Memberships and Awards
National Judging Committee, Youth Science Canada.
Chair, National Ethics Committee, Youth Science Canada
Chair, Selection Panel for Team Canada ISEF, Youth Science Canada
Chief Judge, Thames Valley Science & Engineering Fair
Chair, London District Science Olympics
Memberships in Professional Societies
Distinguished Service Award, Youth Science Foundation, 1998
Faculty of Science Outreach Award, 1999
Life Member, Youth Science Foundation 2004
Edward G. Pleva Award for Excellence in Teaching 2005
University Students Council Teaching Award 2007
Distinguished Service Citation, American Association of Physics Teachers 2010
Dean's Special Award of Merit 2010
Biomedical Sciences Ambassador Award, Partners in Research 2011
Honourary Life Member, Ontario Association of Physics Teachers 2011
Paul Harris Fellow 2018.
The Patrick Whippey Award for Science Outreach was inaugurated jointly by the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Ontario Association of Physics Teachers at the latter's annual conference in May 2018.