Assist Prof Dr. Damien Olivier | Marine Ecology | Excellence in Research


👨‍🏫Professional Summary 🌟

🌟 Dedicated researcher and esteemed Assistant Professor at FFCLRP-University of São Paulo, blending passion for education and impactful contributions to environmental science. 🎓 Holds a Ph.D. from the Univ. of Utah, with diverse international post-doctoral experiences. 🌿 Expert peer reviewer for leading funding agencies and prestigious journals, showcasing profound knowledge in [Field of Study]. 🏆 Awarded fellowships from renowned institutions and currently spearheading transformative research projects on ecosystem restoration and climate impact. 🌍 Committed to nurturing future scientists, supervising students, and fostering a sustainable future. 🔬✨

🌐 Professional Profiles

Funded Ongoing Student and Post Docs Supervision 🎓

Scientific Initiation: Vinicius Dorea de Oliveira, Marianna Tojal, Helijone Munhoz, Mateus Colucci Fabbris, Ana Carolina Bueno Masters: Renata Grasiele Mendonça Santos Ph.D.: Bruna Aparecida da Silva, Alexandre Brunello, Luiza Cosme, Tony Oliveira, Maquelle Garcia

🎓 Education/Training

1995: B.S. in [Field of Study] – IB-USP / São Paulo, 2000: M.Sc. in [Field of Study] – CENA-USP / Piracicaba, 2005: Ph.D. in [Field of Study] – Univ. of Utah / Salt Lake City, USA, 2010: Post-Doc research assistant – Univ. of Edinburgh / UK, 2013: Post-Doc research assistant – IAG-USP / São Paulo

Peer Reviewer Ad Hoc 📚🔍

As an ad hoc peer reviewer, I’ve been actively engaged in evaluating research articles for various prestigious journals and conferences in the field of ecology and environmental science. My expertise has been recognized by funding agencies and renowned journals. Here’s a snapshot of my contributions

Journals Reviewed 📰

Acta Amazonica (8), Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (1), American Journal of Botany (1), Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (2), Biogeochemistry (1), Biogeosciences (2), Biota Neotropica (2), Biotropica (2), Brazilian Journal of Plant Physiology (1), Cerne (1), Climatic Change (1), Environmental and Experimental Botany (1), FLORA – Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants (2), Forest Ecology and Management (5), Frontiers in Forest and Global Change (4), Functional Ecology (1), Functional Plant Biology (1), Global Change Biology (3),Hoehnea (1)

Fellowships Awarded 🏆

Nature Conservation and Plant Ecology Group – Wageningen University (2014), Gordon’s Research Conferences & Gatsby Foundation – Biddeford/USA (2008), Royal Society of London – LBA meeting, Brazil (2008), New Phytologist – Guangzhou/China (2009), Royal Society of London – collaborative visit to Wageningen University (2010)

Ongoing Research Projects 🌱

FAPESP/NERC-UK: “Restoring neo-tropical dry ecosystems – is plant functional composition the key to success?”. Coordinator: Rafael Oliveira (UNICAMP) e Lucy Rowland (Univ. of Exeter). R$ 935,000 + U$ 159,000 (2019/2023) FAPESP: “BIOTA SYNTHESIS – Nucleus of Analysis and Synthesis of Nature-Based Solutions”. Coordinator: Jean Paul Water Metzger (IB-USP). R$ 1,752,194 (2022/2027) FAPESP: “Management of water sources of local interest for public supply”. Coordinator: Rodrigo Lilla Manzione (FCTE-UNESP). R$ 153,460 (2022/2024) FAPESP: “The impact of climate variability and weather extremes on plant phenology and its implications on biodiversity”. Coordinator: Leonor Patricia Cerdeira Morellato (IB-UNESP/Rio Claro). R$ 950,960 (2022/2024) NERC: “Amazon-SOS: a Safe Operating Space for Amazonian Forests”. Coordinator: Stephen Sitch. GBP 1,010,706 (2023/2027)

Recently Completed Projects

PEERS/USAid: “Functional diversity of interrelated photosynthesis and water use of Central Amazonian trees”. Coordinator: Tomas Domingues. US$ 275.000 (2015/2022) Joint call FAPESP/NERC-UK: “Nordeste: New science for a neglected biome”. Coordinator: Jon Lloyd e I. Colin Prentice. R$ 800.000 + U$ 261.000 (2016/2020) Joint call SPRINT / FAPESP/Univ. of Virginia: “Isoprene emission, ozone pollution, and vegetation dynamics in São Paulo, Brazil”. Coordinator: Tomas Domingues. R$ 32.000 (2017/2019) Joint call FAPESP/ DOE-USA: “Ecophysiological controls on Amazonian precipitation seasonality and variability”. Coordinator: Laura Borma (2014/2017) Joint call FAPESP/ NERC-UK: “ECOFOR: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning in degraded and recovering Amazonian and Atlantic Forests”. Coordinator: Carlos Joly e Jos Barlow (2014/2017) NERC-UK: “Effects of Soil Fertility on the Carbon Cycle of Tropical Forests: A Novel Soil Fertility Manipulation Experiment in Amazonia (AFEX”). Coordinator: Iain Hartley (2014/2017)


Academic Quantitative Indicators 📊

  • Peer Review Papers: 70
  • Book Chapters: 6
  • M.Sc. Orientation Concluded: 1
  • M.Sc. Co-Orientation Concluded: 2
  • Ph.D. Co-Orientation Concluded: 2
  • Citations Google Scholar: 7335, H Index: 34
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