Arthur McDonald
Astrophysicist, Nobel Laureate

Art McDonald, CC, O. Ont, O. N.S., FRS, FRSC, P. Eng, is a native of Sydney, N.S. Canada. He has degrees in physics from Dalhousie University (BSc, MSc) and Caltech (PhD) and twelve honorary degrees. From 1969-1982 he was a Research Officer at AECL Chalk River Laboratories; 1982-1989, Professor at Princeton University; 1989-2013 Professor at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada; 2002-2006 University Research Chair; 2006-2103 Gordon and Patricia Gray Chair in Particle Astrophysics and in 2013 became Professor Emeritus. He was Director of the SNO Institute from 1991-2003 and 2006-2009 and Associate Director of the SNOLAB Institute 2009-2013. Since 1989 he has been Director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) Scientific Collaboration. Among many awards, he is a Companion of the Order of Canada, Co-recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics and with the SNO Collaboration, the 2006 John. C. Polanyi Prize and the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics. He continues to be active in basic research in Neutrinos and Dark Matter. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Perimeter Institute.