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CAS Staff

Directors

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


Academic Staff

NamePhoneEmailRole / Research Interest
Prof. Matthew Bailes +61 3 9214 8782 Pulsars
Prof. Chris Blake +61 3 9214 8624 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 +61 3 9214 3876 Galaxy formation, dark matter, hydrodynamical simulations, outreach
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 PhD Admissions Coordinator/Galaxies, Cosmology, ASKAP
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. Ixandra Achitouv +61 3 9214 5760 Work experience coordinator/Cosmology, large scale structures: theory and modeling
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. David Fisher +613 9214 4996 Keck technical secretary/Galaxies and Star formation
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. Shahab Joudaki +61 3 9214 8891 Cosmology
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. Jennifer Piscionere +61392144318 Large Scale Structure / Galaxy Clustering & Evolution
Dr. Tyler Pritchard +61 3 9214 8302
Dr. Jr-Wei Tsai +61 3 9214 5014 Radio Burst Data analysis


Technical and Support Staff

NamePhoneEmailRole / Research Interest
Dr. Louis Des Landes +61 3 9214 4600 Support for astronomy software and TAO
Dr. Yeshe Fenner +61 3 9214 8302 COO for OzGrav
Dr. Amr Hassan +61 3 9214 8546 gSTAR Projects and Engagement Support Leader- Astronomy
Andrew Jameson +61 3 9214 5612 Research Software & Systems Engineer
Sue Lester +61 3 9214 8427 CAASTRO administrator
Elizabeth Thackray +61 3 9214 5569 Research Support 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
Rebecca Allen +61 3 9214 5846 Galaxy Formation and Evolution
Igor Andreoni +61 3 9214 5622 Transients
Luz Angela Garcia +61 3 9214 8746 Reionization, Quasar spectra, Cosmology
Adebusola Bamidele Alabi +61 3 9214 8502 Globular cluster systems
George Bekiaris +61 3 9214 4399 Development of new software methods and tools for IFU data processing
Sabine Bellstedt +61 3 9214 8502 Galaxy dynamics
Stephanie Bernard +61 3 9214 8746 High redshift galaxies and supernovae
Shivani Bhandari +61 3 9214 3872 Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope, pulsar and burst searching
Toby Brown +61 3 9214 5354 Environmental effects on HI and star formation properties of nearby galaxies
Leonie Chevalier +61 3 9214 8502 Research is Globular Cluster Systems
Bogdan Ciambur +61 3 9214 5622 Intermediate mass black holes
Alex Codoreanu +61 3 9214 8746
Chris Curtin +61 3 9214 8746 Superluminous Supernovae, Pair-Instability Supernovae, Population III Stars
Mark Durre +61 3 9214 5354 Super-massive black holes and galactic nuclei
Robert Dzudzar +61 3 9214 5541 Formation end evolution of galaxies in the group environment
Wael Farah +61 3 9214 5368 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.
Sarah Hegarty +61 3 9214 8746 Visualisation and data analysis for the Petascale astronomy era; radio astronomy
Mark Hutchison +61 3 9214 8708 Protoplanetary Disks
Colin Jacobs +61 3 9214 5846 Deep learning and the search for gravitational lenses
Fabian Jankowski +61 3 9214 4399 Pulsars, fast radio transients, Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope
Srdan Kotus +61 3 9214 5622 Cosmology, Quasar absorption lines, varying fundamental constants
Katharina Lutz +61 3 9214 4757 Accretion in HI excess galaxies
Bernard Meade +61 3 8344 9237 Visualisation, Tiled Display Walls, Big Data challenges, Cloud Computing
Uros Mestric +61 3 92144916 Characterising Lyman Continuum Galaxies
Vincent Morello
Themiya Nanayakkara +61 3 9214 5846 Galaxies and Cosmology
Aditya Parthasarathy +61 3 92144399 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
Jacob Seiler +61 3 9214 5354 Galaxy formation and reionisation
Renee Spiewak +61 3 9214 4399 Millisecond Pulsars and Fast Radio Bursts
Adam Stevens +61 3 9214 4757 Cosmological Simulations, Large-Scale Structure, Galaxy evolution
Elodie Thilliez +61 3 9214 8708 Searching for hidden exoplanets inside debris disks
Luis Torres +61 3 9214 4399 Cosmology, large scale structure
Vivek Venkatraman Krishnan +61 3 9214 3873 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
Geoff Bryan Collaborate with Kurt Liffmann Sarah Maddison
Manisha Caleb PhD student working with Pulsars Matthew Bailes
Elise Beaufils Mines Paristech, France Vacation student Chris Blake

Past Staff, Students & Visitors