Jean-Philippe Valois holds a master’s degree in systems engineering from the École de la technologie supérieure. Specializing in 2D and 3D imagery, vision and simulation, he has worked in the fields of 3D ergonomics, virtual entertainment, embedded systems, furniture, and air traffic control. As a computer consultant, he worked with Bell and Desjardins to implement complex operation management systems. Armed with his diverse background and enthusiasm for applied research and student succession, he worked at Mitacs as a liaison and funding officer between universities and innovative companies. Jean-Philippe joined ALIGO to contribute to our promotional efforts for academic knowledge and technologies in the sciences, engineering, and information technology fields.