Awards and Recognitions

Newton Lacy Pierce prize, American Astronomical Society, 2013
Maryland Academy of Sciences Outstanding Young Scientist, 2013
Selected by Baltimore Magazine as a "Top 40 under 40" in the Metropolitan area, 2013
Selected by CNN as the first scientist for their new "The Science Seat" feature, 2013
Selected by Astronomy Magazine as a "Top Rising Star", 2013
Hubble Fellowship, 2005 - 2008
National Science & Engineering Research Council of Canada, Post Graduate Scholarship B, 2003
National Science & Engineering Research Council of Canada, Post Graduate Scholarship A, 2000
Canadian Astronomical Society "Annual Best Presentations Award", 2000, 2002, & 2003
University of British Columbia Undergraduate Scholar Program Scholarship, 1999
National Science & Engineering Research Council of Canada, Undergraduate Student Research Award, 1999
University of British Columbia Scholarship, 1998

Recognition from the Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper,