Our People

To learn more about the faculty's specific research areas, please consult their profile pages or go to our research section to search by research category.

We have over 100 technical staff supporting the school at any given time.  We have listed here permanent technical staff that work for the school.  Additional technical staff tied to research programs, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows can be found by using the University of Guelph directory.

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Associate Professor

Phone: 519-824-4120 x52740

Email: gali@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey Building Room 2225

Keywords: watershed sciences, hydrology-ecology interactions, precipitation-runoff modelling, landscape classification, environmental data science

Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.56254

Email: manand@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey Building Room 2241

Keywords: global ecological change, sustainability science, forest ecology, ecological modelling, biodiversity

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Associate Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.58087

Email: earnaud@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall Room 126

Keywords: glacial geology, geology and groundwater, sedimentary geology, environmental geology

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Assistant Professor

Email: biswas@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

Keywords: soil physics, vadose zone hydrology, precision agriculture, proximal soil sensing, digital soil mapping, soil spatial variability

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Professor / Director, Controlled Environment Systems Research Facility

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52555 Room: ECBL 1213

Email: mdixon@uoguelph.ca

Office: E.C. Bovey

Keywords: controlled environments, life support, space exploration

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Professor, Canada Research Chair in Environmental Microbiology of Agro-ecosystems

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.58088 Room: ALEX 306

Email: dunfield@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

Keywords: environmental microbiology, microbial ecology, soil microbiology, bioremediation

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Assistant Professor

Phone: 519-824-4120 x52075

Email: agilles@uoguelph.ca

Office: ALEX 225

Keywords: soil biochemistry, organic matter chemistry, soil health, carbon modelling, environmental spectroscopy, digital soil mapping

Associate Professor

Phone: (519) 674-1500 Ext.63605 Ridgetown Campus

Email: bgilroye@uoguelph.ca

Keywords: anaerobic digestion, biorefinery, fermentation, industrial crops, waste valorization

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Associate Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52453 Room: ALEX 321

Email: glasauer (at) uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

Keywords: wetlands, biogeochemistry, metals, microbiology, soil chemistry

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Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52754 Room: ECBL 3239

Email: pgoodwin@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey Building

Keywords: ginseng, tobacco, soil, bacteria, fungi, molecular biology

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Professor and Head of the Honey Bee Research Centre

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.53609 Room: ECBL 3241

Email: eguzman@uoguelph.ca

Office: Edmund C Bovey

Keywords: bee biology, bee pathology, bee behaviour, bee genetics, bee ecology

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Associate Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52748 Room: ECBL 3238

Email: mhabash@uoguelph.ca

Office: Edmund C. Bovey

Keywords: water quality, microbial source tracking, waterborne pathogens, microbial biofilms

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Professor and Associate VP Research (Agri-Food Partnership)

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.54809

Email: bhale@uoguelph.ca

Office: Johnson Hall Room 166

Keywords: ecotoxicology, soil contaminants, soil remediation, metals, risk assessment

Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.54488 Room: ECBL 2240

Email: rhallett@uoguelph.ca

Office: EC Bovey Building

Keywords: integrated pest management, biological control, invasive insect species, insect-plant interactions, insect population dynamics

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Associate Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52450 Room: ALEX 140

Email: rheck@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

Keywords: pedology, computed tomography, structure, magnetic susceptibility

Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52753 Room: ECBL 3227

Email: thsiang@uoguelph.ca

Keywords: turfgrass diseases, forest pathology, fungal genomics

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Associate Professor and Arboretum Director

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.53065 or Ext.52356 Room: ALEX 220

Email: shunt@uoguelph.ca

Office: E.C. Bovey, and OAC Centennial Arboretum Centre

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Assistant Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 56868

Email: skrayenh@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall Room 108

Keywords: urban climate modelling, adaptation, trees

Associate Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52459 Room: ALEX 219

Email: lauzonj@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

Keywords: soil science, soil fertility, soil management, nutrient management

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Assistant Professor

Phone: Room: ALEX 307

Email: jlongsta@uoguelph.ca

Office: ALEXANDER HALL

Keywords: environmental chemistry, natural organic matter, soil and groundwater contamination, remediation, analytical instrumentation

Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52720 Room: ECBL 1211

Email: samarsha@uoguelph.ca

Keywords: insect diversity, systematics and biology of acalyptrate Diptera, faunistics, taxonomy

Associate Professor

Phone: (519) 674-1635 Ridgetown Campus

Email: iohallo@ridgetownc.uoguelph.ca

Keywords: nutrient management, phosphorus cycling, soil fertility, phosphorus loss mitigation

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Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 52190

Email: prosserr@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey Bldg., Rm 2226

Keywords: Mollusk biology, ecotoxicology, ecological risk assessment, aquatic toxicology, soil toxicology

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Professor / Rebanks Family Chair in Pollinator Conservation

Phone: (519) 824-4120 x52103 Room: ECBL 2226

Email: nraine@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey

Keywords: pollinator conservation, pollinator behaviour, impacts of environmental stressors on bees, pollination ecology

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Professor (contractually-limited)

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52573

Email: nrooney@uoguelph.ca

Office: Edmund C. Bovey Building

Keywords: food web stability, biodiversity environmental assessment, aquaculture, agricultural effects

Associate Dean (Academic), OAC

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.53966 Room: JH 164; ALEX 225

Email: jonschm@uoguelph.ca

Office: Johnston Hall

Keywords: insect sensory and hormonal physiology, biological control, Collembolan ecotoxicology, spiders in agroecosystems

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Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52477

Email: cscottdu@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey Building 2110

Keywords: sustainable pest management, entomology, ecotoxicology

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Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 52707 Room: ECBA 2103

Email: psibley@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey Building

Keywords: toxicology, ecology, water quality, risk assessment

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Associate Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120, Ext. 52565

Email: nthevath@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall, Room 121

Keywords: agroforestry, soil health, water quality, carbon sequestration

Professor

Phone: 519 674-1500 x63644 Ridgetown Campus

Email: lvaneerd@uoguelph.ca

Office: Ridgetown Campus

Keywords: sustainable soil management, agriculture, cover crops, nitrogen biogeochemical cycling, soil health

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Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.53057 Room: ALEX 217

Email: pvoroney@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

Keywords: soil organic matter stocks, soil carbon modeling, soil phosphorus availability

Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52787 Room: ALEX 110

Email: cwagnerr@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

Keywords: soil-plant-atmosphere exchange, micrometeorology, biogeochemical cycling

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Associate Professor and Director

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.56374

Email: jwarland@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey Building Room 1106

Keywords: agricultural meteorology, measurement and modelling of atmospheric turbulent transport, environmental instrumentation, agricultural physics

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Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 52741

Email: yzheng@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey Building Room 2220

Keywords: cannabis production, controlled environment agriculture, greenhouse production, environmental horticulture