Meet the team

Faculty & Technical Staff

Moumita Aich

Research Scientist

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Adam Amara

Faculty

University of Portsmouth

Kevin Bandura

Faculty

West Virginia University

Bruce Bassett

Faculty

AIMS (South Africa)/SARAO/SAAO/UCT

Martin Bucher

Faculty

Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7

Tzu-Ching Chang

Research staff

NASA JPL

Cynthia Chiang

Faculty

McGill University

Jean-Francois Cliche

E. Engineer

McGill University

Romeel Dave

Faculty

University of Edinburgh & University of the Western Cape

Dirk De Villiers

Faculty

Stellenbosch

Jacobus Diener

Faculty

Botswana International University of Science & Technology

Matt Dobbs

Faculty

McGill University

Ken Ganga

Faculty

Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7

Tim Gibbon

Faculty

Nelson Mandela University

Neeraj Gupta

Faculty

Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics

Matt Hilton

Faculty

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Adam Hincks

Faculty

University of Toronto

Roufurd Julie

SARAO Liaison

SARAO

Aris Karastergiou

Faculty

University of Oxford

Jean-Paul Kneib

Faculty

EPFL

Martin Kunz

Faculty

University of Geneva

Michelle Lochner

Faculty

University of the Western Cape

Roy Maartens

Faculty

University of the Western Cape

Stuart MacPherson

Faculty

Durban University of Technology

Christian Monstein

Faculty

ETH-Zurich

Kavilan Moodley

Faculty

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Peter William Morris

Senior Technician

Durban University of Technology

Laura Newburgh

Faculty

Yale University

Prince Osei

Research Staff

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, AIMS (Ghana), Quantum Leap Africa

Jeffrey Peterson

Faculty

Carnegie Mellon University

Aritha Pillay

Faculty

Durban University of Technology

Alexandre Refregier

Faculty

ETH-Zurich

Andre Recnik

Computing Specialist

University of Toronto

Ian Howard Rout

Infrastructure Project Manager

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Mario Santos

Faculty

University of the Western Cape

Jon Sievers

Faculty, Co-PI

McGill University

Oleg Smirnov

Faculty

Rhodes University & SARAO

Kendrick Smith

Faculty

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Raghunathan Srianand

Faculty

Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics

Pieter Stronkhorst

Technical Staff

SARAO

Russ Taylor

Faculty

Universities of Cape Town & Western Cape

Peter Timbie

Faculty

University of Wisconsin

Emma Elizabeth Tolley

Data Scientist

EPFL

Cornelius (Corrie) Ungerer

Project Engineer (interim)

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Jacques van Dyk

Systems Engineer

Pronex Engineering Management Consultants

Keith Vanderlinde

Faculty

University of Toronto

Thierry Viant

Technical Staff

ETH-Zurich

Amanda Weltman

Faculty

University of Cape Town

Patrick Woudt

Faculty

University of Cape Town

Support Staff

Carolyn Crichton

HIRAX Project Manager

Nontuthuko Nombuso Xulu

Principal Financial Officer

Malishca Perumal

Science Communicator

Noxolo Sibisi

ARC Administrator

Veruschka Simes

Research Lab Assistant

Postdoctoral Fellows

Philippe Berger

NASA JPL/Caltech

Michele Bianco

EPFL

Tianyue Chen Cropped

    Tianyue Chen

    EPFL

    Devin Crichton

    ETH-Zurich

    Aaron M. Ewall-Wice

    UC Berkeley

    Adelie Gorce

    McGill University

    Ronniy Joseph Cropped

      Ronniy Joseph

      McGill University

        Surajit Kalita

        University of Cape Town

        Dionysios Karagiannis

        University of the Western Cape

        Piyanat (Boom) Kittiwisit

        University of the Western Cape

        Arun Naidu

        University of Oxford

        Sourabh Paul

        University of the Western Cape

        Edwin Retana

        University of KwaZulu-Natal

        Alireza Vafaei Sadr

        University of Geneva

        Benjamin Saliwanchik

        Yale University

        Richard Shaw

        University of British Columbia

        Peter Sims

        McGill University

        Ulrich Armel Mbou Sob

        Rhodes University

        Mugundhan Vijayaraghavan

        University of KwaZulu-Natal

        Anthony Walters

        University of KwaZulu-Natal

        Jingying Wang

        University of the Western Cape

        Dallas Wulf

        McGill University

        Students

        Pascale Berner Cropped

        Pascale Berner

        PhD Student

        ETH-Zurich

        Supervisor: Alexandre Refregier

        Shruti Bhatporia Cropped

          Shruti Bhatporia

          PhD Student

          University of Cape Town

          Supervisor: Amanda Weltman

            Lisa Dayaram

            MSc Student

            University of KwaZulu-Natal

            Supervisor: Kavilan Moodley

            Amanda Di Nitto Cropped

            Amanda Di Nitto

            MSc Student

            McGill University

            Supervisor: Jonathan Sievers

            1517410789849 - Chris Finlay

            Chris Finlay

            PhD Student

            University of Geneva

            Supervisor: Martin Kunz

            Sindhu Gaddam

            PhD Student

            University of KwaZulu-Natal

            Supervisor: Kavilan Moodley

            Kit Gerodias

            Kit Gerodias

            MSc Student

            McGill University

            Supervisor: Cynthia Chiang

            Austin Gumba Cropped

            Austin Gumba

            PhD Student

            University of KwaZulu-Natal

            Supervisor: Jon Sievers / Cynthia Chiang

            Maile Harris

            Undergrad

            Yale University

            Supervisor: Laura Newburgh

            Ian Hendricksen

            Ian Hendricksen

            MSc Student

            McGill University

            Supervisor: Cynthia Chiang and Matt Dobbs

            Pascal Hitz Cropped

            Pascal Hitz

            MSc Student

            ETH-Zurich

            Supervisor: Alexandre Refregier

            Erika Hornecker Cropped

            Erika Hornecker

            MSc Student

            University of Toronto

            Supervisor: Adam Hincks

            Mona 	Jalilvand

            Mona Jalilvand

            PhD Student

            McGill University

            Supervisor: Martin Kunz

            Joseph Kania

            Joseph Kania

            PhD Student

            West Virginia University

            Supervisor: Duncan Lorimer

            mponeng kopana Cropped

            Mponeng Kopana

            PhD Student

            University of the Western Cape

            Supervisor: Roy Maartens

            Shreyam Krishna

            PhD Student

            EPFL

            Emily Kuhn Cropped

            Emily Kuhn

            PhD Student

            Yale University

             

            Vincent MacKay

            PhD Student

            University of Toronto

            Mthokozisi Mdlalose

            Mthokozisi Mdlalose

            PhD Student

            University of KwaZulu-Natal

            Supervisor: Yinzhe Ma and Jon Sievers

            Warren Naidoo

            Warren Naidoo

            PhD Student

            University of KwaZulu-Natal

            Supervisor: Kavilan Moodley

            Viraj-Nistane Cropped

            Viraj Nistane

            PhD Student

            University of Geneva

            Xinyu Pan

            MSc Student

            McGill University

            Supervisor: Jonathan Sievers

            Robert Pascua

            MSc Student

            McGill University

            Supervisor: Jonathan Sievers and Cynthia Chiang

            Elizabeth Pieters Cropped

            Elizabeth Pieters

            MSc Student

            McGill University

            Annie Polish Cropped

            Annie Polish

            Postgraduate Associate

            Yale University

            Supervisor: Laura Newburgh

            Isibabale Qhoboshiyane

            MSc Student

            University of KwaZulu-Natal

            Supervisor: Kavilan Moodley

            Liantsoa Finaritra	Randrianjanahary

            Liantsoa Finaritra Randrianjanahary

            PhD Student

            University of the Western Cape

            Supervisor: Roy Maartens

            Cyndie Russeawon

            MSc student

            Rhodes University

            Supervisor: Oleg Smirnov

            Ajith Sampath Cropped

            Ajith Sampath

            PhD Student

            University of KwaZulu-Natal

            Supervisor: Kavilan Moodley

            Pranav Sanghavi Cropped

            Pranav Sanghavi

            PhD Student

            West Virginia University

            Supervisor: Kevin Bandura

            Onkabetse Sengate

            Onkabetse Sengate

            PhD Student

            University of KwaZulu-Natal

            Supervisor: Jon Sievers

            Lutho Sola

            MSc Student

            University of KwaZulu-Natal

            Supervisor: Kavilan Moodley

            Junaid_Townsend

            Junaid Townsend

            MSc Student

            University of the Western Cape

            Supervisor: Mario Santos

            Will Tyndall Cropped

            William Charles Tyndall

            PhD Student

            Yale University

            Supervisor: Laura Newburgh

            Viljoen Cropped

            Jan-Albert Viljoen

            PhD Student

            University of the Western Cape

            Supervisor: Roy Maartens

            Anatoly Zavyalov - Anatoly Zavyalov

            Anatoly Zavyalov

            Undergrad

            University of Toronto

            Supervisor: Adam Hincks

            Zheng Zhang Cropped

            Zheng Zhang

            PhD Student

            APC/ENS

            Supervisor: Martin Bucher and Francois Boulanger (co-supervisor)