International Conference on Laser Ablation31 August - 4 September 2015 | Cairns, Queensland, Australia

David Villeneuve

David Villeneuve

David Villeneuve obtained a PhD in physics from the University of Waterloo in 1980. After a postdoc at the University of Rochester, he joined the National Research Council in Ottawa. He is currently head of the Attosecond Science Group at NRC, and the NRC head of the Joint Attosecond Science Laboratory (JASLab), a joint undertaking between NRC and the University of Ottawa. He has over 170 publications in refereed journals, is an adjunct professor of physics at the University of Ottawa, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, of the American Physical Society and of the Optical Society of America. His interests include the generation of attosecond-duration pulses, soft x-ray coherent imaging, high harmonic spectroscopy, and the study of atoms and molecules in intense laser fields.