Fall 2017 Recipients List


Total: 176 chairholders
Total amount funded: $145,600,000

An additional $12.2 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation for research infrastructure will be associated with the new Chair awards.

Received by province



Chairholder University Chair Title Agency Tier Chair Type
Vallee, Mickey Athabasca University Canada Research Chair in Community, Identity and Digital Media SSHRC 2 New
Rowe, Jason F. Bishop's University Canada Research Chair in Exoplanet Astrophysics NSERC 2 New
Baird, Julia M. Brock University Canada Research Chair in Human Dimensions of Water Resources and Water Resilience SSHRC 2 New
Sun, Hongyu Carleton University Canada Research Chair in Developmental Neuroscience NSERC 2 New
Albert, Jacques Carleton University Canada Research Chair in Advanced Photonic Components NSERC 1 Renewal
Eppinger, Benjamin Concordia University Canada Research Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience of Decision-Making in Healthy Human Aging CIHR 2 New
Benali, Habib Concordia University Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Imaging and Healthy Aging NSERC 1 New
Peres-Neto, Pedro R. Concordia University Canada Research Chair in Spatial Ecology and Biodiversity NSERC 1 New
Zwanziger, Josef Dalhousie University Canada Research Chair in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Materials NSERC 1 Renewal
Colombo, Stefanie M. Dalhousie University Canada Research Chair in Aquaculture Nutrition NSERC 2 New
Roger, Andrew  Dalhousie University Canada Research Chair in Comparative Genomics and Evolutionary Bioinformatics CIHR 1 Renewal
Ho, Lam Dalhousie University Canada Research Chair in Stochastic Modelling NSERC 2 New
Van Limbergen, Johan E. Dalhousie University Canada Research Chair in Translational Microbiomics CIHR 2 New
VanderZwaag, David L. Dalhousie University Canada Research Chair in Ocean Law and Goverance SSHRC 1 Renewal
Dionne, Georges HEC Montréal Canada Research Chair in Risk Management SSHRC 1 Renewal
Descoteaux, Albert Institut national de la recherche scientifique Canada Research Chair in Biology of Intracellular Parasitism CIHR 1 New
DeRoo, Neal The King's University Canada Research Chair in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Religion SSHRC 2 New
Gunn, John Laurentian University Canada Research Chair in Stressed Aquatic Systems NSERC 1 Renewal
Peyrache, Adrien McGill University Canada Research Chair in Systems Neuroscience CIHR 2 New
Talwar, Victoria McGill University Canada Research Chair in Forensic Developmental Psychology SSHRC 2 Renewal
Xia, Jianguo McGill University Canada Research Chair in Bioinformatics and Big Data Analytics NSERC 2 New
Hoesli, Corinne A. McGill University Canada Research Chair in Cellular Therapy Bioprocess Engineering NSERC 2 New
Schuster, Tibor McGill University Canada Research Chair in Biostatistical Methods for Primary Health Care Research CIHR 2 New
Palmer, Caroline McGill University Canada Research Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience of Performance NSERC 1 Renewal
Wachsmuth, David McGill University Canada Research Chair in Urban Governance SSHRC 2 New
Nicolau, Belinda McGill University Canada Research Chair in Life Course Oral Epidemiology CIHR 2 Renewal
Childress, Jack McGill University Canada Research Chair in Experimental Optomechanics NSERC 2 Renewal
Sabor, Peter McGill University Canada Research Chair in Eighteenth-Century Studies SSHRC 1 Renewal
Sullivan, Michael McGill University Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Health CIHR 1 New
Rowe, Christen C.D. McGill University Canada Research Chair in Earthquake Geology NSERC 2 New
Hendricks, Michael McGill University Canada Research Chair in Neurobiology and Behaviour CIHR 2 New
Farivar-Mohseni, Reza McGill University Canada Research Chair in Integrative Neuroscience CIHR 2 New
Van Lieshout, Ryan J. McMaster University Canada Research Chair in the Perinatal Programming of Mental Disorders CIHR 2 New
Markle-Reid, Maureen F. McMaster University Canada Research Chair in Person-Centred Interventions for Older Adults with Multimorbidity and their Caregivers CIHR 2 Renewal
Brickley, Megan B. McMaster University Canada Research Chair in the Bioarchaeology of Human Disease SSHRC 1 Renewal
Hackett, Rick  McMaster University Canada Research Chair in Organizational Behaviour and Human Performance SSHRC 1 Renewal
Waddington, James M. McMaster University Canada Research Chair in Ecohydrology NSERC 1 New
Schertzer, Jonathan D. McMaster University Canada Research Chair in Metabolic Inflammation CIHR 2 New
Hirota, Jeremy . McMaster University Canada Research Chair in Respiratory Mucosal Immunology CIHR 2 New
Gabel, Chelsea McMaster University Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Well-Being, Community Engagement and Innovation SSHRC 2 New
Singh, Sheila K. McMaster University Canada Research Chair in Human Brain Cancer Stem Cell Biology CIHR 1 Advancement
Cranston, Emily E.D. McMaster University Canada Research Chair in Bio-Based Nanomaterials NSERC 2 New
Sipler, Rachel E. Memorial University of Newfoundland Canada Research Chair in Ocean Biogeochemistry NSERC 2 New
Zhang, Baiyu Memorial University of Newfoundland Canada Research Chair in Coastal Environmental Engineering NSERC 2 New
Christensen, Julia B. Memorial University of Newfoundland Canada Research Chair in Northern Governance and Public Policy SSHRC 2 New
Beck, Lauren Mount Allison University Canada Research Chair in Intercultural Encounter SSHRC 2 New
Allen, James NSCAD University Canada Research Chair in Interactive Media SSHRC 2 New
Lévesque, Martin Polytechnique Montréal Canada Research Chair in Multiscale Modelling of Advanced Aerospace Materials and Processes NSERC 2 Renewal
Patience, Gregory S. Polytechnique Montréal Canada Research Chair in High Temperature, High-Pressure Heterogeneous Catalysis NSERC 1 New
Seletskiy, Denis Polytechnique Montréal Canada Research Chair in Ultrafast and Quantum Photonics NSERC 2 New
Rowe, R.  Kerry Queen's University Canada Research Chair in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering NSERC 1 Renewal
Champagne, Pascale Queen's University Canada Research Chair in Bioresource Engineering NSERC 2 Renewal
Mabee, Warren E. Queen's University Canada Research Chair in Renewable Energy Development and Implementation NSERC 2 Renewal
Nielsen, Morten O. Queen's University Canada Research Chair in Time Series Econometrics SSHRC 2 Renewal
Kymlicka, Will Queen's University Canada Research Chair in Political Philosophy SSHRC 1 Renewal
Hwang, Dae Kun Ryerson University Canada Research Chair in Microarchitecture for Advanced Polymeric Materials NSERC 2 New
Dworkin, Seth Ryerson University Canada Research Chair in High-Performance Computing for Sustainable Energy NSERC 2 New
Rahaman, Mohammad M. Saint Mary's University Canada Research Chair in International Finance and Competitiveness SSHRC 2 New
Damjanov, Ivana Saint Mary's University Canada Research Chair in Astronomy and Astrophysics NSERC 2 New
Collard, Mark Simon Fraser University Canada Research Chair in Human Evolutionary Studies SSHRC 1 Advancement
Audas, Timothy E. Simon Fraser University Canada Research Chair in Functional RNA and Cellular Stress NSERC 2 New
Crespi, Bernard Simon Fraser University Canada Research Chair in Evolutionary Genetics and Psychology NSERC 1 New
Lazarova, Mila B. Simon Fraser University Canada Research Chair in Global Workforce Management SSHRC 2 Renewal
Liu-Ambrose, Teresa Y.L. The University of British Columbia Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity, Mobility and Cognitive Neuroscience CIHR 2 Renewal
Harvey, Nicholas The University of British Columbia Canada Research Chair in Algorithm Design NSERC 2 Renewal
Maddison, Wayne The University of British Columbia Canada Research Chair in Biodiversity and Systematics NSERC 1 Renewal
Marra, Marco A. The University of British Columbia Canada Research Chair in Genome Science CIHR 1 Renewal
Nappi, Carla The University of British Columbia Canada Research Chair in Historical Pataphysics SSHRC 2 Renewal
Angert, Amy A.L. The University of British Columbia Canada Research Chair in Conservation Ecology NSERC 2 Renewal
Koppes, Michele The University of British Columbia Canada Research Chair in Landscapes of Climate Change NSERC 2 Renewal
Wood, John Stepan The University of British Columbia Canada Research Chair in Law, Society and Sustainability SSHRC 1 New
Johnston, Richard The University of British Columbia Canada Research Chair in Public Opinion, Elections and Representation SSHRC 1 Renewal
Bullock, Ryan The University of Winnipeg Canada Research Chair in Human-Environment Interactions SSHRC 2 New
Power, Ian M. Trent University Canada Research Chair in Environmental Geoscience NSERC 2 New
Dumoulin, Chantal Université de Montréal Canadian Research Chair in Urogynecological Health and Aging CIHR 2 Renewal
Panousi, Vasia Université de Montréal Canada Research Chair in Macroeconomics of Risk and Entrepreneurship SSHRC 2 New
Denis, Jean-Louis Université de Montréal Canada Research Chair in Transformative Keys for Health System Redesign and Improvement CIHR 1 New
Smith, Matthew J. Université de Montréal Canada Research Chair in Cancer Signalling and Structural Biology CIHR 2 New
Bouilly, Delphine Université de Montréal Canada Research Chair in Bionanoelectronics NSERC 2 New
Fontaine, Réjean J.G. Université de Sherbrooke Canada Reasearch Chair In Time-of-Flight-Based Positron Emission Tomography NSERC 1 New
Lanctôt, Nadine Université de Sherbrooke Canada Research Chair in Rehabilitation of Vulnerable Adolescent Girls and Young Women SSHRC 1 New
Reulet, Bertrand Université de Sherbrooke Canada Research Chair in Quantum Microwave Radiation NSERC 1 New
Martin-Storey, Alexa Université de Sherbrooke Canada Research Chair In Stigma and Psychosocial Development SSHRC 2 New
Gagnon, Alain Université du Québec à Montréal Canada Research Chair in Quebec and Canadian Studies SSHRC 1 Renewal
Bonenfant, Maude Université du Québec à Montréal Canada Research Chair In Gamlag Communauties and Big Data SSHRC 2 New
Rei, Walter Université du Québec à Montréal Canada Research Chair in Stochastic Optimization of Transportation and Logistics Systems NSERC 2 New
Bourgault, Steve Université du Québec à Montréal Canada Research Chair in Chemistry of Biological Nano-assemblies NSERC 2 New
Cyr, Chantal Université du Québec à Montréal Canada Research Chair in Attachment and Child Development SSHRC 2 New
Julien, Jean-Pierre Université Laval Canada Research Chair in Neurodegeneration CIHR 1 Renewal
Ouellette, Marc Université Laval Canada Research Chair in Antimicrobial Resistance CIHR 1 Renewal
Rivest, Louis-Paul Université Laval Canada Research Chair in Statistical Sampling and Data Analysis NSERC 1 Renewal
Gagnon, Marie-Pierre Université Laval Canada Research Chair in Technologies and Practices in Health CIHR 2 Renewal
Vohl, Marie-Claude Université Laval Canada Research Chair in Genomics Applied to Nutrition and Metabolic Health CIHR 1 Renewal
Tremblay, Marie-Eve Université Laval Canada Research Chair in Neuroimmune Plasticity in Health and Therapy CIHR 2 New
Bélanger, Danièle Université Laval Canada Research Chair in Global Migration Processes SSHRC 1 New
Bourbeau, Philippe Université Laval Canada Research Chair in Immigration and Security SSHRC 2 New
Altamirano-Jimenez, Isabel University of Alberta Canada Research Chair in Comparative Indigenous Feminist Studies SSHRC 2 New
Zeng, Hongbo University of Alberta Canada Research Chair in Intermolecular Forces and Interfacial Science NSERC 1 New
Gaenzle, Michael University of Alberta Canada Research Chair in Food Microbiology and Probiotics NSERC 1 New
Shmulevitz, Maya University of Alberta Canada Research Chair in Molecular Virology and Oncotherapy CIHR 2 Renewal
Bhavsar, Amit P. University of Alberta Canada Research Chair in Functional Genomic Medicine CIHR 2 New
Bezdek, Karoly University of Calgary Canada Research Chair in Computational and Discrete Geometry NSERC 1 Renewal
Woelfel, Philipp P. University of Calgary Canada Research Chair in Randomized and Distributed Algorithms NSERC 2 Renewal
Zamponi, Gerald University of Calgary Canada Research Chair in Molecular Neuroscience CIHR 1 Renewal
Altier, Christophe University of Calgary Canada Research Chair in Inflammatory Pain CIHR 2 Renewal
Hill, Matthew N. University of Calgary Canada Research Chair in Neurobiology of Stress CIHR 2 Renewal
Hart, Michael University of Manitoba Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Knowledges and Social Work SSHRC 2 Renewal
Mahmud, Salaheddin University of Manitoba Canada Research Chair in Pharmaco-Epidemiology and Vaccine Evaluation CIHR 2 Renewal
Stetefeld, Joerg University of Manitoba Canada Research Chair in Structural Biology and Biophysics NSERC 1 New
Deer, Frank University of Manitoba Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Education SSHRC 2 New
Tannert, Thomas University of Northern British Columbia Canada Research Chair in Hybrid Wood Structures Engineering NSERC 2 New
Pedersen, Isabel University of Ontario Institute of Technology Canada Research Chair in Digital Life, Media and Culture SSHRC 2 Renewal
Scassa, Teresa University of Ottawa Canada Research Chair in Information Law and Policy SSHRC 1 Advancement
Scaiano, Juan (Tito) University of Ottawa Canada Research Chair in Applied Photochemistry NSERC 1 Renewal
Kerr, Ian University of Ottawa Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law and Technology SSHRC 1 Renewal
Boyd, Robert W. University of Ottawa Canada Research Chair in Quantum Nonlinear Optics NSERC 1 New
Leavitt, Peter R. University of Regina Canada Research Chair in Environmental Change and Society NSERC 1 Renewal
Huang, Guo (Gordon) University of Regina Canada Research Chair in Energy and Environment NSERC 1 Renewal
Zilles, Sandra University of Regina Canada Research Chair in Computational Learning Theory NSERC 2 Renewal
George, Graham N. University of Saskatchewan Canada Research Chair in X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy NSERC 1 Renewal
Pomeroy, John University of Saskatchewan Canada Research Chair in Water Resources and Climate Change NSERC 1 Renewal
Moraes, Trevor F. University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Structural Biology of Membrane Proteins CIHR 2 Renewal
Tilcsik, Andras University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Strategy, Organizations and Society SSHRC 2 New
Kotsopoulos, Joanne University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Prevention CIHR 2 New
Woo, Minna University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Signal Transduction in Diabetes Pathogenesis CIHR 2 Renewal
Cypel, Marcelo University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Lung Transplantation CIHR 2 Renewal
Beaulieu, Jean Martin University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Molecular Psychiatry CIHR 1 New
Wyatt, Haley  University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Mechanisms of Genome Instability CIHR 2 New
Claycomb, Julie University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Small RNA Biology CIHR 2 Renewal
Ikura, Mitsuhiko University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Cancer Structural Biology CIHR 1 Renewal
Tuck, Eve University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Methodologies with Youth and Communities SSHRC 2 New
Wright, Graham A. University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Imaging for Cardiovascular Therapeutics CIHR 1 Renewal
Ramchandran, Arun University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Engineered Soft Materials and Interfaces NSERC 2 New
Steinberg, Adam University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Turbulent Reacting Flow NSERC 2 New
Wouters, Bradly G. University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Hypoxia and the Tumour Micro-Environment CIHR 1 New
Thaut, Michael H. University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Music, Neuroscience and Health CIHR 1 New
Julien, Jean-Philippe University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Structural Immunology CIHR 2 New
Goldenberg, Anna University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Computational Medicine CIHR 2 New
Wheeler, Aaron R. University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Microfluidic Bioanalysis NSERC 1 New
Parekh, Rulan University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology CIHR 1 New
Jacobson, Alec University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Geometry Processing NSERC 2 New
Levin, David I. W. University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Simulation-Driven Graphics and Fabrication NSERC 2 New
Duvenaud, David University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Generative Models NSERC 2 New
Mills, Sean University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Canadian and Transnational History SSHRC 2 New
Yang, Luyi University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Ultrafast Dynamics of Quantum Materials NSERC 2 New
Meltzer, Jed A. University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Interventional Cognitive Neuroscience CIHR 2 New
Calarco, John A. University of Toronto Canada Research Chair in Neuronal RNA Biology NSERC 2 New
Elvira, Katherine S. University of Victoria Canada Research Chair in New Materials and Techniques for Health Applications NSERC 2 New
Boulanger, Martin University of Victoria Canada Research Chair in Molecular Interactions and Structural Biology NSERC 2 Renewal
Dow, Christine F. University of Waterloo Canada Research Chair in Glacier Hydrology and Ice Dynamics NSERC 2 New
Yang, En-Hui University of Waterloo Canada Research Chair in Information Theory and Applications NSERC 1 Renewal
Gu, Frank University of Waterloo Canada Research Chair in Nanotechnology Engineering NSERC 2 Renewal
Zhuang, Weihua University of Waterloo Canada Research Chair in Wireless Communication Networks NSERC 1 Renewal
Liu, Jun University of Waterloo Canada Research Chair in Hybrid Systems and Control NSERC 2 New
Stark, Ken D. University of Waterloo Canada Research Chair in Nutritional Lipidomics CIHR 2 Renewal
Gingras, Michel J.P. University of Waterloo Canada Research Chair in Condensed Matter Theory and Statistical Mechanics NSERC 1 Renewal
Bauer, Andrew M. University of Waterloo Canada Research Chair in Taxation, Governance and Risk SSHRC 2 New
Ricardez Sandoval, Luis A. University of Waterloo Canada Research Chair in Multiscale Modelling and Process Systems NSERC 2 New
Tan, Lin University of Waterloo Canada Research Chair in Software Dependability NSERC 2 New
Smith, Stephen L. University of Waterloo Canada Research Chair in Autonomous Systems NSERC 2 New
Ferro, Mark University of Waterloo Canada Research Chair in Youth Mental Health CIHR 2 New
Henne, Kathryn University of Waterloo Canada Research Chair in Biogovernance, Law and Society SSHRC 2 New
Yeats, Karen A. University of Waterloo Canada Research Chair in Combinatorics of Quantum Field Theory NSERC 2 New
Fisk, Aaron University of Windsor Canada Research Chair in Changing Great Lakes Ecosystems NSERC 1 Advancement
Shoemaker, J. Kevin Western University Canada Research Chair in Integrative Physiology of Exercise and Health CIHR 1 Renewal
Bitsuamlak, Girma T. Western University Canada Research Chair in Wind Engineering NSERC 2 Renewal
Mao, Haojie Western University Canada Research Chair in Head Mechanics NSERC 2 New
Saksida, Lisa Western University Canada Research Chair in Translational Cognitive Neuroscience CIHR 1 New
Baruah, Bipasha Western University Canada Research Chair in Global Women's Issues SSHRC 2 Renewal
Karttunen, Mikko Western University Canada Research Chair in Computational Materials and Biomaterials Science NSERC 1 New
Robinson, Clare E. Western University Canada Research Chair in Water Quality NSERC 2 New
Grépin, Karen A. Wilfrid Laurier University Canada Research Chair in Global Health Policy and Evaluation CIHR 2 New
Vosko, Leah F. York University Canada Research Chair in the Political Economy of Gender and Work SSHRC 1 Renewal
Caputo, Christopher B. York University Canada Research Chair in Metal-Free Materials for Catalysis NSERC 2 New
Kwong, Wai Man York University Canada Research Chair in Environmental Toxicology NSERC 2 New
Baumgartner, Thomas York University Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Organomain Group Materials NSERC 1 New