Dr. Bruton has received
numerous international, national and regional awards for his leadership,
administrative, scholarly and teaching contributions.
- In 2002, he was the recipient of the
Education Award of the Circuits and Systems Society of the Institute of
Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) which is awarded for 'outstanding contributions to education in a field within the scope of the
Circuits and Systems Society as documented by publications of textbooks,
research supervision of graduate and
undergraduate students, development of short courses and participation in adult
- In 2002, he was
University Professor position at the University of Calgary, which is a new
category of academic appointment for outstanding scholars.
- In 2000, he was awarded the 50th
Jubilee Gold Medal of the the Circuits and Systems Society of the
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) for his contributions
to the scholarly work of the society.
1997, he was one of 162 scientists selected for inclusion in the textbook
Great Canadian Scientists by Barry Shell, Polestar Book Publishers, 1997
- In May 1995, he received the 1995 Centennial Award of the
Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of
Alberta (APEGGA), which is APEGGA's highest award and is for 'exemplary leadership in engineerng
education and the profession as well as for considerable technical
contributions in microelectronic research'.
- He received the 1995 Department of Electrical and Computer
Engineering Research Excellence Award at The University of
Calgary. This award was offered
for the first time in 1995.
- He received the 1995 Faculty of Engineering Research Excellence
Award at The University of Calgary.
This award was offered for the first time in 1995.
- He was the recipient of the 1994 Outstanding Engineer
Award of the Institute of Electrical
and Electronic Engineers (IEEE Canada) 'For leadership in engineering and the engineering profession and
for research in the field of microelectronic digital and analog real-time
- In 1994, he was elected as a Fellow of The Royal Society of
Canada for his scholarly contributions on the theory and design of
microelectronic real-time filters.
- In 1993, he was a recipient of the Federal Government of Canada's
Anniversary of Canadian Confederation Medal
'in recognition of significant contributions to compatriots,
community and to Canada '.
- In 1992, he won the Alberta Science and Technology Award for
Innovation in Alberta Science, presented annually by the Alberta
Science and Technology Leadership Awards Foundation in recognition of leadership
- In 1991, he won Canada's most prestigious and highly-contested
award for innovation, which is the
Manning Principal Award. This national award is open annually to
Canadian citizens of all walks of life and is for the impact of their
innovations in society. The Award
carries a personal prize of $100,000 Canadian.
- In 1981, at the early age of 39 years, he was elected as a Fellow
of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), with
the citation 'For contributions to the theory and design
of active circuits'.
- In 1977, he was the winner of the Teaching Excellence Award of the
American Society of Engineering Education (North West Section).