Adjunct Professor, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Univ. of Victoria
Associate Professor, Centre pour l'étude et la simulation du climat à l'échelle régionale (Centre ESCER), Université du Québec à Montréal
M.Sc. (Hydrology), Univ. of Ireland, 1993
Ph.D. (Environmental Engineering), Univ. of Melbourne, Australia, 1997.
Irish government fellowship for M.Sc. program in Hydrology (Oct 1992 – Dec 1993)
University of Melbourne postgraduate scholarship for Ph.D. (Feb 1994 – July 1997)
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Visiting Fellowship, Dec. 1997- Dec. 1999.
Environment Canada’s Equinox Award for initiative and outstanding contribution to the Climate Research Branch, Spring 1998.
Governor General's Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of contribution to Canada, Feb. 2013.
Research Scientist - Terrestrial carbon and nitrogen cycles, Representation of terrestrial biogeochemical cycles in earth system models, Carbon-climate interactions, Hydrological processes in climate models
CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH
Development, application and implementation of 1) terrestrial ecosystem models and 2) surface hydrological models within the framework of earth system models
Member of the American Geophsyical Union
Supervision of graduate students at Centre pour l'étude et la simulation du climat à l'échelle régionale (Centre ESCER), Université du Québec à Montréal, and give guest lectures for graduate courses (on terrestrial biosphere and its interactions with the climate system) at the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Univ. of Victoria.
Contributing author to Chapter 7 (Couplings between the changes in climate system and biogeochemistry) of the fourth assessment report of the IPCC.