Cyril Muehlethaler, Ph.D.

Cyril Muehlethaler holds a Bachelor’s degree in Forensic Science, a Master’s degree in Chemical Criminalistics, and a Doctorate in Forensic Science from the École des Sciences Criminelles de Lausanne in Switzerland. He completed a postdoc in New York City in collaboration with City College and the Metropolitan Museum. 

He is a regular professor in forensic science at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières since January 2017, co-director of the Laboratoire de Recherche en Criminalistique (LRC), and co-director of the Centre International de Criminologie Comparée (CICC). 

His research work focuses on microtraces (paints, fibers, glass), spectroscopy (Infrared, Raman and Surface-Enhanced Raman), as well as multivariate statistics (chemometrics, interpretation of evidence).