Cirriculum Vitae


University of Waterloo; Waterloo, Ontario1972-1976
B.Sc. in Chemistry (Physics option)May 1976
Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Cambridge, Massachusetts1976-1980
Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry. Thesis on "Laser Spectroscopy of Alkaline Earth Monohalides" supervised by Professor R. W. Field 1981

Academic and Professional Appointments

Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Waterloo 2008-Present (Adjunct)
2006-2008 (on Leave)
NSERC-Bomem-CSA-MSC Industrial Research Chair in Fourier Transform Spectroscopy2001-2006
Professeur Visiteur, Université Libre de Bruxelles1997-1998
Director, Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry1994-1997
Senior Research Scientist, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Arizona1991-2006
Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Arizona1988-1990
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Arizona1982-1988
Research Associate, National Research Council of Canada's Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics; Ottawa, ON. Worked on infrared laser spectroscopy of free radicals and ionsNov.1980-Aug.1982

Honours and Awards

2013 Ashley Fellow, Trent University, Peterborough, ON, Canada2013
Alan Berman Research Publication Award (Naval Research Lab) as a co-author of "Observations of increasing carbon dioxide concentration in Earth's thermosphere"2013
Benedict Spectroscopy Award (from Elsevier Press on behalf of the Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer)2012
University of Waterloo, College of Science, Distinguished Alumni Award2011
Alouette Award of Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI) for ACE satellite (shared with V. Wehrle, G. Rumbold, I. Walkty, T. McElroy and M.-A. Soucy)2009
  Morino Lecture, Kyoto University2002
  Robert W. Murray Lecture, University of Missouri-St. Louis2005
  Distinguished Visting Professor, University of Florida2010
University of Waterloo , Excellence in Research Award2004
Killam Research Fellowship1998-2000
Broida Prize of the International Symposium on Free Radicals1997
Fellow, Optical Society of America1992
Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher Scholar1987-1992
Alfred P. Sloan Fellow1987-1990
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Postgraduate Scholarship1976-1980
Alumni Gold Medal, University of Waterloo1976
Society of Chemical Industry Merit Award1976
Chemical Institute of Canada Student Medal1975
INCO Participating Scholarship1974-1976
Chem 13 News Research Assistantship1972-1974