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Department of Physics and Astronomy
Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing

Matthew Bailes

Astronomy; Pulsars; Big Bang Cosmology
Accredited Supervisor
Professor Matthew Bailes is an Australian research Council Laureate Fellow and the Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGRav). He is a world leader in the discovery and timing of millisecond p...

Chris Blake

Cosmology
Accredited Supervisor
Professor Chris Blake is an observational cosmologist with research interests in large-scale structure, dark energy and gravity, and galaxy evolution. His research examines questions concerning how the universe was made, what it is formed of, and the physi...

Darren Croton

Astronomy; Cosmology and the Big Bang; Galaxy formation and evolution; Black holes and quasars; Large galaxy surveys; Supercomputer simulations of galaxies and the Universe; Dark matter and dark energy; High performance computing in science
Accredited Supervisor
Darren Croton is a Professor of Astrophysics at Swinburne’s Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing. His research concerns understanding the formation and evolution of galaxies in the local and high redshift universe, using both simulations and large ...

Christopher Fluke

Astronomy education; Astronomy public outreach; Astronomy Visualisation; Scientific Visualisation; Gravitational Lensing
Accredited Supervisor
Associate Professor Christopher Fluke is an astronomer and astronomy communicator at Swinburne’s Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing. His primary research interests are in techniques for 3D visualisation with applications in astronomy and biomater...

Duncan Forbes

Astrophysics; Astronomy; Nearby Galaxies; Globular Clusters; Dark Matter
Accredited Supervisor
Professor Duncan Forbes is an astronomer with Swinburne’s Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing. His areas of expertise include globular clusters, galaxy groups, galaxy x-rays and investigating the age of galaxies. Professor Forbes’ current resear...

Karl Glazebrook

Advanced Statistics and Big Data; Galaxy Formation; Cosmology; GPU and advanced HPC algorithms; Scientific Computing and Visualisation; Applied Optics
Accredited Supervisor
Professor Glazebrook is a Distinguished Professor and Director of Swinburne’s Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing. His research interests include observational cosmology and the formation and evolutionary history of galaxies. He is currently leadi...

Jarrod Hurley

Globular Clusters; GPU and advanced HPC algorithms; Dynamical systems; Advanced Statistics and Big Data; Galaxy Formation; Scientific Computing and Visualisation; Star and Planet Formation
Accredited Supervisor

Glenn Kacprzak

Accredited Supervisor
Dr Glenn Kacprzak is an ARC Future Fellow at Swinburne’s Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing. His research is focused on understanding the formation and evolution of galaxies by studying the connection between extended halo gas and the host galaxy...

Virginia Kilborn

Galaxy Formation; Square Kilometre Array
Accredited Supervisor
Virginia Kilborn is a radio astronomer with the Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing at Swinburne University.  Her primary research interests include tracing galaxy evolution by studying the neutral hydrogen gas in galaxies, and she is now worki...

Glen Mackie

Galaxy formation and evolution; Large-scale structure of the Universe; Modern tests of cosmology; Multiwavelength properties of galaxies; Astronomy education; Online learning Profile
Accredited Supervisor
I received a Ph.D. (The Stellar Content of Central Dominant Galaxies) from the Australian National University in 1990, and subsequently worked at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Carter Observatory (Wellingt...