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

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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

Contacts

Media Relations
National Research Council Canada
613-991-1431
1-855-282-1637
media@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
Twitter: @nrc_cnrc

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