Laurent Karim Béland PhD, P.Eng

Assistant Professor

Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Faculty
Nicol Hall, Room: 328E

Website: Béland Lab

Expertise: Computational material science, Machine learning applied to materials science, atom-scale simulations, physical chemistry, neural networks applied to electron microscopy, materials for nuclear power applications, bone fracture, clay and cements, Deformation mechanism in mesoscale
Laurent Karim  Béland
Biography Publications

Béland’s research focuses on Computational Materials Science. Please see his lab's website for more information.

A short introductory video: (Vimeo video: 


  • 2014 PhD - Physique - Université de Montréal 
  • 2008 BSc - Physique - Université de Montréal 

Previous experience 

  • 2016-2017 - Postdoctoral Fellow - Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
  • 2014-2016 - Postdoctoral Fellow - Oak Ridge National Laboratory 

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