Affleck elected Foreign Associate of the French Academy of Sciences

April 12, 2016

We would like to congratulate Dr. Ian Affleck, who has been appointed as a Foreign Associate of the French Academy of Sciences (Académie des sciences de l'Institut de France) in its 350th anniversary year!

Ian's research interests include low dimensional magnetism, topological materials, quantum wires and quantum dots. In the past few years, he has received the Brockhouse Medal from the Canadian Association of Physicists for his original and influential contributions to the theory of condensed matter systems, and the Lars Onsager Prize from the American Physical Society . He was also elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society in its 350th anniversary year. He is currently a Senior Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.

"This election reflects the high esteem the members of our academy have for you and for your scientific work," said the French Academy of Sciences.

There are only 16 members in the Physics Section of Foreign Associates. Congratulations to Ian again for this great honour!