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2013

Aneil Agrawal
Aneil Agrawal

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

University of Toronto

Paul W. Ayers
Paul W. Ayers

Chemistry

McMaster University

Christophe Caloz
Christophe Caloz

Electrical Engineering

École polytechnique de Montréal

Warren Chan
Warren Chan

Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering

University of Toronto

Kevin Resch
Kevin Resch

Physics and Astronomy

University of Waterloo

Yu Sun
Yu Sun

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

University of Toronto

2012

Alisdair Boraston
Alisdair Boraston

Biochemistry and Microbiology

University of Victoria

Sheelagh Carpendale
Sheelagh Carpendale

Computer Science

University of Calgary

Mark MacLachlan
Mark MacLachlan

Chemistry

The University of British Columbia

Randall Martin
Randall Martin

Physics, Atmospheric Science and Chemistry

Dalhousie University

Robert Seiringer
Robert Seiringer

Mathematics and Statistics

McGill University

2011

Andrea Damascelli
Andrea Damascelli

Physics and Astronomy - The University of British Columbia


Alexander Litvak
Alexander Litvak

Mathematical and statistical sciences - University of Alberta


Roberto Morandotti
Roberto Morandotti

Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications - Institut national de la recherche scientifique


Ruth Signorell
Ruth Signorell

Chemistry - The University of British Columbia


David Vocadlo
David Vocadlo

Chemistry - Simon Fraser University


Boris Worm
Boris Worm

Biology - Dalhousie University


2010

Alexandre Blais
Alexandre Blais

Physics

Université de Sherbrooke

Jody Culham
Jody Culham

Psychology

The University of Western Ontario

Rees Kassen
Rees Kassen

Biology

University of Ottawa

Shana O. Kelley
Shana Kelley

Pharmacy

University of Toronto

Guy D. Moore
Guy Moore

Physics

McGill University

Diane S. Srivastava
Diane Srivastava

Zoology

The University of British Columbia

2009

Brendan Frey
Brendan Frey

Biomolecular Science and Engineering

University of Toronto

Andrew Hendry
Andrew Hendry

Evolutionary Biology

McGill University

Ray Jayawardhana
Ray Jayawardhana

Astrophysics

University of Toronto

Ingrid Johnsrude
Ingrid Johnsrude

Cognitive Neuroscience

Queen's University

Karim Nader
Karim Nader

Psychology

McGill University

Peter Tieleman
Peter Tieleman

Biochemistry

University of Calgary

2008

Pierre Berini
Pierre Berini

Electrical Engineering and Physics

University of Ottawa

Troy Day
Troy Day

Mathematical Biology

Queen's University

Dennis Hall
Dennis Hall

Chemistry

University of Alberta

Jean-Christophe Leroux
Jean-Christophe Leroux

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Université de Montréal

Barth Netterfield
Barth Netterfield

Physics

University of Toronto

Carl E. Svensson
Carl E. Svensson

Physics

University of Guelph

2007

Jillian Buriak
Jillian Buriak

Chemistry

University of Alberta

Eckhard Meinrenken
Eckhard Meinrenken

Mathematics

University of Toronto

Andrew J. Roger
Andrew J. Roger

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Dalhousie University

Gregory D. Scholes
Gregory D. Scholes

Chemistry

University of Toronto

Aephraim Steinberg
Aephraim Steinberg

Physics

University of Toronto

Nikolaus Troje
Nikolaus Troje

Psychology

Queen's University

2006

Joerg Bohlmann
Joerg Bohlmann

Plant Biology

The University of British Columbia

Andrzej Czarnecki
Andrzej Czarnecki

Subatomic Physics

University of Alberta

John Klironomos
John Klironomos

Plant Biology

University of Guelph

Todd Lowary
Todd Lowary

Chemistry

University of Alberta

Gail Murphy
Gail Murphy

Computing and Information Science

The University of British Columbia

Locke Rowe
Locke Rowe

Zoology

University of Toronto

2005

Roberto Garcia Abraham
Roberto Garcia Abraham

Astrophysics

University of Toronto

Neil Branda
Neil Branda

Organic Chemistry

Simon Fraser University

Michael Doebeli
Michael Doebeli

Biology

The University of British Columbia

Jacques Marchand
Jacques Marchand

Civil Engineering

Université Laval

Andrew White
Andrew White

Biochemistry

York University

Peter Zandstra
Peter Zandstra

Bioengineering

University of Toronto

2004

Patrick Keeling
Patrick Keeling

Botany

The University of British Columbia

Thomas Brabec
Thomas Brabec

Theoretical Physics

University of Ottawa

George Eleftheriades
George Eleftheriades

Nanotechnology

University of Toronto

Eric Hessels
Eric Hessels

Physics

York University

Lisa Jeffrey
Lisa Jeffrey

Mathematics

University of Toronto

Mosto Bousmina
Mosto Bousmina

Polymer Engineering

Université Laval

2003

Gary Saunders
Gary Saunders

Biology

University of New Brunswick

Victoria Kaspi
Victoria Kaspi

Astrophysics

McGill University

Zongchao Jia
Zongchao Jia

Biochemistry

Queen's University

Molly Shoichet
Molly Shoichet

Chemical Engineering

University of Toronto

Kim Vicente
Kim Vicente

Cognitive Engineering

University of Toronto

Michel Gingras
Michel Gingras

Physics

University of Waterloo

2002

Louis Bernatchez
Louis Bernatchez

Molecular Ecology

Université Laval

Elizabeth Cannon
Elizabeth Cannon

Geomatics Engineering

University of Calgary

Henri Darmon
Henri Darmon

Mathematics

McGill University

Wolfgang Jäger
Wolfgang Jäger

Chemistry

University of Alberta

Alejandro Marangoni
Alejandro Marangoni

Food Science

University of Guelph

Jerry Mitrovica
Jerry Mitrovica

Geophysics

University of Toronto

2001

Simaan AbouRizk
Simaan AbouRizk

Civil Engineering

University of Alberta

Peter Grütter
Peter Grütter

Physics

McGill University

Ben Koop
Ben Koop

Molecular Biology

University of Victoria

Arokia Nathan
Arokia Nathan

Flexible Electronics

University of Waterloo

Sarah Otto
Sarah Otto

Biology

The University of British Columbia

Warren Piers
Warren Piers

Chemistry

University of Calgary

2000

Bruce Balcom
Bruce Balcom

Physics

University of New Brunswick

André Charette
André Charette

Chemistry

Université de Montréal

Wayne Grover
Wayne Grover

Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Alberta

Chris Le
Chris Le

Analytical Chemistry

University of Alberta

1999

Barbara Sherwood Lollar
Barbara Sherwood Lollar

Hydrogeology

University of Toronto

Mark Freeman
Mark Freeman

Physics

University of Alberta

Douglas Bonn
Douglas Bonn

Physics

The University of British Columbia

Norman C. Beaulieu
Norman C. Beaulieu

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Queen's University

1998

Sara Iverson
Sara Iverson

Biology

Dalhousie University

Louis Taillefer
Louis Taillefer

Physics

McGill University

Jonathan Schaeffer
Jonathan Schaeffer

Computer Science

University of Alberta

Michael Ward
Michael Ward

Mathematics

The University of British Columbia

1997

C. Ross Ethier
C. Ross Ethier

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

University of Toronto

Ian Manners
Ian Manners

Chemistry

University of Toronto

Robert Tibshirani
Robert Tibshirani

Biostatistics

University of Toronto

Andrew Weaver
Andrew Weaver

Earth and Ocean Sciences

University of Victoria

1996

Jed Harrison
Jed Harrison

Chemistry

University of Alberta

Catherine Kallin
Catherine Kallin

Physics

McMaster University

Ming Li
Ming Li

Computer Science

University of Waterloo

Demetri Terzopoulos
Demetri Terzopoulos

Computer Science

University of Toronto

1995

Eduardo Blumwald
Eduardo Blumwald

Botany

University of Toronto
Pierre L'Écuyer
Pierre L'Écuyer

Computer Simulation

Université de Montréal
Vijaya Kumar Murty
Vijaya Kumar Murty

Modern Mathematics

University of Toronto
Theodore Shepherd
Theodore Shepherd

Physics

University of Toronto

1994

Peter Boag
Peter Boag

Evolutionary Biology

Queen's University
Mark Lautens
Mark Lautens

Organic Chemistry

University of Toronto
David MacFarlane
David MacFarlane

High Energy Physics

McGill University
Christian Roy
Christian Roy

Chemical Engineering

Université Laval

1993

Philippe Gros
Philippe Gros

Biochemistry

McGill University
Ole Hindsgaul
Ole Hindsgaul

Carbohydrate Chemistry

University of Alberta
Kurtis Kyser
Kurtis Kyser

Geochemistry

University of Saskatchewan
Dolph Schluter
Dolph Schluter

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

The University of British Columbia

1992

Gilles Brassard
Gilles Brassard

Cryptography

Université de Montréal
Norman Dovichi
Norman Dovichi

Analytical Chemistry

University of Alberta
David Layzell
David Layzell

Plant Physiology

Queen’s University
Edwin Perkins
Edwin Perkins

Mathematics

The University of British Columbia

1991

Nicholas Kaiser
Nicholas Kaiser

Theoretical Astrophysics

University of Toronto
Ram Murty
Ram Murty

Mathematics

McGill University
Indira Samarasekera
Indira Samarasekera

Metallurgical Engineering

The University of British Columbia
Leslie Smith
Leslie Smith

Geological Sciences

The University of British Columbia

1990

Michael Fryzuk
Michael Fryzuk

Chemistry

The University of British Columbia
Hector Levesque
Hector Levesque

Computer Science

University of Toronto
John Smol
John Smol

Limnology

Queen's University
Thomas Tiedje
Thomas Tiedje

Solid State Physics

The University of British Columbia

1989

Richard Bond
Richard Bond

Astrophysics

University of Toronto
Kerry Rowe
Kerry Rowe

Geotechnical Engineering

The University of Western Ontario
David Turpin
David Turpin

Plant Physiology

Queen's University
Don VandenBerg
Don VandenBerg

Stellar Astrophysics

University of Victoria

1988

Spencer Barrett
Spencer Barrett

Plant Evolutionary Biology

University of Toronto
Kenneth Davidson
Kenneth Davidson

Mathematics

University of Waterloo
Wagdi Habashi
Wagdi Habashi

Computational Aerodynamics

Concordia University
Scott Tremaine
Scott Tremaine

Astrophysics

University of Toronto

1987

Luc Devroye
Luc Devroye

Analysis of Algorithms

McGill University
Robert Kerrich
Robert Kerrich

Genesis of Ore Deposits

University of Saskatchewan
Grenfell Patey
Grenfell Patey

Theory of Liquids and Solutions

The University of British Columbia
André-Marie Tremblay
André-Marie Tremblay

Theory of Condensed Matter

Université de Sherbrooke

1986

Gilles Fontaine
Gilles Fontaine

Properties of White Dwarf Stars

Université de Montréal
Barry Glickman
Barry Glickman

Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis

York University
Nathan Isgur
Nathan Isgur

Theoretical Particle Physics

University of Toronto
Terrance McMahon
Terrance McMahon

Gas Phase Ion Chemistry

University of Waterloo

1985

David Handelman
David Handelman

Functional Analysis

University of Ottawa
Tak Mak
Tak Mak

T-cell Ontogeny

University of Toronto
Euan Nisbet
Euan Nisbet

Archean Geology

University of Saskatchewan
Robert Prud’homme
Robert Prud’homme

Properties of Solid-state Polymers

Université Laval

1984

Howard Card
Howard Card

Semi-conductor Devices

University of Manitoba
Esteban Chornet
Esteban Chornet

Process of Liquefaction

Université de Sherbrooke
Kenneth Storey
Kenneth Storey

Comparative Biochemistry

Carleton University
William Unruh
William Unruh

Theoretical Physics

The University of British Columbia

1983

Kamilo Feher
Kamilo Feher

Telecommunications

University of Ottawa
Noel James
Noel James

Deposition of Carbonates

Memorial University of Newfoundland
Geraldine Kenny-Wallace
Geraldine Kenny-Wallace

Dynamics of Molecules

University of Toronto
Janet Rossant
Janet Rossant

Developmental Biology

Brock University

1982

James Arthur
James Arthur

Automorphic Forms

University of Toronto
Michele Heath
Michele Heath

Physiological Plant Pathology

University of Toronto
Kelvin Ogilvie
Kelvin Ogilvie

Chemistry of DNA and RNA Molecules

McGill University
Stephen Tobe
Stephen Tobe

Biosynthesis and Metabolism of Insect Hormones

University of Toronto

1981

Christopher Beaumont
Christopher Beaumont

Solid Earth Geophysics

Dalhousie University
Arthur Pelton
Arthur Pelton

Thermodynamics

École Polytechnique de Montréal
Deshpal Singh Verma
Deshpal Singh Verma

Molecular Biology

McGill University
Mathukumalli Vidyasagar
Mathukumalli Vidyasagar

System Theory

University of Waterloo

1980

Howard Alper
Howard Alper

Organometallic Chemistry

University of Ottawa
Keith Brimacombe
Keith Brimacombe

Mathematical Analysis of Metallurgical Processes

The University of British Columbia
Peter Guthrie
Peter Guthrie

Enzyme Mechanisms

The University of Western Ontario
Richard Peter
Richard Peter

Reproductive Physiology

University of Alberta

1979

Derek Bewley
Derek Bewley

Plant Physiology

University of Calgary
Max Cynader
Max Cynader

Neurophysiology of the Visual Systems

Dalhousie University
Roderick Guthrie
Roderick Guthrie

Metallurgy

McGill University
Anthony Phillips
Anthony Phillips

Neural Mechanisms of Memory

The University of British Columbia

1978

David Hartwick
David Hartwick

Astrophysics

University of Victoria
Richard Peltier
Richard Peltier

Atmospheric Dynamics

University of Toronto

1977

Stephen Cook
Stephen Cook

Theory of Computational Complexity

University of Toronto
Christopher Garrett
Christopher Garrett

Physical Oceanography

Dalhousie University

1976

Fabrizio Aumento
Fabrizio Aumento

Detailed Geological Investigation of the Oceanic Crust

Dalhousie University
Jules Carbotte
Jules Carbotte

Electron-Phonon Interaction, Superconductivity, Transport

McMaster University

1975

David Strong
David Strong

Geochemical, Petrological and Metallogenic Sciences

Memorial University of Newfoundland

1974

Edward Davison
Edward Davison

Control Theory and Computer Simulation of Complex Biological Systems

University of Toronto

1973

Michael Bancroft
Michael Bancroft

Mössbauer Spectroscopy

The University of Western Ontario

1972

John Shewchun
John Shewchun

Solid State Electronics

McMaster University

1971

Pierre Deslongchamps
Pierre Deslongchamps

Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Université de Sherbrooke

1970

Richard Pharis
Richard Pharis

Research on the Physiology of Plant Growth and Development

University of Calgary

1969

David Suzuki
David Suzuki

Analysis of Temperature-sensitive Mutations in Drosophila

The University of British Columbia

1968

Ross Datars
Ross Datars

Study of the Fermi Surface of Mercury Using the de Haas van Alphen Effect and Also Further Studies Relating to Physics

McMaster University

1967

Richard Bader
Richard Bader

Theoretical Chemistry Electron Densities in the Transition States of Hydrogen Transfer Reaction

McMaster University

1966

Mohsen Razavy
Mohsen Razavy

Theoretical Nuclear Physics

University of Alberta

1965

Neil Bartlett
Neil Bartlett

First Preparation of Chemical Compounds of the Noble Gases

The University of British Columbia