Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) Members Recognized for Outstanding Achievements

February 19, 2015

Congratulations to these CIC members who are the newest Order of Canada and NSERC Award recipients.

Order of Canada Recipients

Mark Lautens, FCIC, University of Toronto
Christophe Guy, MCIC, École Polytechnique  

The Order of Canada, one of our country's highest civilian honours, was established in 1967, during Canada's centennial year, to recognize outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Over the last 45 years, more than 6,000 people from all sectors of society have been invested into the Order.  Find out more about the Order of Canada.

NSERC Award Recipients 

Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering
Axel Becke, MCIC, Dalhousie University 

The Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering
Michael Kovacs, MCIC, Western University
Thomas Ruth, MCIC, TRIUMF
John Valliant, MCIC, McMaster University 

E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships
Aaron Wheeler, MCIC, University of Toronto

Synergy Awards for Innovation - Category 1: Small- and Medium-sized Companies
Robert W. Besant, MCIC, University of Saskatchewan 

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) awards recognize the work of outstanding Canadian scientists and engineers. NSERC-funded researchers are honoured every year for a wide range of achievements that showcase the high caliber of talent and the innovative research taking place in Canadian universities and colleges. Find out more about the NSERC Awards.