Canada Research Chairs

The Canada Research Chairs Program invests approximately $265 million per year ($5M per year at the University) to attract and retain some of the world’s most accomplished and promising minds. Chairholders aim to achieve research excellence in engineering and the natural sciences, health sciences, humanities, and social sciences

Currently, the College of Physical Engineering and Sciences Canada Research Chairs are:

  • John Dutcher, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Soft Matter and Biological Physics 

  • Kathryn Preuss, Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in the Chemistry of Molecular Materials 

  • Carl Svensson, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy and Rare Isotope Physics