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Brendan Griffin

Professor Brendan Griffin

Senior Honorary Research Fellow

Contact details
The University of Western Australia (M010)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 6488 2739
+61 8 6488 1087
BSc PhD Tas.
to 1980 PhD in Geology from the University of Tasmania with extensive sub-antarctic fieldwork on Macquarie Island
1980-81 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Chemie in Mainz, Germany
1981-1986 Electron Microprobe Analyst, Electron Optical Centre, The University of Adelaide
1986 - present now Professorial Fellow in the Centre for Characterisation,Microscopy and Analysis (CMCA) and past Director of the precursor Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis (CMM) at UWA
Key research
High resolution scanning electron and ion microscopy
Variable pressure and environmental scanning electron microscopy
X-ray microanalysis by electron microprobe and SEM
Metrology and measurement by SEM
materials characterisation by scanning electron microscopy
mineral chemistry
forensic microscopies
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
provide International Leadership in Scanning Microscopy and Microanalysis
support high quality research that utilises scanning microscopy and microanalysis
advise the University on new and emerging techniques in the areas of microscopy and microanalysis
Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society Inc.
Australian Microbeam Analysis Society
Microscopy Society of America
Microbeam Analysis Society
Geological Society of Australia
Honours and awards
President - The International Union of Microbeam Analysis Societies
Executive Member - the International Federation of Societies for Microscopy
Executive Member - the Committee of Asia-Pacific Societies for Microscopy
International Liaison Officer, The Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society Inc.
WA representative - the Australian Microbeam Analysis Society

Chair 2012 10th Asia-Pacific Microscopy Conference, Perth, WA
Symposium Co-Chair - 16th International Microscopy Congress,September, 2010, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Symposium Co-Chair - Microscopy & Microanalysis'10, Portland USA
Invited Speaker - 21st Australian Conference on Microscopy and Microanalysis, July, 2010
Energy-filtered Secondary Electron Detector for SEM (provisional)
Research profile
Research profile and publications

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