Jason Rowe wins the 2019 Emerging Scholar Award at Bishop’s University

Bishop’s University just announced that iREx member Prof. Jason Rowe has been awarded the 2019 Emerging Scholar award. The Emerging Scholar awards recognise outstanding researchers and creators whose work has made a significant impact on their disciplines or fields. The whole iREx team is proud to have Jason as a key member of our institute!

Dr. Jason Rowe holds a Canada Research Chair in Exoplanet Astrophysics and has been a member of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Bishop’s University since July 2017. He has been a member of the Kepler team as a NASA Postdoctoral Fellow; his contributions to the first Kepler discoveries and his work on the measurement of the fundamental parameters of exoplanets earned him NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal. He was also a member of the SETI (“Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence”) team as a research scientist, where he contributed to the discovery of several Earth-sized exoplanets. He subsequently received a second NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal. He has authored or co-authored over 200 publications and was named by Clarivate Analytics as one of the world’s top 1% most cited researchers in their respective fields in 2017. He continues to collaborate with NASA and with the Canadian Space Agency.


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