All Post Graduate Projects Science & Engineering

Engineering has 2 major fields that our projects explore.

Astronomical Instrumentation and signal processing

PROJECT NAME SUPERVISOR APPLY
Probing the Cosmic Dawn and the Epoch of Reionisation by Global 21cm signal measurements A/Prof Randall Wayth CLOSED
Active cancellation of Radio Frequency Interference for the MWA and SKA-Low radio telescopes A/Prof Randall Wayth CLOSED
Powerful Black Holes Accreting at Extreme Rates Dr Gemma Anderson CLOSED

Radio frequency front-ends

PROJECT NAME SUPERVISOR APPLY
Advances in antenna array theory for SKA Prof. David Davidson CLOSED
Fast radio burst receiver for coherence detection Dr Adrian Sutinjo CLOSED
Polarization calibration of low-frequency radio telescopes Dr Adrian Sutinjo CLOSED
UAVs for antenna pattern measurements Prof. David Davidson CLOSED
Wideband Electronically Steered Antenna Array Design and Characterisation Dr Maria Kovaleva CLOSED


Science has 5 major fields that our projects explore.

Accretion jets and slow transients

PROJECT NAME SUPERVISOR APPLY
Accretion and outflow around feeding stellar-mass black holes Prof. James Miller-Jones CLOSED
Detecting Fast Radio Bursts from merging neutron stars Dr Gemma Anderson CLOSED
Developing analytical techniques to detect and classify black holes and neutron stars in large astronomical surveys Dr Arash Bahramian CLOSED
Real-time imaging of jets from accreting black holes Prof. James Miller-Jones CLOSED

Epoch of reionisation

PROJECT NAME SUPERVISOR APPLY
Searching for the early Universe by combining the knowledge of the world’s most powerful radio interferometers A/Prof Cathryn Trott CLOSED
Understanding Epoch of Reionisation using Mimic Galaxies Dr Anshu Gupta CLOSED

Extragalactic radio astronomy

PROJECT NAME SUPERVISOR APPLY
Determining the Jet-Accretion Connection in Super-massive Black Holes Dr Nick Seymour CLOSED
GLEAM-X: Exploring the Universe in Radio Colour Dr Natasha Hurley-Walker CLOSED
Interplanetary Weather Forecasting with the Murchison Widefield Array Dr John Morgan CLOSED
Machine Learning Analysis of Huge Radio Astronomy Surveys Dr Tim Galvin CLOSED
Monster black holes at the dawn of cosmic time Dr Jess Broderick CLOSED
The Impact of Powerful Radio Galaxies on Cosmic Evolution Dr Nick Seymour CLOSED

Pulsars & Transients

PROJECT NAME SUPERVISOR APPLY
Discovering Binary and Millisecond Pulsars using Next-generation Low-frequency Radio Telescope Dr Ramesh Bhat CLOSED
From Western Australia to the Moon: radio detection of cosmic rays Dr Clancy James CLOSED
Precision cosmology with fast radio bursts Dr Clancy James CLOSED
Probing the micro-arcsecond and milli-arcsecond structure in the interstellar medium using low-frequency pulsar measurements Dr Ramesh Bhat CLOSED
Resolving Pico-arcsecond Structures in Relativistic Plasmas Around Pulsars Dr Samuel McSweeney CLOSED

Stars & Stellar Evolution

PROJECT NAME SUPERVISOR APPLY
Searching the Skies for Supernova Remnants Dr Natasha Hurley-Walker CONTACT SUPERVISOR