Our People

To learn more about the faculty's specific research areas, please consult their profile pages or go to our research section to search by research category.

We have over 100 technical staff supporting the school at any given time.  We have listed here permanent technical staff that work for the school.  Additional technical staff tied to research programs, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows can be found by using the University of Guelph directory.

Associate Professor / School of Engineering

Email: bgharaba@uoguelph.ca

MES student

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 54896

Email: sgibbs@uoguelph.ca

Office: Graham Hall

Professor Emeritus

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.54276

Email: tgillesp@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

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Assistant Professor

Phone: 519-824-4120 x52075

Email: agilles@uoguelph.ca

Office: ALEX 225

Keywords: soil biochemistry, organic matter chemistry, soil health, carbon modelling, environmental spectroscopy, digital soil mapping

Associate Professor

Phone: (519) 674-1500 Ext.63605 Ridgetown Campus

Email: bgilroye@uoguelph.ca

Keywords: anaerobic digestion, biorefinery, fermentation, industrial crops, waste valorization

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Associate Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52453 Room: ALEX 321

Email: glasauer (at) uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

Keywords: wetlands, biogeochemistry, metals, microbiology, soil chemistry

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Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52754 Room: ECBL 3239

Email: pgoodwin@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey Building

Keywords: ginseng, tobacco, soil, bacteria, fungi, molecular biology

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Assistant Professor

Email: goordial@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey Building

Keywords: environmental microbiology, extremophiles, polar microbiology, astrobiology, climate change

Post Doctoral Fellow

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 52531

Email: ygopalap@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

Vice President Research and Acting Provost, Wilfrid Laurier University


Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52415 Room: ALEX 121C

Email: agordon@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

MSc Graduate Student

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 54294

Email: rgordon@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 58548

Email: agradish@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey

Assistant Professor/PhytoGro Research Chair in Controlled Environment Systems

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 54869

Email: tgraham@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey Bldg., Rm 2105

Keywords: controlled environment agriculture, space biology/exploration, medicinal crops, agricultural water remediation, food insecurity, food safety

MSc Graduate Student

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 54266

Email: kgraunga@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

MES Graduate Student

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 54896

Email: kgreig@uoguelph.ca

Office: Graham Hall

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Undergraduate Program Assistant

Phone: 519-824-4120 Ext. 53565

Email: sesugrad@uoguelph.ca

Office: Bovey Building 1108

Professor Emeritus

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.53585

Email: pgroenev@lrs.uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall


Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 53585

Email: arguerra@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

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Professor and Head of the Honey Bee Research Centre

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.53609 Room: ECBL 3241

Email: eguzman@uoguelph.ca

Office: Edmund C Bovey

Keywords: bee biology, bee pathology, bee behaviour, bee genetics, bee ecology

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Associate Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52748 Room: ECBL 3238

Email: mhabash@uoguelph.ca

Office: Edmund C. Bovey

Keywords: water quality, microbial source tracking, waterborne pathogens, microbial biofilms

Post Doctoral Fellow

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 53839

Email: hhager@uoguelph.ca

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Professor and Associate VP Research (Agri-Food Partnership)

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.54809

Email: bhale@uoguelph.ca

Office: Johnson Hall Room 166

Keywords: ecotoxicology, soil contaminants, soil remediation, metals, risk assessment

Professor Emeritus (College)

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.53631

Email: rhall@uoguelph.ca

Professor and Associate Dean (Research and Graduate Studies)

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.54488 Room: ECBL 2240

Email: rhallett@uoguelph.ca

Office: EC Bovey Building

Keywords: integrated pest management, biological control, invasive insect species, insect-plant interactions, insect population dynamics

Communications Officer/Instructor

Phone: +1 519 824 4120 ext. 58132

Email: shaerri@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall, Room 205

MSc Graduate Student

Email: tharvey@uoguelph.ca

Office: ALEX

M.Sc. student

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext. 54264

Email: mhaupt@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.54847

Email: jheal@uoguelph.ca

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Associate Professor

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52450 Room: ALEX 140

Email: rheck@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall

Keywords: pedology, computed tomography, structure, magnetic susceptibility

M.Sc. student

Phone: (519) 824-4120

Email: chende08@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall


Phone: (519) 986-1475

Email: shilts@uoguelph.ca

Office: Alexander Hall


Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.52753 Room: ECBL 3227

Email: thsiang@uoguelph.ca

Keywords: turfgrass diseases, forest pathology, fungal genomics

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Associate Professor and Arboretum Director

Phone: (519) 824-4120 Ext.53065 or Ext.52356 Room: ALEX 220

Email: shunt@uoguelph.ca

Office: E.C. Bovey, and OAC Centennial Arboretum Centre

MES Graduate Student

Email: bikpe@uoguelph.ca