Awards & Honours


2024

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship [National Award]
Jacob Ewaniuk (co-advised with Rotenberg)

Scientific Co-DirectorNUCLEUS, NSERC CREATE Program [national competition]
Bhavin J. Shastri

NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program [National Award]
Tristan Austin (co-advised with Rotenberg)

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) [National Award]
Melanie Galipeau

Early Researcher Award [Ministry of Colleges and Universities; Provincial Award]
Bhavin J. Shastri


2023

Ontario Graduate Studies (OGS) Award [Provincial Award]
Zhimu Guo

Ontario Graduate Studies (OGS) Award [Provincial Award]
Jacob Ewaniuk (co-advised with Nir Rotenberg)

NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program [National Award]
Marcus Tamura

Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence [Vector Institute; Provincial Award]
Tristan Austin (co-advised with Rotenberg)

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) [National Award]
Lucas Rantz 

Undergraduate Summer Student Research Fellowship (USSRF) [Queen's]
Anne (Annie) Xie (co-advised with Tait)

Quantum Days Top Poster Award
Jacob Ewaniuk (co-advised with Rotenberg)

R.S. McLaughlin Fellowships [Queen's]
Adam McCaw


2022

iCANX Young Scientist Award [international award; 10 awarded annually]
Bhavin J. Shastri

The Queen Elizabeth ll  Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST) [Provincial Award]
Marcus Tamura

Engineering Physics Medal [Queen's]
Jacob Ewaniuk (co-advised with Rotenberg)

Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence [Vector Institute; Provincial Award]
Jacob Ewaniuk (co-advised with Rotenberg)

NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program [National Award]
Jacob Ewaniuk (co-advised with Rotenberg)

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) [National Award]
Tristan Austin (co-advised with Rotenberg)

Charles Allan Thompson Undergraduate Student Research Awards [Queen's]
Connor Legg (co-advised with Rotenberg)

SPIE Early Career Achievement Award - Academic [International Award]
Bhavin J. Shastri


2021

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements [National Award]
Marcus Tamura

NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program [National Award]
Marcus Tamura

NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program [National Award]
Adam McCaw (co-advised with Rotenberg)

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) [National Award]
Jacob Ewaniuk (co-advised with Rotenberg)

Vector Institute Postgraduate Affiliate [Provincial Award]
Bicky A. Marquez

Mitacs Accelerate Postdoctoral Fellowship [National Award]
Bicky A. Marquez

DGEP Best Student Poster Presentation Prize, 2021 Canadian Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CCUWiP)
Anne (Annie) Xie


2020

Vector Institute Faculty Affiliate [Provincial Award]
Bhavin J. Shastri 

IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Optics [ICO; International Award]
Bhavin J. Shastri

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements [National Award]
Matthew Filipovich

Optica Senior Member [formerly OSA]
Bhavin J. Shastri

AMS Undergraduate Research Mentorship Award [Queen's]
Bhavin J. Shastri

Tri-Agency Recipient Recognition Award [Queen's]
Matthew Filipovich

Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence [Vector Institute; Provincial Award]
Matthew Filipovich

NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program [National Award]
Matthew Filipovich

Arthur B. McDonald Prize for Academic Excellence [Queen's]
Matthew Filipovich

Arts and Science Undergraduate Research Fund (ASURF) [Queen's]
Anne (Annie) Xie


2019

Engineering Physics Design Award [Queen's]
Viraj Bangari

Queen's Post-Doctoral Fellowship [Queen's]
Bicky A. Marquez

IEEE Senior Member
Bhavin J. Shastri

Geoff Lockwood Memorial Summer Studentship [Queen's]
Zhimu Guo

Geoff Lockwood Memorial Summer Studentship [Queen's]
Matthew Filipovich