SFU Postdoctoral Association

Welcome to your SFU Postdoctoral Association (PDA)

Here you can discover more about the PDA, have look at what it means to be a member, and meet postdocs who are currently serving on the Executive Council.

For more information about postdoctoral appointment at SFU, please contact postdoc@sfu.ca

All SFU postdocs are automatically members, but if you want to join our events and meet other postdocs, you should:


Meet your Executive

Event Details

Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) and the PDA host an annual mingler to welcome all new postdoctoral fellows to SFU.

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 | 4:30 - 6:30 PM
  • Location: West Mall Centre Lounge
  • Anil is a postdoctoral fellow interested on human-computer interaction and virtual and augmented reality.

  • Anastasia is a postdoctoral fellow at the Beedie School of Business focusing on regulations adopted by host states to govern foreign direct investment made by state-owned enterprises.

  • Amber is an education Postdoctoral Fellow investigating how storied resistances against rape culture are enacted online through young adult (YA) fanfiction. (Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship)

  • Dr. Wilson studies the social-ecological diversity and resilience in Canadian fisheries.

  • Friederike is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography, Faculty of Environment.

  • Alexander is a postdoctoral fellow researching wetlands and their process of removing pollutants such as industrial wastes from the water. (Canadian Pacific/Teck Resources Award for Environmental Innovation, Simons Foundation Graduate Award in the Faculty of Environment, three Mitacs Accelerate internships and the Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship award)

  • Dr. Letham examines shoreline changes in the Northwest Coast of North America.

  • Dr. Jones' research will study the influence of external interventions on microbiome composition.

  • Kieran is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Biological Sciences researching anthropogenic noise and the ecological effects of noise pollution on fish and invertebrates communities. (Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellowship)

  • Priyanka is working to identify and characterize new candidate proteins by integrating structural bioinformatics, biochemical and reverse proteomic approach.

  • Bulmaro specializes in the use of robotic devices and augmented real-time feedback to aid in the rehabilitation and assistance of people with disabilities.

  • Jens is a School of Computing Science Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Applied Sciences whose research is in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, a subarea of Artificial Intelligence that studies how an agent's knowledge can be represented symbolically and subsequently manipulated through reasoning algorithms.

  • Sina is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology in the Faculty of Science researching how the brain controls walking under different conditions. He is a CIHR award recipient.

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The mailing list for Postdoctoral Association members is post-doc-cafe@sfu.ca.

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