Martin Mondor, E.I.T.., Ph.D.

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Research Scientist

Food engineering

Current research and/or projects

Dr. Mondor's work aims to strengthen the sector's competitive position by focusing on value-added production and processing

Research and/or project statements

Ongoing projects

- Understand and value the cropping systems based on the Three Sisters in support of nutrition

- Potential of insects as a source of healthy ingredients and sanitation process during production

- Implementation of a technology platform aimed at developing sustainable strategies to reduce food losses and waste across the food distribution continuum in Canada

- Development of Novel Feed Additives to Replace Antibiotics and Promote Pig Gut Health

- Strategies for detoxifying vomitoxin using chemical and biological approaches in post-weaning piglets

- Investigations into synergistic effects of butyrate glycerides with plant extracts for reducing the use of antibiotics in chicken production

- On-farm trials to validate encapsulated essential oils to control necrotic enteritis in broilers

Education and awards

IAEF Distinguished Service Award (2015)

International experience and/or work

- International student training

- Reviewer for international funding organisations: Human Resources Programme, from The National Council for Scientific Research of Romania; United States Department of Agriculture; NWO domain Applied and Engineering Sciences (The Netherlands).

Key publications

  1. 2020 ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Virtual Annual Meeting & Trade Show, Webinar Series, July 28-30.

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  2. 2019 Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs - FOOD SAFETY RESEARCH FORUM; October 9, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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  4. Taherian, A., Mondor, M., Labranche, J., Drolet, H., Ippersiel, D., and Lamarche, F. (2011). Comparative study of functional properties of commercial and membrane processed yellow pea protein isolates. Food Research International.
    Boye, J.I., S. Aksay, S. Roufik., S. Ribéreau, S., Mondor, M., Farnworth, E., and Rajamohamed, S.H. (2009). Comparison of the functional properties of pea, chickpea and lentil protein concentrates processed using ultrafiltration and isoelectric precipitation techniques. Food Research International.
    AACC International Method 10-10.03 (November 3, 1999). Optimized Straight-Dough Bread-Making Method. Baking Quality, pp. 1-8. Accessed at

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  5. Gulati, T., Datta, A. K. (2015). Mechanistic understanding of case-hardening and texture development during drying of food materials. Journal of Food Engineering 166, 119-138.

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  6. Chekabab, S.M., Rehman, M.A., Yin, X., Carrillo, C., Mondor, M., Diarra, M.S. (2019). Growth of salmonella enterica serovars typhimurium and enteritidis in iron-poor media and in meat: Role of catecholate and hydroxamate siderophore transporters, 82(4), 548-560.

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  7. Marie Thérèse Charles, Dominique Roussel, Stéphane Gariépy, Carl Belec, Martin Mondor, Sébastien Villeneuve, Carole McKinnon. 2018. Les trois sœurs: du champ en passant par le labo à votre table. Affiche présentée à la rencontre "Bridging the gap between research and community needs" tenue le 11/26/2018, Saint-Hyacinthe, Qc, Canada

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  8. Nguyen, T.K., Mondor, M., Ratti, C. (2018). Shrinkage of cellular food during air drying, 230 8-17.

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  9. Mercier, S., Mondor, M., Villeneuve, S., Marcos, B. (2018). The Canadian food cold chain: A legislative, scientific, and prospective overview, 88 637-645.

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  10. Nguyen, T.K., Khalloufi, S., Mondor, M., Ratti, C. (2018). Shrinkage and porosity evolution during air-drying of non-cellular food systems: Experimental data versus mathematical modelling, 103 215-225.

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  11. Nguyen, T., Mondor, M., and Ratti, C. (2016). "Effect of initial solids content and structure of potato on shrinkage during air drying.", 2016 International Conference on Food Properties (ICFP2016), Bangkok, Thailand, May 31-June 2, 2016, pp. 1-6.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Mercier, S., Mondor, M., and Marcos, B. (2016). "The Canadian food cold chain: a legislative, scientific, and prospective overview.", 4th IIR Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain, Auckland, New Zealand, April 7-9, 2016.

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  15. 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.

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  16. Camilleri-Rumbau, M.S., Masse, L., Dubreuil, J., Mondor, M., Christensen, K.V., Norddahl, B. (2016). Fouling of a spiral-wound reverse osmosis membrane processing swine wastewater: Effect of cleaning procedure on fouling resistance, 37(13), 1704-1715.

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  17. 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.

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  18. Gerzhova, A., Mondor, M., Benali, M., Aider, M. (2016). Study of total dry matter and protein extraction from canola meal as affected by the pH, salt addition and use of zeta-potential/turbidimetry analysis to optimize the extraction conditions, 201 243-252.

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  19. 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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  20. Gerzhova, A., Mondor, M., Benali, M., Aider, M. (2016). Incorporation of canola proteins extracted by electroactivated solutions in gluten-free biscuit formulation of rice-buckwheat flour blend: Assessment of quality characteristics and textural properties of the product, 51(3), 814-827.

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Research facility

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



- Associate Professor in the Department of Soils and Food Engineering, Laval University, since September 2011

- Panel of experts in food process engineering – CIFST (Since May 2014)

- Member of l’Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ)

- Member of the Institute of nutrition and functional foods from Laval University