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Biographical entry Mould, Jeremy Richard (1949 - )

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Born
31 July 1949
Bristol, England
Occupation
Astronomer

Summary

Jeremy Mould is Director of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory in Tucson and was a director of the Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories (1993-c2001). His main research interests are in stellar populations and observational cosmology and he has (co) authored of 200 publications in the field. Mould has been heavily involved in many scientific bodies and committees and has been involved in several astronomy space missions.

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1963
Life event - Migrated to Australia
1968 - 1972
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Melbourne
1971
Career position - Demonstrator in Physics at the University of Melbourne
1972 - 1975
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra
1976
Career position - Junior Research Fellow at Royal Greenwich Observatory, UK
1977 - 1978
Career position - Postdoctoral Research Associate at Kitt Peak National Observatory, USA
1978 - 1979
Career position - Carnegie Fellow at Hale Observatories, USA
1979 - 1982
Career position - Assistant Astronomer at Kitt Peak National Observatory
1981
Award - George Van Biesbroeck Prize (for extraordinary service to astronomy) received from the American Astronomical Society (joint recipient)
1981 - 1982
Career position - Member of the Kitt Peak National Observatory Council
1982 - 1988
Career position - Associate Professor at California Institute of Technology (Caltech), USA
1984 - 1985
Career position - Chair of the Hubble Space Telescope Working Group: Stars and Star Clusters
1987 - 1990
Career position - Executive Officer for Astronomy at Caltech
1988 - 1994
Career position - Professor of Astronomy at the Caltech
1993 - 2000
Career position - Director of Mount Stromlo (Australian National Territory) and Siding Spring (New South Wales) Observatories
1993 - c. 2001
Career position - Professor and Director of the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Australian National University
1994 - ?
Career position - Member of the Anglo-Australian Telescope Board
1995 - ?
Career position - Chair of the Australian Academy of Science National Committee for Astronomy
1995 - ?
Career position - Member of the Australian Academy of Science National Committee on Space Research
1995 - ?
Career position - Member of the Australian Telescope National Facility Steering Committee
1995 - c. 2001
Career position - Visiting Associate at Caltech
1996 - 1999
Career position - Member of the National Committee for Space Science
1998 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1999
Career position - Chair of the Anglo Australian Telescope Board
2001 -
Career position - Director of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory in Tucson, USA

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Published resources

Books

  • Bhathal, Ragbir, Australian Astronomers: Achievements at the Frontiers of Astronomy, National Library of Australia, Canberra, 1996, 243 pp. Details

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See also

Rosanne Walker