Bojan Mohar and Nathalie Sinclair Named 2021 Distinguished SFU Professors

August 11, 2021
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We are delighted that our faculty Bojan Mohar and alumna Nathalie Sinclair have been named as 2021 SFU Distinguished Professors. The program "recognizes SFU research faculty members of distinction who have achieved exceptional performance and distinguished accomplishments relative to their rank and years of service."

Congratulations to Bojan and Nathalie! Here are some of their accomplishments and contributions to their respective fields (courtesy of SFU News): 

Bojan Mohar, Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics

A world leader in graph theory and former Canada Research Chair, Bojan Mohar has won many awards for his transformative contributions to discrete mathematics, theoretical computing, and mathematical chemistry. His outstanding publication record includes over 270 journal publications and he actively serves the mathematical and computational scholarly community as editor-in-chief on many international academic journals."

Nathalie Sinclair, Faculty of Education

Nathalie Sinclair’s research focuses on the embodied nature of mathematical thinking and learning, as well as the role of aesthetics in shaping mathematical experience. She holds a Canada Research Chair in Tangible Mathematics Learning, was elected to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, and received the Svend Pederson Lecture Award for her major and lasting contribution within the field of Mathematics Education."

You can read more about the SFU Distinguished Professor program and the 2021 recipients here.