Ysael Desage

Ysael Desage

PhD Student and Scientific Developer

McGill University

Biography

Application-oriented scientific engineer with a significant research background. Highly adaptable, my focus revolves around problem-solving through the deployment of valuable solutions, ranging from fast off-the-shelf based deliverables, to custom cutting-edge approaches and infrastructures.

My background in physics provides me with a solid mathematical understanding and analytical intuition, blending holistically with artificial intelligence, operations research, data science and modeling expertise to deliver innovative, performing and rigorous results.

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Interests
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Analytics
  • Automation
  • Control
  • Data Science
  • Modeling
  • Operations Research
Education
  • PhD - Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, 2023

    McGill University

  • M.Sc. - Computer Science (Operations Research), 2020

    Université de Montréal

  • B.Sc - Physics (Astrophysics), 2018

    Université de Montréal

Skills and Attributes

Problem Solving
Teamwork
Teaching
Project Management
Strategy
Innovation
Communication
Administration
Flexibility

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
BrainBox AI
Consultant and Co-Research
Sep 2019 – Present Montreal (QC)

Co-Research

Applied R&D | Development and Deployment:

  • Deep learning prediction pipeline
  • Real-time global control optimization infrastructure
  • Control algorithms
  • Production scaling and automation
 
 
 
 
 
Sigma Energy Storage
Co-Research and Engineering Internship
May 2017 – May 2019 Montreal (QC)

Co-Research

Internship deliverables

  • Electrical demand forecast tools
  • Energy storage control and modeling
  • Energy markets arbitraging.
 
 
 
 
 
Awn Nanotech
Research Student
Jan 2018 – May 2018 Montreal (QC)

Research

Atmospheric water extraction - theoretical model development for water nucleation on a functionalized carbon nanotubes membrane.

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