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Research Topics
Molecular Imaging
Raman Spectroscopy

Awards and Honours

Nova Scotia Discovery Awards for Science and Technology, Science Champion (2018)
Harry Jerome Award for Professional Excellence (2014)
Nova Scotia Discovery Centre, Science Champion Finalist (2008, 2011, 2012, 2017, 2018)
NSERC Industrial Research Fellowship (2001) (declined)
Youth Committee Service Award, SVGAGV (1999)
Sidney Hogg Memorial Graduate Scholarship (1998)
Caribbean Educational and Cultural Association Scholarship (1997)
Graduate Research Engineering and Technology (GREAT) Scholarship (1996)
Simon Fraser University Graduate Fellowship (1994, 1995, 1996)
Canron Limited – Sidney Hogg Memorial Graduate Scholarship (1994, 1995, 1996)
NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (1991, 1992)
University of Toronto, Scarborough College Physics Prize (1990)

Other interests and achievements

Attracted $3M to his research program since 2001, and $2M to his Science outreach initiatives
Appointed visiting professor at Stanford University and the BC Cancer Agency
External grant reviewer for CFI, NSERC, CIHR
Referee for numerous journals, principally the Journal of Biomedical Optics, Optics Express and the Journal of Raman Spectroscopy
Elected to the board of the Nova Scotia Institute of Science, Canadian Association of Physicists and the American Physical Society – Committee on Minorities in Physics