Thierry Chopin, Ph.D.
Professor of Marine Biology, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, Canada
Focus Ecophysiology and biochemistry of seaweeds of commercial value and development of Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) systems for environmental sustainability, economic stability, and societal acceptability
Education Ph.D.: University of Western Brittany, Brest, France
Background Past president of the Aquaculture Association of Canada, the International Seaweed Association, and the Phycological Society of America
Honorary Consul of France and Chevalier in the Ordre des Palmes Académiques
Notable accomplishment Honorary Consul of France and Chevalier in the Ordre des Palmes Académiques
Why aquaculture? In tomorrow’s food production systems and value-added derived product biorefineries, aquaculture will have an increasing share. However, the Blue Revolution needs to become the greener Turquoise Revolution by developing innovative technologies and practices