Dr. Ming Li, 2010 Killam Prize Recipient for Engineering

Dr. Ming Li is currently being recognized with the 2010 Killam Prize in Engineering. The Killiam Prize annually recognizes leading Canadian scholars in five distinct areas of research: humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences and engineering, presented by The Canada Council for the Arts.
“Dr. Ming Li is one of a handful of internationally acclaimed computer scientists whose research has had major impacts outside his own discipline. His work is now finding new applications in computer science, bioinformatics, philosophy, physics, and statistics… Dr. Li’s innovative work in the fields of computer science and bioinformatics has already moved well beyond theoretical investigation into exciting new ways to examine the sequence, structure and function of living cells.”
Further details are provided on the Canada Council website.