Executive Director, A3MD
University of Toronto

Dr. Brandon Sutherland


Brandon earned a BASc in Nanotechnology Engineering from University of Waterloo in 2012, and a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Sargent Group at University of Toronto in 2016.

Brandon’s research experience spans the discovery and development of new materials for optoelectronic devices, where he has authored 20 scientific publications. In 2017, he was awarded the Governor General Gold Medal in recognition of his research contributions. 

In 2017, Brandon was one of the founding editors for Joule, a scale-spanning energy research journal—now one of the highest-cited research publications across all sciences. At Joule, Brandon served as chief evaluator for over 1200 technical, economic, and policy research reports; and published 42 editorials and research features.

In 2020, Brandon joined as Executive Director of A3MD.