Garry Rempel - Biology

Prof. Rempel is one of Waterloo’s academic elite being amongst the first to hold the distinction as University Professor.  He has received numerous awards and distinctions, has served on various journal editorial boards and has been particularly active in the Royal Society of Canada.  He has distinguished himself as an international scholar with over 283 journal publications as well as 35 patents.  His scholarly and research output can be seen as a testimony to his dedication to his students as they are the co-authors and co-inventors in his publications and patents.  All letters of support testified to the high quality and dedication to graduate supervision that is characterized by a style that encourages independence and creativity, while being supportive along the way.  Many students spoke to the personal interest he takes with his students, his caring nature for their well-being even before many arrived in Canada, and his role as a superlative mentor.  A past student best sums it up with the comment: “…that period of time has been most remarkable in my life.  Dr. Rempel is incredibly intelligent and was an amazing supervisor.  Under his mentorship I have learned many lessons, which have proven important for the development of my career and the direction of my life.”

Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision winners