Our People - IC3 Members

Jean Andrey photo
519-888-4567 ext. 32884
Location: 
EV1 349
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Derek Armitage photo
519-888-4567, ext. 35795
Location: 
EV2 2013

Areas of Research
Management and governance of aquatic systems (coastal-marine and freshwater), human dimensions of environmental change, social-ecological systems, resilience

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Steven Bednarski photo
519-884-8111 28276
Location: 
SJ1 2003

Areas of Research
​Medieval history, social history, criminal history, gender history, environmental history

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Peter Berry photo

Research Areas

Adapting to the health impacts of climate change, climate smart health systems, climate change impacts on health, climate change and health risk communications, and climate change and health vulnerability assessment

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Joel Blit photo
519-888-4567 x35211
Location: 
HH 105

Areas of Research
International trade; economics of innovation; multinational corporations; boundaries of the firm; institutions; green patents; carbon pricing systems (tax, cap and trade)

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Sarah Burch photo
519-888-4567 ext. 31932
Location: 
EV1 231

Areas of Research
Sustainability transitions, climate change governance, mitigation and adaptation in cities, sustainability entrepreneurship within small businesses, participatory scenario development

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Angela Carter photo
519-888-4567 ext. 33642
Location: 
HH 311

Areas of Research
Political economy, comparative politics, Canadian public policy, oil and gas, fracking

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Amelia Clarke photo
519-888-4567 ext. 38910
Location: 
EV3 4229

Areas of Research
Community sustainable development strategies; corporate social and environment​al responsibility; campus environmental management; collaborative strategic management; cross-sector partnerships; youth-led social entrepreneurship

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 David Clausi photo
519-888-4567 ext. 32604
Location: 
EC4 2039

Areas of Research
Computer vision, digital image processing, and pattern recognition

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Neil Craik photo
519-888-4567 ext. 36578
Location: 
BSIA 317

Areas of Research
The role of procedural obligations in governance structures addressing transboundary and global commons environmental issues, the intersection of international and domestic environmental policy, climate and geoengineering governance and environmental impact assessment

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Simon Dalby photo
(226) 772-3150
Location: 
BSIA 310

Areas of Research
Environmental security, climate change, geopolitics, global security, political economy

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Hans De Sterck photo
(519) 888-4567 ext. 36170
Location: 
MC 6451

Areas of Research
​Large-scale scientific computing, multilevel numerical linear algebra methods, numerical methods for PDEs, novel platforms for scientific computing including GPUs and clouds, computational fluid dynamics

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Peter Deadman photo
519-888-4567 ext. 33404
Location: 
EV1-102

Areas of Research
Land use change, agent based models, wetland vegetation models, climate change impacts on water resources, enterprise GIS, geodatabase design

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Chris Derksen photo

Areas of Research
The state, variability, and change in the cryosphere, including the role in the climate system

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Goretty Dias photo
519-888-4567 ext. 38571
Location: 
EV3 4249

Areas of Research
Life cycle assessment, agriculture and ecosystems, bioenergy and bioeconomy, greenhouse gases, renewable energy systems

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 Brent Doberstein photo
519-888-4567 ext. 33384
Location: 
EV1 220

Areas of Research
Environmental and resource management in developing countries, hazard mitigation and disaster risk reduction, climate change/hazards connections, institutional capacity building

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Michael Drescher photo
519-888-4567 ext. 38795
Location: 
EV3 3213

Areas of Research
Values, motives, and intentions of private land stewardship and its role in biodiversity conservation; socio-economic dynamics as drivers of cascading ecological effects across trophic levels in coupled human-natural systems, climate change effects on the winter ecology of temperate and boreal forests; nature and applications of scientific and non-scientific knowledge in natural resource management and planning; composition, structure and dynamics of forests and grasslands with special interest in disturbance dynamics, succession, alternate stable states, and cross-scale spatial pattern; behaviour and population dynamics of large herbivores in forests and grasslands

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Claude Duguay photo
519-888-4567 ext. 33610
Location: 
EV1 125

Areas of Research
Arctic hydro-climatology, lake/cryosphere-atmosphere interactions, remote sensing, and numerical modeling

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 Susan Elliott photo
519-888-4567 ext. 31107
Location: 
EV1 120

Areas of Research
Environment and health, the global environment, urban social geography, and philosophy and method in the social sciences

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Elizabeth English photo
519-888-4567 ext. 27617
Location: 
ARC 2017

Areas of Research
Amphibious architecture, sustainable flood mitigation, climate change adaptation, flood-resilient housing for indigenous populations and vulnerable low-income communities, historic structures and traditional cultures, community resilience and resilience metrics, wind effects on buildings, hurricane damage prevention, adaptive flood risk reduction, disaster management and relief

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 Blair Feltmate photo
226-339-3506
Location: 
EV3 4273

Areas of Research
Identifying the additive value of sustainable development on an industry-specific basis, establishing a practical, meaningful and cost-effective climate change adaptation program for Canada

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 Chris Fletcher photo
519-888-4567 ext. 36855
Location: 
EV1 230

Areas of Research
Climate modelling, dynamics and change, extratropical teleconnections and seasonal-to-decadal climate variability, land-ocean-atmosphere interaction, snow albedo feedback

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Roland I. Hall photo
519-888-4567 ext. 32450
Location: 
B2 255A

Areas of Research
Aquatic ecology, paleolimnology and multivariate statistics to assess effects of multiple stressors (nutrients, acidification, climate change, river regulation, species invasions) on lakes, wetlands and reservoirs

Group(s): 
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Daniel Henstra photo
519-888-4567 ext. 36829
Location: 
HH 303

Areas of Research
​Public administration, public policy, local government, federalism and multilevel governance, emergency management, climate change adaptation

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 Craig R. Janes photo
519-888-4567 ext. 39149
Location: 
LHN 2717

Areas of Research
Human-environment interactions, social inequities and health, global health governance, maternal and child health

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Peter Johnson photo
519-888-4567 ext. 33078
Location: 
EV1 236

Areas of Research
​The Geoweb, open data, mobile technology, public participation GIS, community-based geomatics, geospatial technology in planning and government

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Thomas Homer-Dixon photo
226-772-3092
Location: 
BSIA 312

Areas of Research
Complex threats to global security; causes of violent conflict; climate change, energy science, and public policy; sources of societal innovation; modelling of ideological change

Group(s): 
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Richard Kelly photo
519-888-4567 ext. 35451
Location: 
EV1 119

Areas of Research
Remote sensing, snow hydrology, snow climatology, geospatial modelling of snow, citizen science

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Luna Khirfan photo
519-888-4567 ext. 33906
Location: 
EV3 3257

Areas of Research
Community climate change adaptation, urban design and place making, international development and comparative planning, participatory planning, historic preservation and cultural resource management, museum studies

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Anna Klinkova photo
519-888-4567 ext. 36863
Location: 
ESC 331

Areas of Research

Nanomaterials for alternative energy and catalysis, CO2 electroreduction, electroorganic CO2 fixation, technoeconomic and environmental assessment for emerging CO2 conversion technologies

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Kevin Lamb photo
519-888-4567 ext. 36246
Location: 
MC 6328

Areas of Research
Nonlinear waves, internal gravity waves and surface water waves, hydrodynamic instabilities and mixing, physical oceanography and limnology, coupling of hydrodynamic and bio-geochemical processes in lakes, computational fluid dynamics

Group(s): 
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Brendon Larson photo
519-888-4567 ext. 38140
Location: 
EV2 2016

Areas of Research
Rethinking the conservation of biodiversity in the context of global change; social dimensions of biodiversity conservation; metaphor, environmental science and society

Group(s): 
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Ellsworth LeDrew photo
519-888-4567 ext. 32783
Location: 
EV1 121

Areas of Research
Climate change and variability in polar areas; atmosphere-cryosphere feedback processes; role of citizen science and social media in polar information discovery, management and preservation

Group(s): 
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Yuri Leonenko photo
519-888-4567 ext. 32160
Location: 
EIT 2048

Areas of Research
Complex multi-phase flows and transport phenomena, large scale geological disposal of CO2 for climate change mitigation (numerical simulations, risk assessments, economics)

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Jonathan Li photo
519-888-4567 ext. 34504
Location: 
EV 111

Areas of Research
Multispectral and SAR remote sensing, laser scanning (or LiDAR), object-based image analysis, 3D urban modeling and spatial analysis, terrain analysis in hydrogeography, geomatics solutions to disaster management

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Merrin Macrae photo
519-888-4567 ext. 33064
Location: 
EV1 237

Areas of Research
Biogeochemistry, hydrology, wetland science, agricultural water quality, agricultural tile drainage, nutrients

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Robert McLeman photo
519.884.1970 x2653
Location: 
Arts 3C10C

Areas of Research
Human dimensions of environmental change, with particular attention to the relationship between environment and human migration; rural adaptation to climatic variability and change; fostering citizen participation in environmental science

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Colleen Mercer Clarke photo

Areas of Research
Coastal governance, landscape architecture, land use planning, coastal climate change impacts, climate change adaptation

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IC3 Members
Brian N. Mills photo

Areas of Research
Transportation, road safety, construction, weather-related injury risk, social and economic valuation of meteorological products and services

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Carrie Mitchell photo
519-888-4567 ext. 33027
Location: 
EV3 3241

Areas of Research
Climate change and cities, gendered effects of urban services provision, resilience theory and its application in urban planning

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Juan Moreno-Cruz photo
519-888-4567 ext. 36578
Location: 
EV3 4257

Areas of Research

Energy systems, technological change, climate policy, solar and carbon geoengineering technologies, energy transitions

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Linda Mortsch photo

Areas of Research
Impacts of climate change on water resources and wetlands in Canada, climate change scenario development, and "effective" communication of climate change information

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Maren Oelbermann photo
519-888-4567 ext. 37552
Location: 
EV2 2008

Areas of Research
Climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, carbon sequestration and ecosystem nitrogen dynamics; impact of climate change on plant and soil ecosystems; permaculture, biochar, biomass plantations; restoration of marginal lands; stable isotope techniques, modeling

Group(s): 
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Paul Parker photo
519-888-4567 ext. 32791
Location: 
EV3 4259

Areas of Research
Renewable energy policy, sustainability; residential retrofits and carbon migration; green economy and local economic development

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Richard Petrone photo
519-888-4567 ext. 39174
Location: 
EV1 223

Areas of Research
Ecohydrology, hydrometeorology, climatology, micrometeorology, climate change, biogeochemistry, greenhouse gases, reclamation, landuse change, forest hydrology

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Francis Poulin photo
519-888-4567 ext. 32637
Location: 
MC 6324

Areas of Research
Geophysical fluid dynamics, stochastic differential equations, biological fluid dynamics, computational mathematics

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Jonathan Price photo
519-888-4567 ext. 35711
Location: 
EV1 122

Areas of Research
Peatland/wetland hydrology, peatland construction and restoration

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Derek T. Robinson photo
519-888-4567 ext. 31789
Location: 
EV1 105A

Areas of Research
Land-use and land-cover change, land-management and the carbon cycle, land grabs, land policy, agent-based modelling and geographical information systems

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
 Ian Rowlands photo
519-888-4567 ext. 32574
Location: 
EV2 2036

Areas of Research
Managing energy use effectively and sustainably, Ontario residential energy consumption, renewable electricity in Canada and the U.S., solar energy

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Horatiu Rus photo
519 888-4567 ext. 38338
Location: 
HH 203

Areas of Research
International trade, environmental and natural resource economics, international development, political economy

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Rebecca Saari photo
519-888-4567 ext.30362
Location: 
E2 2324

Areas of Research
Air pollution, greenhouse gases, and trade; air quality impacts and benefits under energy and climate policy; health impacts of air pollution under future climate; environmental inequality; pollution and policy impacts by income group; integrated economic, health impact, and air quality modeling

Group(s): 
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 Sherry Schiff photo
519-888-4567 ext. 32473
Location: 
ESC 305

Areas of Research
Watershed biogeochemistry, the impact of nutrients and climate change on aquatic ecosystems

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Vanessa Schweizer photo
519-888-4567 ext. 35106
Location: 
EV1 211

Areas of Research
Cross-disciplinary knowledge integration and the design of scenarios for the human dimensions of large-scale environmental change; long-term decision-making such as forecasting and discontinuities; the influence of occupational, interpersonal, and cultural conflicts on climate change attitudes

Group(s): 
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Mark Seasons photo
519-888-4567 ext. 35922
Location: 
EV3 3227

Areas of Research
Urban and regional planning, strategic planning, policy and program evaluation, local economic development, public administration

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
James J. Sloan photo

Retired from academia; professionally active as Founding Principal of S&A Research, an atmospheric science consulting practice.

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IC3 Members
Marek Stastna photo
519-888-4567 ext. 33529
Location: 
MC 6122

Areas of Research
Stratified fluid dynamics in lakes and the coastal oceans, the climate dynamics, wave dynamics in porous media

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IC3 Members
Mike Stone photo
519-888-4567 ext. 33067
Location: 
EV1 112

Areas of Research
Land use change and its impact on surface water quality in natural and built environments

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IC3 Members
Larry Swatuk photo
519-888-4567 ext. 38615
Location: 
EV3 4253

Areas of Research
Political ecology of natural resources governance and management, with a particular focus on water in Africa

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Imre Szeman photo
519-888-4567 ext. 37621
Location: 
ML 241

Areas of Research

Main areas of research are in environmental communication, energy justice, critical theory, and cultural studies

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Jason Thistlethwaite photo
519-888-4567 ext. 39102
Location: 
EV3 4267

Areas of Research
Innovative strategies designed to reduce the economic impacts of extreme weather and climate change within the financial sector

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Bryan Tolson photo
519-888-4567 ext. 33377
Location: 
E2 2316

Areas of Research
Environmental and water resources systems analysis; the development and testing of heuristic algorithms for efficient single- and multiple-objective optimization; uncertainty estimation; risk-based or probabilistic assessment of environmental and water resources systems

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Michael Waite photo
519-888-4567 ext. 35596
Location: 
MC 6118

Areas of Research
Turbulence in rotating stratified fluids, vortices in stratified fluids, mesoscale atmospheric dynamics, tropical convection

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Johanna Wandel photo
519-888-4567 ext. 38669
Location: 
EV1 126

Areas of Research
Adaptation to climate change, community-based vulnerability assessment

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
 Olaf Weber photo
519-888-4567 ext. 38065
Location: 
EV3 4233

Areas of Research
Environmental and sustainable finance with a focus on sustainable credit risk management, socially responsible investment, social banking and the link between sustainability and financial performance of enterprises

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Byron Williston photo
519-884-0710 ext. 3686
Location: 
P342

Areas of Research

Environmental philosophy, the ethics of climate change, political philosophy

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Brent Wolfe photo
519-884-0710 ext. 3470
Location: 
Arts Building 3C8

Areas of Research
Climate change in Canada's north, present and past hydrology of the Mackenzie Basin Deltas, paleo-environmental research, environmental impacts on the hydrology of lakes

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Clarence Woudsma photo
519-888-4567 ext. 33662
Location: 
EV3 3306

Areas of Research
Climate change policy, emissions forecasting, impacts of climate change adaptations on freight, regulatory policy, urban freight planning, freight and land use (accessibility), transportation demand management and deregulation of transportation provision

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
Steven B. Young photo
519-888-4567 ext. 38419
Location: 
EV3 4243

Areas of Research
Sustainable materials management, life-cycle assessment (LCA) and enterprise carbon management

Group(s): 
IC3 Members
 Linlin Xu photo
Location: 
EC4 2041M

Areas of Research 

Monitoring and mapping of Arctic sea ice and marine oil spills; Machine learning, statistical and computational methods for big remote sensing data interpretation; Hyperspectral imaging; Synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging; Environmental remote sensing

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IC3 Members

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