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Biographical entry Glazebrook, Karl (1965 - )

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Born
1965
United Kingdom
Occupation
Astronomer

Summary

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.

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1992
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
2008
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

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Helen Cohn