Dr Dennis Jensen was elected to the House of Representatives at the 2004 Federal Election for the Division of Tangney, Western Australia.
Dr Jensen graduated from Monash University with a PhD in Materials Science and Physics.
Before entering Parliament, Dr Jensen enjoyed a long and varied career in science and reseach industries.
He worked at the CSIRO and pursued his dual passions of science and defence as a research scientist and analyst at the Defence Science and Technology Organisation.
Dr Jensen currently has the highest scientific qualifications of all MPs and Senators.
He continues to make major contributions in the areas of defence and science, especially with regards to the Joint Strike Fighter debate, climate change, nuclear energy, scientific research, National Broadband Network and education matters.
Dennis has also been appointed to the Advisory Board of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Anti Matter/Matter Research involving many of Australia’s major universities including Curtin University and the University of Western Australia.
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