Gilles Rousseau


Gilles Rousseau holds a BS degree in engineering physics and an MS degree in metallurgy from Laval University. He worked for various nondestructive technology (NDT) manufacturers and for the Canadian NDT certification agency from 1984 to 2000. He joined Hydro-Québec in 2000 as the lead expert in reactor component inspection for the Gentilly-2 nuclear power plant, where he developed several key NDT solutions for CANDU reactor life extension. He joined Institut de recherche d’Hydro-Québec (IREQ) as a researcher in 2013 and focuses on applying electromagnetic techniques for power transmission asset management.

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