Institute for Astronomy

Staff directory

List of staff and postgraduate students in the Institute for Astronomy

Telephone numbers in the list below are shown as UK numbers. Callers from outside the UK should remove the leading zero and use the UK country code (+44).

NamePositionContact detailsLocationPhoto
Academic staff
James AirdUKRI Future Leaders Fellow
ROE
C25
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Philip BestProfessor of Extragalactic Astrophysics
ROE
C21
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Florian BeutlerProfessor (Personal Chair) of observational Cosmology, Royal Society University Research Fellow
ROE
S5
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Beth BillerProfessor
ROE
R4
Photo of Beth Biller
Peter BrandEmeritus Professor
ROE
S
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Yan-Chuan CaiRoyal Society University Research Fellow
ROE
S7
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Adam CarnallChancellor's Fellow
ROE
Stobie 2
Fergus CullenReader in Observational Astronomy
ROE
Stobie 2
Romeel DaveChair of Physics
ROE
U14
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Kenneth DuncanSTFC Ernest Rutherford Fellow
ROE
U7
James DunlopProfessor
JCMB
4323b
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Trent DupuyReader in Observational Astronomy
ROE
Annette FergusonProfessor of Observational Astrophysics
ROE
C13
Alex HallRoyal Society University Research Fellow
ROE
Stobie 3
Photo of Alex Hall
Catherine HeymansProfessor
ROE
R7
Photo of Catherine Heymans
Sadegh KhochfarPersonal Chair of Theoretical Astrophysics
ROE
C19
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Sergey KoposovReader in Observational Astronomy
ROE
C24
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Andy LawrenceProfessor
ROE
U13
Photo of Andy Lawrence
Bob MannProfessor
ROE
C14
Photo of Bob Mann
Ross McLureProfessor of Extragalactic Astrophysics
ROE
U17
Avery MeiksinProfessor
ROE
U11
Photo of Avery Meiksin
Cyrielle OpitomChancellor's Fellow
ROE
Stobie 4
John PeacockProfessor
ROE
C20
Photo of John Peacock
Jorge PeñarrubiaPersonal Chair of Gravitational Dynamics
ROE
C15
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Alkistis PourtsidouProfessor (Personal Chair) of Theoretical Astrophysics
ROE
U12
Ken RicePersonal Chair of Computational Astrophysics
ROE
R8
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Britton SmithChancellor's Fellow
ROE
R12
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Colin SnodgrassProfessor
ROE
H1.05
Andy TaylorProfessor of Astrophysics
ROE
U15
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Anna Lisa VarriReader, UKRI Future Leaders Fellow
ROE
U18
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Joe ZuntzReader
ROE
Higgs H 1.05
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Research staff
Karla Arellano-CórdovaPDRA
ROE
stobie 1
Laia BarrufetPostdoctoral Research Associate
ROE
R3
Ryan BegleyPostdoctoral Research Associate
ROE
East Tower
Benjamin BoseStephen Hawking Fellow
ROE
U12
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Samuel BriedenPDRA
ROE
R3
Zhaoting ChenPostdoctoral Research Associate
ROE
Rory ClaydonSenior Scientist / Software Developer
ROE
Ross CollinsSenior Survey Astronomy Software Developer
ROE
H1.02
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Giuseppe CongedoSenior Researcher
ROE
R13
Photo of Giuseppe Congedo
Nicholas CrossSenior Scientist / Software Developer
ROE
H1.04
Photo of Nicholas Cross
Weiguang CuiPost-Doctoral Research Associate in Galaxy Formation and Theoretical Cosmology
ROE
R3
Gordon GibbEuclid UK-SGS Senior Research Scientist/Developer
ROE
Benjamin GiblinPostdoctoral Research Associate
ROE
East Tower
Lara Gorgulho AlegrePostdoctoral Research Associate
ROE
Higgs Building H1.20
Pedro Gregorio CarrilhoPostdoctoral Research Associate
ROE
Caroline GuandalinPostdoctoral Research Associate
JCMB
R6
Nigel HamblySenior Researcher
ROE
Higgs H1.06
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Michael HawkinsEmeritus Researcher
ROE
R15
Mark HollimanSenior Data Systems Specialist
ROE
H1.02
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Amanda IbsenResearch Software Engineer
ROE
H1.03
Laura KeatingElizabeth Gardner Fellow
ROE
Bokyoung KimPostdoctoral Research Associate
ROE
East Tower
Rohit KondapallyPostdoctoral Research Associate
ROE
Stobie 1
Shona MatthewEuclid UK SGS Project Manager
ROE
H 1.06
Derek McLeodPDRA
ROE
ET
Dave MorrisResearch Software Engineer
ROE
Ben MortonPostdoctoral Research Assistant
ROE
Stobie 1
Aneesh NaikLeverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship
ROE
East Tower
Richard NeveuxPostdoctoral Research Associate
ROE
Keith NoddleWide Field Astronomy Technical Lead
ROE
H1.07
Sam PatrickPostdoctoral Research Associate
ROE
R5
Marcos PellejeroPostdoctoral Research Associate in Cosmology and Large-Scale Structure
ROE
Clara Marie PennockPostdoctoral Research Associate
ROE
Michael PetersenStephen Hawking Fellow
ROE
Stobie 1
Mark PhillipsPostdoctoral Research Associate
JCMB
Amy RankinePostdoctoral Research Associate
ROE
R13
Michael ReadPGRA
ROE
H1.02
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Naomi RobertsonPDRA
ROE
James RobinsonPostdoctoral Research Associate
ROE
U7
Richard RollinsEuclid UK-SGS Senior Research Scientist/Developer
ROE
Nicholas RowellSenior Sky Survey Researcher
ROE
H1.03
Agata RozekPostdoctoral Research Associate in Asteroid Photometry
ROE
Jascha SchewtschenkoSenior Scientist / Software Developer
ROE
Terence SloanLSST:UK Science Centre Project Manager
ROE
1.01
Ben SutlieffPostdoctoral Research Associate
ROE
East Tower
Eckhard SutoriusPDRA
ROE
H1.08
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Eric TittleyResearch Computing Officer
ROE
East Tower
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Stelios VoutsinasSoftware Engineer
ROE
R3
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Mike Shengbo WangPostdoctoral Research Associate
ROE
R3
Peredur WilliamsEmeritus Researcher
ROE
R26
Roy WilliamsProject Manager / Software Developer WFAU
ROE
H1.07
Hon Wah YeungSenior Scientist / Software Developer
ROE
Alison YoungPostdoctoral Research Associate
ROE
Other staff
George BeckettProject Manager
ROE
Higgs Building, Rm 1.01
Steph BlakeySenior Teaching Office Administrator
ROE
C18
Hayley CrawfordTeaching Office Administrator
ROE
C17
Donald GrigorSenior Computing Officer
ROE
U16
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Marco LamSenior Scientist/Software Developer
ROE
H1.08
Eleanor O'KaneCommunications Officer - LSST:UK
ROE
Isobel OvensEuclid UK-Project Administrator
ROE
Viv TaylorAdministrative Assistant
ROE
C17
Research postgraduates
Cassandra Barlow-HallPostgraduate Student
ROE
Aaron BradleyPostgraduate Student
ROE
Higgs Building
Emma BubbPostgraduate Student
ROE
U6
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Amanda ByströmPostgraduate Student
ROE
U10
Photo of Amanda Byström
Xueqing ChenPostgraduate Student
ROE
C23
Jack DelaneyPostgraduate Student
ROE
Gennaro Di PietroPostgraduate Student
ROE
Higgs Centre for Innovation
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Abbie DonaldsonPostgraduate Student
ROE
U4
Callum DonnanPostgraduate Student
ROE
U10
Elise EvansPostgraduate Student
JCMB
Léa FerellecPostgraduate Student
ROE
Higgs open plan area
Macarena Garcia Del VallePostgraduate Student
ROE
Alexander GordonPostgraduate Student
ROE
Open Plan Office Area, Higgs Building
Simone GordonPostgraduate Student
ROE
Nisha GrewalPostgraduate Student
ROE
U5
Paloma GuetzoyanPostgraduate Student
ROE
C23
Jessica HowellPostgraduate Student
ROE
Higgs Centre for Innovation
Andrea IncatasciatoPostgraduate Student
ROE
U4
Fred JenningsPostgraduate Student
ROE
C23
Ewan JonesPostgraduate Student
ROE
Higgs Office
Marios KalomenopoulosPostgraduate Student
ROE
U5
Arnaz KhanPostgraduate Student
ROE
U5
Jingjing Althea LaiPostgraduate Student
ROE
Higgs Open Plan Area
Kahou LeongPostgraduate Student
ROE
Feng-Yuan LiuPostgraduate Student
ROE
u10
Pengyu LiuPostgraduate Student
ROE
C23
Kevin LoPostgraduate Student
ROE
Alessandro MaraioPostgraduate Student
ROE
Higgs
Thiago MergulhaoPostgraduate Student
ROE
Charlie Tupman MpethaPostgraduate Student
ROE
C23
Brian MurphyPostgraduate Student
ROE
C 23
Conor NallyPostgraduate Student
ROE
Larissa PalethorpePostgraduate Student
ROE
U10
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Corey PiriePostgraduate Student
ROE
U10
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Giulia PrutoPostgraduate Student
ROE
Higgs
Finn RoperPostgraduate Student
ROE
U10
Manika SidhuPostgraduate Student
JCMB
Thomas StantonPostgraduate Student
ROE
Higgs Building
Linus ThummelPostgraduate Student
ROE
Higgs Building
Zhenyu WuPostgraduate Student
ROE
Rashid YaaqibPostgraduate Student
ROE
U10
Tianyi YangPostgraduate Student
ROE
Charles YinPostgraduate Student
JCMB
Bohan YuePostgraduate Student
ROE
Higgs Open Plan
Yunhao ZhangPostgraduate Student
ROE
Higgs Open Plan