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Linda Nazar

Next Generation Energy Systems Leader; Professor, Chemistry; Canada Research Chair in Solid State Materials

Research interests: nano-materials for the design of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries


Professor Linda Nazar is a faculty member of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Waterloo, and is cross appointed to the Department of Electrical Engineering. Nazar, holder of a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Solid State Energy Materials since 2004, has focused her research on developing new materials for energy storage and conversion for the past 20 years. She has published well over 300 papers, review articles and patents in the field. ​


  • PhD, Chemistry, University of Toronto
  • BSc, University of British Columbia

Linda Nazar



University of Waterloo