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Dr David Boardman

Dr David Boardman
Dr David Boardman
Chief Technology Officer & Principal Scientist, Detection & Imaging

Dr David Boardman is the Chief Technology Officer & Principal Scientist for Detection & Imaging. He leads the development and commercialisation of a novel radiation imaging technology designed around the sampling theory of compressed sensing.

His expertise is in the detection of ionising radiation for a broad range of applications and he continues pursing innovative solutions in this field. David has extensive experience and knowledge in a wide range of areas, including: experimental techniques, simulations, machine learning algorithms and data analysis. Prior to working at ANSTO, David worked for the Defence Science & Technology Laboratories (DSTL) where he worked on developing non-invasive inspection technologies.  


Radiation detection, radiation imaging, non-invasive detection techniques, compressed sensing, machine learning and multivariate statistical techniques

Qualifications & Achievements:

  • ANSTO George Collins award for Innovation (2018)
  • PhD in Semiconductor radiation detectors, University of Surrey (2002)
  • BSc in Physics and Sports Science, Loughborough University (1998)