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Alan Duffy - Swinburne University of Technology. Melbourne Area, Australia, , AU

Alan Duffy

Research Fellow | Swinburne University of Technology

Melbourne Area, Australia, AUSTRALIA

Research Fellow at Swinburne University of Technology



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)



Science Communication

Education (2)

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)

Affiliations (1)

  • Swinburne University of Technology