BSc(Hons), University of Melbourne, 1979;
PhD, University of Melbourne, 1985.
Honorary professor in physics at Victoria University
Australian Institute of Physics (Fellow) – Registrar
Australian Optical Society – Past President
Institute of Physics
My research has been in areas of optics, such as optical fibre sensors and rare-earth-doped optical fibre lasers and amplifiers and I have approximately 250 journal and conference publications or presentations.