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Anthony Masys, CD, PhD

Anthony Masys, CD, PhD

Associate Professor

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  • Office: CPH 1126
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  • Academic Phone: 8133962234
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  • PhD, University of Leicester, 2010
  • MSc, Royal Military College of Canada, 2001
  • BSc, Royal Military College of Canada, 1997


Disaster Forensics, Social Innovation


  • Applied Systems Thinking
  • Futures Thinking
  • Design Thinking


A former senior military officer and defence scientist with the Department of National Defence, Dr. Tony Masys is an experienced academic, innovator, facilitator and thought leader working at the intersection of wicked problems, social innovation and applied systems thinking, futures thinking and design thinking. Dr. Masys has conducted research, lectures and workshops across 5 continents working with various government stakeholders in support of disaster risk reduction and design of resilience strategies for security and public safety. Dr. Masys has a BSc in Physics and MSc in Underwater Acoustics and Oceanography from the Royal Military College of Canada and a PhD from the University of Leicester. He is Editor-in-Chief of Springer Book Series: 'Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications'. He has published extensively in the domains of physics and the social sciences and has published over 20 books pertaining to the application of systems thinking on topics ranging from Global Health Security, human security, disaster risk reduction and resilience.