Research Chairs

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Canada Research Chairs

Canada Research Chairs – Tier I

NameDepartmentField of Research
Mark Daymond Mechanical and Materials Engineering Mechanics of Materials
A. Jeffrey Giacomin Chemical Engineering Rheology
Praveen Jain Electrical and Computer Engineering Telecom Power Electronics
Ian Moore Civil Engineering Infrastructure Engineering
Ugo Piomelli Mechanical and Materials Engineering Computational Turbulence
Kerry Rowe Civil Engineering Civil & Geoenvironmental Engineering

Canada Research Chairs – Tier II

NameDepartmentField of Research
Pascale Champagne Civil Engineering Bioresources Engineering
Andy Take Civil Engineering Geotechnical Engineering
Ying Zou Electrical and Computer Engineering Software Evolution

NSERC Chairs

NameDepartmentField of Research
Mark Daymond Mechanical and Materials Engineering NSERC-UNENE Industrial Research Chair in Nuclear Materials

Named Chairs and Professorships

NameDepartmentField of Research
Brian Amsden Chemical Engineering Donald & Joan McGeachy Chair in Biomoedical Engineering
Laeeque Daneshmend Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining Noranda-Falconbridge Chair in Mine-Mechanical Engineering
Amir Fam Civil Engineering Donald & Sarah Munro Chair in Engineering & Applied Science
Brian Frank Electrical and Computer Engineering DuPont Canada Chair in Engineering Education, Research & Development
Stephen McKinnon Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining Chair in Mine Design
Julian Ortiz Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining Helen & Arthur Stollery Professor in Mining Engineering & Geological Engineering
Scott Parent Chemical Engineering Hazell Research Professor in Chemical Design & Innovation
Laurent Beland Mechanical and Materials Engineering Walter F Light Queen's National Scholar