Close this search box.

2024 Engineering Achievement Award Recipient Announced

PCheben announcement

We are delighted to announce that Pavel Cheben of the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada, has been chosen as the IEEE Photonics Society Engineering Achievement Award.

Pavel Cheben is a Principal Research Officer at the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada. He is also an Honorary Professor at the University of Malaga and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Ottawa, the University of Toronto, Carleton University, McMaster University, and the University of Zilina. Dr. Cheben is best known for his work in subwavelength silicon photonics, pioneering a new field of research that merges metamaterial technology with integrated photonics. He has co-authored more than 800 publications, 42 patent applications, and over 300 invited presentations. Dr. Cheben is an International Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, IEEE, SPIE, Optica, American Physical Society, European Optical Society, Institute of Physics, Engineering Institute of Canada, and Canadian Academy of Engineering. He is also the recipient of the Order of the Slovak Republic, the International Prize of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, the Government of Canada’s Public Service Excellence Award, the NRC Research Excellence Award, and the NRC Industrial Achievement Award. Dr. Cheben is the most published scientist at NRC Canada for the past decade.