Head of Physics, Astronomy and Medical Radiation Science, Curtin University
I am a John Curtin Distinguished Professor of Physics at Curtin University who has been the Head of Physics, Astronomy, and Medical Radiation Science at Curtin University since 2010. My research area is Quantum Collision Theory in Atomic and Molecular Physics, with particular applications in nuclear fusion energy, astrophysics, and medical imaging and therapy. Academic interests include Education issues at Universities and Schools. For example, see http://docs.education.gov.au/node/36271 for review of the F-6 Science and Senior Physics National Curriculum. Leisure pursuits include Golf, Football and Table Tennis.
Dec 21, 2016 15:16 pm UTC| Science
It is a particularly exciting time to be a physicist, particularly in Australia. In mid-2012, the Higgs boson was discovered at CERN, and physicists from Melbourne contributed to the development of the ATLAS detector that...