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Biographical entry Weigold, Erich (1937 - )

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Born
19 October 1937
Haifa, Palestine
Occupation
Nuclear physicist

Summary

Erich Weigold was Senior Lecturer/Reader/Professor of Physics, Flinders University of South Australia 1970-1992. 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.

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1958
Education - BSc (hons), University of Adelaide
1962 -
Career position - Fellow, Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering
1962
Education - PhD, Australian National University
1962 - 1964
Career position - Lecturer in Physics, University of Adelaide
1964 - 1965
Career position - Physicist, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Washington DC, U.S.A.
1966 - 1970
Career position - Physicist, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Washington DC 1964-65, U.S.A.
1970 - 1973
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Physics, Flinders University of South Australia
1974 - 1978
Career position - Reader in Physics, Flinders University of South Australia
1978 - 1992
Career position - Professor of Physics, Flinders University of South Australia
1982 - 1986
Career position - Member, Australian Research Grants Committee
1983 - 1984
Career position - National Chairman, Committee for the International Survey on Atomic and Molecular Sciences
1984 - 1986
Career position - Chair, Physical Sciences Subcommittee, Australian Research Council
1986 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
1988 - 1992
Career position - Director, Electronic Structure of Materials Centre, Flinders University
1989 -
Award - Fellow, American Physical Society
1989 - 1999
Career position - Member of Council, Australian Academy of Science
1991 - 1992
Career position - Vice-President, Australian Academy of Science
1992 -
Career position - Emeritus Professor, Flinders University of South Australia
1992 - 1996
Career position - Secretary (Physical Sciences), Australian Academy of Science
1992 - 2002
Career position - Director, Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Australian National University
1992 - 2006
Career position - Board Member, Australian Photonics CRC
1993
Award - Thomas Ranken Lyle Medal, Australian Academy of Science
1996 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
1997 - 1999
Career position - Chairman, National Committee for Physics, Australian Academy of Science
2001
Award - Centenary medal for service to Australian society and the physical sciences
2002 - 2008
Career position - Professor, Atomic and Molecular Physics Laboratories, Australian National University
2004 - 2006
Career position - Executive Director, Physics, Chemistry and Geoscience, Australian Research Council
2006 - 2007
Career position - Pro Vice-Chancellor Research, La Trobe University
2007
Career position - Chairman, Physical Chemical and Earth Sciences Research Quality Framework Assessment Panel
2008 -
Career position - Visiting Fellow, Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Australian National University
2008 -
Career position - Emeritus Professor, Australian National University
2009
Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to the physical sciences through research, education and leadership roles, as an academic and author and to the development of scientific policy in Australia

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Journal Articles

  • Brunger, Micheal J., 'Foreword [to issue marking the contributions of Professor Erich Weigold to spectroscopy on atomic, molecular and solid-state targets]', Australian Journal of Physics, 51 (1998), 591-2. Details

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See also

  • Who's who in Australia 2012 (Melbourne: Crown Content Pty Ltd, 2012), 2430 pp. Details

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