Faculty available to host visiting research students (VIRS)

This list is not exhaustive and meant as a starting point for students to review faculty members who have explicitly indicated to welcome visiting research student enquiries. Do not conclude that faculty members not listed here won't accept visiting students. Interested students can consult the broader researcher search to identify faculty members based on research keywords.
Last namesort descending First name Academic Unit Research Interests
Robinson Wendy Department of Medical Genetics Other basic medicine and life sciences; Medical Genetics; Human Development; Placenta; Epigenetics; DNA methylation; Sex differences; Mosaicism; Fetal Growth
Rodrigues Brian Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences (except clinical aspects); Diabetes; Cardiomyopathy; Heart Failure; Energy Metabolism; Cardiovascular metabolism; Endothelial cell - cardiomyocyte crosstalk; Vascular Endothelial Growth factors
Rogak Steven Department of Mechanical Engineering Natural sciences; Aerosols, air pollution and climate
Ross E. Wayne Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy Curriculum, pedagogy and didactics; Specialized studies in education; Critical Pedagogy; Curriculum Studies; Educational Approaches; Political Contexts; Social Contexts; Social Justice in Education; Social Studies Education; teacher education
Rottler Joerg Department of Physics & Astronomy Physical sciences; Condensed Matter and Materials Physics; Nanomaterials; Polymers; Soft Matter; Solids
Rouse Robert Department of English Language and Literatures Medieval Literatures; Environment, space and place
Rowley Susan Department of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology Anthropology, n.e.c.; repatriation; museums; material culture; Cultural Heritage; arctic archaeology; heritage management
Rubin Julia Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Computer engineering; Programming languages and software engineering; Computer Systems; software engineering; Software quality, security, and robustness; program analysis; Adversarial robustness, explainability, and interpretability of ML-based systems; Mobile and cloud software
Rullmann Hotze Department of Linguistics Linguistics; Semantics
Rusk Bruce Department of Asian Studies Asian history; Literary or Artistic Work Analysis; Social Determinants of Arts and Letters; Arts and Cultural Traditions; Exegesis and Sacred Text Critics; Lexicography and Dictionaries; Authentication Studies; Confucianism; Early Modern China; material culture
Sadarangani Manish Department of Pediatrics Immunology; Microbiology; Bacteria; Bacterial Vaccines; Childhood infections; Epidemiology; Immune System; Vaccine Development; Vaccine immunity
Sadatsafavi Mohsen Respiratory diseases; Epidemiology (except nutritional and veterinary epidemiology); Epidemiology; Biostatistics; Respiratory Research
Sawatzky Bonita Department of Orthopaedics Clinical medicine; Mobility; Outcome measures; biomechanics; assistive devices; rare disease
Schmidt Julia Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy Occupational therapy; Trauma / Injuries; cognition; Neurological diseases; Cognitive impairment; neuroscience; rehabilitation; Self-awareness; Self-identity; Traumatic Brain Injury
Schoof Christian Department of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences Geophysics; Ice and Snow; Transformation and Evolution of the Earth Surface; Fluid mechanics; Hydraulic; Asymptotic and Classical Applied Analysis; Differential Equation; applied mathematics; glacier hydrology; Glaciology; ice sheet dynamics
Schuetz Christian Department of Psychiatry Neurosciences, biological and chemical aspects; Neurosciences, medical and physiological and health aspects; Addiction, Cognitive Control, Treatment; Psychology - Biological Aspects; Social and Cultural Psychiatry
Scott Douglas Department of Physics & Astronomy Astronomical and space sciences; Physical sciences; Cosmology; Science and Knowledge
Seidel Marc-David Division of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Economics and business administration; Organizational behavior; Discrimination and networks in the employment relationship; Distributed Trust Technologies (Blockchain, etc.); Early life factors role in later life workplace outcomes; Economic Systems; Entrepreneurship; Impacts of New Information Technologies; Life Cycles ( Childhood, Adolescence, Adulthood, etc.); Media and Society; New Technology and Social Impacts; Organizational Theory; Social Networks; Social Organization and Political Systems; Social networks and organizational decision making; Social, Economical and Political Impacts of Innovations; Socio-Economic Conditions
Semenoff Gordon Walter Department of Physics & Astronomy Physical sciences; Moedal experiment, Large Hadron Collider, CERN; String theory, quantum field theory, statistical mechanics; Theoretical and mathematical physics, the physics of elementary particles, condensed matter physics
Shneiderman Sara Department of Anthropology, School of Public Policy and Global Affairs Social and cultural anthropology; Indigenous issues; Disaster response and preparedness; Citizenship; migration
Sigal Leonid Department of Computer Science Computer and information sciences; Artificial Intelligence; Computer Science and Statistics; Parametric and Non-Parametric Inference; Computer Vision; Machine Learning; Semantic Recognition; Vision + Natural Language Processing; Visual Recognition and Understanding
Sinclair Chadwick Department of Materials Engineering Modelization and Simulation; Theoretical Approach; Metals and Alloys; Material Design; Mechanical and Physical Processes; Materials Science and Engineering; Computational Materials Science; Manufacturing; Alloy Design; Solid State Physics; Mechanics
Singh Amritpal Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Other basic medicine and life sciences; single cell multiomics; single cell spatial multiomics; data integration; Machine Learning; Biomarkers; heart and lung disease; High dimensional data analysis; Bioinformatics
Song Weihong Department of Psychiatry Alzheimer's Disease; Molecular Genetics; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Cell Signaling; Cognition; Genetics of Neurological and Psychiatric Diseases; Neuropharmacology; Transgenic Model; Down Syndrome; mental health; Alzheimer's disease
Speller Camilla Department of Anthropology Anthropology; Archeological Data Analysis; Molecular Genetics; Ancient DNA Analysis (paleogenetics); Ancient proteins (paleoproteomics); Animal Domestication; Bioarchaeology; Environmental Archaeology; Marine Ecosystems
Spering Miriam Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Biological sciences; vision; movement; perception and action; eye movements; hand movements; eye-hand coordination; sport vision; Parkinson's disease
Steiner Theodore Division of Infectious Diseases Cell Signaling and Infectious and Immune Diseases; Cell Therapy of Infectious and Immune Diseases; Gastrointestinal Pathologies; Infectious Diseases; intestinal immunology; Innate immunity; gastrointestinal infections
Stephens Christopher Department of Philosophy Philosophy; philosophy of biology; philosophy of science; rationality; scientific philosophy; Why be rational?
Stickles Elise Department of English Language and Literatures English language; Mental Representation; grammar; Pragmatics; Semantics; Syntax; Imagery; Symbolism; Gestural, Verbal Communications; Public Communication; Data mining
Stirling Peter Department of Medical Genetics Clinical oncology; Genetic medicine; Biological and Biochemical Mechanisms; Cancer; cancer genetics; Cell; DNA repair; Genome Instability; Genotoxins; Molecular Genetics; Stress responses
Straus Suzana Department of Chemistry Chemical sciences; Proteins; Antimicrobial peptides; Protein-protein interactions; Structure-function; Viral membrane proteins
Stull Roland Department of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences Meteorology and weather; weather; Meteorology; atmospheric science; numerical weather prediction; clean energy meteorology; storms; transportation weather; forest fire weather; weather disasters; atmospheric boundary layers; aviation meteorology
Sugioka Kenji Department of Zoology Basic medicine and life sciences; Cell division; Animal morphogenesis; Cytoskeletal dynamics
Suttle Curtis Department of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences, Department of Botany, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries Bioinformatics; Fisheries sciences; Immunology; Microbiology; Oceanography; Plant biology; Biological Oceanography; Environmental Virology; Marine Environment; Marine Microbiology; Microbial Diversity; Phage; Viral Discovery; Viruses
Swindale Nicholas Vaughan Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Bioinformatics; Neurosciences, biological and chemical aspects; Neurosciences, medical and physiological and health aspects; Eye and Visual System Diseases; Neuronal Modeling; Neuronal Systems; Visual System
Taghipour Fariborz Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering Clean Technologies; Solar and Wind Energy; Drinking Water; solar fuels; Artificial Photosynthetic Systems; UV Photoreactors; UV-LED Reactors; UV Microplasma; Modeling of Chemical and Biochemical Reactors; Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
Talhouk Aline Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Human reproduction and development sciences; Computer Science and Statistics; Epidemiology; Bioinformatics; Cancer of the Reproductive System; diagnostic models; Digital health; Machine Learning; personalized medicine; prevention; Privacy
Tam Roger School of Biomedical Engineering Machine learning; Biomedical signal processing; Biomedical Design and Innovation; Biomedical Technologies; Computer Science and Statistics; Data Analytics; Medical Imaging; Machine Learning; Neurodegenerative diseases; Precision Medicine; Radiology
Taubert Stefan Department of Medical Genetics Genetic medicine; Health counselling; Aging; beta cells; C. elegans; Diabetes; Gene Regulation and Expression; Gene regulation; Genetics of Aging; genomics; Hypoxia; Metabolism; Molecular Genetics; Mouse; stress; Stress and Cancer; Stress responses; Toxin and Toxicant Metabolism; Transcription
Tebbutt Scott Division of Respiratory Medicine Basic medicine and life sciences; Dual organism molecular interaction (fungal spores & human airway epithelium); Early and late reactions in allergic asthma and rhinitis; Diagnostics of acute heart rejection; Neonatal vaccine immunogenicity; Systems biology, biomarkers & bioinformatics
Tocheva Elitza Department of Microbiology & Immunology Microbiology; Biological and Biochemical Mechanisms; Functional and Structural Proteomics; Microbial Ultrastructure; Cryo-electron tomography and Structural Biology; bacterial physiology; Microbial Diversity; Secretion systems and Mechanisms of pathogenesis; Novel bacterial phyla
Traboulsee Tony Division of Neurology Neurology; Central nervous system; Biomedical signal processing; Machine learning; Imaging; magnetic resonance imaging; multiple sclerosis; neuromyelitls optica (NMO)
Trajano Heather Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering Chemical engineering; Biomass (Energy); Wood; Pulp and paper; Biochemicals; Biomass extractives recovery and utilization; Biorefining; catalysis; Hemicellulose; Kinetics; Pretreatment
Tremlett Helen Division of Neurology Epidemiology (except nutritional and veterinary epidemiology); multiple sclerosis; Neuroepidemiology; Pharmacoepidemiology; prodrome,; Drug safety and effectiveness; Pharmacogenomics; comorbidities; health administrative data; Gut microbiome; prodromes
Tropini Carolina Department of Microbiology & Immunology, School of Biomedical Engineering Immunology; Medical and biomedical engineering; Microbiology; Bacteria; Bacteriophages; Bioengineering; Bioinformatics; Biological and Biochemical Mechanisms; Biophysics; Gut microbiota; Inflammatory bowel disease
Tseng Michelle Department of Botany, Department of Zoology Population ecology; Community ecology (except invasive species ecology); Evolutionary impacts of climate change; Biological adaptation; Ecological impacts of climate change; Insect & plankton ecology; Community and evolutionary ecology; Community responses to warming
Tu Qingshi Department of Wood Science Forestry sciences; Biomass (Energy); Sustainable Development; Modelization and Simulation; Biofuels and bioproducts; climate change; Computational modeling; Forest biorefineries; Industrial ecology; Life cycle assessment; Sustainable bioeconomy
Turvey Stuart Department of Pediatrics Immunology; Microbiology; Asthma; Immune System; Immunodeficiencies; Microbiome cohort studies; Precision Medicine; Primary Immune Deficiencies
Upham David Chester Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering Chemical engineering; Energy Transformation and Energy Using; catalysis; Energy; Greenhouse gas mitigation
Van Petegem Filip Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Biochemistry; Biological and Biochemical Mechanisms; Genetic Diseases; Calcium signaling; Cardiac arrhythmia; electrical signaling; electrophysiology; Epilepsy; Ion channels; Structural Biology

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