Philip Byer, PhD


Dr. Philip Byer is a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering and the Centre for Environment at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Byer is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario. His teaching, research, and professional work are in the areas of environmental planning, project evaluation, environmental impact and risk assessment, and municipal waste management.

In the past 10 years, Dr. Byer has focused his research on improving the consideration of climate change in infrastructure planning. In 2004, he completed a project for the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency on methods for addressing climate change uncertainties in project assessments.