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CAS Staff

Directors

NamePhoneEmailRole
Prof. Karl Glazebrook +61 3 9214 4384 Director
Prof. Michael Murphy +61 3 9214 5818 Deputy Director


Academic Staff

NamePhoneEmailRole / Research Interest
Prof. Matthew Bailes +61 3 9214 8782 Pulsars
Prof. Chris Blake +61 3 9214 8624 PhD Admissions Coordinator, Cosmology
A Prof. Jeff Cooke +61 3 9214 5392 High redshift galaxies and supernovae, transients, counterparts to gravitational waves
Prof. Darren Croton +61 3 9214 5537 Research Initiatives Coordinator/Galaxies, Cosmology: Theory/Modelling
Dr. Adam Deller +61 3 9214 5307 Pulsars, Fast Radio Bursts, Radio Interferometry, Astrometry, Instrumentation
A Prof. Alan Duffy Galaxy formation, dark matter, hydrodynamical simulations, outreach
Dr. David Fisher +613 9214 4996 Keck technical secretary/Galaxies and Star formation
A Prof. Christopher Fluke +61 3 9214 5828 Outreach coordinator/Gravitational Lensing, Visualisation
Prof. Duncan Forbes +61 3 9214 4392 Globular Clusters, Galaxies
Prof. Karl Glazebrook +61 3 9214 4384 Cosmology, Galaxies, Astronomical Instrumentation
Prof. Alister Graham +61 3 9214 8784 Galaxies, Black Holes
Prof. Jarrod Hurley +61 3 9214 5787 Supercomputing Manager/Binaries and Star Clusters
Dr. Glenn Kacprzak +61 3 9214 5439 Galaxy Evolution
Prof. Virginia Kilborn +61 3 9214 4380 Galaxies & Structure Formation: Theory/Modelling
Dr. Glen Mackie +61 3 9214 5743 PhD Coordinator, Teaching Coordinator, Galaxies, Cosmology
Prof. Sarah Maddison +61 3 9214 5971 Dean, School of Science/Disks and Planets
Prof. Jeremy Mould +61 3 9214 4921 CAASTRO coordinator/Galaxies, cosmology and late stages of stellar evolution
Prof. Michael Murphy +61 3 9214 5818 Cosmology, Quasar absorption lines, varying fundamental constants
A Prof. Emma Ryan-Weber +61 3 9214 4746 Galaxies, Intergalactic Medium, Reionization
Dr. Edward Taylor +61 3 9214 5165


Adjunct Professors

NamePhoneEmailRole / Research Interest
Prof. Warrick Couch +61 2 9372 4811 AAO Director/Galaxies, Dark Energy, Australian ELT Project Scientist
A Prof. Kurt Liffman +61 3 9214 5307 Awarded a Swinburne Adjunct Associate Professor within FSET for the next 3 years


Postdoctoral Fellows

NamePhoneEmailRole / Research Interest
Dr. Jacobo Asorey CAASTRO; Cosmology; large-scale structure; DES; OzDES
Dr. Rob Bassett +61 3 9214 5706 Astro 3D - Research Associate
Dr. Benjamin Davis +61 3 9214 5536 Spiral galaxy structure, supermassive black holes
Dr. Anna Ferre-Mateu +61 3 9214 8502 galaxy evolution, stellar populations, kinematics, galaxy clusters, SMBHs, initial mass func
Dr. Chris Flynn +61 3 9214 5532 Swinburne Pulsar Portal implementation for ANDS
Dr. Katinka Gereb +61 3 9214 4498 Extragalactic HI studies
Dr. Anne Hutter +61 3 9214 5825 Cosmology, reionization, high redshift galaxies, Theory/Modelling
Dr. Christina Magoulas +61 3 9214 4757 Galaxy Formation; Surveys of redshifts, distances and peculiar velocities
Dr. Ian Morrison +61 3 9214 4558 SKA systems engineer/Pulsar signal processing, SETI signal processing
Dr. Nikole Nielsen +61 3 9214 5887 CAS colloq organiser/Galaxy evolution, circumgalactic medium, quasar absorption lines
Dr. Stefan Oslowski +61 3 9214 4306 Radio pulsars, and Fast Radio Bursts; UTMOST and MeerKAT
Dr. Jade Powell Analysis of gravitational wave data from the LIGO and Virgo detectors.
Dr. Daniel.C Price +61 3 92144331 FRBs with UTMOST and Breakthrough Listen project scientist
Dr. Tyler Pritchard +61 3 9214 8302
Dr. Manodeep Sinha +61 3 9214 4918 Simulations; Galaxy Evolution; Theoretical Astrophysical Observatory.
Dr. Simon Stevenson +61 3 9214 4841 OzGrav Postdoctoral Researcher working on gravitational-waves and binary evolution
Dr. Sarah Sweet +61 3 9214 3875 Galaxy formation and evolution - CAS Postdoc representative
Dr. Tiantian Yuan +61 3 9214 5948 ASTRO 3D fellow-High-redshift galaxies; metallicity gradient; spiral arm formation


Technical and Support Staff

NamePhoneEmailRole / Research Interest
Eman Ali +61 3 9214 5093 Service delivery support
Dr. Yeshe Fenner +61 3 9214 8302 COO for OzGrav
Dr. Amr Hassan +61 3 9214 8546 gSTAR Projects and Engagement Support Leader- Astronomy
Lisa Horsley +61 3 9214 4315 Research coordinator - OzGrav
Andrew Jameson +61 3 9214 5612 Research Software & Systems Engineer
Carl Knox +61 3 9214 8891 OzGrav - Digital Media and Marketing Officer
Lewis Lakerink +61 3 9214 4600 Astronomy software support
Sue Lester +61 3 9214 8427 CAASTRO administrator
Mark Myers
Erin O'Grady +61 3 9214 8246 OzGrav - Executive Assistant
Dr. Gregory Poole +61 3 9214 5301 ADACS Project Scientist
Elizabeth Thackray +61 3 9214 5569 Research Coordinator


Swinburne Astronomy Productions

NamePhoneEmailRole / Research Interest
James Josephides +61 3 9214 8485 IBL placement-creating images, short animationes, and other A/V or multimedia


Students

NamePhoneEmailResearch Interest
Caitlin Adams +61 3 9214 5622 Cosmology
Matt Agnew +61 3 9214 8708 Planetary Dynamics, Exoplanets, Habitability
Poojan Agrawal
Igor Andreoni +61 3 9214 5622 Transients
Sabine Bellstedt +61 3 9214 8502 Galaxy dynamics
Daniel Berke +61 3 9214 8708 Variations in fundamental constants
Stephanie Bernard +61 3 9214 8746 High redshift galaxies and supernovae
Shivani Bhandari Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope, pulsar and burst searching
Geoffrey Bryan +61 3 9214 8708 PhD student, Planets group
Debatri Chattopadhyay +61 3 9214 4558 Gravitational waves, star clusters, population synthesis: binary neutron stars & black holes
Leonie Chevalier +61 3 9214 8502 Research is Globular Cluster Systems
Alex Codoreanu +61 3 9214 8746
Chris Curtin +61 3 9214 8746 Superluminous Supernovae, Pair-Instability Supernovae, Population III Stars
Cherie Day UTMOST-2D, Fast Radio Burst localization, Instrumentation, Radio Interferometry
Mark Durre +61 3 9214 5354 Super-massive black holes and galactic nuclei
Tim Dykes +61 3 9214 5825 Visualisation, High Performance Computing, remote visualisation for TAO
Robert Dzudzar +61 3 9214 5541 Formation end evolution of galaxies in the group environment
James Esdaile +61 3 9214 5846
Wael Farah Fast Radio Bursts, Machine Learning, Instrumentation
Dr. Garry Foran +61 3 9214 8746 Galaxy formation and evolution
Paul Frederic Robert +61 3 92148708 Galaxy evolution, intergalactic medium, quasar absorption lines.
Vivek Gupta
Pol Gurri Perez +61 3 9214 5622 Gravitational lensing and dark matter
Sarah Hegarty +61 3 9214 8746 Visualisation and data analysis for the Petascale astronomy era; radio astronomy
Colin Jacobs +61 3 9214 5846 Deep learning and the search for gravitational lenses
Fabian Jankowski Pulsars, fast radio transients, Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope
Srdan Kotus +61 3 9214 5622 Cosmology, Quasar absorption lines, varying fundamental constants
Grace Lawrence +61 3 9214 5846 Working on capstone project in CAS
Bernard Meade +61 3 8344 9237 Visualisation, Tiled Display Walls, Big Data challenges, Cloud Computing
Uros Mestric +61 3 92144916 Characterising Lyman Continuum Galaxies
Chandrashekar Murugeshan +61 3 9214 5541 galaxy evolution using HI observations
Aditya Parthasarathy Pulsars, High precision pulsar timing, Instrumentation, UTMOST, MeerKAT, Fast Radio Transien
Stephanie Pointon +61 3 9214 5846 Circumgalactic Medium and Quasar Absorption Lines
Isabel Rodriguez Herranz +61 3 9214 5846 Compact massive galaxy evolution, peanut-shaped bulges
Luca Rossi +61 3 9214 5043 Stellar clusters dynamics, Galactic dynamics
Nandini Sahu +61 3 9214 5846 Massive galaxy - massive black hole connections
Jacob Seiler +61 3 9214 5354 Galaxy formation and reionisation
Renee Spiewak Millisecond Pulsars and Fast Radio Bursts
Dian Triani +61 3 9214 4757 Galaxy Formation, Computational Astronomy
Ellert.van.der Velden +61 3 9214 5846 Galaxy Structure/Dynamics, Bayesian Statistics, Python 2/3, Computational Algorithms
Vivek Venkatraman Krishnan Pulsar timing,Fast Transients,Instrumentation,UTMOST
Dany Vohl +61 3 9214 8708 Visualisation, Data analysis and intensive research-Petascale astronomy era


Current Visitors

NameInstitutionEmailPurposeStaff Host
Tom Collett ICG, Portsmouth Strong Lensing/DES Karl Glazebrook
Thibault Garel University of Lyon Collaboration Darren Croton

Past Staff, Students & Visitors