Researcher

Scientia Professor Alexander Hamilton

My Expertise

Nanotechnology, quantum computing, quantum computers, quantum electronics, quantum semiconductors

Field of Research (FoR)

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Biography

Alex Hamilton is one of Australia's leading condensed matter physicists, working on topological materials and advanced semiconductor nanostructures for quantum electronics and nanoelectronics applications. He is head of the Quantum Electronic Devices group in the School of Physics at UNSW, and Deputy Director of the Australian Research Council Centre for Future Low Energy Electronics (FLEET). Previously he was a co-founder and research team...view more

Alex Hamilton is one of Australia's leading condensed matter physicists, working on topological materials and advanced semiconductor nanostructures for quantum electronics and nanoelectronics applications. He is head of the Quantum Electronic Devices group in the School of Physics at UNSW, and Deputy Director of the Australian Research Council Centre for Future Low Energy Electronics (FLEET). Previously he was a co-founder and research team leader of the Australian Special Research Centre for Quantum Computer Technology at UNSW.

Research group website http://www.physics.unsw.edu.au/qed

 


My Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (1993) University of Cambridge, UK

B. Sc. (Physics), 1st Class with Honours (1988) Imperial College, University of London, UK


My Awards

Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2015. 

UNSW Scientia Professor 2013.

Australian Research Council Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award (2012-14)

Australian Research Council Professorial Fellowship (2007-11)

COSMOS ‘Bright Sparks’ Award as one of Australia’s top 10 scientists (2007)

Australasian Science Prize (2006) Australia 

See http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/~arh/background/Biographical/CV%20current.pdf for a more detailed CV.

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Location

http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/QED/howtofindus/howtofindus.htm

Contact

+61 2 9385 5736
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