Thibaud d’Oultremont

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Research Fellow, CASAS Global


Education and Languages

PhD in Science, Facultes Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur (Highest honors)

MA in Philosophy of Science, UCL, Belgium

Master in Ethics, JSTB, Berkeley, California

Postdoctoral studies – University of California, Berkeley, California


French, Dutch, English

Expertise & Research Interests

Agro-ecosystems analysis, IPM-biological control, population ecology, carnivore-plant-herbivore interactions, tritrophic modeling, GIS, transgenic crops, ethics and culture, social ethics, globalization, environmental ethics

Relevant Experience

  • Studies on social ethics, globalization, and environmental ethics in West Africa and India
  • Design of population dynamic models in Biology
  • GIS-based software in C++ for extensive water farming system (in North California) based on plant water demand and weather data
  • Software used by the National Fish and Wildlife Association
  • Field research on Farm Fish Culture, Center of Fish Culture, Cotonou, Benin

Selected Publications

d’Oultremont, T., and A.P. Gutierrez. 2002. A multitrophic model of a rice-fish agroecosystem: II. Linking the flooded rice-fishpond systems. Ecological Modelling 155 (2-3):159 -176.

Gutierrez, A. P., L. Ponti, C.K. Ellis, and T. d’Oultremont. 2006. Analysis of climate effects on agricultural systems: A report to the Governor of California. Link.

Gutierrez, A.P., C.K. Ellis, T. d’Oultremont, and L. Ponti. 2006. Climatic limits of pink bollworm in Arizona and California: effects of climate warming. Acta Oecologica 30: 353-364.

Gutierrez, A. P., L. Ponti, C. K. Ellis, and T. d’Oultremont. 2008. Climatic change effects on tritrophic systems. Climatic Change 87: 167-192.