Short biography: Patrice is currently doing his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at Université Laval in André Bégin-Drolet’s lab. He has been working on the operation of wind turbines in cold climates for over 6 years where he had the chance to contribute in the development of an ice detection device. He has authored and co-authored eleven scientific publications. He completed his bachelor’s degree in engineering physics. He also completed a master’s degree in mechanical engineering. He is a very inquisitive person that loves to learn and understand the why and the how of the everyday phenomena. He is passionate about skiing, snowshoeing, and trekking.