Canada 150 Research Chairs are some of the world’s most talented researchers and scholars, who will be coming to work and continue their research at several universities across Canada.
Two of the 24 Canada 150 Research Chairs, Dr. Anita T. Layton and Dr. Kersten Dautenhahn, will be coming to our own University of Waterloo. Dr. Layton is an expert in biological modeling and computational mathematics from Duke University, and is the new Canada 150 Research Chair in Mathematics Biology and Medicine. Dr. Dautenhahn works to create robot-assisted therapy for children with autism, and is the new Canada 150 Research Chair in Intelligent Robotics.
Read more about the Canada 150 Research Chairs here.