Pierre A. Mathieu, ing., Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology / Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Université de Montréal;
Associate Member, CRIR

Phone: 514 343-6369

Fax: 514 343-6112

Email: pierre.a.mathieu@umontreal.ca


  • B.Sc.A., Electrical Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal, 1965
  • M.Sc., Biomedical Engineering,  École Polytechnique de Montréal, 1967
  • Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal, 1971
  • Postdoctorate, Biophysics and Bioengineering, Dalhousie University, Halifax NS, 1972-73

Research interests

Muscular activity; spatial distribution of EMG signals; modelisation; back muscle activity; muscle morphometry; scoliosis

Selected publications

He, L. & Mathieu, P.A. (2019). Biceps brachii muscle synergy and target reaching in a virtual environment. Frontiers in Neurorobotics, 13, 100. [doi] OPEN ACCESS

He, L. & Mathieu, P.A. (2018). Static hand posture classification based on the biceps brachii muscle synergy features. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 43, 201-208. [doi]

Sarcher, A., Raison, M., Ballaz, L., Lemay, M., Leboeuf, F., Trudel ,K. & Mathieu, P.A.. (2015). Impact of muscle activation on ranges of motion during active elbow movement in children with spastic hemiplegic cerebral palsy. Clinical Biomechanics 30(1), 86-94. [doi]

Wehbe, M., Arbeid, E., Cyr, S., Mathieu, P.A., Taddei, R., Morse, J. & Hemmerling, T.M. (2014). A technical description of a novel pharmacological anesthesia robot. Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, 28(1), 27-34. [doi]

Zaouter, C., Wehbe, M., Cyr, S., Morse, J., Taddei, R., Mathieu, P.A. & Hemmerling, T.M. (2014). Use of a decision support system improves the management of hemodynamic and respiratory events in orthopedic patients under propofol sedation and spinal analgesia: A randomized trial. Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, 28(1), 41-47. [doi]


Research orientation

Axis 1: Sensory, Motor and Cognitive Functions and Activities

Research topic

Thème 1 : The person, their entourage and the community

Theme 1: Functional Mechanisms

Research Site

Université de Montréal

University Affiliation