Dr. Shiv Prasher

Born in Ludhiana, India on 12 January 1955. Educated at PAU, Ludhiana, 1972-76 and 1976-78; The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1979-1982.

Distinguished James McGill Professor, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Assistant Professor, McGill University, 1983-1988; Associate Professor, McGill University; 1988-1996; Full professor, McGill University, 1996-2002; James McGill Professor, McGill University, 2003-2009 and 2009-2017; Department Chair, Bioresource Engineering, 2008-2013.

Awards/Honours: The Jim Beamish Award, the Canadian Society of Agricultural Engineering, 1995; Honorary Doctorate, Dalhousie University, Canada, 2004; President of the Canadian Society for Bioengineering, 2010-11; Lifetime Achievement Award, Society for Applied Biotechnology, 2012; The Maple Leaf Award, Canadian Society for Bioengineering, 2016; Honorary Doctorate, Guru Kashi University.

Fellow: Canadian Society for Bioengineering; Indian Society of Agricultural Engineering, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Research Areas: Pollution Reduction from Conventional and Emerging Non-Point Source Contaminants; Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture; Development and Application of Field and Watershed Scale Models for Reducing Agricultural Pollution; Use of Artificial Intelligence in Precision Crop Management

Address: Distinguished James McGill Professor, Department of Bioresource Engineering, Macdonald Campus of McGill University, 21,111 Lakeshore Road, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada H9X 3V9; 105 rue Churchill, Baie d’Urfe, Quebec, Canada H9X 2Y7; [Tel: Off. (+1) 514-398-7774; Res. (+1) 514-457-2139; Cell: (+1) 514-758-7783; Email: shiv.prasher@mcgill.ca]