DPES Committees

DPES Committees

PTR

This committee is responsible for evaluating the research, teaching, and service record of DPES faculty members at the end of each academic year.

 

Adam Martin RESEARCH
Alex Voznyy RESEARCH
Dan Weaver TEACHING
Effie Sauer TEACHING
George Arhonditsis CHAIR
Hanno Rein RESEARCH
Johann Bayer TEACHING
Julian Lowman RESEARCH
Kagan Kerman RESEARCH
Karen Smith TEACHING
Kris Kim TEACHING
Lana Mikhaylichenko TEACHING
Mathew Wells RESEARCH
Nicole Klenk RESEARCH
Ruby Sullan RESEARCH
Shadi Dalili TEACHING

 

Promotions

This committee evaluates the academic portfolios of DPES faculty members and identifies individuals that can be considered for promotion to the rank of Professor.

 

Andre Simpson
Frank Wania
George Arhonditsis
Julian Lowman
Ken Howard
Marney Isaac
Myrna Simpson
Nick Eyles
Pawel Artymowicz

 

Research Advisory Board

The DPES representative on the Research Advisory Board of the Vice-Principal Research has to attend 6-8 regular meetings during the academic year and adjudicate several competitions for UTSC faculty and student research awards and applications for support funding.

Artur Izmaylov 

 

Executive

This committee is responsible for the day-to-day management of the department and consists of the Chair, Associate Chair Undergraduate, Graduate Associate Chair, the four Discipline Representatives, and the Senior Manager.

 

George Arhonditsis
Mandy Meriano
Effie Sauer
Scott Ballantyne
Carl Mitchell
Johann Bayer
Nicole Klenk
Lana Mikhaylichenko

 

Outreach

This committee is responsible for promoting the activities our department to the local community and prospective students. Members of the Outreach committee are expected to participate in (at least) one outreach event (e.g., Open House, high-school visit) during the academic year. 

 

Adam Martin
Alen Hadzovic
Dan Weaver
Diana Valencia
Hanno Rein
James MacLellan
Karen Smith
Kris Kim
Lana Mikhaylichenko
Marco Zimmer De-Iullis
Nirusha Thavarajah
Shadi Dalili
Silvija Stefanovic
Tanzina Mohsin

 

Teaching & Curriculum

This committee is responsible for the structural organization and curricular improvements of the DPES teaching enterprise. Additional objectives involve the identification of DPES faculty members and Teaching Assistants who display outstanding commitment and excel with the delivery of our courses

 

Alen Hadzovic
Effie Sauer
Heidi Daxberger
Johann Bayer
Karen Smith 
Kris Kim
Lana Mikhaylichenko
Mandy Meriano
Marco Zimmer De- Iuliis
Nicole Klenk
Nirusha Thavarajah
Salam Tawfiq
Silvija Stefanovic
Tanzina Mohsin

 

Awards

This committee is responsible for the identification of DPES faculty members who can be nominated for local, national, and international awards. In collaboration with the Vice-Principal Research’s office, this committee will oversee the preparation of the nomination packages until their final submission.  

 

Alex Voznyy
Artur Izmaylov 
Diana Valencia
George Arhonditsis
Kagan Kerman
Ken Howard
Maria Dittrich
Myrna Simpson
Nick Eyles
Pawel Artymowicz
Ruby Sullan

 

Graduate Committees

Graduate Program and Curriculum Committee

 Day-to-day operation of the graduate programs and evaluation of all of our graduate curricular submissions

 

Carl Mitchell
Elaine Pick
George Arhonditsis
Gisela Bento
Joanna Ying-Fiss
Julie Quenneville
Karen Smith
Michael Tacorda
Nick Mandrak
Stuart Livingstone
Haley Doherty 

 

 

M.Env.Sc. Admissions Committee

Evaluation of applications for our M.Env.Sci. program. Each member is expected to evaluate a minimum of twenty (20) applications on-line.

 

Adam Martin
Alex Voznyy
Carl Mitchell
Frank Wania
George Arhonditsis
Heidi Daxberger
Jim MacLellan
Karen Smith
Ken Howard
Marney Isaac
Mathew Wells
Nick Eyles
Nick Mandrak
Nicole Klenk
Ruby Sullan
Shadi Dalili
Stuart Livingstone
Xiao-an Zhang

 

Ph.D. Admissions Committee

Evaluation of applications for our Ph.D. program. Members of this committee are expected to evaluate on-line applications and participate into two meetings during the academic year.

 

Alex Voznyy
Andre Simpson
Carl Mitchell
Frank Wania
George Arhonditsis
Len Tsuji
Marney Isaac
Ruby Sullan
Stuart Livingstone

 

Graduate Awards and Scholarships Committee                 

NSERC, OGS and other scholarships. An additional role of this committee is to identify graduate students and prepare their nominations for internal and external awards.

 

Carl Mitchell
George Arhonditsis
Kagan Kerman
Ken Howard
Mathew Wells
Nick Eyles
Nicole Klenk
Stuart Livingstone
Xiao-an Zhang

 

Supervisors of Study

Chemistry

Shadi Dalili  Co-op Supervisor of Study
Myrna Simpson Specialist Env. Chemistry
Andre Simpson Specialist in Chemistry
Ruby Sullan Specialist in Biological Chemistry
Marco Zimmer De-Iuliis Coordinator of First Year of Studies in Chemistry
Effie Sauer Major Biochemistry (A-M)
Nirusha Thavarajah Major Biochemistry (N-Z)
Lana Mikhaylichenko Major in Chemistry
Marco Zimmer De-Iuliis Transfer Credits
Lana Mikhaylichenko Transfer Credits until Dec 2020

 

Environmental Science

Mandy Meriano Combined Degree Program -HBSc/Master of Engineering until Dec 2020
Silvija Stefanovic Combined Degree Program -HBSc/Master of Engineering Winter 2021
Tanzina Mohsin Co-op Major Env. Science
Adam Martin Co-op Specialist Env. Biology
Julian Lowman Co-op Specialist Env. Physics
Mandy Meriano Legacy Major Programs until Dec 2020
Silvija Stefanovic Legacy Major Programs Winter 2021
Tanzina Mohsin Major Env. Science
Adam Martin Specialist Env. Biology
Mathew Wells Minor Env. Science
Mandy Meriano Minor Natural Sciences and Env. Management Until Dec 2020
Silvija Stefanovic Minor Natural Sciences and Env. Management -Winter 2021
Nick Eyles

Specialist Env. Geosciences  - Winter 2021

Mandy Meriano Specialist Env. Geosciences until Dec 2020
Heidi Daxberger Co-op Specialist Env. Geosciences until Dec 2020
Nick Eyles Specialist Env. Geosciences Winter 2021
Julian Lowman Specialist Env. Physics
Mandy Meriano Transfer of Credits until Dec 2020
Ken Howard Transfer of Credits -Winter 2021

 

Environmental Studies