The 2018 Nobel laureate in Physics to visit the National Research Council of Canada

From: National Research Council Canada

Media advisory

Dr. Donna Strickland to give a lecture on her work

Ottawa, ON, January 17, 2019 – Mr. Iain Stewart, President of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), will welcome Dr. Donna Strickland, the 2018 Nobel laureate in Physics, back to the NRC. Dr. Strickland will deliver a lecture on her work in laser physics and chirped-pulse amplification research that paved the way toward the Nobel Prize.

Dr. Strickland began her career at the NRC as a summer student in metrology, and returned in 1988 as a Postdoctoral Fellow working with NRC researcher and University of Ottawa Canada Research Chair in Attosecond Photonics, Dr. Paul Corkum. She is presently a professor at the University of Waterloo.

Where: National Research Council of Canada

Auditorium

100 Sussex Drive

Ottawa, ON

K1A 0R6

When: January 18, 2019

Media arrival: 9:45 am

Remarks: Media photo opportunity from 10 am to 10:15 am

Who: Dr. Donna Strickland, the 2018 Nobel laureate in Physics

Mr. Iain Stewart, President of the National Research Council of Canada

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