Canada Excellence Research Chair
The CERC program provides prestigious awards to Canadian universities to help them attract and support world-class researchers in four areas of strategic importance to Canada: environmental sciences and technologies; natural resources and energy; health and related life sciences and technologies; and information and communication technologies.
Thomas Thundat, Canada Excellence Research Chair Laureate in Oil Sands Molecular Engineering
Canadian Research Chairs
Canada Research Chairs are awarded by the Canadian government to attract and retain some of the world's most accomplished and promising minds. They recognize outstanding researchers who are acknowledged by their peers as current or emerging world leaders in their fields, and are tenable for either five or seven years.
CME's current Canada Research Chairs
NSERC Industrial Research Chairs
The NSERC Industrial Research Chairs Program is designed to assist universities in building on existing strengths to achieve the critical mass required for a major research endeavour in science and engineering of interest to industry.
CME's current NSERC Research Chairs