Dr Martin Milton, the National Physical Laboratory's (NPL) Fellow in Chemical Metrology, will join the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (Bureau International des Poids et Mesures or BIPM) on 1st October 2012 as deputy director and director designate. Martin is then set to take over from present director, Dr Michael Kühne, at the start of 2013.
The BIPM was created on 20 May 1875 and is responsible for ensuring worldwide uniformity of measurements and their traceability to the International System of Units (SI).
QMT News: October 2012
NPL Fellow, Dr Martin Milton , is new director at foundation of world's measurement system
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