- Awards and Distinctions
June 16, 2020 | Audrey-Maude Vézina
Update : September 15, 2020
INRS Professor Federico Rosei has been selected for the year 2020–2021 in the prestigious Distinguished Lecturer Program of the Photonics Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). In this edition, he is the only Canadian researcher to be a member of this prominent club, joining five others from the United States, Italy, China and Israel.
As Distinguished Lecturer, Dr. Rosei has committed to give at least six lectures over the course of a year to members of the Photonics Society. His lectures will discuss the latest developments in the highly topical field of quantum dot-based photonic devices.
“With more than 400,000 members, the IEEE is the largest engineering organization in the world. The speaker programs offer a remarkable opportunity for outreach, visibility and collaboration,” says Dr. Rosei, who holds the Canada Research Chair in Nanostructured Materials and the UNESCO Chair in Materials and Technologies for Energy Conversion, Storage and Conservation.
Professor Rosei was previously selected as Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Nanotechnology Council the year 2015–2016. He has also received the IEEE Canada Outstanding Engineer Medal in 2017 and the IEEE Montreal Gold Medal in 2018.
Through the Distinguished Lecturer program, Professor Rosei will contribute to the work of the Photonics Society, a multidisciplinary group within the IEEE that promotes the advancement of education and science in optics and photonics and their industrial applications.
Congratulations to Professor Rosei on being selected as distinguished lecturer!
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