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Dr Stephen Mudie

Dr Stephen Mudie

Senior Scientist - SAXS/WAXS

Role at ANSTO

Dr Stephen Mudie is the senior scientist on the Australian Synchrotron Small and Wide Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS/WAXS) Beamline, ANSTO. He has worked on the SAXS/WAXS beamline since 2008, with a focus on developing the beamline to be a world leading facility. His particular interest is software development for SAXS data reduction and experimental control.

Stephen also helps to support the many scientists using the facility, and in particular enjoys designing and implementing experiments that use the beamline in novel ways.


Small Angle Scattering, diffraction, materials science, experimental design, experimental controls, data reduction, software development (Python/JavaScript/Docker).

Qualifications & Achievements 

  • Post-Doctoral ASRP Fellowship at CSIRO (2005-2007).
  • ASRP physical/chemical sciences PhD thesis (2005)
  • PhD in Physics Monash University (2005). Thesis Title: Charaterisation of Group III Nitrides Hard X-Ray using Hard X-ray Synchrotron Radiation.
  • BSci (Honours) Physics and Materials Science Monash University (2000)