Physics and Astrophysics
School of Mathematics & Physical Sciences

Professor Brad Gibson

Professor Brad Gibson

Professor of Astrophysics
Director, E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics

School of Mathematics & Physical Sciences

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Profile

Brad joined the Department of Physics in June 2015 as Professor of Astrophysics and Director of the E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics. He was previously Chair and Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics at the Jeremiah Horrocks Institute, University of Central Lancashire.

Education

  • PhD, Theoretical Astrophysics - University of British Columbia, 1995
  • MSc, Astronomical Instrumentation - University of British Columbia, 1990
  • BSc, Physics - University of Waterloo, 1988

Brief CV

  • 2006 - 2015 Jeremiah Horrocks Institute, University of Central Lancashire -  Chair and Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics
  • 2000 - 2006 Astrophysics and Supercomputing Centre, Swinburne University
    • Professor of Astrophysics, 2000 - 2005
    • Deputy Head of School - BSEE, 2003 - 2004
    • Deputy Director - Centre for Astrophysics, 2003 - 2004
  • 1998 - 2000 CASA, University of Colorado - Research Associate
  • 1995 - 1998 Australian National University - NSERC Research Fellow

Honorary Appointments

  • 2016 - 2017 Hungarian Academy of Science - Distinguished Guest Scientist
  • 2014 Universidad de Granada - Visiting Professor
  • 2012 Monash University - Kevin Westfold Distinguished Visitor
  • 2011 Saint Mary's University - Visiting Professor
  • 2007 - 2009 University of Sydney - Honorary Associate
  • 2006 Strasbourg Observatory - Visiting Professor
  • 2004 - 2006 Monash University - Honorary Professor

Publications

Over 300 refereed publications, with an h-index of 64 (~17,000 citations), as of June 2016.

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