Sophie Duchesne, Engineer, professor-researcher, INRS

Sophie Duchesne is an engineer and professor-researcher at the INRS’ Centre Eau Terre Environnement since 2007. As a professor, she leads numerous research projects focussing on the sustainable management of urban wastewater and storm water, and on the hydraulic management of drinking water distribution systems. Ms. Duchesne previously worked as a water resource analyst for the City of Ottawa’s Infrastructure Department. She holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a doctorate in water science.

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