Professor Tim Senden is the Director of the Research School of Physics.

Tim is a graduate of ANU, completing his BSc(Hons) in physical chemistry (1989) and subsequently a PhD in this field using Atomic Force Microscopy (1993).

His chief interests are around the investigation of surface phenomena at the nanometre scale including nanomechanical measurement of small molecular assemblies (bilayers, adsorbed polymers, surfactant phases, biological systems), radioactive colloids in clinical diagnosis and he has branched into 3D analysis using micro-X-ray Tomography, studying porous and granular materials.

Tim was one of the team that spun-out Lithicon and now champions translational research, both multidisciplinary and commercial.

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