Alberta Science and Technology (ASTech) Leadership Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Science and Engineering, 2018.
Executive Member of Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC) since 2018.
IMPC Council Member, 2016-2020.
Visiting Professor at Kumamoto University (Japan), 2016-2019.
President, Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM, 2016-2017.
MetSoc Award for Research Excellence, Metallurgical and Materials Society of CIM, Canada, 2016.
Fellow of Royal Society of Canada (FRSC), 2015.
Syncrude Award for Excellence in Sustainable Development, Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), 2015.
The Teck Environmental Award, Metallurgical and Materials Society of CIM, Canada, 2013.
APEGA Frank Spragins Technical Award, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists, 2012.
Fellow of Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), 2010.
Bantrel Award in Design and Industrial Practice, Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering, 2009.
NSERC Industry Research Chair in Oil Sands Engineering, 2008-2017.
Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering, 2008.
Bill Moore Special Achievement Award of Canadian Mineral Processor, 2008.
Teck Cominco Professor (now Teck Professor), May 2007.
Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Mineral Processing, 2006-2017.
NSERC/EPCOR/AERI Industrial Research Chair in Advanced Coal Cleaning and Combustion Technology, 2002-2007.