New Faculty Profiles

Meet the incoming professors at the Faculty of Science

Our incoming professors span all departments across the Faculty bringing fresh and unique perspectives to campus with their research and teaching experience. Click through to see  profiles of the faculty member featured below. 

 

Featured Faculty

 

Dr. Vered Shwartz

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Computer scientist Dr. Vered Shwartz studies how to improve common sense reasoning in natural language processing (NLP) by building and training machine learning models.

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Dr. Jiarui Ding

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Dr. Jiarui Ding's research is in modeling biological data, with knowledge from decades of biomedical research as prior information encoded in model structures, to uncover the interpretable latent factors.

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Dr. Caroline Lemieux

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Dr. Caroline Lemieux's research aims to help developers improve the correctness, security, and performance of software systems.

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Dr. Lindsey Daniels

DEPARTMENT OF MATH

Dr. Lindsey Daniels is a new Assistant Professor of teaching in the department of math. Her teaching focuses on the practical applications of math, and her research focus is finding methodologies that help students stay engaged during the school year. 

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Dr. Kaitlyn Gaynor

DEPARTMENTS OF BOTANY AND ZOOLOGY

Dr. Kaitlyn Gaynor is a new Assistant Professor in the departments of botany and zoology. Her research examines the effects of human activity on global biodiversity.

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Dr. Alex Moore

DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY

Dr. Alex Moore is a new Assistant Professor in the department of botany with a joint appointment in the faculty of forestry's department of forest and conservation sciences. Their researchers focuses on how predator-prey interactions impact the health and functioning of coastal wetland ecosystems and explores the role that cultural values and knowledge play in ecosystem restoration conservation.

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Dr. Ilsa Cooke

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

Dr. Ilsa Cooke is a new Assistant Professor in the department of chemistry. Her research focuses on laboratory surface and gas-phase experiments to unravel the formation of molecules in interstellar space. 

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