H E A (Eddy) Campbell
A professor of mathematics, Dr. H E A (Eddy) Campbell holds two degrees from Memorial University of Newfoundland and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.
He held a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Western Ontario.
Dr. Campbell's main research interest is the invariant theory of finite groups and he continues to maintain an active research career. His NSERC Discovery Grant was renewed in 2008 for an additional five years. Dr. Campbell has served in a variety of capacities with NSERC and currently sits on the Executive Committee and the Committee on Research Integrity and is a member of its governing body.
Appointed to a five-year term, Dr. Campbell led the university through the development of a strategic plan, building on UNB's rich tradition of education, research and community service.
With roots that go back more than two centuries, UNB today is a bustling university community with two main campuses in Fredericton and Saint John, providing a home for a network that extends throughout Canada and around the world.
Dr. Campbell has extensive experience in university administration, having served as President and Vice-Chancellor (Acting) and Vice-President (Academic) at Memorial University in St. John's, Newfoundland. He also served as Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science and as Professor and Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.
Building links between universities and the community
A past president of the Canadian Mathematical Society, Dr. Campbell is currently a member of the executive and investment committees of MPrime, a successor of the national centre of excellence known as the Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems network (MITACS). These organizations develop programs to provide better links between universities and the communities they serve.
In New Brunswick, he serves on the Boards of Future NB, Invest NB, the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council, the Huntsman Marine Science Centre and represents UNB on the New Brunswick Business Council, where he advocates for “Smart(er) NB”.
Dr. Campbell resides in Fredericton with his wife, Diane, and daughter, Maggie, in historic Somerville House. Dr. Campbell also has three grown sons: Ian, Colin and Graham.