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Andrew Lewis

  • Prof., PhD, MA, DIC, FInstP, CPhys
  • Principal Research Scientist
  • National Physical Laboratory
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Recent publications

  • Report on Key Comparison EURAMET.L-K3 . 2009 Angle Comparison Using an Autocollimator Final Report

    • Geckeler R
    • Just A
    • Vasilev V
    • et al.
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  • Advice from the CCL on the use of unstabilized lasers as standards of wavelength: The helium-neon laser at 633 nm

    • Stone J
    • Decker J
    • Gill P
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Principal Research Scientist

National Physical Laboratory

September 1988 - Present



Imperial College London

September 1990 - December 1993(3 years)


University of Cambridge

July 1988 - June 1991(3 years)

BA Natural Sciences (Hons)

University of Cambridge

October 1985 - July 1988(3 years)


Internationally recognised expert in the field of length measurement with experience of managing 20 scientists and engineers. Successful bid manager and project manager for a series of projects including Joint Research Project IND53 within the 2012 EMRP call. Ex-chairman of the EURAMET Technical Committee for Length. Chair of CCL working group on the MRA; member of CCL Strategic Planning Working Group and Chair of the sub-Working Group on Key Comparisons. Ongoing work on BSI, CCL, EURAMET and other international committees. Referee for several journals (including Meas. Sci. Technol, Metrologia, Appl. Optics, J. Phys. D, Measurement, Opt. Comm.). Keen programmer (C++, LabVIEW, MATLAB, Pascal, Basic, PHP, Python, HTML). Curator of several Raspberry Pi computers. Other interests: flying (general aviation), gardening, windsurfing, juggling, computer programming, kart racing, classical music (listening) and canal walking.

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