Order of Canada honours for B.C. residents
Photograph by: handout , Mark Mushet Photography
Governor General David Johnston has announced 69 appointments to the Order of Canada, including six from British Columbia.
Officer of the Order of Canada
Born in Mali, Nassif Ghoussoub has distinguished himself as a scientist, educator and mathematician working in the field of non-linear analysis and differential equations. Ghoussoub is a professor of mathematics at the University of B.C., where he also serves as a Distinguished University Scholar. He has won at least 11 major awards and distinctions, published dozens of academic papers and supervised the higher education of a generation of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.