Albert Stolow

Albert Stolow
University of Ottawa (ON)

Albert Stolow is the Canada Research Chair in Molecular Photonics and Professor of Physics & Chemistry at the University of Ottawa. He founded the Molecular Photonics Group within the National Research Council Canada where he maintains an ongoing collaborative research program. Stolow is a Fellow of the Max-Planck-uOttawa Centre for Extreme and Quantum Photonics. His research interests include ultrafast molecular dynamics, quantum control, strong field physics of polyatomic molecules, and coherent non-linear optical microscopy. In 2009, Stolow developed in collaboration with Olympus Corp. the world’s first commercially available CARS Microscope. He studied at Queen’s University and then obtained his Ph.D from the University of Toronto, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley. Stolow returned to Canada, joining the National Research Council in Ottawa where he rose to the position of Group Leader and Principal Research Officer. In 2014, he assumed the Canada Research Chair in Molecular Photonics at the University of Ottawa. Stolow is a Fellow of both the American Physical Society and the Optical Society of America.