ACO alumnus Luke Postle (ACO'12) has been awarded a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Graph Theory. Luke joined the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization at the University of Waterloo as an assistant professor in 2014.
The Government of Canada established the Canada Research Chairs program in 2000 to build Canada's research and development capacity. The program seeks to attract and retain some of the world's most accomplished and promising minds. Tier 2 Chairs, tenable for five years and renewable once, are for exceptional emerging researchers, acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to lead in their field.
Here is an official announcement from the University of Waterloo.