Person's information

Dr Terry Quinn

Dr Terry Quinn
BIPM Emeritus Director
- France

92 Rue Brancas

92310 Sèvres


Terry Quinn joined the BIPM as physicien chercheur principal on 1 September 1977, to take up the position of Deputy Director on 1 January 1978.

He became Director on 1 August 1988, on the retirement of Prof. Giacomo.

He retired on 31 December 2003, and Prof. Wallard took up the post of Director on 1 January 2004.

Consultative Committee for Units

Personal Members

From 08 to 09 October 2019

Consultative Committee for Amount of Substance: Metrology in Chemistry and Biology


From 11 to 12 April 2019

International Committee for Weights and Measures

Honorary member(s)

From 20 to 22 June 2018

CODATA Task Group on Fundamental Constants


19 October 2020

Symposium à l'occasion du centenaire de l'attribution du prix Nobel de physique à Charles-Édouard Guillaume


17 October 2020

CCQM Workshop on Advances in Metrology in Chemistry and Biology


10 April 2019