Jacques P Vallée

Volunteer Visiting Worker, NRC-Herzberg A&A, Victoria, B.C.

B.Arts, 1961-1965, Université de Montréal, Qué.
B.Sc., 1965-1968, Université de Montréal, Qué.
M.Sc., 1968-1969, Université de Montréal, Qué.
Ph.D., 1969-1973, University of Toronto, Ont.
P.D.F, 1973-1975,  Sterrewacht Leiden, Neth.
P.D.F., 1975-1976, NRC Herzberg Institute Ottawa, Ont.
P.D.F., 1976-1980, Queen’s University at Kingston, Ont.
Staff, 1980-1996,   NRC Herzberg Institute, Ottawa, Ont.
Staff, 1996-2011,   NRC Herzberg Institute, Victoria, B.C.
VVW, 2011-…    ,   NRC Herzberg Astro &Astro, Victoria, B.C.

Phone: +1 250-363-6952
E-mail:    Jacques [dot] Vallee [at] nrc-cnrc [dot] gc [dot] ca    ;   jacques [dot] p [dot] vallee [at] gmail [dot] com

ORCID Research Website:     http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4833-4160

Personal Website:                    https://sites.google.com/site/soracovi/


Areas of Interest: polarimetry, magnetic fields, Galactic structure, spiral arms in the Milky Way, offsets between chemical tracers of a spiral arm.

Over his career, he employed the 46-meter Algonquin Radio Observatory from 1969 to 1987 (polarimeter, spectrometer, camera), and the 15-meter James Clerk Maxwell Telescope from 1990 to 2010 (polarimeter, spectrometer,  camera).

In 1988, he took a NRC-paid sabbatical leave in Grenoble, France, and from 1989 to 1991 he was Canada’s representative at the JCMT headquarters at ROE in Edinburgh, Scotland.

He is the author or co-author of around 160 refereed papers in the professional literature [ApJ, AJ, A&A, MNRAS, ApJSS, etc], as well as over 220 edited papers for the general public [JRASC, Cassiopeia, Protostar, Bull AAS, Astronomie Québec, etc].