Conceptualization Design and evaluation of a hyperbaric respirometer.", XVIIth World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR): Sustainable Development through Engineering, Québec City, QC, Canada, June 13-17, 2010, pp. 10.

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  10. Goyette, B., Charles, M.T., Vigneault, C., and Raghavan, G.S.V. (2010). "Effects of Hyperbaric treatment on quality attributes of tomato fruits.", 2010 ASABE Annual International Meeting, David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, June 20-23, 2010, pp. 2734-2748.

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  11. Lu, J., Charles, M.T., Vigneault, C., Goyette, B., Raghavan, G.S.V. (2010). Effect of heat treatment uniformity on tomato ripening and chilling injury, 56(2), 155-162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2010.01.005

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  12. Lu, J., Vigneault, C., Charles, M.T., Raghavan, G.S.V., Goyette, B. (2010). Design of a forced-air-twin-chamber for investigating the effects of controlled levels of non-uniformity in heat treatment of tomatoes on product quality, 96(2), 279-286. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2009.07.024

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  13. Lu, J., Vigneault, C., Charles, M.T., Raghavan, G.S.V., and Goyette, B. (2008). "Effect of Thermodynamic Parameters on Tomato Ripening and Chilling Injury under Heterogeneous Heat Treatment.", 2008 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI, USA, June 29-July 2, 2008.

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  14. Jagadeesh, S.L., Charles, M.T., Gariépy, Y., Raghavan, G.S.V., Goyette, B., and Vigneault, C. (2008). "Effect of UV hormesis on the bioactive components of fresh fruits and vegetables: A case study on tomatoes. P3-3.", 2008 Canadian Institute of Food Science & Technology (CIFST) and AAFC Conference, Delta Prince Edward Hotel, Charlottetown, PEI, Canada, May 25-27, 2008. (Poster)

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  15. Vigneault, C., de Castro, L.R., Goyette, B., Markarian, N.R., Charles, M.T., Bourgeois, G., Tang Line Foot, E., and Cortez, L.A.B. (2007). "Indirect airflow distribution measurement method for horticultural crop package design.", Canadian Biosystems Engineering, 49, pp. 3.13-3.22.

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  16. Lu, J., Vigneault, C., Charles, M.T., Raghavan, G.S.V., and Goyette, B. (2007). "Effect of thermodynamic parameters on tomato ripening and chilling injury under heterogeneous heat treatment.", 2007 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, USA, June 17-20, 2007, Paper No. 07-6269, pp. 12.

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  17. Goyette, B., Charles, M.T., Vigneault, C., and Raghavan, G.S.V. (2007). "Pressure treatment for increasing fruit and vegetable qualities.", Stewart Postharvest Review, 3(3), pp. 5.1-5.6. doi : 10.2212/spr.2007.3.5

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  18. Vigneault, C., Goyette, B., Gariépy, Y., Cortbaoui, P., Charles, M.T., Raghavan, V.G.S. (2007). Effect of ear orientations on hydrocooling performance and quality of sweet corn, 43(3), 351-357. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2006.09.013

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  19. Cortbaoui, P., Goyette, B., Gariépy, Y., Charles, M.T., Raghavan, G.S.V., and Vigneault, C. (2006). "Forced air cooling system for zea mays.", Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment (JFAE), 4(1), pp. 100-104.

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  20. Vigneault, C., Goyette, B., and de Castro, L.R. (2006). "Maximum slat width for cooling efficiency of horticultural produce in wooden crates.", Postharvest Biology and Technology, 40(3), pp. 308-313.

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Research facility

2000 College Street
Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1Z3
Canada

Affiliations

  • Adjunct professor, Brock University
  • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)
  • La Société Canadienne de Génie Agroalimentaire et de Bioingénierie (SCGAB)
  • Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ)

Language

English
French

Other languages

English