Fidel Roig received his Ph.D. degree in philosophy and natural sciences from the Basel University, Switzerland. He is a Senior Researcher at the Dendrochronology Laboratory, IANIGLA-CONICET, Argentina; a Professor at the Cuyo University and São Paulo University, Brazil; an Invited Professor at the Universities of San Andrés-La Paz, Bolivia, and San Simón-Cochabamba, Bolivia; an Invited Researcher at the Department of Chemistry and Dynamics of the Geosphere, Jülich, Germany, and at the Instituto di Matemática from the Rom University, Italy; and the Director of the SEM-EDAX Laboratory at the CCT-Mendoza-CONICET. Moreover, he is a Member of the Council Committee of the Ph.D. Program in Biology (PROBIOL) of the Cuyo University and the Council Committee of the Ph.D. Program in Agronomy of the Cuyo University. He is a Member of the following institutions: IAWA Pan-American Regional Group Committee, Nucleus of Dendrochronological and Dendroecological Studies in Natural Environments (NEDDAN- EMBRAPA, Brazil), Regional Council of the Mendoza-San Juan National Institute for Agronomic Technology (INTA), Scientific Committee of the World Biodiversity Association, and other scientific and academic local and international institutions. In addition, he is an Associated Editor of the IAWA Journal and Revista Floresta e Ambiente (Brazil). He is the author of about 70 papers and books. His fields of interest include dendroecology, palaeoclimatology, wood anatomy, and climatic variability and change. He is a PI of 18 and co-PI of 10 research programs financed by CONICET, ANPC, US National Science Foundation, National Geographic Society, Forstchunzentrum Jülich, IAI, Red Latinoamericana de Botánica, PAGES-IGBP, UNCuyo, CAPES/SECYT, and ANPCyT. Roig is an adviser of 13 Ph.D. students from Argentina and Brazil, the Director of 18 research fellowships from CONICET and other institutions, an organizer of 28 postgraduate courses, workshops, and international congresses, and a member of 9 national and international academic societies.
Biography Updated on 2 April 2012