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Associate Professor (Research) in the Department of Physicsocw022+44 (0) 191 33 43584
Member of the Centre for Advanced Instrumentation  


Responsibilities within department

Research Assosciate CFAI

Teaching activity

Level 4 Optics teaching, Adaptive Optics Postgraduate Lectures

Research interests

Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics

Research groups

Awarded Grants

  • 2020: Astronomy Consolidated Grant 2020 2023 CfAI(£1197810.10 from Ernest Rutherford Fellowship)
  • 2020: STFC-NARIT: AO Program for the Thai National Observatory(£216570.38 from Ernest Rutherford Fellowship)
  • 2019: E-ELT PPRP HARMONI(£2310549.71 from Ernest Rutherford Fellowship)
  • 2019: E-ELT PPRP MOSAIC(£1238917.06 from Ernest Rutherford Fellowship)
  • 2019: SOLARNET: Integrating High Resolution Solar Physics(£103219.70 from Interreg (ERDF) Europe)
  • 2013: Development of an Astronomical Adaptive Optics Laboratory Test Bench, known as Chinese DRAGON(£293800.00 from National University of Defense Technology, China)

Media Contacts

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