Dr Edward Simpson

MPhys (Fist Class Honours, Surrey), PhD (Surrey)
Fellow
College of Science

Research interests

  • Nuclear fusion
  • Nuclear structure
  • Radiation effects in space
  • Proton and hadron beam cancer therapy
  • Astrophysics

Biography

Ed Simpson is a physicist at the Australian National University researching nuclear reactions and their applications.  He completed his PhD in nuclear theory at the University of Surrey in 2009, and has since held research positions at the University of Surrey, the University of York, and the Australian National University. 

He has won two ARC Discovery Project Grants (total awarded $1,153,500) and computer time from the National Computational Infrastructure (176,000 CPU hours).  He was winner of the inaugural UK Institute of Physics Nuclear Physics Group Prize (2010), recipiant of a Young Tall Poppies Award from the Australian Institute of Policy and Science (2018), recieved an award from the Director of the Research School of Physics for Contributions to the Promotion of the Heavy Ion Accelerator Facility (2018), and was nominated for a College of Science Award for Excellence in Supervision (2019).

Publications

Projects and Grants

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Updated:  29 November 2020 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers