1972, BSc and 1976, PhD in Crystallography, McGill. 1995-2000, Vice-Principal-Research and 2000-05, Vice-Principal-Academic, Professor, Department of Chemistry and School of Computing, Queen's University (Ontario). 2006-13, President, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Since 2013, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, McGill University. Specially Elected Fellow, Royal Society of Canada. Vice-Chair, Science, Technology and Innovation Council. Member: International Jury, France’s Investissements d’Avenir; Canadian Business-Higher Education Roundtable; Advisory Council on Economic Growth to the Canadian Federal Minister of Finance; Global University Leaders Forum, World Economic Forum; Board, Montreal International; Conference Board of Canada; Universities Canada; Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation.