Professor Jordan Nash

Professor Jordan Nash is the Dean of Monash University’s Faculty of Science. He’s been an experimental particle physicist for more than 25 years.

Before joining Monash, Professor Nash was head of the Department of Physics at Imperial College in London. He’s involved in significant global scientific collaborations, including at CERN (the European Organisation for Nuclear Research that operates the world’s largest physics laboratory).

He played key roles in the construction and upgrade of the Compact Muon Solenoid for the Large Hadron Collider (at CERN), and is collaborating on the COMET experiment at the Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex.

Professor Nash holds a PhD in physics from Stanford University, and a Bachelor of Science degree, with honours, in physics from Carnegie-Mellon University in the US.

With more than 1100 publications to his name, Professor Nash has been the principal investigator on projects that have received $30 million in research grants. He’s also a Fellow of the Institute of Physics, UK, and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Physics.