SRC President Receives Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
Congratulations to SRC President and CEO Dr. Laurier Schramm for being awarded the Commemorative Medal for The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee in recognition of his contributions to Saskatchewan’s and Canada’s innovation systems. The Honourable Vaughn Solomon Schofield, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, presented Dr. Schramm the medal on October 9 at the Western Development Museum in Saskatoon.
Dr. Schramm has over 30 years of RD&D experience in colloid, interface, and petroleum science; has received major national awards for his research; and is best known for his basic and applied research involving petroleum industry applications of suspensions, emulsions, foams, and surfactants. He has substantial RD&D management experience, having worked in each of the industry, not-for-profit, university, and government sectors, and has taught academic and industrial courses in his field, both domestically and internationally. He holds 17 patents, has published nine books, over 350 other scientific publications and proprietary reports, and has given over 150 national and international, plenary, invited, and other scientific/technical presentations. Many of his inventions have been adopted into commercial practice.
The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of her accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The medals are presented to outstanding Canadians in recognition of their contributions to their fellow citizens, communities, province and country.