Curriculum Vitae

Paul H. Beckwith, M.Sc., B.Eng.
Emails: phbeckwith@rogers.com

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PROFILE
Part-time professor in climatology; working on Ph.D. in abrupt climate change. Engineering and physics background with a varied experience base including product management and organization, teaching, and research (academic and corporate).

EDUCATION
2011 – present: Fast-track switch to Ph.D. program (Department of Geography; Laboratory for Paleoclimatology and Climatology) at University of Ottawa, Ontario.

2010 – 2011: In M. Sc. program (Geography; Climatology) at University of Ottawa, Ontario.

2003 – 2005: Completed courses in Ph.D. program (Physics) at University of Ottawa, Ontario.

1984 – 1986: M. Sc. (Physics), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

1980 – 1984: B. Eng. (Engineering Physics), McMaster University.

WORK AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, Ontario 2011 – present
Part-time Professor, Geography Department (more details itemized below)

– Part-time professor, taught 5 university courses overall and EMCP as follows:
– Taught second year climatology class GEG2304 three times; class sizes of about 100 students in Fall/2011 and Fall/2012; and with 70 students in Fall/2014
– Taught 3rd year GEG3321: Geographical Approaches to Environmental Issues in Winter/2015 to roughly 70 students
– Taught a new 3rd year course GEG3300: Selected Topics in Physical Geography; course was on Global ocean changes (oceanography) to about 30 students
– Taught Enrichment Mini-Course Program (EMCP) Course #175: Climate change, extreme weather and human impacts to about 20 high-school students
– Excellent performance review (top category) from students in all classes taught
– Accepted to teach GEG3321: Geographical Approaches to Environmental Issues in Winter/2016

UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, Ontario 2010 – present
Ph.D. student, Laboratory for Paleoclimatology, Geography Department

– Studying abrupt climate change, climatology, meteorology
– Courses completed: Geographic Information Systems GIS(A+), Directed Research on Contemporary Climate Change(A+), Applications in remote Sensing(A+), Climate of Polar Regions(A+), Environmental Change in Polar regions(A+), Directed research in abrupt climate change(Pass), Arctic climate change(A+), Statistical methods(A+), Science and Policy Seminar (A-)
– Audited courses for interest: Climatology, Hydrology, Remote sensing of polar regions, Politics of Climate Change, Oceanography, Earth and Climate (Geology), Quaternary Studies, Advanced Geographic Information Systems, Biogeography, Physics of the Earth
– Teaching Assistant: Marking for Geomorphology, Polar Regions, Taught Climatology laboratories, ran field camp on Lake Isabel (Quebec) and region (Physical Geography/limnology section) in Fall/2013 and Fall/2010, Geography of Canada and regions, Cold regions hydrology, Environmental Studies ENV1101.

UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, Ontario May/June 2015
Part-time Professor, Geography Department

– Designed, prepared, and taught a new 3rd year course GEG3300: Selected Topics in Physical Geography; course was on Global ocean changes (oceanography) to about 30 students using Garrison, Ellis textbook “Oceanography: An introduction to marine science, 9th edition”
– Acted as Teaching Assistant (TA) for oceanography course, as well as professor (grading nine exercises, two midterms and the final exam)
– Excellent performance review (top category) from students

UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, Ontario May 2015
Part-time Professor, Geography Department

– Designed, prepared, and taught Enrichment Mini-Course Program (EMCP) Course #175: Climate change, extreme weather and human impacts to about 20 high-school students (Grades 8 to 10) for one week in May/2015 (25 hours of instruction)
– Excellent performance review (top category) from students

MANITOBA WILDLANDS, Winnipeg, MN (by videoconference) March/April/2015
Climate change expert, Lake Winnipeg Regulation Hearings

– Climate change expert testimony at Manitoba government hearings on Thursday April 9th, 2015
– One hour testimony to hearings: Climate System: Lake Winnipeg Watershed – Hearings Presentation by Paul Beckwith http://manitobawildlands.org/pdfs/MWL-005Paul_LakeWinnipegWatershed_April_9_2015.pdf
– Clean Environment Commission (CEC) transcript of my testimony: http://www.cecmanitoba.ca/resource/hearings/33/lwrapr0915.pdf
– 55 page report to support testimony and presentation: Manitoba Wildlands Lake Winnipeg Climate Change Report by Paul Beckwith http://manitobawildlands.org/pdfs/MWL-002PaulBeckwithLWRCECClimateReportReduced.pdf

UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA, Ontario January to April, 2015
Part-time Professor, Geography Department

– Designed, prepared, and taught new version of 3rd year GEG3321: Geographical Approaches to Environmental Issues in Winter/2015 to roughly 70 students
– Excellent performance review (top category) from students

Continues below.  See download.

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Paul Beckwith Resume Detailed November_ 04_2015 iii (14 pages). Or if you prefer, Cloud immediate below:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yk8zyLASnhGGl_NgIy9i2g59gD2AsBZNg_mz6bT3XxU/edit?usp=sharing

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One Response to Curriculum Vitae

  1. Giampiero Bruzzone says:

    Thank you for your excellent work.
    I very much hope that his voice be heard!
    Giampiero Bruzzone
    Genoa, Italy

    thank you very much

    http://www.marsisalive.it

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