Professor Boyd Appointed Canada Excellence Research Chair

May 17, 2010

Professor Robert W. Boyd has been appointed as the inaugural Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Quantum Nonlinear Optics. He will be taking up this position in the Fall of 2010 at the University of Ottawa in Canada's capital city.

The $10 million funding that comes with the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Quantum Nonlinear Optics enabled uOttawa to recruit Dr. Boyd from the University of Rochester in the United States and will allow him to establish a world-class program in quantum nonlinear optics. Dr. Boyd will be splitting his time between the University of Ottawa and the University of Rochester.

Here are some news stories associated with this appointment:

Making Ottawa the Photonics Capital of the World, April 23 2011

Robert Boyd gets profiled by Ottawa Magazine, September 2010

University recruits American expert to help establish world-class photonics research centre, The Ottawa Citizen, May 2010

World expert in photonics chooses uOttawa, May 2010