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Nugent, Keith Alexander (1959 - )

Born: 28 June 1959  Bath, England
Keith Alexander Nugent was appointed Professor of Physics at the University of Melbourne in 1993, when he was only 34. This was one of the university's youngest ever professorial appointments. Nugent is currently an ARC Federation Fellow at the School of Physics and the only Australian to twice receive an RD 100 award (R&D Magazine’s award for the 100 most technologically significant products and advancements). Nugent is a world leader in research into x-ray optics, near-field microscopy, biophysical imaging and developed Quantitative Phase Imaging technology which changed the way we see and measure images using light. Nugent was educated at the University of Adelaide (BSc) and Australian National University (PhD).

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1984 - 1985AINSE Research Fellow at the Australian National University
1985 - 1990Lecturer in Physics at the University of Melbourne
1988R&D 100 Award received from R&D Magazine
1989Pawsey Medal received from the Australian Academy of Science
1989Visiting Research Scientist at the University of California, USA
1991Senior Lecturer in Physics at the University of Melbourne
1991 - 1993Reader/Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Melbourne
1993 - Professor of Physics at the University of Melbourne
1993Edgeworth David Medal received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
1995 - 1996Chair of the Australian Institute of Physics, Victorian branch
2000 - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
2002R&D 100 Award received


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Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 15 December 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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