Author’s Bio

Mir worked over 40 years in the United States and Canada, serving the insurance, retail, banking and government industries.  After working for several companies in various capacities in Illinois, Ontario, New Brunswick, and Alberta, Mir started a consulting company in 1986.  Its focus was to provide information technology and management consulting services to the major federal departments in Ottawa, including: 

  • Department of National Defence;
  • Statistics Canada;
  • The Treasury Board of Canada;
  • Transport Canada;
  • Environment Canada;
  • The Royal Canadian Mounted Police;
  • Public Works and Government Services;
  • Office of the Auditor General,
  • Canada Post Services; and
  • Various Other Departments.

Mir took early retirement in 1997 he relocated to Las Vegas where he taught computer science courses on a part-time basis at the University of Nevada and the Community College of Southern Nevada.

Mir moved to British Columbia (Canada) in 2002.  In 2008 he took advantage of a unique opportunity to work for a real estate development company as a Sustainability Analyst.  This provided him with opportunities to learn and promote the proper use of natural resources, be mindful of environmental protection, and focus on economy.  He represented the company at local municipalities and attempted to address the environmental challenges associated with the construction industries.

In addition to holding a Ph.D. in Computer Science majoring in Artificial Intelligence, and an MBA in Electronic Banking,  Mir decided to study “Apply Ecology” at Oxford University in 2011. There he learned about the application of ecological principles in managing and conserving species and habitats that can take place at the local level via practical conservation and biodiversity projects.  This course explored:

  • The main ecological principles of biodiversity and extinction;
  • Communities and populations: Stability, disturbance and succession; nutrient cycling; and
  • Interactions with the physical environment, etc.  It demonstrated how ecosystems can be managed.

Mir published a book, Nuclear Energy: Peaceful Ways to Serve Humanity, in 2013.  He also published numerous articles on various topics related to Climate Change.

Mir returned to Ottawa in 2013, after being away for 16 years, but he spent six months each year in Las Vegas for several years where he taught computers to seniors.

He is totally dedicated to conducting research and publishing findings on:

  • Natural Resources: Energy, Land and Soil, Water, and Waste;
  • Environmental Protection: Transportation, Pollution, Heritage and Urban Environment, Rural and Coastal Environment, and Wild Life;
  • Social Progress: Basic Needs, Deprivation and Inequality, and Community Safety and Health;
  • Local Services: Community Involvement; and
  • Economy: The Economy, Employment, Impact on Environment and Society.

Mir also served on various professional associations and worked with Senior Groups in Henderson, Nevada.  Currently, he is an active member of Barrhaven Seniors.

Mir will continue to conduct research and publish articles on various topics related to climate change.  

Updated on December 12, 2023