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Weigold, Erich (1937 - )

Nuclear physicist
Born: 19 October 1937  Haifa, Palestine
Erich Weigold was Senior Lecturer/Reader/Professor of Physics, Flinders University of South Australia 1970-92. He then moved to the Australian National University as Director of the Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering. His interests include atomic, molecular and condensed matter physics.

Career Highlights
Born Haifa, Palestine, 19 October 1937. Educated University of Adelaide (BSc) and Australian National University (PhD 1962). Fellow, Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering, Australian National University 1962; Lecturer in Physics, University of Adelaide 1962-64; Physicist, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Washington DC 1964-65, Chief, Nuclear Physics Division 1966-70; Senior Lecturer in Physics, Flinders University of South Australia 1970-73, Reader in Physics 1974-78, Professor of Physics 1978-92, Director, Electronic Structure of Materials Centre 1988-92; Director, Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Australian National University 1992- . Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1986; Lyle Medal, Australian Academy of Science 1993; Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering 1996; Fellow, American Physical Society; Fellow, Australian Institute of Physics. National Chairman, Committee for the International Survey on Atomic and Molecular Sciences 1983-84; Secretary (Physical Sciences), Australian Academy of Science 1992-96.

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Modified: 25 May 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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