Professor Tim Senden has been appointed Director of the ANU Research School of Physics and Engineering.
Tim was among the very first cohort of young people to attend the NYSF in its former guise as the National Science Summer School in 1984 and was on the NSS Council for several years.
Tim is a graduate of the ANU, completing his BSc(Hons) in Physical Chemistry in 1989 at the Research School of Chemistry, and subsequently his PhD in Atomic Force Microscopy in 1993 in the Research School of Physics and Engineering.
He has held positions at the College de France (Paris), Institute Charles Sadron (Strasbourg), and UNSW (ADFA) before returning to ANU's Department of Applied Mathematics in Research School of Physics and Engineering in 1997 where he served as Head of the Department and as Deputy Director (Technology Development).
By Julie Maynard