David Villeneuve


Roles and responsibilities

Group leader for attosecond science, SDT research centre.

NRC head of Joint Attosecond Science Laboratory (JASLab) between NRC and University of Ottawa.

NRC lead of Joint Centre for Extreme Photonics (JCEP) between NRC and University of Ottawa.


B.Math, University of Waterloo, 1975.

PhD (Physics), University of Waterloo, 1980.


Adjunct professor of physics, University of Ottawa.

Adjunct professor of physics, INRS-EMT.


IEEE Quantum Electronics Award, 2016.

Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Fellow of the American Physical Society.

Fellow of the Optical Society of America.

David Villeneuve

David Villeneuve

Principal Research Officer
Security and Disruptive Technologies
100 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6
Preferred language: English
Telephone: 613-993-9975


Sciences, Physics, Atomics, molecular and optical physics, Physical sciences