Ranil Sonnadara

Ranil Sonnadara, Vice Chair
Special Advisor to the Vice-President (Research & International Affairs)

Executive Director, Research and High Performing Computing Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, McMaster University

Ranil is the institutional lead for Research and Advanced Computing at McMaster University. He also holds academic appointments in the Departments of Surgery and Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, and the Schools of Computational Science & Engineering and Biomedical Engineering. Ranil’s research program is focused on various aspects of skill acquisition, with a recent emphasis in surgical education. In his spare time, Ranil still moonlights as a sound designer and composer for theatre, a throw back to a former career.