Research Chairs

NSERC Research Chairs

Simaan AbouRizk (Civil & Environmental)
NSERC/Alberta Construction Industry Senior Industrial Research Chair in Construction Engineering and Management

Mohamed Al-Hussein (Civil & Environmental)
NSERC Senior Industrial Research Chair in the Industrialization of Building Construction

Tayfun Babadagli (Civil & Environmental)
NSERC Senior Industrial Research Chair in Unconventional Oil Recovery

Mohamed Gamal El-Din (Civil & Environmental)
NSERC Senior Industrial Research Chair in Oil Sands Tailings Water Treatment

Biao Huang (Chemical & Materials)
NSERC Senior Industrial Research Chair in Control of Oil Sands Processes

Amit Kumar (Mechanical)
NSERC/Cenovus/Alberta Innovates Associate Industrial Research Chair in Energy & Environmental Systems Engineering 

Derek Martin (Civil & Environmental)
NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Railway Geomechanics

Pedram Mousavi (Mechanical)
NSERC-AITF Associate Industrial Research Chair in Intelligent Integrated Sensors & Antennas

Aminah Robinson Fayek (Civil & Environmental)
NSERC Senior Industrial Research Chair in Strategic Construction Modeling and Delivery

Yang Liu (Civil & Environmental) 
NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Sustainable Urban Water Development

Sean Sanders (Chemical & Materials)
NSERC Associate Industrial Research Chair in Pipeline Transport Processes

G Ward Wilson (Civil & Environmental Engineering)
NSERC/COSIA Industrial Research Chair in Oil Sands Tailings Geotechnique

Wilsun Xu (Electrical & Computer)
NSERC/iCORE/Alberta Power Companies Senior Industrial Research Chair in Power Quality

Zhenghe Xu (Chemical & Materials)
NSERC/Oilsands Industry Senior Industrial Research Chair in Oil Sands Engineering

Anthony Yeung (Chemical & Materials)
NSERC/Imperial Oil/Alberta Innovates Associate Industrial Research Chair in Non-Aqueous Bitumen Extraction

David Zhu (Civil & Environmental Engineering)
NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Urban Drainage

Aminah Robinson Fayek


Biao Huang


Mohamed Al-Hussein


Mohamed Gamal El-Din


Tayfun Babadagli