CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE JOHN MONASH SCHOLAR. PHD IN THEORETICAL PHYSICS, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
Damon has a Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours and the University Medal from the Australian National University. His research encompasses quantum field theory, particle physics phenomenology and category theory. He is a member of the Bruce Hall leadership team at the Australian National University, and an academic mentor. He is an endurance runner and raised funds for the School of St Jude in Tanzania. His research at Princeton will address the underpinnings of particle physics and cosmology. He plans to have an academic career at an Australian university while also promoting public engagement with science.