Julie Thériault

Professor-researcher, Département des sciences de la Terre et de l’atmosphère, Université du Québec à Montréal

Julie Thériault is a professor-researcher at the Département des sciences de la Terre et de l’atmosphère at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). Member of the UQAM Centre pour l’étude et la simulation du climat à l’échelle régionale (ESCER), she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from the Université de Moncton, as well as a Master’s degree and a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences from McGill University. Prof Thériault has a postdoctoral training in the prestigious American Atmospheric Research Center, the world-renowned National Center for Atmospheric Research. Her research theme focuses on the observation, measurement and simulation of winter precipitation types. In addition to studying their evolution in a context of climate change, Ms. Thériault is piloting research projects in the Global Water Futures (GWF) Apogée program, led by the University of Saskatchewan and part of the new Réseau inondations intersectoriel du Québec (RIISQ). In addition, she regularly publishes in journals specializing in atmospheric sciences and offers lectures at national and international scientific conferences. Prof Thériault is also active in the training of students enrolled in all three cycles where she has been Director of the Unité de programme in Earth Sciences and the Atmosphere and a member of the Atmospheric Science Program Committees at UQAM.