Dr. Farrukh Chishtie (he/him) is an atmospheric, climate and earth observation scientist with extensive experience in various experimental and modelling disciplines. Holding three Master's degrees and two PhDs in Applied Mathematics and Education with a specialization in environment and sustainability, he has more than twenty years of research experience. Along with grassroots advocacy on issues of climate change and environmental degradation across the globe, he aims for holistic understanding and meaningful action. His areas of expertise and active research are climate science and policy, climate adaptation and mitigation.
Additionally, Dr. Chishtie was a member of the Global Precipitation Mission (GPM) validation project by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) in collaboration with NASA. He is a climate expert with the University of British Columbia (UBC) Sustainability Hub where he raises awareness on climate change across departments. He is also pursuing a doctoral degree in rehabilitation sciences at UBC with a thesis dissertation focus on developing inclusive care programs for COVID-19 and future epidemics and pandemics. He is the president and founder of the non-profit Peaceful Society, Science and Innovation Foundation based in Vancouver, which aims to promote science and technology for peaceful and humane ends. He currently holds visiting scientist and faculty positions at ECCC, the European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN), the University of Toronto, and the University of Western Ontario.