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Dr Keith Bambery

Dr Keith Bambery

Beamline Group Manager, Microscopy

Role at ANSTO

Dr Keith Bambery is the Manager for the Microscopy Beamline Group which includes the X-ray fluorescence microscopy and Infrared microspectroscopy beamlines and upon completion will include the Project BRIGHT X-ray fluorescence nanoprobe beamline.

Keith has a Ph.D. in Physics from Monash University. Prior to joining the Australian Synchrotron in 2011 he undertook postdoctoral research in the development of hyperspectral imaging and multivariate statistical analysis methods for molecular vibrational spectroscopy and microscopy as tools for biological and biomedical research. Keith has published journal articles and book chapters in diverse areas of research including the electrical properties of materials, pulsating variable stars, computational signal correction and applications of synchrotron microspectroscopy for the study of DNA, cellular biochemistry, malnutrition, heart disease, malaria and various cancers. 


Synchrotron Science, Molecular vibrational microspectroscopy, Multivariate analysis, High-performance computing and science communication. 

Qualifications & Achievements

  • BSc (Hons)  in Theoretical Physics and Applied Mathematics (1991)
  • PhD in Physics  (1999)
  • Australian Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Industry (2000)
  • Diploma of Project Management (2108)
  • ANSTO George Collins Award for Innovation (2018)
  • CSIRO’s ON Prime Sci-tech Pre-accelerator graduate (2018)


Committees, Affiliations & memberships

Foundation Member, The International Society for Clinical Spectroscopy