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Warren E. Piers, FRSC, FCIC, FRSC(UK)

B. Sc. 1984: University of British Columbia Ph. D. 1988: University of British Columbia Killam/NSERC PDF:  1988-1990, CalTech Asst. Professor: 1990-1995, U. Guelph Assoc. Professor: 1995-2000, U. Calgary S. Robert Blair Professor:  2000-2013, U. Calgary Tier I CRC:  2013-present, U. Calgary Humboldt Research Fellow: 2015-2017, Tübingen Associate Editor, Dalton Transactions: 2014-present

Awards

2019                Royal Society of Chemistry Ludwig Mond Award 2018                Anton Burg Memorial Lecturer (U. Southern California) 2016                Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) 2016                Winner, ASTech Leadership in Alberta Science Award 2016                Dow Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley 2015-2017       Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship (Tübingen) 2014                Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Invitation Fellowship 2014                International Organic Chemistry Foundation Yoshida Lectureship Award 2014                Catalysis Award (Chemical Institute of Canada) 2013-2020       Tier I Canada Research Chair 2012-2014       Killam Research Fellowship (Canada Council for the Arts) 2011                Inaugural Schlenk Lecture Award (University of Tübingen) 2009                Elected Fellow, Chemical Institute of Canada (FCIC) 2006                Elected Fellow, Royal Society of Canada (RSC) 2005                Alcan Lecture Award (CSC) 2004                U of C FGS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Supervision 2003                Merck Frosst Center for Therapeutic Research Award (CSC) 2002                Canadian Catalysis Lecture Award (Catalysis Division of the CIC) 2002                U of C Faculty of Science Award for Research Excellence 2001                Royal Society of Canada Rutherford Medal in Chemistry 2001-03           NSERC E. W. R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship 1997-98           Faculty of Science Research Fellowship 1996-2000       Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship 1996                Society of the Plastics Industry in Canada Canplast Award 1996                Ichikizaki Foundation Travel Award 1991                CNC/IUPAC Travel Award 1991                Province of Ontario John C. Polanyi Prize in Chemistry 1988-90           Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship 1988-90           NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship 1986-88           NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship 1984-86           NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship

Affiliations                                    

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK). Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC). Member of the CSC Inorganic Division. Member of the CSC Organic Division. Member of the American Chemical Society. Member of the ACS Inorganic Division. Member of the ACS Organic Division. Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) Member of the Alpine Club of Canada Member of the Grand Cru Society of Calgary

 

Summits

  1. West Lion

  2. Stawamus Chief Peak 1 (2)

  3. Panorama Ridge (Garibaldi)

  4. Telegraph Peak, CA

  5. Loder Peak

  6. Mount Allan (2)

  7. Ha Ling Peak

  8. Mount Fairview (2)

  9. Black Rock Mountain

  10. Indefatiguable South (3) solo

  11. Mount Rundle West

  12. Yamnuska (5)

  13. The Fortress

  14. Indefatiguable North

  15. Cascade Mountain

  16. Mount Bourgeau

  17. Prairie Mountain (4) solo

  18. Old Baldy

  19. East End of Rundle

  20. Heart Mountain

  21. Mount Richardson

  22. Mount Temple

  23. Grotto Mountain

  24. Golden Ears, BC

  25. Mount Baldy (2)

  26. Middle Sister

  27. The Wedge (2)

  28. Kindersley Summit

  29. Mount Chester

  30. Mount Niblock

  31. Mount Rae

  32. Mount Yukness

  33. Quartz Hill ski

  34. Cox Hill (2)

  35. Mount Fullerton

  36. Mount Tyrwhitt

  37. Mount Athabasca

  38. Mount Hector

  39. Mount Fable

  40. Banded Peak

  41. Eiffel Peak

  42. Mount Slalok (Rex’s Pillar), BC

  43. Saddle Peak

  44. Isolated Peak

  45. The President

  46. Cirque Peak

  47. Mount Gordon ski

  48. Opal Ridge

  49. Mount Edith North

  50. Mount Edith Centre

  51. Mount Edith South

  52. Mount Sarrail (almost killed on this one)

  53. Mount Cory North

  54. Crowsnest Mountain

  55. Mount Shark

  56. Hound’s Tooth

  57. Mount Lougheed Northwest

  58. Pika Peak

  59. Mount Wendell West

  60. Sheol Mountain

  61. Mount Woolley

  62. Mount Diadem

  63. Mount Lawrence Grassi

  64. Mount Lorette via South Ridge

  65. Mount St. Piran solo

  66. Mount Sarbach, first summit

  67. Mount Carnarvon

  68. Mount Wendell East (2)

  69. Mount Burke

  70. Mount Belmore Brown

  71. Mount Kidd North

  72. Delta, van Horne Neve (GMC 2010)

  73. Alpha One, van Horne Neve (GMC 2010)

  74. CaldronPeak (South)

  75. Observation Peak

  76. Snow Peak

  77. Ptarmigan Peak

  78. Burstall Mountain

  79. Nihahi Ridge Summit

  80. Turtle Mountain solo

  81. Mount Redoubt (Skoki)

  82. Commonwealth Peak

  83. Mount Schaffer solo

  84. Panorama Ridge (Banff)

  85. Stawamus Chief Peak 2 solo

  86. Stawamus Chief Peak 3 solo

  87. Mount Charles Stewart

  88. Castle Mountain

  89. Mount Whymper

  90. Paget Peak solo

  91. Mount Edith Cavell

  92. Mount Bogart West Peak

  93. Little Arethusa

  94. Rimwall Summit

  95. Mount Andromache

  96. Noseeum Mountain

  97. Mount Jimmy Simpson

  98. Mount Bogart

  99. Peach Bluff Summit (2) solo

  100. Bow Peak

  101. The Devil’s Thumb

  102. Mount Howard

  103. Mount Sparrohawk

Fondos

  1. Penticton 2015 Cortofondo (55k; 12/116)

  2. Penticton 2016 Mediofondo (92k; 38/449)

  3. Penticton 2017 Velocefondo (126k; 46/260)

  4. Badlands 2018 Mediofondo (100k; 12/168)

  5. Penticton 2018 Mediofondo (92k; 22/355)

  6. Kootenay 2018 Mediofondo (102k; 6/90)