Howard Alper

Howard Alper

University Professor at the University of Ottawa

Howard Alper is a distinguished University Professor at the University of Ottawa. The basic research Alper has been pursuing encompasses organic and inorganic chemistry, with potential applications in the pharmaceutical, petrochemical and commodity chemical industries.

He has served as Chair of the Government of Canada’s Science, Technology and Innovation Council, as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Council of Canadian Academies, on the Science Advisory Committee of the WEF and was IAP Co-Chair (2007-2013).