With over 400 faculty investigating sustainability-related topics at UBC, it can be hard to know where to start. We’ve curated a list of researchers with expertise across a wide range of disciplines.

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Applied Science | Science
Institute for Resources, Environment and...
Atmospheric Pollutants; Climate Changes and Impacts; Chemical Pollutants; Social and Cultural Factors of Environmental Protection; Public Policies
Land and Food Systems | Science
Food, Nutrition and Health | Institute for...
Social Movements, Environment and Society, Dynamics of Social Transformations; food sovereignty, Sustainable agriculture, socio-ecological systems, agro-ecology
Applied Science
Architecture and Landscape Architecture
green building design, construction and operation, including the integrated technical and economic modelling of building- and community-integrated low-carbon energy systems; finding new ways to...

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Mérida, Walter

Applied Science
Clean energy, Low carbon fuels, Fuel cells and hydrogen

Meyboom, AnnaLisa

Applied Science
Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Transportation Infrastructure and Public Space

Michal, Carl

Physics and Astronomy
Nuclear magnetic resonance, biological and energy storage materials

Michaletz, Sean

plant physiological ecology, macroecology, fire behavior and effects

Mickelson, Karin

Environmental law; international environmental law; international human rights; impact of developing countries on the evolution of international environmental law; International law of North-South relations; Third World Approaches to International Law

Miller, Bruce

Anthropology of Law, ethnography, ethnohistory of Coast Salish of BC and Washington, Indigenes worldwide, state-Indigenous relations

Milne, Tamar

Sauder School of Business
Marketing and Behavioural Science Division
marketing, sales, communications, and sustainability in a wide variety of sectors, including natural resources, consumer products manufacturing, tourism, and transportation

Mirabbasi, Shahriar

Applied Science
Analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits and systems design

Mirenda, Pat

Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education
Applied Behaviour Analysis, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Developmental Disabilities, Positive Behaviour Support

Miskovic, Sanja

Applied Science
optimization and control of mineral processing units and circuits for increased plant availability, increased productivity and reduction of water and energy consumption; address the world's needs through the development of innovative solutions, new technologies and processing pathways that will enable efficient and environmentally sound concentration, extraction, and refinement of minerals, metals, fuels and waste.

Mitchell, Stephen

Forest and Conservation Sciences
Natural resource management and conservation

Mohn, Bill

Microbiology and Immunology
pollutant biodegradation, pollutant bioremediation, biological treatment of forest industry effluents and wastes, environmental biotechnology, forest soil microbial ecology

Mohseni, Madjid

Applied Science
Water treatment; Ultraviolet (UV), ozone, and Advanced oxidation technologies; Environmental pollution control; bioenergy from waste, Environmental bioprocesses engineering, biofiltration, biological wastewater treatment, advanced oxidation

Mooney, Patrick

Applied Science
Architecture and Landscape Architecture
sustainable development; urban biological diversity; environmental restoration; wetland restoration; therapeutic landscapes; urban ecosystems; environmental management in urban planning; birds in urban environments; habitat management; Japanese gardens; habitats, Sustainable landscape planning, ecological restoration, design studio, evironmental issues

Moore, Dan

influence of climate variability and change, in conjunction with forest and glacier dynamics, on hydrological processes and the patterns of streamflow and water quality. environmental monitoring, management and policy.

Morgan, Steve

Population and Public Health
health economist whose work promotes universal access to appropriately prescribed, affordably priced, and equitably financed medications

Muehlmann, Shaylih

Environmental politics, indigeneity, water scarcity

Nagamune, Ryozo

Applied Science
Robust Control, System Identification, Optimization, Hard Disk Drives Servo, Automotive Engine Control, Machine Tool Servo Control, Analytic Interpolation, Spectral Estimation, Wind Turbine Control, Wind turbine control, Automotive engine control, Hard disk drive track-following control

Nan, Ning

Sauder School of Business
Complex adaptive systems; Multi-agent modeling; Post-adoptive IT use; Online community; Dispersed teamwork; IT infrastructure

Nardizzi, Vin

English Language and Literatures
ecotheory, plant studies, queer studies, and disability studies.