Academic

Adjunct and honorary

Anthony Arnold

Research interests: tree and direct N-body simulations, black holes and gravitational radiation.

Email: anthony.arnold@uqconnect.edu.au

David Blyth

Research interests: modelling the dynamics of galaxies with massive black holes.

Email: d.blyth@uq.edu.au

Zac Byrne

Research interests: extragalactic astrophysics, focussing on element abundances and their effect on the formation and life of galaxies. Also galaxy simulations and black holes.

Email: zacbyrne@gmail.com

Joshua Calcino

Research interests: supernova cosmology with the OzDES galaxy survey.

Email: josh.calcino@gmail.com

Simon Deeley

Research interests: galaxy evolution and its dependence on the surrounding environment, currently focusing on how spiral galaxies transform into lenticular galaxies.

Email: simon.deeley@uqconnect.edu.au

Samuel Hinton

Research interests: testing cosmological models using large-scale structure and supernova data; creating detailed visualisations, intuitive scientific software, and automatic data pipelines.

Email: samuelreay@gmail.com

Rebecca Jane Mayes

Research interests: using cosmological simulations to study galaxy disruption in large galaxy clusters, with the goal of predicting the number of supermassive black holes that are located within ultra-compact dwarf galaxies.

Email: r.mayes@uq.net.au

Gary Segal

Research interests: information-theoretic perspectives on the second law of thermodynamics.The application of machine learning in big data radio astronomy, in particular, measures of 'interestingness' and unsupervised learning approaches for detecting the unexpected.

Email: g.segal@uq.edu.au

Lucas Grimes

Christopher Johnson

Colin MacLaurin

Andrew Penton

Staff

Jason Dossett

Edward Macaulay

Smriti Mahajan

David Parkinson

Signe Riemer-Sorensen

Students

2017

Pouria Khalaj (PhD)

Merryn Taylor (Honours)

Henning Schmitz (Honours)

Harry Hobson (Honours)

2016

Daniel Muthukrishna (Honours)

Troy Cobb (Honours)

Zac Byrne (Honours)

Joshua Calcino (Honours)

Natalia Eiré Sommer (Honours)

2015

Anthea King (PhD)

Joel Pfeffer (PhD)

Jacob Seiler (Honours)

Sarah Thomson (Honours)

2014

Caitlin Adams (Honours)

Mathew Bonanno (Honours)

Sarah Hegarty (Honours)

Adam Thomas (Honours)

Ewan McAndrew (Honours)

Kyle Muzycka (Honours)

Conor O'Neill (Honours)

Mikkel Stockmann (Honours)

Sarah Sweet (PhD)

Carolyn Wood (Honours)

2012

Brendan Griffen (PhD)

Samuel Peet (Honours)