Became a Shastri Member: 1969
Current President: Heather Munroe-Blum
Number of faculty/staff: 6,000
Approximate annual enrollment: 34,000
Member Representative: Dr. Madhav Badami
Dr. Badami has a joint appointment in the School of Urban Planning and the McGill School of Environment at McGill University. After having studied mechanical engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, he spent nine years in diesel engine development in the Indian truck and bus industry. He then obtained a Master’s degree in environmental science at the University of Calgary, and a PhD in environmental policy and planning at the University of British Columbia.
Dr. Badami’s teaching and research interests are in the areas of environmental policy and planning; urban infrastructure and services; urban transport; alternative transport fuels; and environment and development.