Faculty researchers

Our faculty members conduct impactful research that transcends disciplinary boundaries to address complex environmental and social issues. For more information about their research interests and how it aligns with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, explore our research clusters or learn more about them on our department and school websites: 

Canada Research Chairs

The Canada Research Chairs program stands at the centre of the Government of Canada's national strategy to make Canada one of the world's top countries in research and development. It aims to attract and retain a diverse cadre of world-class researchers, to reinforce academic research and training excellence in Canadian postsecondary institutions. There are currently eight chairholders in the Faculty of Environment. Listed in alphabetical order by last name, they are: 

University Research Chairs

The University of Waterloo recognizes recognizes exceptional achievement and pre-eminence in a particular field of knowledge through the designation 'University Research Chair'. There are four current chairs in the Faculty of Environment. Listed in alphabetical order by last name, they are: