Canada Excellence Research Chair
Prof. Ursula Eicker is the Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Communities and Cities and Founder of the Next-Generation Cities Institute at Concordia University in Montréal. Prof. Eicker’s research interest focuses on zero emission urban transformation. She is working on multiple eco-district projects and is building an urban modeling and data platform to assess urban decarbonisation strategies. Her team also designs gamification interfaces and web based digital twins to engage users. She has published 7 books, 24 book contributions, over 100 Peer-Reviewed Papers and more than 330 Conference Papers.