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Waterloo Researchers named Canada Research Chairs

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Fourteen University of Waterloo researchers have been awarded Canada Research Chairs (CRC).

They are:

Applied Health Sciences

  • Ken Stark (Kinesiology) – CIHR Renewed Tier 2 CRC in Nutritional Lipidomics ($500,000 over five years)
  • Mark Ferro (School of Public Health and Health Systems) – CIHR New Tier 2 CRC in Youth Mental Health ($500,000 over five years)

Arts

  • Andrew Bauer (School of Accounting) – SSHRC New Tier 2 CRC in Taxation, Governance and Risk ($500,000 over five years)
  • Kathryn Henne (Sociology and Legal Studies) – SSHRC New Tier 2 CRC in Biogovernance, Law and Society ($500,000 over five years)

Engineering

  • Frank Gu (Chemical Engineering) – NSERC Renewed Tier 2 CRC in Nanotechnology Engineering ($500,000 over five years)
  • Luis Ricardez Sandoval (Chemical Engineering) – NSERC New Tier 2 CRC in Multiscale Modelling and Process Systems ($500,000 over five years)
  • Stephen Smith (Electrical and Computer Engineering) – NSERC New Tier 2 CRC in Autonomous Systems ($500,000 over five years)
  • Lin Tan (Electrical and Computer Engineering) – NSERC New Tier 2 CRC in Software Dependability ($500,000 over five years)
  • En-hui Yang (Electrical and Computer Engineering) – NSERC Renewed Tier 1 CRC in Information Theory and Applications ($1.4 million over seven years)
  • Weihua Zhuang (Electrical and Computer Engineering) – NSERC Renewed Tier 1 CRC in Wireless Communication Networks ($1.4 million over seven years)

Environment

  • Christine Dow (Geography and Environmental Management) – NSERC New Tier 2 CRC in Glacier Hydrology and Ice Dynamics ($500,000 over five years)

Mathematics

  • Jun Liu (Applied Mathematics) – NSERC New Tier 2 CRC in Hybrid Systems and Control ($500,000 over five years)
  • Karen Yeats (Combinatorics and Optimization) – NSERC New Tier 2 CRC in Combinatorics of Quantum Field Theory ($500,000 over five years)

Science

  • Michel Gingras (Physics and Astronomy) – NSERC Renewed Tier 1 CRC in Condensed Matter Theory and Statistical Mechanics ($1.4 million over seven years)
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