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


    Sciences, Metrology, Length