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Biography: Dr Ross Kerr FAIP

Biography: Dr Ross Kerr FAIP


Academic Education and Qualifications

B.Sc. (Hons.): First Class Honours in Physics and University Medal, The University of Queensland, 1980.

Ph.D.: Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, 1984.

Employment History

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts, USA, 1985.

Research Fellow, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, 1986-89.

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Group, Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National University. (Research Fellow 1989-96; Fellow 1996-2001; Senior Fellow 2001-)

Professional Society Activities

I am a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Physics (since 2001), and a member of the American Geophysical Union (since 1985).

Awards

Research Fellowship, The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, 1986-1987.

Gulbenkian Junior Research Fellowship, Churchill College, Cambridge, 1986-1989.

Australian Research Council Fellowship, 1993-1998.