Born 1951. Research Assistant, The City University, London 1975 -1977. Lecturer in Physical Chemisty, Bedford College, University of London 1977 - 1982. Lecturer in Physical Chemistry, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London 1982 - 1987. Appointed Professor of Analytical Chemistry, UNSW in 1987 and Head of School 1993 - 1996.
Chemometrics. Metrology in Chemistry. Electroanalytical chemistry. Sensors. Electronic nose technology. Self assembled monolayers and biosensors. Electrodeposited fractals and mechanistic electrochemistry. Artificial intelligence applied to chemistry. Non-linear dynamics and chaos. See also: Prof. Hibbert's research group page and electrodeposited fractals page.
Prof. Hibbert talks about the potential of an 'electronic nose' to detect sports cheats, graffiti vandalism, and drug importers on UNSW TV.
AWARDS, LECTURES AND OTHER ACTIVITIES OF INTEREST
Fellow Royal Australian Chemical Institute. Fellow Royal Society of Chemistry. RACI Analytical Medallist for 1999. RACI Ollé Prize 2007 winner for his book Quality Assurance in the Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (OUP, New York, 2007).
Chair of Analytical Division of RACI 1999 - 2001. Australian representative to International Chemometrics Society. Member of the Chemical Analysis Advisory Committee of the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA). Member of the Reference Materials Advisory Committee of NATA. Secretary of the Analytical Chemistry Division of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), 2007 - 2011. Australian delegate to IUPAC General Assembly 2005, 2007, 2009. IUPAC representative on Working Group 1 of the Joint Committee of Guides on Metrology, responsible for the Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty in Measurement (GUM). Active member of Australian Skeptics.
A complete list of Prof. Hibbert's publications is available here (PDF).
See also: Perpetual Motion Machines?
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