Awards and Honours

Honorary Fellow – Chinese Chemical Society (2015)

Selby Fellowship – Australian Academy of Sciences (2016)

Planet INRS Award for Education – INRS (2015, shared with T.W. Johnston and A. Pignolet)

Fellow – ASM International (2015)

Fellow –  Canadian Academy of Engineering (2015)

Excellence in Leadership  – American Vacuum Society (2015)

Lash Miller Award – Canada Section, Electrochemical Society (2015)

Khwarizmi International Award (2nd laureate) – Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (2015)

Chang Jiang Chair Professor – UESTC, Chengdu (2015–2017)

Distinguished Lecturer- IEEE Nanotechnology Council (2015)

Fellow – SPIE (2015)

Fellow – American Physical Society (2014)

Fellow – Royal Society of Canada (2014)

Bell Outreach Award – Foundation INRS Armand Frappier (2014)

José Vasconcelos Award for Education  – World Cultural Council (2014)

Member (Fellow) – European Academy of Sciences (2014)

Award for Excellence in Materials Chemistry – Canadian Society for Chemistry (2014)

EWR Steacie Memorial Fellowship – NSERC (2014), received from the Governor General of Canada

Distinguished Visitor/Speaker – California State University Northridge (2013)

Grand Challenge Lecture – Institute for Future Environments, Queensland University of Technology (2013)

Brian Ives Lectureship Award – ASM Canada Council / ASM International (2013)

Senior Member – SPIE (2013)

Herzberg Medal – Canadian Association of Physicists (2013)

Fellow – Australian Institute of Physics (2013)

Fellow – Engineering Institute of Canada (2013)

Member – Global Young Academy (2012)

Best Paper Award  – Centre for Self-Assembled Chemical Structures (2012)

Fellow  – American Association for the Advancement of Science (2012)

Senior Member – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (2012)

Fellow – Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) (2012)

Fellow – Institution of Engineering and Technology (UK) (2011)

Fellow – Institute of Materials, Metallurgy and Mining (UK) (2011)

Rutherford Memorial Medal (Chemistry) – Royal Society of Canada (2011)

Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Award – Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2010)

Fellow – Institute of Physics (UK) (2010)

JSPS Senior Special Visiting Fellowship – MANA–NIMS, Tsukuba (Japan) (2010)

Visiting Lectureship Award (India) – ASM IIM (2010)

Full Member – Sigma Xi Society (2010)

Fellow – Institute of Nanotechnology (UK) (2010)

Australian Professorial Fellowship – Australian Research Council (declined) (2010)

Excellent Scientist Award – Advances in Functional Materials Workshop, Jiuzhaigou (China) (June 2009)

Canada Research Chair – Centre EMT, INRS (2008, renewal)

Gledden Fellowship – University of Western Australia (2008)

Spheres of Influence Lecture – Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland Univ of Technology (2008)

Tan Chin Tuan Fellowship – Nanyang Technological University (2008)

Canada Research Chair – Centre EMT, INRS (2003)

New Strategic Professor – FQRNT, Province of Quebec (2002)

Marie Curie Fellowship – European Union (2001)

Italian–Danish Fellowship – To carry out research at CAMP (Univ. of Aarhus) (declined) (2001)

REES/JISTEC Fellowship – NTT Basic Research Laboratories (2000)

REES/JISTEC Fellowship – NTT Basic Research Laboratories (1999)

Scholarship for PhD students – University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ (1997)