Daou, David

Research Manager - Climate Risk Modelling

Profile
  • INSTITUTE:
    UNU-EHS
    OFFICE:
    The Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII)
    E-MAIL:
    daou@ehs.unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +49-228-815-0246
    NATIONALITY:
    Canada, Lebanon

    Research Interests

    • Atmospheric Physics
    • Climate Change
    • Drought
    • Hazards
    • Satellite Remote Sensing

    Education

    • Ph.D., Remote Sensing Atmospheric Physics Canada, Sherbrooke University
    • MSc. Sensors and Instrumentation France, Universite de Bretagne Occidentale and Telecom Bretagne, Brest, Faculty of Sciences, Physics Department

    Appointments

    • 2008 to date: Member of the CANDAC group and AGU and AEROCAN
    • 2015 to date: Member of the JRC (Joint Research Centre-European Commission) ALUMNI
    • 2016 to date: Expert to evaluate projects at the European Commission and REA

    Biographical Statement

    Dr. Daou has been a researcher for the past 14 years, during which he worked with the top European institutions, such as the Joint Research Centre in Ispra (Province of Varese, Italy) as well as the European Space Agency, the Dutch Meteorological Institute, the Canadian Space Agency, European Lidar Network, Environment and Climate Change Canada, as well as working as an expert to evaluate H2020  projects for the European Commission.

    Beside his proficient skills in science, including programming skills, analyzing data and statistics daily basis usage, Dr. Daou also has a very good experience in management, as well ashis expertise in writing reports for policy makers, or publishing papers, and submitting proposals.