Doctor of Philosophy (1993) University of Cambridge, UK
B. Sc. (Physics), 1st Class with Honours (1988) Imperial College, University of London, UK
Alex Hamilton is one of Australia's leading experimental condensed matter physicists, working on topological materials and semiconductor holes in quantum devices. He is head of the Quantum Electronic Devices group in the School of Physics at UNSW, and Deputy Director of the Australian Research Council Centre for Future Low Energy Electronics (FLEET). Research group website http://www.physics.unsw.edu.au/qed
Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2015.
UNSW Scientia Professor 2013.
Australian Research Council Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award (2012-14)
Australian Research Council Professorial Fellowship (2007-11)
COSMOS ‘Bright Sparks’ Award as one of Australia’s top 10 scientists (2007)
Australasian Science Prize (2006) Australia