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Tamer Ozsu

M. Tamer Özsu

M. Tamer Özsu is a University Professor of Computer Science at the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science of the University of Waterloo where he holds a Cheriton Faculty Fellowship. He also holds a Distinguished Visiting Professor position at Tsinghua University. He is the Founding Director of Waterloo-Huawei Joint Innovation Laboratory since 2018. His …

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Igor Linkov

Igor Linkov

Dr. Igor Linkov is Senior Science and Technology Manager with the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), and Adjunct Professor with Carnegie Mellon University.  He develops methods and tools for measuring risk and resilience in interconnected networks and applies these tools to critical infrastructure, transportation, energy and cyber systems, supply chains and currently …

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Helena Shilomboleni

Helena Shilomboleni

Dr. Helena Shilomboleni is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Environment (School of Environment Resources and Sustainability and the Department of Geography and Environmental Management) at the University of Waterloo. Her research and teaching areas of expertise are agriculture and food security, with a specialization working with small-scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. She has fieldwork …

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Wesley Wark

Wesley Wark

Wesley Wark is an expert on national security and intelligence issues, in both a Canadian and international context. He is a senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation, in Waterloo, where he co-directed a major project on Canadian National Security Strategy. He is co-author of the CIGI special report, “Reimagining a Canadian National …

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Malcolm McCulloch

Malcolm D. McCulloch

In 1993 Malcolm McCulloch moved to Oxford University to start up the Electrical Power Group. Climate change and social inequity are the big challenges facing our civilisation on its path to a sustainable future. The group’s focus is to develop thought leadership and to research and commercialise sustainable energy technologies. The group’s ethos is to …

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Vijay Ganesh

Vijay Ganesh

Dr. Vijay Ganesh is an associate professor at the University of Waterloo and the Co-Director of the Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute. Prior to joining Waterloo in 2012, he was a research scientist at MIT (2007-2012) and completed his PhD in computer science from Stanford in 2007. Vijay’s primary area of research is the theory and …

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Tejas Rao

Tejas Rao

Tejas Rao is currently Manager at the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law, a Research Assistant with the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, and a PhD Candidate at the Deparment of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, where he is a Nehru Trust Scholar. His research examines narratives and the political economy of international law-making, with …

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Greg Giokas

Greg Giokas, BA (German and French), Université Laval, 1981; MA (International Affairs), Carleton University, 1984, served the federal government for 31 years. His extensive experience includes work on Parliament Hill, at the Canadian International Development Agency, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. During his career, Mr. Giokas has led the …

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Izabela Steflja

Izabela Steflja

Izabela Steflja is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU). Prior to joining WLU, Dr. Steflja was a Professor of Practice in International Development and Political Science at Tulane University (2016–2021). Dr. Steflja has conducted years of ethnographic fieldwork in post-conflict countries (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kenya, Serbia, and …

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Ben Clift

Ben Clift

Ben Clift is Professor of Political Economy, Deputy Head, and Director of Research in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick. His research interests lie at the interface of comparative and international political economy. He recently held a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship for a project entitled ‘The OBR and the …

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