Professor of Physics University of Melbourne
Program Manager Ion Beam, Centre for Quantum Computer Techology
Centre Node Manager Victoria
David Jamieson is a Professor of Physics at the University of Melbourne. He is Manager of the Melbourne node of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computer Technology. This Centre, which consists of more than 90 staff along the east coast of Australia, is working on new ways of storing and processing information using the laws of quantum mechanics. He has given 18 invited talks on the technology and applications of focused ion beams and quantum computation at international conferences and seminars between 2000 and 2004 and has presented more than 20 popular lectures on fundamental questions in Physics over the same period. He has served on the committees of international conferences and review committees and is on the editorial board of the journal Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B.
In the period 2000-04 he was the chief investigator on research grants totalling more than $7.5M and presently employs 13 staff from these grants. He has been a finalist in the Australian Awards for University Teaching and has published over 160 papers in scientific journals and 1 book. In the Einstein International Year of Physics 2005 he was elected President of the Australian Institute of Physics.
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