Mark Daley

Mark Daley
Vice-President Research, CIFAR, Professor, Western University
Compute Ontario Board Chair

Mark Daley is the Vice-President, Research at CIFAR and a Professor in the Departments of Computer Science, Statistics & Actuarial Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and Biology at Western University. Mark has served as Associate Vice-President (Research) and Special Advisor to the President on Data Strategy at Western.

Mark’s research focuses on natural computing, computational and mathematical modelling of biological systems, artificial intelligence, and theoretical computer science. He is a faculty affiliate of the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence and an Associate Scientist at the Lawson Health Research Institute. In 2013 he was named a University of Toronto Science Leadership Fellow and a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (UK).

Mark has served in a number of  governance roles including serving on the boards of ICES and TRIUMF. He is a founding leader of the CanCOVID platform, serving on both the management and governance committees.

In the past five years, Mark holds funding from NSERC, SSHRC, and CIHR, has published over 100 research articles, and has been awarded multiple U.S., European, and Chinese patents.