Biographical entry Glazebrook, Karl (1965 - )
Karl Glazebrook is a world-leading astronomer whose research has included the study of the morphological and spectroscopic evolution of galaxies and the development of new instrumental and observational techniques. He played leading roles in the Gemini Deep Deep and the WiggleZ Dark Energy Surveys, and developed the open-source Perl Data Language. Glazebrook became Professor of Astronomy at Swinburne University of Technology in 2006, where he is also Director of the Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing. In 1991 the outer main-belt asteroid 10099 Glazebrook was named in his honour.
- Education - PhD, University of Edinburgh
- 2000 - 2006
- Career position - Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
- 2006 -
- Career position - Professor of Astronomy, Swinburne University of Technology
- Award - Maria and Eric Muhlmann Award, Astronomical Society of the Pacific
- 2014 -
- Career position - Director, Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing, Swinburne University of Technology
- 2017 -
- Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
- 2018 -
- Award - ARC Laureate Fellowship
Created: 8 January 2019