X Gran Chen

Professor, Department of Applied Science, Ph.D.

  • Holder of the Institutional Research Chair in Metallurgy of Aluminum Processing CIMTAL
  • Aluminum Research Center Coordinator – REGAL-UQAC
  • Member of Minerals, Metals & Materials Society TMS


  • Engineering of metallurgy and materials

Lines of research

  • Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science
  • Solidification and casting
  • Thermomechanical processes and heat treatment of aluminum alloys
  • Aluminum processing technologies
  • Advanced aluminum and composite materials

Professor at the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi