Edward Thommes
Edward W. Thommes is an Adjunct Professor of Mathematics at the University of Guelph and at York University. He is a Global Modeling Lead in the Modeling, Epidemiology and Data Science (MEDS) team of Sanofi Vaccines, an Affiliate Researcher in the Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation (WICI), and a member of the Strategic Advisory Committee for the Mathematics for Public Health program at the Fields Institute.

Research Interests

  • dynamical systems
  • biomathematics and infectious disease modeling
  • epidemiology
  • AI and machine learning


  • B.Sc. Physics, University of Alberta (1994)
  • Ph.D. Astrophysics, Queen's University (2000)
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Edward Thommes
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University of Waterloo »University of Waterloo
York University »York University
Sanofi Pasteur »Sanofi Pasteur
06 Infection Control during Mass Gathering Events »06 Infection Control during Mass Gathering Events
Artificial intelligence »Artificial intelligence
Machine learning »Machine learning
Dynamical systems »Dynamical systems
Vaccination »Vaccination
Covid-19 »Covid-19
Bayesian analysis »Bayesian analysis
Workforce impact »Workforce impact
Nonpharmaceutical Interventions (NPIs) »Nonpharmaceutical Interventions (NPIs)
Neisseria meningitidis »Neisseria meningitidis
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Contact tracing »Contact tracing
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