Dr. Sébastien Villeneuve, P.Eng.

Scientist in Food Process Engineering

Current research and/or projects

Implementation of a technology platform to develop sustainable strategies in order to reduce Food Loss and Waste across the continuum of food distribution in Canada

Research and/or project statements

• Determining the impact of processing procedures on the engineering properties and stability of novel ingredients incorporated into food matrices;

• Adapting ancestral processes to suit modern food processing techniques;

• Developing technological tools and thermophysical systems/processes to assess risk, reduce microbial hazards and improve the safety of food processing procedures and the food distribution chain in Canada.

Professional activities / interests

•Transport phenomena;

•Food processing and food properties;

•Unit operations and bioactive compound stability;

•Conditioning and processing plant products;

• Cold chain.

Key publications

  1. Mercier, S., Mondor, M., Villeneuve, S., Marcos, B. (2018). The Canadian food cold chain: A legislative, scientific, and prospective overview, 88 637-645. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2018.01.006

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  2. Guénard Lampron, V., Villeneuve, S., Grabowski, S., St-Gelais, D., Zareifard, M.R., and Turgeon, S.L. (2016). "Impact du brassage, du lissage et du refroidissement sur les propriétés rhéologiques du yogourt brassé en utilisant un banc d’essai pilote simulant les conditions industrielles.", Forum Technologique 2016, Hôtel et suites Le Dauphin, Drummondville, QC, Canada, June 2, 2016. (Poster)

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  3. Charles, M.T., Des Marchais, L.-P., Gros-Louis, M., Gariépy, S., Villeneuve, S., Mondor, M., Lamarche, F., Lafrenière-Landry, M., Bélec, C., Rolland, D., Roussel, D., Ippersiel, D., and Drolet, H. (2016). "The Three Sisters value chain: characteristics and bread-making potential of the ancestral lineages.", Joint Annual Conference for the Canadian Society of Agronomy and the Canadian Society for Horticultural Science, La Plaza, Montreal, QC, Canada, 24-26 July, 2016. (Poster)

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  4. Lussier, N., St-Gelais, D., Villeneuve, S., Grabowski, S., and Turgeon, S.L. (2016). "Effet de cisaillement de type industriel, de la teneur en matières grasses et du temps de fermentation sur les propriétés rhéologiques de yogourts brassés.", Forum Technologique 2016, Hôtel et suites Le Dauphin, Drummondville, QC, Canada, June 2, 2016. (Poster)

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  5. Mondor, M., Charles, M.T., and Villeneuve, S. (2016). "The Three-Sisters Project: products' characteristics and potentials.", Conservation and Development of Ancestral/Indigenous Plant Genetic Resources: Challenges, Tools and Perspectives. Sharing the Canadian, Mexican and American Experiences, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, May 10-11, 2016.

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  6. Mercier, S., Marcos, B., Moresoli, C., Mondor, M., Villeneuve, S. (2016). Impact of the number and sampling time of water content measurements on the identifiability of a concentration-dependent water diffusivity, 99 548-555. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2016.03.119

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  7. Mercier, S., Moresoli, C., Mondor, M., Villeneuve, S., Marcos, B. (2016). A Meta-Analysis of Enriched Pasta: What Are the Effects of Enrichment and Process Specifications on the Quality Attributes of Pasta?, 15(4), 685-704. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1541-4337.12207

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  8. Mercier, S., Mondor, M., Moresoli, C., Villeneuve, S., and Marcos, B. (2016). "Drying of durum wheat pasta and enriched pasta: a review of modelling approaches.", Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 56(7), pp. 1146-1168. doi : 10.1080/10408398.2012.757691

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  9. Mercier, S., Marcos, B., Moresoli, C., Mondor, M., and Villeneuve, S. (2015). "Identifiabilité des paramètres d’un modèle de séchage.", Actes du colloque: XIIème Colloque Interuniversitaire Franco-Québécois sur la Thermique des Systèmes, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada, 8-10 juin 2015, Oral présentation, pp. 1-6. (Poster)

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  10. Des Marchais, L.-P., Villeneuve, S., L'Hocine, L., and Pitre, M. (2015). "Effect of Navy bean processing on dough rheological properties and bread-making potential.", International Congress on Engineering and Food, Engineering Challenges: bridging science and food innovations, Québec city, Canada, June 14-18, 2015. (Poster)

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  11. Mercier, S., Marcos, B., Moresoli, C., Mondor, M., and Villeneuve, S. (2015). "Effect of the water content measurement (internal or global) on the identifiability of a food product diffusion and convective mass transfer coefficients.", International Congress on Engineering and Food, Engineering Challenges: bridging science and food innovations, Québec city, Canada, June 14-18, 2015. (Poster)

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  12. Mercier, S., Marcos, B., Moresoli, C., Mondor, M., and Villeneuve, S. (2015). "Identifiabilité structurelle et pratique des paramètres d’un modèle de séchage.", Rencontre annuelle du Centre de recherche en efficacité énergétique des procédés industriels de l’Université de Sherbrooke (CREEPIUS), Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada, January 8, 2015. (Presentation)

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  13. Villeneuve, S., LeBlanc, D.I., Hashemi Beni, L., Otten, A., Fazil, A.M., McKellar, R., and Delaquis, P.J. (2015). "CanGRASP: the Canadian GIS-based Risk Assessment, Simulation and Planning tool for food safety.", International Congress on Engineering and Food, Engineering Challenges: bridging science and food innovations, Québec city, Canada, June 14-18, 2015, Oral presentation.

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  14. Lussier, N., St-Gelais, D., Villeneuve, S., and Turgeon, S.L. (2015). "Rôle de la teneur en matières grasses et du type de brassage sur l’évolution des propriétés rhéologiques du yogourt.", Colloque STELA 2015, Hôtel Le Concorde, Québec, Canada, June 1-2, 2015. (Poster)

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  15. Zareifard, M.R., Mondor, M., Villeneuve, S., and Grabowski, S. (2015). "Ohmic Heating: Principle and Application in Thermal Food Processing.", in Varzakas, T. and Tzia, C. (eds.) - Hand Book of Food Processing: Food Preservation, CRC Press, pp. 389-416.

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  16. Guénard Lampron, V., Grabowski, S., Bélanger, G., Des Marchais, L.-P., Villeneuve, S., St-Gelais, D., and Turgeon, S.L. (2015). "Conception et mise en œuvre d’un banc d’essai à l’échelle pilote pour étudier l’effet des opérations de production sur les propriétés du yogourt brassé.", Colloque STELA 2015, Hôtel Le Concorde, Québec, Canada, June 1-2, 2015. (Poster)

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  17. Villeneuve, S., Mondor, M., Des Marchais, L.-P., Gros-Louis, M., and Lévesque, V. (2015). "Thermophysical properties of freshly harvested labrador tea leaves.", International Congress on Engineering and Food, Engineering Challenges: bridging science and food innovations, Québec city, Canada, June 14-18, 2015. (Poster)

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  18. Mercier, S., Mondor, M., Villeneuve, S., Marcos, B., Moresoli, C. (2015). Assessment of the Oxidative Stability of Flaxseed-Enriched Lasagna Using the Rancimat Method, 39(6), 1729-1734. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfpp.12404

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  19. Villeneuve, S., Power, K.A., Guévremont, E., Mondor, M., Tsao, R., Wanasundara, J.P.D., Zarepoor, L., Mercier, S. (2015). Effect of a Short-Time Germination Process on the Nutrient Composition, Microbial Counts and Bread-Making Potential of Whole Flaxseed, 39(6), 1574-1586. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfpp.12385

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  20. Fustier, P., Achouri, A., Taherian, A.R., Britten, M., Pelletier, M., Sabik, H., Villeneuve, S., Mondor, M. (2015). Protein-Protein Multilayer Oil-in-Water Emulsions for the Microencapsulation of Flaxseed Oil: Effect of Whey and Fish Gelatin Concentration, 63(42), 9239-9250. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.5b00858

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Research facility

3600 Casavant Boulevard West
Saint-Hyacinthe, QC J2S 8E3
Canada

Affiliations

Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec

 

Language

English
French