Lucien Hardy is a theoretical physicist, known for his work on the foundation of quantum physics including Hardy's paradox, a thought experiment he devised in 1992.
In the course of his career he has performed research and lecturing in various universities in Europe. In 1992, he became lecturer in mathematical physics at Maynooth College, The National University of Ireland, subsequently was Royal Society postdoctoral fellow at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, lecturer in Mathematical Sciences Department at the University of Durham, UK, and held a postdoctoral position at La Sapienza University in Rome, Italy.
From 1997 on, he was Royal Society university research fellow for five years at the University of Oxford.
Hardy is currently affiliated with the University of Waterloo and is among the faculty of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.