RESUME

EMPLOYMENT

  • Sept. 2003- present: Canada Research Chair, Director for Ecological Modelling and Carbon Science (ECO-MCS), Institute of Environment Sciences, University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), Quebec, Canada
  • Nov. 2001-2003 Aug.: Associate Professor, Institute of Atmospheric Science , College of Earth Systems, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, Rapid City, SD, USA
  • July 1999 - present: Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Forestry and Forest Environment, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Canada
  • Nov.1997-present: Research Scientist, Ontario Forest Research Institute, Sault Ste. Marie. Canada
  • Feb. 1997 - Oct.1997: NSERC Research Fellowship, Dept. of Renewable Resources University of Alberta, Canada
  • Jan. 1995 - Jan. 1997: Visiting Research Scientist (NSERC Visiting Fellow), Canadian Forest Service, Northern Forestry Centre,Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Oct. 1991 - Dec. 1994: Research Assistant,Institute of Ecology and Paleoecology, Faculty of Science, University of Marseille III, France
  • Sept. 1985 - Sept. 1991: Assistant Professor,Dept. of Forestry, The Central-South Forestry University, P.R. China

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. (Ecology) 1994, Faculty of Science, University of Aix-Marseille III, France
  • B.Sc. (Forestry) 1985,Central-South Forestry University, P.R. China
  • Advanced Certificate (French) 1989, Centre for Foreign Languages, Northeast Forestry University, P.R. China
  • Advanced Certificate (Economics and Management) 1986. Hunan Finance and Economics College, P.R. China

SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

  • 2003, Canada Research Chair Award, NSERC & Canadian Government,Ottawa, Canada
  • 2003, Nelson Research Award, Nelson Research Award Foundation, SDSM&T, SD,USA
  • 2002, Outstanding Research Scientist Overseas Research Award, National Science Foundation, China.
  • 2002, NSF-EPSCoR CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, USA.
  • 2002, K.C. Wang Research Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
  • 2001(Oct.), Selected Biographee, Who’s Who in the 21st Century, International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England
  • 2001 (June-4 weeks), Visiting professor at the University of Beijing, P. R. China
  • 2000-2002. Guest Professor at the Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
  • 2000, K.C. Wang Research Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
  • 1997, NSERC Postdoc. Fellowship, University of Alberta
  • 1995-1996, NSERC Visiting Fellowship, Canadian Forest Service
  • 1993-1994., CNRS Ph.D. Fellowship, University of Marseille III, France
  • 1991-1992, Visiting Scientist Scholarship of National Education Committee, P.R. China.

SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Associate Editor (Earth Sciences) for "Chinese Science Bulletin" (since 2003)
  • Editorial board member for "Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change" (since 2003)
  • Editorial member for "Acta Pytoecological Sinica" (since April 2002)
  • Editorial board member for "Journal of Tropical and Subtropical Botany" (since 2003)
  • Editorial Member of Global Ecology Book (2000)
  • 2002-2004, Vice President for Chinese Ecologist Oversea Club (SINO-ECO Club)
  • Reviewers for Ecological Modeling; Climatic Chang; Global Change Biology; Forest Ecology and Management; Canadian Journal of Forest Research; Functional Ecology; Journal of Applied Ecology; Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology and Palaeoecology; Water, Air and Soil Pollution
  • Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), SIGMA XI, International Society for Ecological Modelling (ISEM), SINO-ECO and CPGIS
  • Additional honors, and appointments and awards:
  • 1997-1998, Secretary of Borealis Toastmasters Club in Edmonton
  • 1996-1997, Vice President Membership of Borealis Toastmasters Club in Edmonton
  • 1996-1997, Executive Committee member of SINO-Ecologists Club Overseas
  • 1995, Guest Editor of SINO-ECO Newsletter

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • 2001 to Present: South Dakota Carbon Sequestration Research Scientist, Institute of Atmospheric Science , College of Earth Systems, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
    Research Areas:
    Global carbon cycle, ecological modeling and climate change
  • 1997 to present: Growth and Yield Modeling Research Scientist, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources,Canada.
    Research Areas:
    Forest growth and yield modeling, statistical analysis, climate change and carbon budget, and application of neural network,
  • 1997:NSERC Postdoc. Research Fellowship, Dept. of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, Canada.
    Research Areas:
    Sustainable forest management, climate change and ecosystem modeling
  • 1995 to 1996: NSERC Visiting Fellowship,Canadian Forest Service, Northern Forestry Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
    Research Areas:
    Carbon cycling, ecosystem modeling and climate change
  • 1991-1994: Research Assistant,CNRS Ph.D. Fellowship,Faculty of Science, University of Marseille III, France.
    Research Areas:
    Paleoecology, ecological modeling, and climate change
  • 1992-1993: Research Assistant,European Pollen Database, Arles, France.
    Research Activities:
    Statistics software, database management, analysis and application.
  • 1985-1991: Assistant Professor,Department of Forestry of Central-South Forestry University, P.R. China
    Research Areas:
    Forest growth and ecosystem modeling, and forest management

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2001-Present: Associate Professor, Institute of Atmospheric Science , College of Earth Systems, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, USA
  • Global Carbon Cycle
  • Earth System Modeling
  • Graduate Student Seminar
1992-1993: Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Science, University of Marseille III, France
  • Introductory biostatistics and programming
  • Introductory PARADOX3.5 database software
1985-1991: Assistant professor, Department of Forestry, Central-South Forestry University, P.R. China
  • Forest resource management
  • Forest management accounting
  • Forest economics activities analysis

PARTICIPATED RESEARCH PROJECTS

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PUBLICATIONS

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SELECTED CONFERENCE CONTRIBUTIONS AND INVITED LECTURES

In French:

  1. Peng, C.H. (1996). Impacts des changements climatiques sur la fuction et les structures des ecosytèms terrestre et le stocks de carbone. Lecture Special invité par le Département de Géographie, Université de Monréal, le 24, March, 1996 (Invited Lecture).
  2. Peng, C.H. (1994). Utilization du modèle de biosphère d'Osnabruck pour tester la sensibilité du stock de carbon planétaire aux variations climatiques. Ecosytèms Naturels et Cultives & Changements Globaux, du 17 au 19 mai, Dourdan, Paris, France (Invited Paper).
  3. Peng, C.H., Guiot, J., Van Campo, E. and Cheddadi,R. (1993). Reconstruction des Ecosystèmes et des Stocks de Carbone Continental à partir des Données Polliniques depuis 6000 ans BP en Europe. XIIIème Symposium, Association des Palynologues de Langue Français (A.P.L.F), 20-24 September 1993. Begeçon, France (poster).

In English:

  1. Peng, C.H. (2003). Carbon Sequestration: Science, Measurement, Modeling, and Trading, Jan. 13, European Center for Environment Research, Marseille, France (Invited Lecture).
  2. Peng, C.H. J.X.. Liu, M.J. Apps, and Q.L. Dang (2002). Modeling forest ecosystems: Development of the TRIPLEX.In: 87th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of American. August 5-10, Tucson, Arizona, USA (invited paper).
  3. Peng, C.H., Fang, J.Y., Guo, Z.T. and H. B. Wu (2002). The carbon cycles of Chinese terrestrial ecosystems.In: Annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), Dec. 5-10, San Francisco, Ca. USA (invited poster)
  4. Peng, C.H. (2002)."Simulating the Effects of Environmental Changes on Forest Ecosystems: Model Applications and Development”, University of Quebec A Montreal, April 29. Montreal, Canada (Invited lecture).
  5. Peng, C.H. (2002). “ Climate Change and Carbon Management: Environmental and Energy Challenges in 21st Century”. University of Regina, March 27, 2002. Regina, Canada (Invited lecture).
  6. Peng, C.H. (2002). “Process Models for Managed Forest Stands”, University of Florida, Feb. 13-14, 2002. Gainsville, USA (Invited lecture).
  7. Peng, C,H. (2002). Modelling the Sustainability of Canadian Boreal Forests under a Changing Environment”, University Laval, Quebec City, Jan. 25, 2002 (Invited lecture).
  8. Peng, C,H., (2001). Modelling complex forest ecosystems: A hybrid model simulation approach. In: Forest Modelling for Ecosystem Management, Forest Certification, and Sustainable Management, August 12-17, 2001, University of BC, Vancouver, Canada (invited speaker).
  9. Peng, C.H. J.X.. Liu, M.J. Apps, and Q.L. Dang (2001). Quantifying historic carbon budgets of forest ecosystems in Ontario. In : 86th Annnual Meeting of the Ecological Society of American. August 5-10, Madison, Wisconsin, USA (invited paper).
  10. Peng, C.H., and J.X.. Liu (2000). From static biogeographical model to dynamic global vegetation model: a global perspective on modelling vegetation dynamics. In: International conference: Modelling Complex Systems, July 31 - August 2, 2000, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Invited Paper).
  11. Peng, C.H., J.X.. Liu, M.J. Apps, and Q.L. Dang (2000). Think Globally, Act Locally: Quantifying Ontario’s Forest Carbon Budget. In: International Science Conference- the Role of Boreal Forests and Forestry in the Global Carbon Budget. May 8-12, 2000. Edmonton, Canada (Poster).
  12. Peng, C.H.(2000). Modelling Global Terrestrial Carbon Storage: Past, present, and future. The Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Science, Sept.5, Beijing, China (Invited lecture)
  13. Peng, C.H., J.X.. Liu, M.J. Apps, and Q.L. Dang (2000). Quantifying Ontario’s Forest Carbon Budget : Recent Progress and Future Challenges. In: Ontario Climate Change Science Workshop - A Joint Meeting of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Canadian Forest Service, January 12-13, 2000. Sault Ste Marie (Invited Paper).
  14. Peng, C.H., Jiang, J. and M.J. Apps, (1999). Simulating effects of climate change on structure and function of boreal forests ecosystems in central Canada. In: The 1999 Sustainable Forest Management Network Conference: Science and Practice - Sustaining the Boreal Forest, 14-17 Feb., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Invited Paper)
  15. Peng,C.H., J. Guiot, and D.J. Smith (1998). Recent applications of neural networks in natural resources management: Overview, case study, and future applications.In: AIRIES'98. Oct. 21-23, 1998. Victoria, B.C., Canada.(Invited Paper)
  16. Peng,C.H., and D.J. Smith (1998). Understanding the role of forest simulation models in sustainable forest management.In: Third International Conference on Forest Vegetation Management, Aug. 24-28, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada.(Invited Paper)
  17. Peng,C.H. (1997). Modeling the potential impacts of climate change on net primary productivity and carbon storage of Canadian boreal forests using CENTURY4.0, Sept. 24, A special lecture invited by Landscape Network Seminar of University of Alberta, Enmonton, Canada.
  18. Peng,C.H. (1997). Growth and yield models for uneven-aged stand: development and utility within central and southern Ontario, Sept.13, A special lecture invited by Ontario Forest Research Institute, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada.
  19. Peng, C.H., M.J. Apps (1997). Modeling the effects of management regimes, fire disturbance, and climate change on productivity and carbon storage of Canadian boreal forests, In: International Society for Ecological Modelling Meeting, Montreal, August 3-7, 1997, Canada (Invited Paper).
  20. Peng, C.H. (1997). Modeling the structure and function of Canadian boreal forests under changing climate, July 25, A special lecture invited by Chinese forestry Academy, Beijing, China.
  21. Peng, C.H., M.J. Apps (1997).Development of criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management in Canada, In: 1997 Symposium of Young Scientists on Strategy of Sustainable development, July 22-24, Beijing , China (Invited Paper).
  22. Peng, C.H. and M.J. Apps (1997). Contribution of China to the global carbon cycle since the last glacial maximum, In: Symposium on Climate System: History and Dynamics, the 23nd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Geophysical Union, May 5-11, Banff, AB, Canada (Invited Paper).
  23. Peng, C.H., M.J. Apps (1997). A coupled CENTURY model-GIS approach for evaluation of the sustainability of Canadian boreal forests under a changing environment. In Operational Decision-Support Systems in Nature Resource Management. GIS'97 Conferec Proceeding, Feb. 18-20, 1997, Vancouver, Canada (Invited Paper)
  24. Peng, C.H., Apps, M.J., Nalder, I.A. and D.T. Price (1996). Simulating soil carbon dynamics along a Boreal Forest Transect Case Study in Central Canada. Ecological Society of America 1996 Annual Combined Meeting, August 10-14, 1996 Providence, Rhode Island, USA. (Poster).
  25. Peng, C.H., Apps, M.J., Nalder, I.A. and D.T. Price (1996). Simulated effects of future climate change on boreal ecosystem and soil carbon dynamics along a Boreal Forest Transect Case Study in Central Canada. Canadian Society of Soil Science-AIC'96, July 7-11, Lethbridge, AB, Canada (Invited Paper)
  26. Peng, C.H., Guiot, J. and Van Campo, E. (1996). Potential impacts of past climatic change on terrestrial ecosystem and carbon storage. Symposium on Climate System: History and Dynamics, the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Geophysical Union, May 5-11, Banff, AB, Canada (Invited Paper)
  27. Peng, C.H. and Z. Guo (1995). Contribution of China to the global carbon cycle since Last Glacial Maximum: reconstruction from paleodata and empirical biosphere model, in Symposium of the Fourth Scientific Advisory Council of IGBP, 22-27 October, Beijing, China. (Poster).
  28. Peng, C.H., Guiot, J. and Van Campo, E. (1995). Long-term response of terrestrial biomes and carbon storage past and future climatic change in Europe: reconstruction from pollen data and statistical models, a lecture (key speaker) in the Workshop on Global Changes and Terrestrial Ecosystems (GCTE), 27-30, 1995, Beijing, China. (Invited Paper)
  29. Peng, C.H., Guiot, J. and Van Campo, E. (1994). Temporal and spatial variations of terrestrial biomes and carbon storage since 13 000 yr BP in Europe: reconstruction from pollen data and statistical models", an oral presentation in the International Science Meeting: Boreal Forests and Global Change, 25-28 September, 1994, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. (Invited Paper)
  30. Peng, C.H., Guiot, J., Van Campo, E. (1994). Reconstruction of the past terrestrial carbon storage from a combined use of the Osnabrûck Biosphere Model and palaeodata", an oral presentation in Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems: the first GCTE science conference, 23-27 May 1994, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA. (Invited Paper)
  31. Peng, C.H., Guiot, J., Van Campo, E. and Cheddadi,R. (1994). Vegetation and soil carbon storage from pollen data at 6k in Europe, an oral presentation in Opening workshop of the European Pollen database, 3-5 March 1994, Arles, France. (Invited Paper)
  32. Peng, C.H., Guiot, J. and Van Campo, E. (1993). The use of Osnabrück Biosphere Model to reconstruct the terrestrial carbon storage from palaelodata: A Northern Hemisphere test". an oral presentation in International Symposium on China's National Response Strategy for Global Climate Change, Dec. 8-10, 1993, Beijing, China. (Invited Paper)
  33. Peng, C.H., Guiot, J. and Van Campo, E. (1993). The use of Osnabrück Biosphere Model to reconstruct the terrestrial carbon storage from pollen data science 6000 yr BP in Europe" NATO Advanced Research Workshops, 22-26, October 1993, Aussios, France. (poster).
  34. Van Campo, E., Guiot, J. and Peng, C.H. (1992). Palaeobiomass from pollen data, Abstract, an oral presentation in A Workshop Organised by the ESF Scientific Programme, EPD Office, 23-25 April 1992, Arle, France. (Invited Paper)