Peter King

Peter King

Mr, Dr

  • The University of Western Australia (M010), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile

Roles and responsibilities

The CMCA is the principle research infrastructure core facility at UWA. I am Operations Manager and report to the PVCR. I am responsible for maintaining the smooth running of all equipment and facilities and managing the preparations and installations of new equipment acquisitions. The CMCA operates state-of-the-art analytical and characterisation platforms across multiple sites in application areas including geological, physical and biomedical sciences and manages instrument assets valued at over $40M. We provide training and access to the instruments for both publicly funded researchers and to industry. The CMCA is the West Australian node of the NCRIS funded Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Research Facility (AMMRF) which has other nodes at the University of Sydney, UNSW, UQ, Adelaide, RMIT. CMCA is also the West Australian node for the National Imaging Facility (NIF) and Metabolomics Australia (MA).

Previous positions

March 2009 to present: Jplus Consulting Pty Ltd. Founding Director
October 2011 to July 2013 Atamo Pty Ltd
Business Development Manager
2007 to 2009: Biopharmica Ltd: Technical Manager and CEO
1989-2007: Applied Photophysics Ltd, Leatherhead, UK
Technical director

Education/Academic qualification

Biochemistry, Ph.D, University of Bristol