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Biographical entry Baxter, Rodney James (1940 - )


8 February 1940
London, England
Theoretical physicist


Rodney Baxter is Professor of Theoretical Physics, Research School of Physical Sciences, Australian National University.


Born London, 8 February, 1940. Educated Universities of Cambridge (MA 1961, ScD 1984) and Australian National University (PhD 1964). Reservoir engineer, Iraq Petroleum Company, London 1964-65; Research Fellow, Australian National University 1965-68; assistant professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1968-70; Fellow, Australian National University 1970-75; Professorial Fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies 1975-81; professor of theoretical physics, Research School of Physical Sciences 1981- . Pawsey Medal, Australian Academy of Science 1975; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1977; Fellow, Royal Society 1982; Lyle Medal, Australian Academy of Science 1983; Harry Massie Medal of the Institute of Physics (UK) and the Australian Institute of Physics 1994.

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