### faculty from Atlantic Canada

**Ivan Booth**(CRG academic coordinator)

*Mathematics & Statistics, Memorial University*

*Brief biography:*Ivan Booth obtained his PhD from the University of Waterloo in 2000. After a post-doc at the University of Alberta, he came to Memorial University in 2002 and is now a Professor. His research field is mathematical relativity and he has a particular interest in the geometry of black holes and their horizons, the AdS-CFT correspondence, gravitational energy and angular momentum and modified theories of gravity.**Alan Coley**

*Mathematics & Statistics, Dalhousie University*

*Brief biography:*Alan Coley obtained his PhD from the University of London in 1981 and was then a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Waterloo until joining Dalhousie University in 1983, where he is currently a full professor. His research interests include mathematical cosmology and Lorentzian geometry.**Jack Gegenberg**

*Mathematics & Statistics, University of New Brunswick (Fredericton)*

*Brief biography:*Jack Gegenberg obtained his PhD in Mathematics at Simon Fraser University in 1982. He is currently a professor of Mathematics at UNB. His research interests include geometric flows, classical and quantum gravity and topological field theories.**Viqar Husain**

*Mathematics & Statistics, University of New Brunswick (Fredericton)*

*Brief biography:*Viqar Husain obtained a PhD from Yale University in 1989. Following this he was a post-doc at a few places, including Penn State and the University of British Columbia before joining the University of New Brunswick faculty, where he has been a full professor since 2003. His primary research interests are in black holes, cosmology, and quantum gravity.**Hari Kunduri**

*Mathematics & Statistics, Memorial University*

*Brief biography:*Hari Kunduri completed his PhD at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge in 2007. He was a research fellow at the University of Nottingham (2006-7) and the University of Cambridge (2007-9) before holding a PIMS postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Alberta (2009-11). He joined the Department of Mathematics at Memorial University in 2011 and is currently an Assistant Professor. His research focusses on mathematical and theoretical aspects of black holes in general relativity and tis extensions within string theory.**Robert Milson**

*Mathematics & Statistics, Dalhousie University*

*Brief biography:*Robert Milson obtained his PhD from McGill University under the supervision of Niky Kamran. He joined Dalhousie University in 2001, where he is currently a Full Professor. His research interests include higher dimensional Lorentzian geometry.**Sanjeev Seahra**

*Mathematics & Statistics, University of New Brunswick (Fredericton)*

*Brief biography:*Sanjeev Seahra obtained his PhD from the University of Waterloo in 2003 and was then a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Cosmology & Gravitation, Portsmouth, UK. He came to the University of New Brunswick in 2007 as a postdoc, and is currently an Associate Professor. His research interests include cosmology, the early universe, as well as quantum and modified theories of gravity.**Robert van den Hoogen**

*Mathematics, Statisitics & Computer Science, Saint Francis Xavier University*

*Brief biography:*Robert van den Hoogen obtained his PhD from Dalhousie University in 1995 and immediately started as an Assistant Professor at St. Francis Xavier University. He recently completed a term as Dean of Science at the university and is currently transitioning back to research and teaching. His research involves how different theories of gravity affect the evolution of the universe.