Professor Reuven Gordon has been named a Fellow of the IEEE

Professor Reuven Gordon has been named a Fellow of the IEEE.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has happy to announce that Professor Reuven Gordon has been named a Fellow of the IEEE. He is being awarded this fellowship because of his contributions to nanoaperture optical manipulation for protein and nanoparticle analysis. The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one- percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.The IEEE is the world’s leading professional association for advancing technology for humanity. Through its 400,000 plus members in 160 countries, the association is a leading authority on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics.

Reuven Gordon is the Canada Research Chair in Nanoplasmonics and a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Victoria. He has received a Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance Award (2001), an Accelerate BC Industry Impact Award (2007), an AGAUR Visiting Professor Fellowship (2009), the Craigdarroch Silver Medal for Research Excellence (2011), a Fulbright Fellowship (2016) and the Faculty of Engineering Teaching Award (2017). He is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA) and a Fellow of the Society for Photographic Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Dr. Gordon has authored and co-authored over 165 journal papers (including 13 invited contributions). He is co-inventor for five patents and two patent applications, among which are the invention for nanoapertures for analysis of proteins. Dr. Gordon is a Professional Engineer of BC. Dr. Gordon has been recognized as an "Outstanding Referee" by the American Physical Society.