Our team

The Institute for research on exoplanets (Institut de recherche sur les exoplanètes, or IREx) consists of about 40 professors, researchers and postdoctoral fellows and students from the Université de Montréal and McGill University. The team also collaborates with many other international organizations for its different projects.

Professors

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Researchers

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  • Loïc Albert, Researcher at the Université de Montréal, JWST NIRISS team
  • Étienne Artigau, Project Scientist at the Université de Montréal, NIRPS, SPIRou, MOVIES and JWST NIRISS teams
  • Lison Malo, Researcher at the Université de Montréal, NIRPS team, and resident astronomer at CFHT
  • Julien Rameau, Post-doctoral researcher at the Université de Montréal, GPI team
  • Jason Rowe, Researcher at the Université de Montréal, JWST NIRISS team
  • Joel Schwartz, Post-doctoral fellow at McGill University
  • Holly Sheets, Trottier post-doctoral fellow at McGill University
  • Lauren Weiss, Trottier post-doctoral fellow at the Université de Montréal

Direction and Administration

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  • René Doyon, Director of the Institute for Research on Exoplanets
  • Olivier Hernandez, iREx Coordinator, Director of operations of the Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic, in charge of media relations
  • Robert Lamontagne, Director of the Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic
  • Marie-Eve Naud, Scientific and EPO Coordinator

Students

Ph.D.

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M.Sc.

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Undergraduate

Trottier Excellence Grants for Summer 2017

Trottier Excellence Grants for Summer 2016

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Trottier Excellence Grants for Summer 2015

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Alumni