Awards
It's an honour just to be nominated

Charles Hard Townes Award, Optical Society of America, 2016
The Charles Hard Townes Award is given for contributions to quantum electronics. Robert W. Boyd is receiving the award for his fundamental contributions to the field of nonlinear optics, including the development of methods for

Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science, American Physical Society, 2016
This award is given by the Division of Laser Science of the APS to recognize outstanding contributions to basic research that uses lasers to advance knowledge of the fundamental physical properties of materials and their

Honorary Doctor of Science Degree from the University of Glasgow
On July 2 2014 Professor Boyd was awarded an honorary doctor of science (DSc) degree by the University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom. The doctorate degree recognizes Boyd’s “considerable contributions” in the field of

IEEE Quantum Electronics Award
The Quantum Electronics Award is given to honor an individual (or group of individuals) for outstanding technical contributions to quantum electronics, either in fundamentals or application or both. The Award may be for a single

Humboldt Research Award
Robert Boyd received the Humboldt Research Award from Professor Dr. Helmut Schwarz, President of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, June 27, 2011. The Humboldt Research Award, granted by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany,