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Pierre-Nicholas Roy

Professor, Chemistry; Computational Science Undergraduate Advisor; Canada Research Chair

Research interests: dynamics of complex molecular systems; Path Integral simulations of quantum fluids; development of semi-classical quantum dynamics approaches


Professor Pierre-Nicholas Roy is a current Canada Research Chair and previously was a University Research Chair. He received his Ph.D. from the Université de Montréal in 1997 and joined the University of Waterloo as a Professor in 2008.


  • Ph.D., Theoretical Chemistry, Université de Montréal, 1997

  • M.Sc., Theoretical Chemistry, Université de Montréal, 1993

  • B.Sc., Chemistry, McGill University, 1990

Pierre-Nicholas Roy

    University of Waterloo