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Biographical entry Bray, Igor

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Theoretical physicist

Summary

Igor Bray is a world leader in the field of atomic and molecular collision physics and has made several paradigm-shifting breakthrough discoveries, including the Convergent Close-Coupling theory. He is John Curtin Distinguished Professor and Head of the Department of Physics, Astronomy and Medical Imaging Science at Curtin University.

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1986
Education - PhD, University of Adelaide
1986 - 1991
Career position - Australian Research Council Research Associate, Department of Physics, Flinders University
1992 - 1995
Career position - Australian Research Council Australian Research Fellow, Department of Physics, Flinders University
1995
Award - David Syme Research Prize, University of Melbourne
1996 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Institute of Physics
1996
Award - Walter Boas Medal (joint), Australian Institute of Physics
1996 - 2001
Career position - Australian Research Council Senior Australian Research Fellow, Department of Physics, Flinders University
1998
Award - Pawsey Medal (joint), Australian Academy of Science
1999 -
Award - Fellow, American Physics Society
2002 - 2006
Career position - Australian Research Council Australian Professorial Fellow, Department of Physics, Murdoch University
2003 - 2005
Career position - Member, Physics, Chemistry and Geoscience College of Experts, Australian Research Council
2003 - 2015
Career position - Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of physics A: atomic, molecular and optical physics
2004 -
Award - Fellow, Institute of Physics, United Kingdom
2005 - 2006
Career position - Chair, Western Australian Branch, Australian Institute of Physics
2007 - 2012
Career position - Australian Research Council Australian Professorial Fellow, Department of Physics, Astronomy and Medical Imaging Science, Curtin University
2007 - 2014
Career position - Deputy Research Director, Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Antimatter-Matter Studies
2009 - 2011
Career position - Member, Physics, Chemistry and Geoscience College of Experts, Australian Research Council
2010 -
Career position - Head of Department of Physics, Astronomy and Medical Imaging Science, Curtin University
2013 - 2015
Career position - Australian Research Council Professorial Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award, Department of Physics, Astronomy and Medical Imaging Science, Curtin University
2017 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science

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