Dr. John Hutchings

 

- Ottawa, Ontario

Dr. John Hutchings

Dr. John Hutchings was recognized with the John H. Chapman Award of Excellence for his outstanding contributions to Canadian space astronomy. Described as an enormously productive scientist with several major scientific discoveries to his name—he is among the top 0.5 per cent of most-cited astrophysicists in the world—Dr. Hutchings has led Canada's participation in landmark missions such as the James Webb Space Telescope, the Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer, the Hubble Space Telescope and the Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope on India's ASTROSAT, contributing to significant advances in space science and new technologies.