Professor Kenneth Baldwin

Ken Baldwin, Energy Change Institute, Director
Director, Energy Change Institute
Deputy Director (Research), RSPE
Director - Executive
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BSc Hons I, MSc - ANU; DIC, PhD - London; FAIP, FlnstP, FOSA, FAPS


Professor Ken Baldwin is the inaugural Director of the Energy Change Institute at the ANU, Director of the ANU Grand Challenge: Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific, and Deputy Director of the Research School of Physics.

Professor Baldwin has held the following appointments:

  • Project Steering Committee for the Australian Energy Technology Assessment (AETA) of the former Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics (BREE, 2011-2013)
  • Board of the South East Region of Renewable Energy Excellence (SERREE, from 2014)
  • Socio-Economic Modelling Advisory Committee of the South Australian Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission (2015-2017)
  • Chair, Energy Cluster of the Australia-Indonesia Centre (2015-2018)
  • Chair, Energy Research Institutes Council for Australia (ERICA, 2018-2019)
  • Steering Committee for the CSIRO Hydrogen Research, Development and Demonstration Report (2019).

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”. 

In 2007, Professor Baldwin was awarded the W.H. Beattie Steele Medal, the highest honour of the Australian Optical Society.  In 2010 he was awarded the Barry Inglis Medal by the National Measurement Institute for excellence in precision measurement.

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.

A link to Professor Baldwin’s ANU Researcher page is here.

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