President (1999 – present)
Bolton Photosciences Inc.
Adjunct Professor (2001 – present)
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2W2
Editor-in-Chief of IUVA News (1 May 2015 – present)
Executive Director and Editor-in-Chief of IUVA News (1999 – 2008)
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, The University of Western Ontario (1996 – )
Editor-in-Chief of IUVA News (1 January 2010 – 31 December 2011)
Professor of Chemistry – The University of Western Ontario (1970 – 1996)
Professor of Chemistry and Associate Chairman – University of Minnesota (1968 – 1970)
Associate Professor of Chemistry – University of Minnesota (1966 – 1968)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry – University of Minnesota (1964 – 1966)
BA (1958) (Chemistry) – University of Saskatchewan.
MA (1960) (Physical Chemistry) – University of Saskatchewan
PhD. (1963) (Physical Chemistry) – Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge
1963 – 1964 Boese Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University with Prof. G.K. Fraenkel.
1964 – 1967 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
1967 – 1969 Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
1969 – 1970 Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
1968 – 1970 Associate Chairman, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
1970 – 1996 Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Western Ontario
1978 – 1979 President, Solar Energy Society of Canada, Inc.
1985 – 1987 Founding President, The Canadian Society for Chemistry
1978 – 1984 Director, Photochemistry Unit, University of Western Ontario
2005 – Organizer, 3rd International Congress on Ultraviolet Technologies, Whistler, BC
2007 – Co-Organizer, World Congress on Ozone and Ultraviolet Technologies, Los Angeles, CA
Society memberships: Canadian Society for Chemistry (Fellow), American Water Works Association, International Ultraviolet Association.
1966 – 1968 – Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
1972 Fellow of The Chemical Institute of Canada
1976 Noranda Lecture Award for Physical Chemistry, The Chemical Institute of Canada
1980 C.I.L Distinguished Lecturer in Chemistry, Simon Fraser University
1980 A.B. Van Cleave University Lecturer, University of Regina
1982 Lecture Tour of Japan under the sponsorship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
1986 Special Lecturer, Institute of Photographic Chemistry, Beijing, China
1988 Visiting Fellow, Emmanuel College, Cambridge
1990 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
1998 Environment Award, The Chemical Institute of Canada
2001 Elected Fellow (only 24 Fellows have been elected) of the International EPR(ESR) Society
2007 Outstanding Service Award – International Ultraviolet Association
2013 Special Session in honor of Prof. James Bolton at the World Congress on Ozone and Ultraviolet Technologies, Las Vegas, NV.
2013 Award from the International Ultraviolet Association for the best Classic Ultraviolet Paper.
2013 Lifetime Achievement Award – International Ultraviolet Association
2014 Alumni of Achievement Award – University of Saskatchewan
2014 Visiting Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
(Books are listed below; a full publication list will be sent on request – see also https://www.researchgate.net/profile/James_Bolton4/)
Articles in refereed journals: 211 Books: 12 Reviews: 26 Patents: 10
Contributions to refereed Conference Proceedings: 61
MSc Students Graduated 14
PhD Students Graduated 25
Postdoctoral Fellows 28
Recent Books Published:
- Collins, J. and J. R. Bolton, 2016, “The Advanced Oxidation Handbook”, American Water Works Association, Denver, CO.
- Bolton, J. R., 2010. “Ultraviolet Applications Handbook”, 3rd, ICC Lifelong Learn Inc., 628 Cheriton Cres., NW, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6R 2M5.
- Bolton, J. R and C. C. Cotton, 2008. “The Ultraviolet Disinfection Handbook”, American Water Works Association, Denver, CO.
- Weil, J. A. and J. R. Bolton, 2007. “Electron Paramagnetic Resonance – Elementary Theory and Practical Examples”, 2nd edition, John Wiley & Sons, New York.