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Dr Wolodymyr (Wally) Melnitchouk (B Sc 1988, B Sc Hons 1989, PhD Sc 1994)

Wally Melnitchouk

Dr Melnitchouk is an internationally renowned scientist in nuclear and particle physics. Currently Senior Theoretical Nuclear Physicist at Jefferson Lab in Virginia, USA, he is recognised worldwide for his work dedicated to understanding the structure of matter at its most fundamental level.

In 1994, Dr Melnitchouk’s research was recognised with the Bragg Gold
Medal by the Australian Institute of Physics and in 2006 he was elected a
Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).

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