Tom Al

Tom Al is a Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Ottawa. He has established himself as a leading environmental geoscientist, studying waste management in the mining and nuclear-energy industries, water supplies, and groundwater contamination. Much of his work has focused on mineral-weathering products in mine-waste, particularly nano-scale secondary minerals controlling metal mobility in mine-waste and waste-water treatment sludges. Dr. Al is the Theme Leader for NSERC-TERRE-NET Theme 3, Cross-cutting Methods and Technologies.