Dr. Evaristo is a tenured assistant professor in environmental sciences (Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development). In 2017, his PhD dissertation was awarded Best Doctoral Thesis Award in Water Security Research by the Global Institute for Water Security, Environment and Climate Change Canada, and Saskatchewan Water Security Agency. In 2018, he received the Mowat Award from the School of Environment and Sustainability (University of Saskatchewan). The award is named in honour of the late Canadian author, Farley Mowat, whose novels describing Canada’s north peoples and wildlife received international popular and critical acclaim. Jaivime was a Dean’s Scholar and recipient of the Benjamin Franklin Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2021, he was elected as a member of the Philippine-American Academy of Science and Engineering (PAASE). In 2022, he was certified as a Professional Hydrologist by the American Institute of Hydrology. He is also Associate Editor of Vadose Zone Journal and Sustainable Earth Reviews.


Ph.D., 2017 Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan

2015: University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Catchment Science Summer School

M.Sc., 2013 Geosciences, University of Pennsylvania

[Eligible for Professional Geologist license in the states of Delaware and Pennsylvania]

2013: University of Utah, Isotopes in Spatial Ecology and Biogeochemistry, summer course

2012: University of Utah, Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry and Ecology, summer course

B.Sc., 2001 Biology, University of the Philippines

Hydrology: environmental (mostly stable) isotopes, physical, biogeochemical, and ecological processes
Water resources: international water issues, water management
Isotope geochemistry: water-rock interactions, clay mineralogy 
Sustainability: sustainable finance in the water sector [e.g., here], mitigation [e.g., here], financialization of water [e.g., here]


  • Search Committee, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Adaptation Strategies in Deltas (Utrecht University)
  • Search Committee, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Terrestrial Biosphere Modeling (Utrecht University)
  • Scientific User Committee, GeoLab, Faculty of Geosciences (Utrecht University)
  • Education Committee, Sustainable Development (Utrecht University)
  • Hiring Committee, doctoral researcher in Mountain Hydrology (Utrecht University)
  • Search Committee, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Water Management and Irrigations (U Nevada Reno)
  • Faculty Advisory Committee, Ozmen Institute for Global Studies (U Nevada Reno)


  • Assessment Committee Member, Dutch Research Council (Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek, NWO), Domain Science ENW
  • Ad hoc reviewer, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
  • Ad hoc reviewer, US National Science Foundation (US NSF), Hydrologic Sciences
  • Ad hoc reviewer, US National Science Foundation (US NSF), Geobiology and Low-Temperature Geochemistry Program
  • Ad hoc reviewer, The Leverhulme Trust, United Kingdom
  • Ad hoc reviewer, National Research and Development Agency (ANID) of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation of Chile
  • External reviewer, Minnesota Sea Grant - Enhancing Resiliency of North Shore Streams for Support of Brook Trout Fisheries under a Changing Climate
  • Book proposal reviewer, Cambridge University Press