Canada’s National Design Network® (NDN).
Douglas R. Colton Medal recognizes excellence in:
- research leading to new understanding and novel developments in one or more microsystems or nanotechnologies including photonics/optoelectronics, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), nanoelectronics, microelectronics, microfluidics, nano-materials, and embedded software; and/or
- the application of microsystems and/or nanotechnology in Canada
Candidates for the award may be faculty, students or alumnae who have successfully completed a Master's or PhD degree in a Canadian university within the previous three calendar years.
The medal and a cash award of $4,500
The University may submit one nomination per year. Therefore, this nomination will be adjudicated first at the College level, and second at the University level.
If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.
Submit nomination information and names of two references to your Associate Dean, Research. Letters of reference will be due by or before August 21, according to the processes established by your College.
How to Apply
To apply: Submit nomination information and names of two references to your Associate Dean, Research. Two letters of reference will be due by or before August 21, according to the processes established by your College.