Awards and Honours

2022     Nominated as one of the Chiang Mai University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology’s Excellence Alumni Award

2022     Recipient of the 3M National Teaching Fellowship (3M NTF/STLHE)

2022     Recipient of the TRU 20 Year-Service Award

2020     Nominated and selected as one of the 50 Influencers (Celebrating TRU50 Anniversary)

2019-2020     Recipient of the TRU Faculty Excellence Award

2020     Recipient of the D2L Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning (D2L/STLHE)

2019     Nominee for the 2019 American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Award for Applied and Biotechnological Research

2017     Nominee for the 17th International Congress of Speleology (ICS)-UIS prizes, nominated by members of the BC Federation of Speleology for the most significant publication about caves or a karst-related topic and special book category

2017     Nominee for the 2018 Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award

2017     Recipient of the TRU 15 Year-Service Award

2016     Recipient of the TRU Faculty Award in Excellence for Internationalization

2014     Recipient of the TRU Faculty Award in Undergraduate Research Mentor

2013     Recipient of the TRU Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship

2010     Recipient of the Microsoft “Make Canada Great” competition

2009    Recipient of the Travel Grant Award – American Society for Microbiology Biology Scholar Program

Awards and Honours (Before 2009)