Former Australian Institute of Physics President Tony Klein is dead

By | November 23, 2021

Tony Klein Death – Cause Of Death: Former Australian Institute of Physics President and University of Melbourne Emeritus Professor Tony Klein has passed away unpredictably and unexpectedly on Thursday 18th November 2021 at the age of 85. Tony Klein’s cause of death has not been released to the public.

Tony was a great leader of the Australian Institute of Physics which was established in the year 1963 replacing the Australian Branch of the British Institute of Physics based in London. The main purpose of the institute is to further promote the development and application of the science of physics as well as provide support to physicists.

He was an Academy Fellow and University of Melbourne Emeritus Professor. He was born on 14th December in the year 1935, he was loved by the AIP and the entire students of the University of Melbourne. He will be missed dearly. His legacy will have a lasting impact in both the industry and on the millions who have and will continue to benefit from his work. Tony Klein will be announced by his family at a suitable time.

Australian Institute of Physics paid tribute to Tony through their official social media page which says: “We are saddened to hear of another great loss to the Australian Physics community with the passing of former AIP President, Emeritus Professor Tony Klein OAM FAA (@UniMelb). He was a leader in neutron optics & loved a good joke. Vale Tony, the physics community will miss you.”