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Dr. David Sills earned his Ph.D. degree in Atmospheric Science from York University in Toronto in 1998.
He served as a Severe Weather Scientist at Environment Canada for more than 20 years before becoming the Executive Director of the Northern Tornadoes Project with Western Engineering in 2019.
Dr. Sills is also an adjunct professor at both Western University and the University of Manitoba, and a principal investigator with the new Northern Hail Project.
He has authored dozens of scientific papers, has served as associate editor and reviewer for a number of prominent Canadian and international weather journals, and works on an international committee that is developing a new tornado wind speed estimation standard.
Dr. Sills was awarded the Rube Hornstein Medal in 2017 for his contributions to operational meteorology in Canada, and has been named a Western University ‘Newsmaker of the Year’ in 2022 and 2023.