Extensive radio/TV/print experience in science communication with numerous live shows to audiences of all ages on topics in physics and astronomy.
Professional research-level skills in cosmology/astronomy computer models with solid background in physics and mathematical modelling.
Expert computer programmer and quantitative analyst. Several years of massively parallel programming in C with numerous research projects also utilising Fortran, Python and IDL.
Industry Expertise (1)
Areas of Expertise (3)
The University of Manchester: PhD, Astronomy 2009
Awarded Marie Curie Early Training Scheme scholarship to the University of Leiden
The University of Manchester: MPhys, Physics with Study in Europe 2005
Awarded Major Science award (2001),
Awarded Entrance Scholarship (2001),
Attained Fluency in Dutch - level: NT2 Staatsexamen (2004),
Awarded Erasmus exchange scholarship to the University of Amsterdam (UvA)
- Swinburne University of Technology