I have supervised more than 80 postgraduate students, visiting graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and visiting scientists from different countries. I have authored/co-authored more than 180 peer-reviewed articles and was awarded the University of Alberta Annual Killam Professorship in 2014. I am currently serving as the special issues editor for the Canadian Journal of Soil Science, as an editorial board member for Biology and Fertility of Soils and Pedosphere, and as a subject editor for Journal of Soils and Sediments. I have served as an associate editor for the Canadian Journal of Soil Science, as an editorial board member for Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, and as a guest editor for the Canadian Journal of Soil Science, Forest Ecology and Management, Journal of Soils and Sediments and Journal of Environmental Quality.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Forest soil processes (N and C cycling), forest fertilization and nutrition, application of 15N/13C tracers in forest soils research, soil microbial ecology, land reclamation, carbon sequestration, greenhouse gas emissions, and agroforestry.