Douglas R. Colton Medal for Research Excellence

Canada’s National Design Network® (NDN), managed by CMC Microsystems, has honoured excellence in Canadian micro-nano research for more than 20 years through its annual Douglas R. Colton award. Recognizes excellence in research leading to new understanding and novel developments in microsystems and related technologies. This award includes a monetary prize of $4,500.  

Eligibility: Candidates for the award may be faculty, students or alumni who have successfully completed a Master's or PhD degree in a Canadian university within the previous three calendar years. Joint nominations with a microelectronics or microelectronics-related company are strongly encouraged.

Note: As SFU may only nominate one person per year for this award, please submit a Candidate Recommendation form by the internal deadline. Contact Institutional Strategic Awards at for assistance.

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August 14, 2020August 14, 2020 Verified Date
July 06, 2020 Jul. 06, 2020 July 06, 2020 16:00:00 July 06, 2020 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Douglas R. Colton Medal for Research Excellence Honours excellence in Canadian micro-nano research. .