Dougal McCulloch is a Professor in Physics within the School of Science at RMIT University. Professor McCulloch was the head of Physics at RMIT from 2011 to 2019 and founded and is the current Director of the RMIT Microscopy and Microanalysis Facility (RMMF) which serves researchers from many disciplines both within RMIT and beyond. He has published 215 papers in international refereed journals within the fields of advanced microscopy & microanalysis techniques, novel coatings and carbon materials. He has an h index of 40 (25 since 2015). He is a past President (2008-2010) of the Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society.