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Biographical entry Milburn, Gerard James (1958 - )

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Born
2 May 1958
Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

Gerard James Milburn is Professor of Physics and Federation Fellow at the University of Queensland and Deputy Director of the Centre for Quantum Computer Technology. Throughout his long career Milburn has developed an international reputation which has resulted in many invited lectures and conference presentations. His research interests are broad and include quantum optics, atom optics, laser physics and chaos in classical and quantum systems. Milburn has authored close to 200 referred articles and several books. He has also been heavily involved with many professional bodies and a few of his many contributions are listed in the chronology section.

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1980
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at Griffith University in Brisbane
1983
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Waikato, New Zealand
1983 - 1984
Career position - Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the Department of Physics at Imperial College in London
October 1984 - May 1985
Career position - Royal Society Research Fellow in the Department of Physics at Imperial College (eight months)
1985 - 1988
Career position - Lecturer in Theoretical Physics at the University of Queensland
1988 - 1994
Career position - Reader in Theoretical Physics at the University of Queensland
1995 - 1996
Career position - Professor in Theoretical Physics and Associate Head of the Department of Physics at the University of Queensland
1997 - c. 2000
Career position - Head of the Department of Physics and Director of the Centre for Laser Science at the University of Queensland
1999 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
2000 -
Career position - Deputy Director of the Centre for Quantum Computer Technology, University of Queensland
2001
Award - Moyal Medal received from Macquarie University, New South Wales
2002 - 2003
Career position - Chairman of the National Committee for Spectroscopy, Australian Academy of Science
2003
Career position - Chair of the National Committee for Physics, Australian Academy of Science
2003
Award - Boas Medal received from the Australian Institute of Physics
August 2003 -
Career position - Professor of Physics and Federation Fellow at the University of Queensland

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