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Biographical entry O'Sullivan, John

Electrical engineer and Radio astronomer


John O'Sullivan is a radio astronomer with expertise in electronics and image and signal processing.


As a PhD student, O'Sullivan worked with Bob Frater developing the Fleur Synthesis Radiotelescope.

From 1974-1983 O'Sullivan worked with the Foundation for Radio Astronomy in the Netherlands.

In 1983 he returned to Australia to work within the CSIRO Division of Radiophysics to initiate a Signal Processing group which played a significant role in the development of the Australia Telescope receiving systems.

In 1995 O'Sullivan became the Australian Director of Technology for News Ltd, though he returned to the CSIRO to commence work on the Square Kilometre Array.


Education - PhD in Electrical Engineering, Sydney University

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