Prof. Bryan Gaensler - Research Team

I am very fortunate to have collaborated with many brilliant and enthusiastic students, postdocs and other researchers. Here are some of the current and past members of my research team.

Current Research Group

Group Leader
  • Prof Bryan Gaensler
Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Staff
  • Dr Rachael Alexandroff (NSERC Fellow)
  • Dr Maria Drout (Dunlap Fellow / Hubble Fellow / Carnegie Fellow)
  • Dr Dustin Lang (senior research associate)
  • Dr Cameron van Eck (CIRADA research associate; from August 2018)
  • Dr Tessa Vernstrom (postdoctoral fellow)
  • Dr Jennifer West (CIRADA research associate)
Professional and Technical Staff
  • Jean-Paul Bui (CIRADA lead software developer)
  • Dr Mathew Dionyssiou (CIRADA project manager)
Graduate Students
  • Ariel Amaral (AST1500)
  • Jessica Campbell (PhD)
  • Yvette Cendes (PhD)
  • Ryan Mckinven (PhD)
  • Anna O'Grady (PhD)
  • Thierry Serafin Nadeau (AST1500)
Undergraduate Students
  • Zarif Kader (summer student)
Other Affiliated Researchers
  • Dongzi Li

Previous Members

  • Richard Chen (1999)
  • Prof Froney Crawford (1999-2000) - now at Franklin and Marshall College
  • Natalya Bizunok (2000-2001)
  • Joshua Marc Migliazzo (2001) - now at Ropes & Gray
  • Dr Jeffrey Fogel (2003) - now at Princeton Consultants
  • Johnathan Jenkins (2002-2003) - now at Alphabet's X
  • Stanisa Veljkovik (2004)
  • Andrei Nechita (2003-2005)
  • Dr Jonathan Blazek (2005) - now at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
  • Prof Marijke Haverkorn (2002-2005) - now at Nijmegen University
  • Eve Meyer (2006) - now at PowerGen Renewable Energy
  • Dr Pat Slane (2001-2006) [joint group head]
  • Prof Tracey DeLaney (2004-2006) - now at West Virginia Wesleyan University
  • Hugo Dupree (2007)
  • Prof Yosi Gelfand (2002-2007) - now at New York University
  • Sam To (2008)
  • Dr Wynn Ho (2006-2008) - now at Haverford College
  • Dr Anne Lemiere (2006-2008) - now at University of Paris
  • Dr Adam Schaefer (2009) - now at University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Dr Shami Chatterjee (2004-2009) - now at Cornell University
  • Prof Philipp Kronberg (2007-2008; 2009) - visiting from LANL / U Toronto
  • Dr Katherine Newton-McGee (2004-2009)
  • Prof Stan Owocki (2009) - visiting from U Delaware
  • Anant Tanna (2007-2009)
  • Dr Stephen Chi-Yung Ng (2007-2010) - now at HKU
  • Dr Lisa Harvey-Smith (2007-2010) - now at CSIRO
  • Shivansh Kochhar (2010-2011)
  • Dr Emily Petroff (2011) - now at ASTRON
  • Dr Daniel Yardley (2007-2011) - now at Cingulate Consulting
  • Dr Tim Robishaw (2008-2011) - now at DRAO
  • Dr Keith Bannister (2008-2011) - now at CSIRO
  • Dr Ann Mao (2005-2011) - now at MPIfR
  • Alison Hammond (2011) - now at King & Wood Mallesons
  • Jay Banyer (2010-2012) - now at Vivienne Court Trading
  • Dr Chris Hales (2006-2012)- now at Newcastle University
  • Dr Gemma Anderson (2006-2013) - now at Curtin University
  • Prof Chryssa Kouveliotou (2012) - visiting from NASA MSFC
  • Dr Niloofar Gheissari (2012-2013)
  • Dr Greg Madsen (2007-2013) - now at Lockheed Martin
  • Dr Kitty Lo (2010-2013) - now at University College London
  • Dr Paul Hancock (2010-2013) - now at Curtin University
  • James Leung (2013)
  • Alan Robertson (2013)
  • Dr Sean Farrell (2011-2014) - now at Teradata
  • Prof Shane O'Sullivan (2012-2014) - now at University of Hamburg
  • Dr Billy Robbins (2008-2014) - now at Institute for Defense Analysis
  • Dr Martin Bell (2011-2014) - now at University of Technology, Sydney
  • Dr Takuya Akahori (2012-2014) - now at Kagoshima University
  • Prof Tara Murphy (2006-2014) [joint group head]
  • Yuan Ren (2015)
  • Siqi Liu (2015) - now at University of Toronto
  • Dr Jamie Farnes (2012-2015) - now at University of Oxford
  • Dr Cormac Purcell (2011-2016) - now at Macquarie University
  • Dr Xiaohui Sun (2011-2016) - now at Yunnan University
  • Dr Emil Lenc (2012-2016) - now at University of Sydney
  • Dr Craig Anderson (2011-2016) - now at CSIRO
  • Dr Joe Callingham (2010-2017) - now at ASTRON
  • Dr Jane Kaczmarek (2012-2017) - now at CSIRO
  • Shannon Brown (2016) - now at Queen's University
  • Nikhil Mahajan (2016-2017) - now at University of Toronto
  • Dr Niels Oppermann (2016-2017) - now at Accelerate Diagnostics
  • Bruce Wu (2016-2017) - now at U Virginia
  • Dr Chris Herron (2013-2017) - now at Capgemini
  • Rebecca Lin (2016-2017) - now at University of Toronto
  • Mingfei (Doris) Ye (2017) - now at University of Toronto
  • Elson Leung (2017)