Virginia Capmourteres

Virginia Capmourteres

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Guelph

Virginia Capmourteres is a Postdoctoral Fellow in environmental sciences at the University of Guelph, working under the supervision of Dr. Madhur Anand. She works on the development of indicators and models to assess ecosystem integrity and potential under the scope of complex systems.

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Yue Dou

Research Associate, Environmental Geography

Yue Dou is a postdoctoral researcher at the Environmental Geography group of IVM.

Niall Douglas

ISO C and C++ programming language standards

Niall continues his research into standardising, taming and scaling complexity in computing systems via participation in multiple International Standards Organisation working and study groups. He currently works for MayStreet on the US SEC’s Market Information Data Analytics System (MIDAS), which analyses in real time all trades carried out in the United States.

Bill Flanik

Bill Flanik

Assistant professor, Colorado Mesa University

BA (political science), Virginia Commonwealth University, 2002; PhD (political science), University of Toronto, 2013. Dr. Flanik is an assistant professor of political science at Colorado Mesa University, where he teaches a broad range of courses in international relations, comparative politics, technology studies, and peace and conflict studies.

Scott Heckbert

Scott Heckbert

Environmental economist, Alberta Innovates Technology Futures

Scott Heckbert is an environmental economist at Alberta Innovates Technology Futures, Canada. Scott’s research applies environmental economics using simulation modelling of social-ecological systems.

Ilias Kotsireas

Ilias Kotsireas

Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University

Ilias Kotsireas received his undergraduate education at the University of Athens (Greece) and the Universite Paris 6 (France). He earned his PhD from the Universite Paris 6 in 1998 holding a three-year scholarship from the Ministry of National Education.

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Anna Lawniczak

Professor, Mathematics and Statistics

Professor Anna Lawniczak teaches Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Guelph. 

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Jon Mackay

Lecturer, Business Analytics, University of Auckland

 Jon Mackay is currenty a lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Business Analytics at the University of Auckland. His research interests involve network theory, corporate governance, and business analytics more broadly. 

Hassan Masum

Hassan Masum

Director of Data Science, Prodigy

Hassan Masum is a policy and technology strategist, and Director of Data Science at Prodigy which aims to help everyone love learning.

Anthony Masys

Anthony Masys

Defence scientist, Department of National Defence, Defence Research and Development Canada

Anthony Masys is a defence scientist for the Department of National Defence, Defence Research and Development Canada, Centre for Security Science. Assigned as scientific advisor to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Major Events and Protective Policing Division, Dr. Masys supported both the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and G8/G20 summits.

Sergey Melnik

Sergey Melnik

Research fellow, University of Limerick

Dr. Sergey Melnik is a research fellow at the Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry (www.MACSI.ul.ie), Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Limerick, Ireland.

Matto Mildenberger

Matto Mildenberger

Assistant professor, University of California Santa Barbara

Matto Mildenberger is an assistant professor of political science at the University of California Santa Barbara. His research focuses on comparative climate policy and dynamics of public climate and energy opinions.

Manjana Milkoreit

Manjana Milkoreit

Post-doctoral research fellow, Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Manjana Milkoreit is a post-doctoral research fellow with the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiative at ASU’s Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability.

David A. Petrie

David A. Petrie

Professor, department head, Dalhousie Department of Emergency Medicine

Dr. David A. Petrie, MD, FRCP is a Professor and the head of the Dalhousie Department of Emergency Medicine and the chief of the Central Zone, NSHA. After medical school at Dalhousie and an internship in Ottawa he worked for two years in small towns in Ontario and Nova Scotia.

Stephen J. Purdey

Stephen J. Purdey

International relations specialist

Stephen James Purdey is an international relations specialist (PhD University of Toronto). His academic work focuses on the evolution of new forms of global governance to meet current socio-ecological challenges.

Rob Robson

Rob Robson

Principal advisor, Healthcare System Safety and Accountability Canada

Dr. Rob Robson, MDCM, MSc, FRCP(C) is the principal advisor for healthcare system safety and accountability in Canada and recently served as the chief patient safety officer at the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority for six years.

Sergio Rossi

Sergio Rossi

Associate professor, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

Sergio Rossi is an associate professor in the Département des Sciences Fondamentales, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (Canada). Before joining Chicoutimi in 2007, he obtained a master's in forest and environmental sciences and a PhD in forest ecology at the Università di Padova (Italy).

Matteo Smerlak

Matteo Smerlak

Senior Postdoctoral Researcher, Perimeter Institute

Matteo Smerlak studies the emergence of pattern in complex dynamical systems, most recently within the context of Darwinian evolution. His recent work has also explored the dynamics of economic inequalities, the quantification of resilience and the origin of scaling in biological growth.

Robert Spekkens

Robert Spekkens

Theoretical physicist, Perimeter Institute

Robert Spekkens is a theoretical physicist who works on the foundations of quantum theory. He attended McGill University, pursuing a joint program in physics and philosophy and then completed an MSc and a PhD in theoretical physics at the University of Toronto.

Leah Stokes

Leah Stokes

Assistant professor, University of California, Santa Barbara

Leah Stokes is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). She completed her PhD in public policy in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning Environmental Policy & Planning group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Shreyas Sundaram

Shreyas Sundaram

Assistant professor, Purdue University

Shreyas Sundaram is an assistant professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. He received his MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2005 and 2009, respectively.

Isaac Tamblyn

Isaac Tamblyn

Assistant professor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Isaac Tamblyn is an assistant professor of physics at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and holds a joint appointment with the National Research Council of Canada.

Mohamed A. Tawhid

Mohamed A. Tawhid

Professor, Thompson Rivers University

Mohamed A. Tawhid got his PhD in applied mathematics from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Maryland, U.S.A. From 2000 to 2002, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Currently, he is a full professor at Thompson Rivers University, B.C. Canada.

Edward W. Thommes

Edward W. Thommes

Health outcomes manager, GlaxoSmithKline Canada

Edward W. Thommes is a health outcomes manager at GlaxoSmithKline Canada. In addition, he is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Guelph researching multidisciplinary computational modelling under a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada [NSCERC] Discovery Grant.

Ola Tjornbo

Ola Tjornbo

Assistant Professor, University of Concordia and Principal, Archipelago Consultants

Dr. Ola Tjornbo is Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Human Sciences, at University of Concordia, and the Principal for Archipelago Consultants. Ola has a PhD in Global Governance from the Balsillie School of International Affairs looking at the role of social media networks in governance.

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Mark Tovey

Postdoctoral Fellow, Public History, Western University
Tara Vinodrai

Tara Vinodrai

Assistant professor, University of Waterloo

Tara Vinodrai is an assistant professor in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) and the Department of Geography and Environmental Management as well as an assistant director of the Economic Development Program (EDP) at the University of Waterloo.

John Whalley

John Whalley

Professor, University of Western Ontario

John Whalley is a William G. Davis Chair in International Trade and professor of economics at the University of Western Ontario, and a distinguished fellow at CIGI. Professor Whalley received his PhD from Yale University (1973).

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Reza Yousefi-Nooraie

Assistant Professor - Public Health Sciences

Reza Yousefi-Nooraie's main line of interest includes the application of a social network analysis lens to inform and promote the process of knowledge translation and program implementation (https://goo.gl/EIrwfo).

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