The People of IDIA

Senior Researchers

Assoc. Prof. Sarah BlythUCT
Prof. Claude CarignanUCT
Dr. Christopher CleghornUP
Assoc. Prof. Roger DeaneUP
Prof. Thomas JarrettUCT
Prof. Renée Kraan-KortewegUCT
Assoc. Prof. Michelle KuttelUCT
Prof. Roy MaartensUWC
Dr. Lucia MarchettiUCT
Prof. Russ TaylorUWC/UCT
Prof. Mario SantosUWC
Prof. Rob SimmondsUCT
Assoc. Prof. Mattia VaccariUWC
Prof. Patrick WoudtUCT

Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Fangxia AnUWC
Dr. Marcin GlowackiUWC
Dr. Sally MacFarlaneUCT
Dr. Iniyan NatarajanUP
Dr. Saurabh PaulUWC
Dr. Matt PrescottUWC
Dr. Jack RadcliffeUP
Dr. Srikrishna SekharUCT
Dr. Kshitij ThoratUP
Dr. Franceso CavallaroUCT

Former Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Sthabile KolwaUCT
Dr. Luke ChamandyUCT/UWC
Dr. Jonathan ZwartUWC
Dr. Zara RandriamanakotoUCT

Students

PhD students

Tariq BletcherUP
Lennart HeinoUCT
Fabio LuchsingerUWC
Zhunaid MohamedUCT
Nikki PekeurUCT
Zubair PatelUCT
Alex SivitilliUCT

Masters Students

Mustafa AlaminUCT
Reikantseone DiretseUCT
Boikhutso KgoadiUWC
Thato ManamelaUP
Sibusiso MdhluliUWC
Micaela MenegaldoUP
Chaka MofokengUWC
Boikhutso MabalaUWC
Mfundo MdwadubeUWC
Nkululeko QwabeUP
Laurisha RampersadUCT
Shilpa RanchodUP
Modisha TladiUWC
Heinrich van DeventerUP
Fernando VenturaUP
Leon MtshweniUP
Isaac MagolegoUP
Stefro MillardUP
Jacques SmuldersUP
Hope Orabile MolokoUCT
Michaela van ZylUCT

Honours Students

Willaim RasakanyaUP
Graham LawrieUP
Nicholas van der RietUP
Stefro MillardUP
Thumisang TshikareUCT
Orabile Hope MolokoUCT

Graduated Students

Dr. Kerry PatersonPhD
Nkateko BaloyiHons
Tumisang TshikareHons
Lauren HuntMSc
Dr. Preshanth JagannathanPhD
Dr. Samuel LegodiPhD
Jeremy SmithMSc
Dr. Emmanuel OcranPhD

IDIA Executive

Prof. Russ TaylorDirectorUCT/UWC
Prof. Rob SimmondsAssociate Director, New Technology InitiativesUCT
Assoc. Prof. Carolina OdmanAssociate Director, Development and OutreachUWC
Dr. Bradley FrankAssociate Director, Astronomy OperationsSARAO/UCT

Staff

Dr. Angus ComrieVisualisation DeveloperUCT
Dr. David AikemaData ScientistUCT
Eslam HusseinData ScientistUWC
Adrianna PínskaSoftware DeveloperUCT
Dr. Jordan CollierAstronomy SupportUCT
Dane KennedyBioinformatics SupportUCT
Kechil KirkhamProject ManagementUCT
Jeremi-Ernst AvenantCloud Infrastructure SpecialistUCT
Michael CurrinSenior Technical SpecialistUCT
Jeremy SmithOperations ManagerUCT
Oarabile Hope MolokoJunior Astronomy SupportUCT
Walter SilimaData AnalystUWC

Administration

Nicky WalkerIDIA AdministratorUCT
Lisa HendricksDevelopment and Outreach AdministratorUWC

Former Staff

Verena RasAdministrator (UWC)
Herbert NguruweUser Support (UWC)
Assoc. Prof. Michelle CluverAssociate Director, Development and Outreach
Dr. Jasper HorrellAssociate Director, Operations
Annastine AranjoIDIA Secretary (UCT)
Mfundo ZwaneDevelopment and Outreach Administrator (UWC)
Robin HallSenior Systems Administrator