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Stéphane Sévigny

Thesis supervisor: Denis Schweizer & Juliane Proelss
Thesis title: 
TBD, On Digital Assets

Stéphane Sévigny graduated from Concordia University with a BSc specializing in chemistry. He pursued further studies and obtained an MSc in organic chemistry. He developed and optimized a new chemical reaction and presented the results at provincial and national conferences as well as publishing his findings in international outlets. During his graduate studies, Stéphane also co-founded a personal care business. 

Research interests

FinTech, Digital Assets (particularly bitcoin), Blockchain, Decentralized Finance, Sustainable Finance

Teaching experience

  • Finance Tutorials: COMM308
  • Chemistry Labs: CHEM221, CHEM222, CHEM324, CHEM325



Proelss, Juliane and Schweizer, Denis and Sevigny, Stephane, "Is Bitcoin ESG-Compliant? A Sober Look" (January 15, 2023). 

Proelss, Juliane and Sevigny, Stephane and Schweizer, Denis, "GameFi - The Perfect Symbiosis of Blockchain, Tokens, DeFi, and NFTs?" (January 1, 2023). 


Sévigny, S.; Forgione, P “Palladium-Catalyzed Intermolecular Desulfinylative Cross-Coupling of Heteroaromatic Sulfinates” Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 2256-60.

Sévigny, S.; Forgione, P “Efficient Desulfinylative Cross-Coupling of Thiophene and Furan Sulfinates with Aryl Bromides in Aqueous Media” New J. Chem. 2013, 37, 589-92.

Siregar, J.J., Mobashery, S., Hassanpour, A., Sévigny, S. and Forgione, P. (2012). "Methoxycarbonylsulfamoyl Chloride. In Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis," (Ed.).

Mangel, D.; Buonomano, C.; Sevigny, S.; Di Censo, G.; Thevendran, G.; and Forgione, P. “Efficient Desulfinative Cross-Coupling of Heteroaromatic Sulfinates with Aryl Triflates in Environmentally Friendly Protic Solvents” HETEROCYCLES, 2015, 90, 1228.

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