Damien Rioux-Lavoie

R&D Programmer

Ubisoft La Forge, Montreal

About me

I am currently a PhD student at McGill University under the supervision of Prof. Derek Nowrouzezahrai and working part time at Ubisoft La Forge (Montreal) as a R&D programmer. I completed a master's degree at University of Montreal under the supervision of Prof. Robert G. Owens. My research interest include (Markov chain) Monte Carlo methods, physically based rendering and fluid simulations.


  • Light transport simulation
  • Markov chain Monte Carlo
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Rock climbing


  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, Currently

    Mcgill University

  • Master in Applied Mathematics, 2017

    University of Montreal

  • Bachelor in Mathematics, 2014

    University of Montreal