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Adjunct Professor Robert Robson

Department Atomic & Molecular Physics Laboratories
Qualifications BSc QLD, DipMet BoM, PhD, FAPS, FRMetS
Office phone (07) 478 15057
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Curriculum vitae Robson CV (202KB PDF)
Publication list Robson publication list (134KB PDF)

Biography

Present position

James Cook University: Professorial Research Fellow, School of Eng & Phys Sci, Townsville (2008- )

Previous substantive appointments

ANU: Senior Fellow, AMPL and Chief Operations Officer, Centre for Antimatter-Matter Studies (2005-8)

James Cook University: Assoc Dean of Science, Reader/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Physics (1973-2001)

Bureau of Meteorology: Meteorologist Class 1 and Cadet Meteorologist (1965-9)


Visiting positions and fellowships 

DESY, Hamburg: Visiting Professor (2011, 2012)

Université Libre Bruxelles: Acad. Sci. Exchange Fellow (2006)

University of Oklahoma: Professor of Physics (2005)

Humboldt Fellow: INP, Greifswald, Germany (2001-2); Univ. Düsseldorf (1979-80) Univ Heidelberg (1995)

Keio University, Japan: Hitachi Chair of Electrical Engineering (1994)

JSPS Senior Fellow: Keio University (1992-3)

Professional and community service

Australian Association of von Humboldt Fellows: President (2009-12), Vice-President (2007-9), Secretary (1997-2005) (www.humboldtaustralia.org.au)

JCU Cricket Club: President, A-grade Captain, Life Member (1973-95),

Townsville Basketball Inc: Secretary and Director (1991-5)

Research interests

Fields of research

Statistical mechanics of charged particles in gases & condensed matter

Boundary layer meteorology, turbulent transport processes

 

Publications

Books: 1 physics, 1 meteorology
Papers: 130 in physics and meteorology

 

Institutions where research carried out

Australia: Australian National University; James Cook University; CSIRO Land and water

Europe: University of Cambridge; Université Libre Bruxelles; University of Heidelberg; University of Freiburg; Inst. for Low Temperature Plasma Physics, Greifswald; University of Düsseldorf; Inst. of Physics, Belgrade

North America: Brown University; University of Alberta; University of Oklahoma; Los Alamos National Laboratory; Chatham College, Pittsburgh

 

 

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