Brian Leung, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

 

Curriculum Vitae  
 

Professional experience

 
Date Brief Description Organization/Location
2010-present Associate Professor:
Ecology, environmental science, invasion biology, mathematical modeling
Biology Department,
McGill School of the Environment
2004-2010 Assistant Professor:
Ecology, environmental science, invasion biology,
mathematical modeling.
Biology Department,
McGill School of the Environment
2002-2004 Research Assistant Professor:
Ecological forecasting, and bioeconomic risk analysis of invasive species. Mathematical, computational, and statistical modeling.

Biology Department
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA

2001-2002 Coordinator (Post-Doc):
NSF Biocomplexity funded interdisciplinary project. Evaluating biological and economic risks posed to Great Lakes ecosystems by invading species.

Biology Department
University of Notre Dame. Notre Dame, IN, USA

1999-2001 NSERC Research Fellow (Post-Doc):
Computational biology: spread of diseases, spatial dynamics, and population demographics.

Zoology Department,
University of Cambridge. Cambridge, UK.

1993 Forestry engineer:
Plant census, block layout, data collection

Coast Forest Management 
Campbell River, B.C.

 

Education

 
 
Date
Degree
Department
1999-2001 Post-Doc Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
1995-1999 PhD Biology, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada
1989-1993 B.Sc (Honours) Biology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
     
 
 

Research Funding

 
Funding Source Description Duration
NSERC Network “The Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network CAISN 2”
Co-PI, (PI MacIsaac)
2011-2016
NSERC Discovery ĺ─˙Biological invasions under uncertainty: concepts, processes, and predictions" 2011-2016
NSERC Network “The Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network” Co-PI, (PI MacIsaac) 2006-2011
NSERC Discovery “Data, uncertainty and ecological forecasting of biological invasions” 2006-2011
Sea Grant: Aquatic Nuisance Species Research and Outreach "Predicting and monitoring the spread of marine invasive species: Development of approaches and application to the European green crab (Carcinus maenas) and the Asian shore crab (Hemigraspus sanguineus)" 2005-2007

FQRNT: Etablissement de nouveaux chercheurs

“Prévision de la propagation des espèces invasives : données, échelle et Incertitude”

2005-2008

NSERC Discovery

“Predicting biological invasions: data, scale, and uncertainty”

2005-2006

CFI: New Opportunities “LANS: Infrastructure for Laboratory for Aquatic Nuisance Species” 2005-2010
National Science Foundation (NSF): Integrated Research Challenges in Environmental Biology (IRC-EB) Ecological forecasting and risk analysis of nonindigenous species: strategic optimization using a bioeconomic approach.”
Co-PI, (PI Lodge).
2002-2007
Sea Grant: Aquatic Nuisance Species Research and Outreach

“Aquatic Nuisance Species -
Evaluating the ecological and economic value of the 100th Meridian Initiative” Co-PI (PI Lodge)

2003-2005

US Department of Agriculture: Economic research Service:
PREISM program

“Integrating Economics and Biology for Bioeconomic Risk Assessment/ Managementof Invasive Species in Agriculture”
Co-PI (PI Shogren)

2004-2006

NSERC Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Disease and ecological epidemiology

1999-2001