Professor Emeritus, Groundwater (organic pollutants)

Jim BarkerJim Barker's research focuses on groundwater contamination by organic chemicals, especially petroleum hydrocarbons and industrial chemicals. 

A faculty member at the University of Waterloo since 1979, he retired in 2010.

During Professor Barker's career, he  developed novel clean-up technologies at the Borden Research Aquifer Facilities. He was also involved in research on water quality issues for the development of Canada’s oil sands.

Contact information
Office: EIT 2023
Phone: 519-888-4567, ext. 32103


University of Waterloo