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Research chairs and honours

Canada Research Chairs and Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada

Introduced by the federal government in 2000 to retain and attract exceptional research faculty.

  • Jun Liu (Applied Mathematics) - 2017
    • Canada Research Chair in Hybrid Systems and Control
  • Karen Yeats (Combinatorics and Optimization) - 2017
    • Canada Research Chair in Combinatorics of Quantum Field Theory
  • Luke Postle (Department of Combinatorics & Optimization)
    • Canada Research Chair in Graph Theory - 2016
  • David Landriault (Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science)
    • Canadian Research Chair in Risk Theory - 2011
  • Justin Wan (David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science)
    • Canada Research Chair in Scientific Computing - 2006
  • Debbie Leung (Department of Combinatorics & Optimization)
    • Canada Research Chair in Quantum Communication - 2005
  • Richard Cook (Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science)
    • Canada Research Chair in Statistical Methods for Health Research - 2005
  • Achim Kempf (Department of Applied Mathematics)
    • Canada Research Chair in the Physics of Information - 2004
  • Srinivasan Keshav (David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science)
    • Canada Research Chair in Tetherless Computing - 2004
  • Jim Geelen (Department of Combinatorics & Optimization)
    • Canada Research Chair in Combinatorial Optimization - 2003
  • Cam Stewart (Department of Pure Mathematics)
    • Canada research Chair in Number Theory - 2003
  • Ming Li (David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science)
    • Canada Research Chair in Bioinformatics - 2002
  • Michele Mosca (St. Jerome's University & Department of Combinatorics & Optimization)
    • Canada Research Chair in Quantum Computation - 2002
  • Ian Munro (David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science)
    • Canada Research Chair in Algorithm Design - 2001

The following researchers have been recognized as Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada. Election to the academies of the Royal Society is "the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the Arts, Humanities and Sciences". Inductees have been "elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement".

  • M. Tamer Ӧzsu, 2016
  • Douglas Robert Stinson, 2011
  • Richard Cleve, 2010
  • Ian Goulden, 2010
  • Ming Li, 2006
  • Mary Thompson, 2006
  • David Jackson, 2005
  • J. Ian Munro, 2003
  • Vidyadhar P. (VP) Godambe, 2002
  • Jerald Lawless, 2000
  • Scott Vanstone, 1998
  • Jack Kalbfleisch, 1994
  • Kenneth Davidson, 1992
  • J. Alan George, 1992
  • Cameron Stewart, 1989
  • Jiri Cizek, 1988
  • Joseph Paldus, 1983
  • David Sprott, 1975
  • János Aczél, 1971