Curtis P. Berlinguette

PROFESSOR OF CHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL & BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, STEWART BLUSSON QUANTUM MATTER INSTITUTE

CIFAR FELLOW

FELLOW OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY

Prof. Berlinguette is a CIFAR Director, Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical & Biological Engineering and Principal Investigator at the Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Berlinguette completed his PhD in Inorganic Chemistry at Texas A&M University and postdoctoral studies at Harvard University. He started his independent career in the Department of Chemistry and The Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment & Economy at the University of Calgary in 2006 before moving his program to the University of British Columbia in 2013. His expertise lies in accelerating the discovery and deployment of clean energy technologies, including CO2 utilization technologies and smart windows. His program also likes to work on high risk, high impact clean energy projects like cold fusion. 

Prof. Berlinguette has been recognized with several awards, including an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and an NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship. When Dr. Berlinguette is not on campus, you can likely find him cycling up or snowboarding down the local mountains.

University of British Columbia
Professor of Chemistry and Chemical & Biological Engineering | 2017-present

Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute
Principal Investigator | 2015-present

Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
Fellow | 2014-present

University of British Columbia
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical & Biological Engineering | 2013-2017

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Visiting Scientist | 2013

Miru Smart Technologies Corp.
CEO & Co-Founder | 2011-present

University of Calgary
Associate Professor of Chemistry | 2011-2013

The Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment & Economy
Fellow | 2006-2013

Centre for Advanced Solar Materials, University of Calgary
Director | 2011-2013

Harvard University, USA
Postdoctoral Associate | 2004-2006

Texas A&M University, USA
PhD, Inorganic Chemistry | 2004

University of Alberta
BSc, Chemistry | 2000

Award for Research Excellence in Materials Chemistry
2020

CIFAR Co-Director (Bioinspired Solar Fuels)
2020-2025

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
2018

RSC Rutherford Memorial Medal in Chemistry
2016

NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship
2016

Strem Chemicals Award for Pure or Applied Inorganic Chemistry
2016

CIFAR Fellowship
2014-present

Canada Research Chair in Solar Energy Conversion
2014-2019

Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40
2012

Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship
2011

Canadian National Committee for the IUPAC Travel Award
2011

Tier II Canada Research Chair in Energy Conversion
2008

Alberta Ingenuity New Faculty Award
2007