The University of Alberta is pleased to welcome new leadership in the following portfolio(s):
Matthias Ruth will become the University of Alberta's next vice-president (research) on May 1, 2018 for a five year term. Matthias holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and a PhD in geography from the University of Illinois, where he also received training in engineering and biology. He is currently the director of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University in Boston.
Read the full announcement here.