Ian Leroux

Roles and responsibilities

Team Lead for Dimensional Metrology

Technical Manager, NRC Gauge Block Interferometer

Calibration of end standards for dissemination of the SI metre to measurement laboratories and Canadian industry.

Development of instrumentation for high-accuracy measurements of lengths and angles traceable to the SI definitions of the metre and radian.


B.A.Sc. (Hons.) Engineering Science (Physics), University of Toronto, 2005

Ph.D. Physics, MIT, 2011

Previous work experience



International experience and/or work

April 2013 - June 2016: Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Germany)

  • Development of trapped-ion frequency optical frequency standards

April 2011 - March 2013: Aarhus Universitet (Denmark)

  • Research into optical confinement of ions trapped in a Fabry-Pérot resonator

Ian Leroux

Associate Research Officer
1200 Montreal Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6
Preferred language: English
Other(s): German, French
Telephone: 613-993-2313


Sciences, Metrology, Length