Team

Administration

Dominic Tremblay
General Director
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Dominic Tremblay

General Director

Since his return to the region, Dominic worked as a business counselor at the MRC du Fjord-du-Saguenay and as a Finances and Development counselor at the CÉGEP de Chicoutimi. He has a bachelor’s degree in International Management, and he aspires to enhance the CGQ development, so it becomes a pillar in the Geomatics community in the province of Québec.

Johanne Thibeault
Administrative assistant
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Johanne Thibeault

Administrative assistant

Johanne has a diploma in Office Automation and Accounting, she provides essential support in the administration and accounting management of the Center. 

Philippe Bouchard
Coordinator and Project Administrator
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Philippe Bouchard

Coordinator and Project Administrator

Philippe is CGQ’s projects and administration coordinator. He has a master’s degree in Professional and Organizational Ethics, he manages the team and implements policies promoting a pleasant and efficient work environment. He is a unifying leader, and he wishes to provide a space where people have the chance to flourish and be part of innovative projects.

Audrey Gagnon
Communications Coordinator
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Audrey Gagnon

Communications Coordinator

Audrey has worked in the field of communications for over 15 years. After her involvement in projects in West Africa and Cuba, she then worked within public and community organizations. She has a bachelor’s degree in public communication, in addition to her master’s studies in land use planning and regional development. Her primary mandate is to promote CGQ’s activities across various platforms and to a diverse client base.

Experts

Levin Castillo-Guimond
Geologist and Practice lead hyperspectral and geomatization
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Levin Castillo-Guimond

Geologist and Practice lead hyperspectral and geomatization

Amongst other tasks, Levin ensures projects management, planification of airborne data acquisition campaigns and implementation of organizational geomatics solutions, the ladder mainly at the municipal level. He has a bachelor’s degree in Geology and two master’s degrees, one in Earth Sciences and the other in Geographic Sciences. He specializes in hyperspectral remote sensing applied to geology, forestry, and the environment.

Farshad Hakimpour
Practice lead data science
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Farshad Hakimpour

Practice lead data science

Farshad has a Doctorate in geospatial data analysis. His domains of expertise are spatial databases, spatial and semantic Web, GIS software customization, and optimization. At the CGQ, he designs databases, develops Web GIS, and analyzes spatial data. He has worked for the School of Surveying and Geomatics Engineering in the University of Tehran and for the Large-Scale Distributed Information Systems Laboratory in the University of Georgia.

Yannick Duguay
Practice lead remote sensing
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Yannick Duguay

Practice lead remote sensing

Yannick developed his expertise in satellite remote sensing, hydrology, and machine learning for image classification and geospatial modelling. He has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Geomatics and a Doctorate in Water Sciences.

Jean-Sébastien Bilodeau
Practice lead computer vision and AI
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Jean-Sébastien Bilodeau

Practice lead computer vision and AI

Jean-Sébastien designs software for geographic data acquisition with lidar or specialized camera processing in real-time. He has a master’s degree in Computer Science and at the CGQ he accumulated substantial geomatics skills, especially in the conception of embedded systems.

Nathalie Thériault
Geomatic Researcher and Data Acquisition Specialist
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Nathalie Thériault

Geomatic Researcher and Data Acquisition Specialist

Nathalie mainly works with airborne imagery and GNSS data. She has a bachelor’s degree in Geomatics applied to the environment and a Research-based master’s degree in Geography and Remote Sensing. She has participated in several scientific expeditions to remote regions.

Abdullah Jirjees
Computer vision and AI Researcher
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Abdullah Jirjees

Computer vision and AI Researcher

Abdullah collaborates in the design of personalized models for in-depth training. He has a doctorate in image processing and artificial intelligence and has developed real-time software solutions using computer vision and AI.  He also has vast expertise in robotics, electronics and on-board systems.

Steven Duquette
Programmer-analyst
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Steven Duquette

Programmer-analyst

Steven participates in a MITACS project. MITACS is a research organization that fosters research trainings and programs in both industrial and social  innovation. He has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and is currently working on a computer vision assisted by AI project for his master’s degree research topic.

Jean-Phillipe Gagnon
Programmer Technician
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Jean-Phillipe Gagnon

Programmer Technician

Jean-Phillipe made his debut as an intern in computing at CGQ and was hired following his training. He now develops various software solutions and collaborates on artificial intelligence projects, all while continuing his studies in data science and business intelligence at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi.

Carlos A. Rocha S.
Integration technician
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Carlos A. Rocha S.

Integration technician

Carlos is an integration technician and participates particularly in the development of prototypes of embedded systems, sensors, and communication between devices. He has a bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering. He collaborates in the design and development of various projects related to electronic systems and their software.

Rémy Rahem
Robotics Analyst

Rémy Rahem

Robotics Analyst

Remy has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with specializations in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence and is pursuing a master’s degree in Humanoid Robotics and Controls. He assesses robotics, artificial intelligence and digital vision needs in projects he is assigned, while also supporting his colleagues with his expertise.

Issiaka Diaby
Geomatics Analyst
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Issiaka Diaby

Geomatics Analyst

Issiaka collaborates in our various research and technology transfer activities with companies and organizations. He has a degree in surveying and topographical engineering, plus a master’s degree in geomatics.

Pierre-Luc Dallaire
GEOMATICS ANALYST
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Pierre-Luc Dallaire

GEOMATICS ANALYST

For almost 10 years, Pierre-Luc has been a research analyst within a groundwater research group at the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue. His fields of expertise are spatial analysis, hydrogeology and wetlands, he’s also a certified drone pilot. He has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in geography and will be assisting in developing cutting-edge innovative projects for our clients. 

Youcef Hamani
GEOMATICS ANALYST
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Youcef Hamani

GEOMATICS ANALYST

During his career, Youcef honed his expertise in data acquisition by GNSS and by drone, in photogrammetry, geographic database design and integration, in addition to spatial analysis.  He’ll be collaborating on our various projects with our multidisciplinary team and has a bachelor’s degree in urban planning, a master’s degree in geography and a DESS (specialized graduate diploma) in Geographic Information Systems.

Guizoa Anderson Babelé
GEOMATICS ANALYST
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Guizoa Anderson Babelé

GEOMATICS ANALYST

Guizoa is part of our geomatics analysts’ team.  His primary mandate is to recommend geomatics solutions to municipal organizations and offer assistance in the day-to-day management of their territory and infrastructure.  He primarily worked as a geomatics specialist for the City of Laval and has a doctorate in urban geography.

Board of Directors

Daniel Morissette
President
President, Mapgears Inc
Christian Tremblay
Vice-President
Studies Director, Cégep de Chicoutimi
André Gobeil
Administrator
General Director, Cégep de Chicoutimi
Geneviève Grenier
Administrator
General Director, Geoselec
Dany St-Pierre
Administrator
Logistic Director, Ussi Logistique
Jean-René Hickey
Administrator
Instructor, Cégep de l'Outaouais
Nathalie Murray
Administrator
President, Firme VisionÈre
Éric Gaudreault
Administrator
Self-employed in geomatics