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Dr. Ian Coddington Biography

Ian Coddington

Dr. Ian Coddington is a NIST scientist and Group Leader for the NIST Fiber Sources and Applications Group. He was a pioneer in the development of coherent dual comb spectroscopy. His recent work includes frequency comb-based measurements of greenhouse gases over open air paths, frequency combs for space-based time transfer and several efforts in tech-transfer of this exciting technology. In his time at NIST, Dr. Coddington has received a 2011 Silver medal from the Department of Commerce, a 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) and the Arthur S. Flemming Award. He was most recently awarded the 2019 Colorado Governor’s Award and the 2020 Department of Commerce Gold Medal for his work with the University of Colorado on low-cost detection and quantification of fugitive methane emissions from oil and gas infrastructure.

Created June 4, 2024