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Andrew O'Brien

Affiliation: University of Western Sydney

URL: http:/­/­www.uws.edu.au/­staff_profiles/­uws_profiles/­mr_andrew_obrien

Biography:

Andrew O'Brien is currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Western Sydney. His research is in the field of radio astronomy. Along with a consortium comprised of both Australian and international members, Andrew is studying a large 100 square degree field of the southern sky. In astronomical terms, this is an extremely large area and is expected to reveal thousands of previously unstudied radio sources.

Andrew graduated from the University of Western Sydney as a Bachelor of Computer Science (Advanced) in 2012 and was awarded the Dean's Medal for his achievements. Andrew then graduated as a Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) in 2013 with First Class Honours and was awarded the University Medal for his research on the nearby Sculptor Group galaxy, NGC 55.

In 2013, Andrew was accepted into the Graduate Student Program at CSIRO Astrophysics and Space Science (CASS).

Seminars given by Andrew O'Brien


The ATCA-SPT Survey of the distant universe - I. The Project

Speaker: Nick Tothill (University of Western Sydney), Graeme Wong (University of Western Sydney), Miroslav Filipovic (University of Western Sydney), Ain de Horta (University of Western Sydney), Andrew O'Brien (University of Western Sydney), Jordan Collier (University of Western Sydney), Tim Galvin (University of Western Sydney)

Time: 21/10/2013 from 14:00 to 15:00

Venue: Access Grid UWS. Presented from Penrith (Y239), accessible from Parramatta (EB.1.32) and Campbelltown (26.1.50).

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The ATLAS-SPT Survey of Cluster Galaxies

Speaker: Andrew O'Brien (University of Western Sydney)

Time: 01/02/2016 from 14:00 to 15:00

Venue: Access Grid UWS. Presented from Penrith (Y239), accessible from Parramatta (EB.1.32) and Campbelltown (26.1.50).

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