I received my Ph.D. from the University of Waterloo in 1977 and my Ph.D. thesis entitled "Topics in Time Series Analysis", received the Alumni Gold Medal Award for 1978 for the best Ph.D. in all disciplines at the University of Waterloo. I have published more than 70 refereed journal articles many of which are available from my homepage as well as a textbook "Time Series Modelling of Water Resources and Environmental Systems" that is also now available from my homepage.
I have suprvised numerous M.Sc. Projects as well as more than 15 Ph.D. theses.
I have held visiting research positions at CSIRO, Canberra; COPPE/UFRJ, Brasil; Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Tokyo; University of Kyoto; University of Montreal; Wolfram Research Inc. and have worked on statistical consulting projects for Environment Canada, Statistics Canada, Traffic Injury Research Foundation, Southern California Consolidated Edison Company and sales forecasting for a management consulting company. I served as Department Chair, Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences, University of Western Ontario 2000-2004. I am currently an Associate Editor for two major academic journals, "Journal of Time Series Analysis" and "Evironmetrics".
My Erdös number is four.