Jay Famiglietti *92Executive Director, Global Institute for Water Security, and Canada 150 Research Chair in Hydrology and Remote Sensing, University of Saskatchewan.
Famiglietti leads the Global Institute for Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan, where he is the Canada 150 Research Chair in Hydrology and Remote Sensing. His research on the effect of climate change on the water cycle and freshwater resources has been incorporated into several leading global climate models. Famiglietti has testified before and advised Congress, and he actively speaks and writes about water and climate change issues. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton in civil engineering, where he also served as a postdoctoral researcher.