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Biographical entry Klein, Anthony George (Tony) (1935 - )

Born
14 December 1935
Timisoara, Romania
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

Anthony George Klein (Tony) is an internationally recognised physicist who has specialised in optics for many years. In 1965 he was appointed senior lecturer in physics at the University of Melbourne and quickly moved through the ranks, eventually being promoted to Personal Chair (1983). Klein is a talented teacher and communicator who has written well over one hundred scientific papers and has written reports for the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC).

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Events

1958
Education - Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (BEE) completed at the University of Melbourne
1958 - 1964
Career position - Research Scientist at the Australian Atomic Commission
1960 - 1961
Career position - Visiting Scientist at the Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois, USA
1961 - 1962
Career position - Visiting Scientist at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, USA
1964 - 1965
Career position - Senior Research Scientist at the Australian Atomic Commission
1965 - 1976
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Physics at the University of Melbourne
1971
Career position - Honorary Fellow of the University College, London
1975
Career position - Visiting Scientist at the Institut Laue-Langevin in Grenoble, France
1976
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Melbourne
1976 - 1982
Career position - Committee member of the Australian Institute of Physics, Victorian branch
1976 - 1983
Career position - Reader in Physics at the University of Melbourne
1979
Career position - Visiting Scientist at the Institut Laue-Langevin in Grenoble, France
1980 - 1982
Career position - Chairman of the Australian Institute of Physics, Victorian branch
1983 -
Career position - Personal Chair in Physics at the University of Melbourne
1983
Career position - Visiting Scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
1984 - 1986
Career position - Vice-President, then President of the Australian Optical Society
1987
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
1987 - 1988
Career position - Vice-President of the Australian Institute of Physics
1989 - 1990
Career position - President of the Australian Institute of Physics

Published resources

Journal Articles

Newspaper Articles

  • Klein, Tony, 'Obituary: Geoffrey Ivan Opat AO, FAA', The Age, 4 April 2002. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.