Hydroinformatics and Sustainable Agriculture
Dr. Celicourt holds a PhD in Hydroinformatics and has completed two years of postdoctoral research in precision agriculture, particularly on the development of precision irrigation methods for cranberry and potato production. His research interests in Hydroinformatics focus on establishing new approaches to the development of automated and streamlined environmental data acquisition and curation systems (hardware and software) that are capable of fully operating according to the FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) principles in an end-to-end fashion. He has recently developed an interest in precision agriculture, especially the development and adoption of water-management-oriented methods and technologies aiming at a justifiable balance between crop productivity and agroecosystems sustainability. Toward this perspective, he had co-pioneered a new field of applied research at the interface between Hydroinformatics and Agriculture called Agricultural Hydroinformatics, which emphasizes the relevance of applying the social and technical dimensions of Hydroinformatics in Agriculture to achieve integrated and sustainable agriculture. He is currently a Research Associate in the department of soils and agri-food engineering at Laval University.
2019 -- 2021: Postdoctoral Researcher. Department of soils and agri-food engineering. Laval University – Québec, Canada.
2012--2016: Ph.D., Water resources and environmental engineering (Hydroinformatics). The City College of New York – New York, NY, USA.
2010--2011: M.S., Sustainability in urban environment. The City College of New York – New York, NY, USA.
2003--2009: B.S., Electromechanical engineering. Faculté des Sciences, Université d'État d'Haïti – Port-au-Prince, Haïti.
Sep. 2021 -- Present: Research Associate. Department of soils and agri-food engineering. Laval University – Québec, Canada.
2017 -- 2019: Environmental Engineer. Gedeon GRC Consulting -- Syosset, NY, USA.
2012 -- 2016: Graduate Research Assistant. The City College of New York – New York, NY, USA.
2014 -- 2016: Teaching Assistant for ENGR 59910: Introduction to GIS. The City College of New York – New York, NY, USA.
2008 -- 2010: Teaching Assistant of Mechanical Physics. Faculté des Sciences, Université d'État d'Haïti – Port-au-Prince, Haïti.
Gumiere, S. J., Periard, Y., Celicourt, P., Lafond, J. A., Gumiere, T., Rousseau, A. N., Gallichand, J., Caron, J. (2022). A computational method for modelling spatiotemporal variability in hydrodynamic properties of sandy soil under drainage and recharge. Frontiers in Soil Science, 2:803892.
Matteau, J., Celicourt, P., Létourneau, G., Gumiere, T., Gumiere, S. J. (2022). Effects of irrigation thresholds and temporal distribution on potato yield and water productivity in sandy soil. Agricultural Water Management, 264, 107483.
Celicourt, P., Rousseau, A. N., Gumiere, S. J., Camporese, M. (2021). Editorial: Hydro-informatics for Sustainable Water Management in Agrosystems. Frontiers in Water, 2:758634.