Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research program in Quantum Information since 2010. Scholar since 2003.
2010 Waterloo Region 40 under 40: "Honouring those making a difference in our region".
Invited Speaker, AAAS Science and Technology Workshop "Plug into Canada", organized by the Canadian Embassy, January 2005 (with National Science Advisor, the NSERC President, and 2 other Canadian researchers).
One of fifteen PAGSE Symposium "Leaders of Tomorrow", Ottawa, Canada, 2004. The Partnership Group for Science and Engineering was formed in June 1995 at the invitation of the Academy of Science of the Royal Society of Canada to represent the Canadian science and engineering community to the Government of Canada.
Invited article in inno'va-tion and inno'v@-tion2: Essays by Leading Canadian Researchers, a Canada Foundation for Innovation project "Showcasing some of the country's most cutting-edge researchers".
Visiting Fellow at King's College, University of Cambridge, October 2005.
Canada Research Chair, 2002-present.
Premier's Research Excellence Award, Ontario, 2000-2005.
Fellow of the Institute for Combinatorics and its Applications, 2000-present.
Robin Gandy Junior Research Fellowship, Wolfson College, Oxford, 1998-1999.
Communications and Electronic-Security Group Scholar, 1996-1999.
Awarded Distinction for M.Sc., Oxford, 1996.
UK Commonwealth Scholar, 1995-1996.
Valedictorian and Alumni Gold Medal winner, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo, 1995.
Bronze Medal (3rd in Canada), Descartes Mathematics Competition, 1990.