Affiliate researchers – University of Waterloo

Eihab Abdel-Rahman

Eihab Abdel-Rahman

Associate professor, University of Waterloo

Eihab Abdel-Rahman is associate professor of systems design engineering at the University of Waterloo. He specializes in the study of system dynamics and control with a particular interest in nonlinear systems.

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Lisa Aultman-Hall

Professor and Chair, Engineering

Dr. Lisa Aultman-Hall is Professor and Chair of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo.  After graduating in 1996 with a Ph.D.

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Jessica Blythe

Postdoctoral Fellow, and Adjunct Associate Professor

Jessica Blythe is a SSHRC postdoctoral fellow and adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Environment, Resources, and Sustainability at the University of Waterloo.  Trained broadly as a sustainability scientists, Jessica applies a social-ecological lens to explore how coastal communities experience environmental ch

Sarah Burch

Sarah Burch

Assistant professor, University of Waterloo

Sarah Burch, PhD is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo, Canada. Dr.

Peter Carrington

Professor, University of Waterloo

Peter Carrington is professor of sociology and legal studies at the University of Waterloo. His current research project, the Canadian Criminal Careers and Criminal Networks Study, combines his long-standing interests in social network analysis and in the development of crime and delinquency.

Neil Craik

Neil Craik

Associate professor, University of Waterloo

Neil Craik, PhD,  is an associate professor in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED)at the University of Waterloo, where he teaches and researches in the fields of Canadian and international environmental law.

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Kerstin Dautenhahn

Professor, Canada 150 Research Chair in Intelligent Robotics

Since August 2018 Kerstin Dautenhahn is Canada 150 Research Chair in Intelligent Robotics at University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. She is currently establishing the new Social and Intelligent Robotics Research Laboratory.

Hans De Sterck

Hans De Sterck

Associate professor, University of Waterloo

Hans De Sterck is an associate professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Waterloo. His area of research is computational mathematics and scientific computing, with applications to problems in science, engineering and technology.

Warren Dodd

Warren Dodd

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health and Health Systems

Warren Dodd's research uses an interdisciplinary and mixed methods approach with the aim of understanding and addressing the social and ecological determinants of global health and development.

Paul Fieguth

Paul Fieguth

Professor, University of Waterloo

Paul Fieguth is Professor and Department Chair in Systems Design Engineering, and a co-director of the Vision and Imaging Processing (VIP) Lab at the University of Waterloo.

Owen Gallupe

Owen Gallupe

Assistant professor, University of Waterloo

Owen Gallupe is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Legal Studies at the University of Waterloo. He received his PhD in criminology from Simon Fraser University (2012).

Sean Geobey

Sean Geobey

Assistant Professor, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development

Sean Geobey brings expertise in social innovation theory, sustainable finance, planning, governance, and decision-theory to his research and teaching.

Mark Hancock

Mark Hancock

Assistant professor, University of Waterloo; Director, The Games Institute

Mark Hancock is an assistant professor at the University of Waterloo in the Department of Management Sciences and associate director of research training for the Games Institute.

Craig Janes

Craig Janes

Professor; Director, School of Public Health and Health Systems

Dr. Craig Janes is a medical anthropologist interested in and committed to social science approaches to public health and global health policy.

Ed Jernigan

Ed Jernigan

Professor, University of Waterloo

Ed Jernigan is a professor and former chair of the Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo. He joined Waterloo in 1976 after completing his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and PhD degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Anna Klinkova

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

 Anna Klinkova’s research is focused on developing efficient synthetic approaches to advanced nanomaterials for applications in alternative energy and catalysis.

Dan McCarthy

Dan McCarthy

Assistant professor, University of Waterloo

Dan McCarthy is a faculty member with Social Innovation Generation, the Waterloo Institute of Social Innovation and Resilience as well as an assistant professor in the Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo.

John McLevey

John McLevey

Assistant professor, University of Waterloo

John McLevey is an assistant professor in knowledge integration at the University of Waterloo, with cross-appointments to sociology and legal studies, and environment and resource studies. He has a PhD (2013) in sociology from McMaster University.

Steve Mock

Steve Mock

Research director, Ideological Conflict Project at Balsillie School of International Affairs

Steven J Mock is research director of the Ideological Conflict Project of the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo, Ontario. He completed his PhD in government at the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2009. He is a former chair of the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN) and member of the editorial team of Nations and Nationalism.

Dr. Tejal Patel

Tejal Patel

Clinical Professor, University of Waterloo

Dr. Tejal Patel is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy, and a practicing clinical pharmacist with the Memory Clinic at the Centre for Family Medicine Family Health Team in Kitchener, Ontario.  Dr. Patel obtained her PharmD from the University of Kentucky and completed a Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Neurology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  In her position with the School of Pharmacy, Dr.

Chris Perlman

Chris Perlman

Assistant professor, University of Waterloo

Dr. Christopher Perlman is an assistant professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo.

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Jeremy Pittman

Assistant Professor, School of Planning

Jeremy Pittman is an Assistant Professor in the School of Planning, whose research interests include: environmental policy and governance in the Anthropocene, landscape- and seascape-scale approaches to planning, human communities in an interconnected world and social-ecological connectivity.

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Kumaraswamy Ponnambalam

Professor, Systems Design Engineering

Ponnu Kumaraswamy Ponnambalam is a Professor in the Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo.

He has previously worked at several academic institutions including the College of Engineering in Guindy, Madras, India; the University of Toronto, the University of Ottawa and the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands. In the past, Professor Ponnambalam has been the Associate Chair of Graduate Studies in the Systems Design Engineering department at University of Waterloo.

Luis Ricardez-Sandoval

Luis Ricardez-Sandoval

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering and Canada Research Chair in Multiscale Modelling and Process Systems

Luis Ricardez-Sandoval is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Canada Research Chair in Multiscale Modelling and Process Systems. Dr.

Derek Robinson

Derek Robinson

Assistant professor, University of Waterloo

Derek Robinson is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Waterloo. His research interests lie at the center of land use, land management, and the carbon cycle.

Rebecca Saari

Rebecca Saari

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Rebecca Saari is an Assistant Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Her research team builds models to inform sustainable engineering and sustainable decisions and seeks to quantify the linkages between air quality, energy, climate, and equity.

Sarah Tolmie

Sarah Tolmie

Associate professor, University of Waterloo

Sarah Tolmie, an associate professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Waterloo, is a traditionally-trained, philologically-oriented medievalist with a master's degree from the University of Toronto and a PhD from the University of Cambridge.

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Mark Weber

Associate professor, University of Waterloo

Mark Weber  is the Eyton Director of the Conrad Business,  Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre (Conrad) at the University of Waterloo (UW).

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