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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
Christopher Samuel OzGrav Senior Data Science Support
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 Stellar dynamics & globular cluster evolution, Binary Stellar Evolution
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 FRB searching algorithms and analysis
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
Thibault Garel University of Lyon Collaboration Darren Croton
Sera Rauhut Swinburne Student project Chris Blake
Mason Ng University of Auckland Vacation Scholar Nikole Nielsen
Timothy Jonson Swinburne Vacation student Edward Taylor
Dr Rachael Livermore University of Melbourne ASTRO3D related research Alan Duffy

Past Staff, Students & Visitors