University of Toronto
Michael Thompson obtained his PhD from McMaster University and following periods as a PDF at the University College of Swansea and Lecturer at Loughborough University, UK he moved to the University of Toronto where he is now a full professor. He has received many awards for his work including the Fisher Scientific Lecture and Steacie Awards of the Canadian Society for Chemistry and the Ontario Council of University Faculty Associations Award for teaching excellence. From the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK he has been presented with the Theophilus Redwood, Industrially-Sponsored Chemical Analysis and Instrumentation and Boyle Gold Medal Awards. In 2007 he was given the E.T.S Walton Award of Science Foundation Ireland and in this connection received a Visiting Scientist appointment at the Tyndall National Institute in Cork City. Additionally, he has presented a number of endowed lectures at several Universities including the Dow Lectureship, University of British Columbia, the University Lectureship, Concordia University, the Varian Lecture at the Ottawa- Carleton Chemistry Institute and the Leverhulme Trust Lectureship at the University of Durham, UK. In 1998 he was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Finally he has served on the Editorial Advisory Boards of Analytical Chemistry, Analytica Chimica Acta, Talanta, Chemical Sensor Technology, the Analyst, Analytical Communications, and Biosensors and Bioelectronics, and as Editor, Analytical Chemistry, The Canadian Journal of Chemistry and Editor for the Analyst.
Biosensors, Bioelectronics, Chemical Sensor Technology, Bioanalytical chemistry