About Abdel Hakim Bendada
Abdel Hakim Bendada
Job title:
Retired Professor
Office: PLT-1138-G
Phone: (418) 656-2131, poste 403552
Fax: (418) 656-3594
Personal WEB:
Research interests:
  • Infrared vision and sensors in science and technology
  • Nondestructive testing using infrared thermography
  • High-resolution temperature mapping
  • Medical imaging and sensing
  • Image processing and inverse problems
  • Optical design of thermometry systems
  • Opto-thermal inspection of industrial processes
  • Photothermal diagnostic
  • Thermophysics

  • Sensors and imaging systems, undergraduate and graduate, (present)
  • Linear algebra with applications, undergraduate course, (present)
  • Design I, undergraduate course, (present)
  • Design IV, undergraduate course, (present)
  • Design III, undergraduate course, (past)
  • Electric circuits, undergraduate course, (past)
  • Systems and measurements, undergraduate course, (past)

Academic degrees:
  • 1991-1995: Ph.D., Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine; topic: Stimulated Infrared Tomography: Estimation of Interface Resistances with Complex Shapes.
  • 1990-1991: M.Sc. A., Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine; topic: Contribution to the Mathematical Modeling of a Tube Bundle Chemical Reactor.

  • 2014-: Full Professor, Laval University.
  • 2010-2014: Associate Professor, Laval University.
  • 2005-2010: Assistant Professor, Laval University.
  • 2003-: Adjunct Professor, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT).
  • 2008 (June and July) : Invited Professor, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers (Bordeaux, France).
  • 2006-2008: Head of the Aerospace Group - GAUL, Laval University.
  • 1997-2005: Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada.
  • 1995-1997: Post-doctoral Fellow, Laboratoire d’Énergétique et de Mécanique Théorique et Appliquée (France).
  • 1994-1995: Temporary Teaching and Research Associate, École Nationale Supérieure d’Électricité et de Mécanique (France).

Activities and Associations:
  • Member of the scientific editorial board of the International Journal of Electrical and Power Engineering
  • Member of the scientific editorial board of the Quantitative Infrared Thermography Journal
  • Member of the scientific editorial board of the Mathematical Problems in Engineering Journal
  • Member of the scientific editorial board of the Mediterranean Journal of Modeling & Simulation
  • Member of the scientific editorial board of Nature & Technologie

    Distinctions and Awards:
    • Andronicos Kantsios Award, best scientific article in Thermosense XXIX conference (Orlando, FL): "Nondestructive Inspection of Open Micro-Cracks in Thermally Sprayed Coating Using Ultrasound Excited Vibrothermography", by J.A. Piau, A. Bendada, X. Maldague & J.G. Legoux, 2007.
    • Professeur étoile (Star Professor Award), presented by Laval University for excellence in teaching in 2007, 2009 and 2013.
    • Ordre du Mérite of the Industrial Materials Institute - NRC, Group award of the National Research Council of Canada for the outstanding achievements during the laser ultrasounds project with the Timken Company (USA), 2001.


    Collaborative work and Supervised projects (15)

    Available publications (218)


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