Robert Boyd awarded 2016 Charles Hard Townes Award

November 20, 2017

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 controlling the velocity of light, of quantum imaging methods, and of composite nonlinear optical materials.

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Robert Boyd awarded 2014 IEEE Quantum Electronics Award

October 20, 2014

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 contribution or for a distinguished series of contributions over a long period of time. No candidate shall have previously received a major IEEE award for the same work.

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Robert Boyd elected SPIE Fellow

May 22, 2014

Robert Boyd, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Quantum Nonlinear Optics at the University of Ottawa and Professor of Optics at University of Rochester, has been elected an SPIE Fellow for his achievements in nonlinear optics. The international SPIE society for optics and photonics is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. SPIE Fellows are elected based on their technical achievements and their service to the general optics community, and to SPIE in particular.

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Robert Boyd awarded Humboldt Research Award

July 3, 2011

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, recognizes researchers whose discoveries, new theories or insights have had a significant impact in their own discipline and who are expected to continue being a cutting-edge researcher.

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