Awards

It's an honour just to be nominated


University of Ottawa Award for Excellence in Research

Robert Boyd was awarded this honour for the importance and exceptional characteristics of his research work in Photonics, which has earned distinction for himself and for the University of Ottawa.

Elected as fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC)

Robert Boyd was elected fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) for “For fundamental contributions to optical physics and specifically to the field of nonlinear optics.” His significant contributions include the development of methods

IEEE Fellow for contributions to the fields of nonlinear optics and photonics

The IEEE Fellow is one of the most prestigious honours of the IEEE, and is bestowed upon a very limited number of Senior Members who have contributed importantly to the advancement or application of engineering,

Elected as Corresponding Member of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

In 2018, Robert Boyd was elected by the the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities as a Corresponding Member. This is a learned society of eminent scientists with international reputation. The Academy can look

Charles Hard Townes Award, Optical Society of America, 2016

The Charles Hard Townes Award is given for contributions to quantum electronics. Robert W. Boyd is receiving the award for his fundamental contributions to the field of nonlinear optics, including the development of methods for

Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science, American Physical Society, 2016

This award is given by the Division of Laser Science of the APS to recognize outstanding contributions to basic research that uses lasers to advance knowledge of the fundamental physical properties of materials and their

Honorary Doctor of Science Degree from the University of Glasgow

On July 2 2014 Professor Boyd was awarded an honorary doctor of science (DSc) degree by the University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom. The doctorate degree recognizes Boyd’s “considerable contributions” in the field of

IEEE Quantum Electronics Award

The Quantum Electronics Award is given to honor an individual (or group of individuals) for outstanding technical contributions to quantum electronics, either in fundamentals or application or both. The Award may be for a single

Humboldt Research Award

Robert Boyd received the Humboldt Research Award from Professor Dr. Helmut Schwarz, President of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, June 27, 2011. The Humboldt Research Award, granted by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany,