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Biographical entry Foley, Catherine Patricia (Cathy) (1957 - )

Born
10 October 1957
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

Catherine Patricia Foley is a leading physicist with a research focus in superconducting sensors and nano-scale manufacturing.

She joined the CSIRO Division of Materials Science and Technology in 1985 and was appointed Chief Research Scientist in 2008.

In 2007 she was co-recipient of the CSIRO Medal for Research Achievement for her work within the team that developed the mineral prospecting technology, LANDTEM.

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Events

1984
Education - PhD in Physics, Macquarie University
1985 - 1991
Career position - National Research Fellow, CSIRO Division of Materials Science
1991 - 1996
Career position - Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Materials Science
1996 - 2000
Career position - Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Materials Science
2000 - 2008
Career position - Senior Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Materials Science
2007
Award - CSIRO Medal for Research Achievement - LANDTEM
2008 -
Career position - Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Materials Science

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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