This award is given to a Canadian scientist in recognition of “significant achievements in the fundamental development of instrumentation or techniques, or for the novel application of spectroscopy, spectrometry or analytical sciences to analytical problems in industry, medicine, the environment, or related fields”.
Hopkins’ research develops and uses experimental tools such as ion mobility spectrometry, mass spectrometry, and laser spectroscopy, as well as computational tools including artificial intelligence. His work has application in areas such as nanotechnology, environmental analysis, and drug discovery.
This was Professor Hopkins’ second award this year. Last March, he was also named the winner of the 2022 Keith Ladler Award sponsored by the Chemical Institute of Canada for outstanding early-career contributions to physical chemistry in Canada.
Congratulations, Professor Hopkins!