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Faculty and staff

The Faculty of Science encourages entrepreneurship at all levels through UWaterloo’s progressive intellectual property policy. Many of our faculty have generated patents and created their own spin-offs bringing game-changing science to the marketplace.

  • Melanie Campbell holds multiple patents for a new diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease. This simple amyloid beta imaging scan of the retina would be the first test available for living patients.
  • Trevor Charles: Metagenom Bio Inc. provides genetic sequencing and analysis of microbial communities for industry.
  • Edward Sudicky: Aquanty Inc. provides cutting-edge hydrogeological computer modelling services.
  • Owen Ward
    • Biorem Technologies Inc. designs, manufactures and distributes high-efficiency air emissions control systems that eliminate odours and hazardous air pollutants.
    • Lystek Inc. provides cost efficient solutions to help organizations like wastewater treatment plants reduce wastes, costs, odours and greenhouse gas emissions from biosolids.