Gary W. Slater

In 1984, after receiving a Ph.D. from the Université de Sherbrooke (Sherbrooke, Québec, Camada), Gary Slater worked for six years at the Xerox Research Centre of Canada in Mississauga, Ontario. In 1990, he joined the Department of Physics at the University of Ottawa, where he was named Professor in 1996.

From July 1997 to December 2000, Gary Slater was Vice-dean (Research) for the Faculty of Science and was then appointed Vice-dean of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
(FGPS) from January 2002 through June 2004. He has been the Dean of the FGPS since January 2005.

Dr. Slater is a specialist in the physics of polymers and macromolecules, and is a world-known expert in electrophoresis, DNA sequencing, microfluidics and nanofluidics.

Dr. Slater received the 2001 Researcher of the Year Award from the University of Ottawa.

Dr. Slater has been awarded the University of Ottawa Research Chair in Biological Physics in 2004, and he was elected Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2010.

Gary W. Slater, Dean of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies University of Ottawa, Canada