Meet Support Officer, Dr Adam Fahy.
Adam Fahy is a Support Officer for the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF) within the Newcastle Hub of the Materials Node.
Adam completed a PhD at the University of Newcastle, focusing on the development of a new type of microscope employing neutral helium atoms to generate an image of a sample surface.
He joined the ANFF network in 2015, and is responsible for the operation, maintenance and training for a range of instruments, most notably the x-ray photoelectron spectrometer facilities.
Adam also specialises in instrument and device design and manufacture for both industry and research sectors. Projects have ranged from the creation of medical devices, to vacuum system customisation, to the continued development of large area organic photovoltaic arrays.