Research Associate Environment & Security, University of Waterloo

Danny Lam is Research Associate at the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy, University of Waterloo.

Recent publications have appeared in Aviation Week & Space Technology,, Australian Financial Review, Air & Space Power Journal, National Interest, Real Clear Defense, Asia Times, Second Line of Defense, Defense Industrialist, Front Line Defence, Globe & Mail, Calgary Herald and SLDForum.

His current research interest include Environment, Trade, Energy and Security. Recent topics include Missile Defense, Nuclear war, PRC nuclear posture, North Korea. He has a lifetime of experience in high technology industries like microelectronics, aerospace, defense. Research in this area deal with reforming, modernizing, and sustaining an allied defense industrial base in the 21st century and renovating or crafting new architectures for systems.


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  • –present
    Research Associate Environment & Security, University of Waterloo


  • 2014 
    University of Waterloo, Phd (Carleton University)., MASc. Civil & Environmental Engineering, + PhD