Full bio: Professor Ken Baldwin is Deputy Director of the Research School of Physics and Engineering at the Australian National University, where he is also the Director of the Energy Change Institute.
Professor Baldwin is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the Institute of Physics (UK), the Optical Society of America and the Australian Institute of Physics.
In 2007, Professor Baldwin was awarded the W.H. Beattie Steele Medal, the highest honour of the Australian Optical Society, and in 2010 he was awarded the Barry Inglis Medal by the National Measurement Institute for excellence in precision measurement.
From 2008 – 2009 Professor Baldwin was President of the peak science body, the Federation of Australian Scientific and Technological Societies – now Science and Technology Australia. Professor Baldwin is an inaugural ANU Public Policy Fellow, and winner of the 2004 Australian Government Eureka Prize for Promoting Understanding of Science, for his role in initiating and championing “Science meets Parliament”.