Dr. Henry W. Chau

Image Henry Wai Chau
Research Scientist (Soil Conservation and Land Resilience)

Professional activities / interests

  • Scientific research
  • Project planning and management
  • Mentoring of students, postdocs, and visiting scientists
  • International panels

Education and awards

Education

PhD. Soil Science (Soil physics), University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 2014

B.Sc. Biological Sciences (Specialization in Microbiology), University of Alberta, Edmonton, 2007

Awards

  • Emerging Researcher Fellowship, The New Zealand – China Water Research Centre, 2020
  • Bayer Diversity Initiative Scholar, American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) and the Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS), 2020
  • Excellence in Early Career Research Award, Lincoln University, 2017

International experience and/or work

  • Western Councillor, Canadian Soil Science Society (CSSS), 2022-Current
  • Leader of Soil and Water Management Professionals Community for American Society of Agronomy (ASA), 2022
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Soil and Physical Sciences, Lincoln University, Lincoln, New Zealand, July 2018 – February 2022
  • Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Soil Science, 2020-Current
  • Member of the NZ/China Water Research Centre (NZCWRC) leadership team, September 2016 - Current
  • Lecturer Department of Soil and Physical Sciences, Lincoln University, Lincoln, New Zealand, January 2014 – June 2018
  • Sessional lecturer, Department of Soil Science, University of Saskatchewan, 2013
  • Professional Research Associate, Department of Soil Science, University of Saskatchewan, 2013

Key publications

  1. Alexander, B.C.S.*, Geddes, C.M., Chau, H.W., Ellert, B.H., and Janzen, H.H. 2024. Beyond P-values: Analysis of spring wheat yields for a long-term study from 1968-2013 focused on no-tillage at Lethbridge, AB. Soils and Crops 2024. Mar 05-06, 2024. Saskatoon, SK, CA. (Poster Presentation).

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  2. Alexander, B.*, Geddes, C.M., Larney, F., Chau, H., Janzen, H., Curtis A., Shade, K., and Schwinghamer, T. 2024. Soil health being tricky: Estimating unbiased causal effects of soil organic carbon on yield is a subjective experience. Soils and Crops 2024. Mar 05-06, 2024. Saskatoon, SK, USA. (Oral Presentation).

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  3. http://umanitoba.ca/agricultural-food-sciences/sites/agricultural-food-sciences/files/2022-11/MOHR%20-%20POSTER%20ABSTRACT.pdf

    2022 - View publication details