Jean-Michel Régimbal joined the JAC Chemistry Department in 2000. He graduated from the chemistry program at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi in 1993. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1999 from York University where he studied atmospheric chemistry with Prof. Michael Mozurkewich. He then taught meteorology and climatology at York University before returning to Quebec in 2000 to teach chemistry at John Abbott College. He left John Abbott from 2001 to 2003, working at Vanier, Marianopolis and Dawson Colleges. He developed a complementary course on climate change course that is now taught here in the winter to non-science students.