Killam Laureates

Killam Memorial Chairs

The Killam Memorial Endowment funds at least two Killam Memorial Chairs at the University of Alberta in scientific and/or engineering fields. Memorial Chairs are selected by a committee chaired by the Vice-President (Research) which includes the Provost and Vice‑President (Academic), the Vice-Provost and Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, and three representative faculty members.

Current Killam Memorial Chairs

Valeri Frolov, Killam Memorial Chair and Professor of Physics, 1993-

Yingfei Yi, Killam Memorial Chair and Professor of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, 2014-

Previous Killam Memorial Chairs

Jack A Jacobs, Killam Memorial Chair and Professor of Physics, 1967-1974

Harry E Gunning, Killam Memorial Chair and Professor of Chemistry, 1968-1982

Hiroomi Umezawa, Killam Memorial Chair and Professor of Physics, 1975-1992

Terry M Caelli, Killam Memorial Chair and Professor of Psychology, 1982-1988

David W Schindler, Killam Memorial Chair and Professor of Ecology, 1989-2013