Leadership • Provincial Advisory Committee


The Provincial Advisory Committee (PAC)​ is comprised of Statistical Scientists from CANSSI institutional members across the province, with expertise in data-intensive disciplines. The members of the PAC oversee the CANSSI Ontario budget and provide oversight for province-wide programs and initiatives, helping CANSSI Ontario to promote and deliver collaborative programs in benefit of partner organizations.


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David Campbell

Carleton University
Professor, School of Mathematics and Statistics

Assistant Director, Data Science Applications, Bank of Canada.
Diedrichsen, Jörn2

Jörn Diedrichsen

University of Western Ontario
Professor, Statistical and Actuarial Science and Western Research Chair for Motor Control & Computational Neuroscience Joint with the Department of Computer Science
Estep, Donald2

Donald Estep

Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute and Simon Fraser University
Director, Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute

SIAM Fellow
Chalmers University Jubilee Professor 2013-14

Canadian Research Chair in Computational Probability and Uncertainty Quantification

Professor, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University
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Zeny Feng

University of Guelph
Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Hanna Jankowski

York University
Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, York University

Chunfang Devon Lin

Queen's University
Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Paré, Guillaume

Guillaume Pare

McMaster University
Professor, Pathology and Molecular Medicine

Canada Research Chair in Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology

Reid, Nancy

Nancy Reid

University of Toronto
University Professor

Professor, Department of Statistical Sciences

Canada Research Chair in Statistical Theory and Applications

Stefan Steiner

University of Waterloo
Professor, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
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Lisa Strug

University of Toronto
Director, CANSSI Ontario

Professor, Department of Statistical Sciences, Department of Computer Science, and Biostatistics Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Associate Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics and Senior Scientist, Program in Genetics and Genome Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children

Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Genome Data Sciences