Daymond Ling Award in Physics

Awards totalling $3,550 have been made available through an endowment established by Daymond Ling (B.Sc. 1976, M.Sc. (Bus Admin) 1978) for third or fourth-year students in the B.Sc. Major, Honours, Combined Major or Combined Honours in Physics or Combined Honours in Biophysics programs who are in good academic standing and have excelled in science communication by demonstrating the ability to communicate the ideas and implications of physics to a wide audience. Daymond has worked for over forty years as a data scientist in financial services, and is regarded as an industry leader. After graduating from UBC, he joined American Expresss fraud investigation team, where he was a recipient of a Chairmans Award of Excellence for Innovation. Daymond then joined CIBC in 1996 to assist its customer relationship management team, and was awarded the companys Achievers Award for Innovation twenty times for his contributions in analytics. After 20 years at CIBC, he joined Questrade Financial Group in 2019 as Head of Analytics. Daymond serves as an analytics advisory board member, mentor and is regularly invited to speak at conferences. The awards are made on the recommendation of the Department of Physics & Astronomy.

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2023 Winter
Faculty of Science
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Undergraduate & Graduate

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