Lydia Vermeyden6 Scaled

MSc. Physics and Quantum Information, Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo

Lydia Vermeyden has over 15 years of experience teaching across many subject areas (physics, math, music, programming, RDM, ARC support), formats (online, in-person, group, individual) and education levels (primary, high school, post-secondary, graduate, post-graduate, faculty). She has worked in several different research fields (quantum physics, nursing, psychology, public health, legal studies) and industry sectors (aviation engineering and cybersecurity). Lydia joins us from the Alliance, where she was responsible for developing the Alliance's two-year training strategy. Prior to that, she was a Research Consultant specializing in digital research support for Humanities and Social Sciences for ACENET, and the Chair of the Humanities and Social Sciences national team in the Compute Canada Federation (CCF). She organized and led the first national training initiative by the CCF, an annual workshop series for supporting Humanities and Social Sciences with digital skill development. Lydia has a BSc. in Physics, specializing in Astrophysics, and a MSc. in Physics and Quantum Information, both from the University of Waterloo.