Igor Grossmann

On June 13, 2016 By

Dr. Grossmann’s main research goal is to understand the complex processes that enable individuals to think and act “wisely,” for instance by using cognitive strategies that facilitate the resolution of social conflicts, or by adaptively regulating emotions that undermine their goals and compromise their health. He has also conducted ground-breaking research on socio-ecological processes impacting […]

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Virginia Capmourteres

On November 30, 2015 By

Virginia Capmourteres is a PhD Candidate in Environmental Sciences at the University of Guelph, working under the supervision of Dr. Madhur Anand. She works on the development of indicators and models to assess ecosystem integrity and potential under the scope of complex systems. More specifically, her interest is to develop quantitative methods to evaluate ecosystem […]

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Milton Friesen

On September 6, 2011 By

Milton Friesen’s work includes serving on the executive team of Cardus, a public policy think tank, in addition to pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Waterloo, School of Planning. He has had diverse leadership and research experience that includes local and national non-profit contexts, elected municipal service, corporate communications work, undergraduate […]

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Corey Pembleton

On December 2, 2015 By

Corey Pembleton is completing an MSc in Geomatics in the Geography Department, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, Canada. His research focuses on how urban climate change resilience challenges can be addressed by taking a geospatial approach to urban design (geodesign). As an emerging field in geospatial sciences, geodesign incorporates complexity principles by furthering understanding […]

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Amanda Raffoul

On April 28, 2016 By

Amanda Raffoul is a MSc Candidate in the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo, working under the supervision of Dr. Sharon Kirkpatrick. Her research interests involve psychosocial contributors to weight status, such as dieting, body image, and weight bias, and how they influence our overall health. She is currently […]

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In her doctoral research, with the Department of Environment and Resource Studies (ERS), Perin Ruttonsha applies concepts from complex systems, social-ecological resilience, social innovation, and biomimicrymdiscourses, in examining processes and opportunities for the long-term, adaptive transformation of human settlements along sustainability pathways. She is especially interested in relational dynamics, social-eco-technological regime shifts, […]

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Andjela Tatarovic enjoys learning and questionning the essence of things. Philosophy is a natural pass-time while quantifying ideas is more of a challenge, but enjoyed nonetheless. She likes learning the languages of things, and the relation between the abstract and the concrete. Through architecture, she has taken a particular interest in the etymolgogy of […]

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Haotian Zhang

On May 7, 2015 By

Haotian Zhang is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo. He received the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada, in 2012. His research interests are in the areas of network science and design of fault-tolerant algorithms. Specifically, he […]

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Madhur Anand

On March 9, 2012 By

Madhur Anand, WICI Director and Professor in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Guelph, is an ecologist with broad research interests in natural and human-induced changes in terrestrial ecosystems at local and global scales and their implications for sustainability. She has a particular interest and expertise in complex […]

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Mark Crowley

On June 4, 2015 By

Mark Crowley is an Assistant Professor in the Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence group in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo. He received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of British Columbia working in the Laboratory for Computational […]

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Xiongbing Jin

On July 9, 2013 By

Xiongbing Jin is a Post-doctoral Fellow at the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo. He is the lead developer of the agent-based WAterloo Regional Model (WARM) which aims to simulate the relationships among residential location choices, trip decisions and landscape management, and the influences of urban infrastructure and policies on […]

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Dr. Sharon Kirkpatrick is a nutritionist and Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems. Dr. Kirkpatrick’s current research focuses mainly on advancing methodologies for assessing diet and dealing with measurement error in dietary intake data. Diet is inherently complex given that it is a chronic, dynamic and multifaceted […]

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Sergio Rossi

On November 13, 2015 By

Sergio Rossi is an Associate Professor in the Département des Sciences Fondamentales, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (Canada). Before joining Chicoutimi in 2007, he obtained a Master in Forest and Environmental Sciences and a PhD in Forest Ecology at the Università di Padova (Italy). He was invited researcher at the INRA of Nancy […]

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Mat Schulze is a Professor of German (Applied Linguistics) and the director of the Waterloo Centre for German Studies. His main field of research is Computer-Assisted Language Learning. Here he conceptualizes language-learning processes online as complex adaptive systems to better understand individual language proficiency development and corrective metalinguistic feedback and guidance.

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