Sponsored by the CIC
The CIC Medal is presented as a mark of distinction and recognition to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the science of chemistry or chemical engineering in Canada, this is the CIC’s top award.
The 2020 winner of the CIC Medal is:
University of Toronto
Jon Abbatt is a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Toronto. He is an atmospheric chemist, working at the interface of chemistry and atmospheric science in both the laboratory and the field. His focus is on studies of the fundamental chemistry underlying environmental phenomena, including atmospheric ozone, urban haze, and the roles of aerosol particles in cloud formation and climate. In the past few years, his attention has been largely on the chemistry of Arctic aerosol, wildfire emissions, and the indoor environment. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and the American Geophysical Union.