Maxime Agez


Polytechnique Montreal
Maxime Agez

Maxime Agez holds a Ph.D in chemical engineering from Polytechnique Montreal (Canada), as well as a M.Ing in chemistry from École Nationale Supérieure en Arts Chimiques et Technologiques (France). His formation at Polytechnique Montreal gave him detailed knowledge on the main topics of Industrial Ecology: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Input-Output, Hybrid LCA and Material Flow Analysis. Practically, it also helped him develop knowledge on object-oriented programming (Python), web development (Django), software development and a deep understanding of databases of LCA and IO. His formation in France also gave him basic knowledge on organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry and chemical engineering.

In September 2016, Maxime joins CIRAIG as a Ph.D student and obtains his Ph.D in September 2020. He then becomes an analyst at CIRAIG. His work includes the performing of LCA studies, performing Input-Output analyses estimating the environmental impacts of procurement of organizations, operationalization of research at CIRAIG (e.g., the IMPACT World+ LCIA method), professional trainings on Input-Output and the brightway2 LCA software, programming support to students of CIRAIG. Maxime is the developer and maintainer of the following open-source Python packages and databases: openIO-Canada, pylcaio, IMPACT World+ and IE_ML_mapping.

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