Professor Anthony Thomas FAA is an ARC Australian Laureate Fellow and Director of the University Research Centre for Complex Systems and the Structure of Matter. His work has received over 13,000 citations and he is a winner of many major awards, including an Australian Centenary Medal (2003).
Professor Thomas serves as Chair of the Working Group (WG.9) on International Cooperation in Nuclear Physics of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP).
His many awards include the Harrie Massey Medal (UK Institute of Physics), the Thomas Ranken Lyle Medal (Australian Academy of Science) and the Walter Boas Medal (Australian Institute of Physics). He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, the Australian Institute of Physics, the UK Institute of Physics and the American Physical Society.