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Associate Teaching Professor of Physics
Louis Leblond


Associate Teaching Professor of Physics
Director of Online Education in Physics


Université Laval (B.Sc.), 2001
Cornell University (Ph.D.), 2006

Honors and Awards

  • 2015 Tombros Fellow of Digital Learning

Selected Publications

List of publications on arXiv

  1. Designing Laboratories for Online Instruction using the iOLab Device, Louis Leblond, Melissa Hicks, accepted to The Physics Teacher, 2020, arXiv: 2006.15181
  2. Mastering Physics Efficacy ReportCorrelational Study and Longitudinal Study.  Christine Leow, Kenneth Lee, Yun Jin Rho, Louis Leblond and Eric Hudson, Proceedings AERA conference, 2019
  3. On the Decay of Massive Fields in de Sitter, D. P. Jatkar, L. Leblond, A. Rajaraman,  Phys. Rev. D 85, 024047 (2012), arXiv:1107.3513 [hep-th]
  4. Cavitation in holographic sQGP, A. Klimek, L. Leblond, A. Sinha, Phys. Lett. B701, 144-150 (2011)., arXiv:1103.3987 [hep-th]
  5. Resonant Trispectrum and a Dozen More N-point Functions, L. Leblond and E. Pajer, JCAP 1101 035 (2011), arXiv:1010.4565 [hep-th]
  6. Breakdown of Semiclassical Methods in de Sitter Space, C. P. Burgess, R. Holman, L. Leblond and S. Shandera, JCAP, 1010 017 (2010), arXiv:1005.3551 [hep-th]
  7. Constructing Infrared Finite Propagators in Inflating Space-time, J. Kumar, L. Leblond and A. Rajaraman, Phys. Rev. D 82, 023525 (2010), arXiv:1002.4214 [hep-th].
  8. Super-Hubble de Sitter Fluctuations and the Dynamical RG, C. P. Burgess, R. Holman, L. Leblond and S. Shandera, JCAP 1003, 033 (2010) arXiv:0912.1608 [hep-th].
  9. Scale Dependent Local Non-Gaussianity from Loops, J. Kumar, L. Leblond and A. Rajaraman, JCAP 1004, 024 (2010) arXiv:0909.2040 [astro-ph.CO].
  10. Mirage in the Sky: Non-thermal Dark Matter, Gravitino Problem, and Cosmic Ray Anomalies, B. Dutta, L. Leblond and K. Sinha, Phys. Rev. D 80, 035014 (2009), arXiv:0904.3773 [hep-ph].
  11. Gravitational Waves from Broken Cosmic Strings: The Bursts and the Beads, L. Leblond, B. Shlaer and X. Siemens, Phys. Rev. D 79, 123519 (2009) arXiv:0903.4686 [astro-ph.CO].

Research Interests

Physics Education Research. I am interested in developing (and assessing the efficacy) of new innovative learning tools in online education.