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Career Highlights




Career Highlights

A research scientist for over 30 years

Keynote speaker
  • Remote Sensing of Fluorescence, Photosynthesis, and Vegetation Status  (ESA)
  • Non-Timber Forest Products in Alaska Hidden Forest Values
  • Making the Grade  (IUFRO)
Consulting and project management
  • FLEX/Sentinel-3 Tandem Mission Photosynthesis Study for European Space Agency (ESA)
  • FLEX Bridge Study for European Space Agency (ESA)
Peer reviewer for various scientific journals
  • New Forests
  • Canadian Journal of Forest Research
  • Plant Cell Reports
  • Biotechnic & Histochemistry
  • Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture
  • In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology - Plant
  • Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences
  • Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology
  • Remote Sensing of Environment
  • Sensors
Authorships and Publications
  • Over 35 peer-reviewed journal papers
  • Over 95 conference presentations, posters, and publications
  • Over 25 technical reports (and a few non-refereed publications)
  • Editor of the bi-annual newsletter of the Chlorophyll Fluorescence Working Group
  • Co-author of several reference & textbook chapters
  • Writer of more than 25 magazine articles
  • Author of inspirational books and guides
  • CD-ROM The Canadian NTFP Business Companion
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  • Committee and session chairs
    • Canadian Tree Physiology Award Committee (Chair)
    • Organizer for 1992 North American Forest Biology Workshop
    • Session chair at 12th & 14th North American Forest Biology Workshops
    • Chlorophyll Fluorescence Working Group (Founder & Chair)
    • Graduate committees at University of Waterloo and York University
    • OMNR Science Soundness and Relevance Committee
    • Science committee member & session chair of the 5th International Workshop on
      Remote Sensing of Vegetation Fluorescence
    • Science committee member of the Remote Sensing of Fluorescence,
      Photosynthesis, and Vegetation Status
      Conference
    Participant in new & emerging technologies
    • Hyperspectral remote sensing
    • Bioenergy & biofuels
    • Applications of chlorophyll fluorescence
    • Remote sensing of chlorophyll fluorescence
    • Seed viability testing
    • Plant physiological stress testing
    Product development and application
    • GMD nutrient medium for conifer tissue culture
    • Co-inventor of a novel seed viability test (FDA)
    • Techniques for plant stress testing
    Science advisories
    • Ontario Forest Research Institute Science Advisory Team
    • OFRI Core Team for Sustainable Forestry II Cabinet Submission
    • OFRI Management Team
    • Lakehead University Seedling Technology Research Cooperative (LUSTR)
    • IRAP Project Chlorophyll Fluorescence and Performance of Northern Ontario Trees
    • OMNR Nursery Problem Advisory Team
    • Forest Research Advisory Council of Canada
    • Ontario Renewable Resource Research Grants Program
    • Synthesis and final report Forest Genetics and Tree Improvement in Ontario
    • Canadian Space Agency, European Space Agency, and NASA
    • Member of ESA's Fluorescence Explorer Satellite (FLEX) Mission Advisory Group (MAG)
    • Member of the FLEX Presentation Panel at ESA's Earth Explorer 8 User Consultation Meeting
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  • Boards of directors
    • Lakehead University Seedling Technology Research Cooperative (LUSTR)
    • Past Chair of Sault College Board of Governors
    Awards and honours
    • Two OFRI Certificates of Recognition for Scientific Achievement
    • OFRI 'Best All-Around Scientist' Award
    • B.C. Chamber of Commerce Award
    • Fellowship from OECD (hosted by USDA)
    Media exposure
    • Plant physiology expert on CBC Radio's Quirks & Quarks science program
    • Featured scientist in the British Columbia Pavilion movie Our B.C. at EXPO '86
    • National & local TV, radio, and newspaper interviews
    Academic affiliations
    • Adjunct Professor at University of Waterloo (Biology)
    • Member of graduate student committees at University of Waterloo and York University
    • External examiner for Lakehead University
    • Member of GIS Specialist advisor committee at Sault College
    • Past Chair of Sault College Board of Governors
    Community participation
    • Rotary Club Science Fair judge
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