IGA - Members

Members of the IGA

The current membership is as follows.


1. Full-time academic staff

Director: Elder Professor Mathai Varghese FAA (Australian Laureate Fellow)
Deputy Director: Professor Michael K. Murray

Dr Susan Barwick
Associate Professor Nicholas Buchdahl
Professor Michael Eastwood FAA
Dr Peter Hochs
Professor Finnur Larusson
Dr Thomas Leistner
Dr Danny Stevenson
Dr Raymond Vozzo (Scholarly Teaching Fellow)


2. Adjunct, Affiliate and Research staff

*Professor Peter Bouwknegt (Director, MSI, & RSPSE, ANU)
*Professor Alan Carey FAA (MSI, ANU)

Dr David Baraglia (ARC DECRA Fellow, 2016-2018)
Dr Guanheng Chen (ARC Research Associate, 2018-2020)
Dr Alex Fok (ARC Research Associate, 2017-2018)
Dr Matthias Ludewig, (Laureate Research Associate, 2018-2022)
Dr David Roberts (ARC Research Associate, 2018-2020)
Dr Guo Chuan Thiang (ARC DECRA Fellow, 2017-2019)

*These affiliate staff have been included here since they hold joint ARC Discovery Project grants
with Varghese and Murray and they also jointly supervise PhD students with them.


3. Postgraduates: current

Ms Kimberly Becker (Murray, Stevenson, MPhil at Adelaide)
Mr David Brook (Varghese, Hochs, MPhil at Adelaide)
Ms Jaklyn Crilly (Varghese, Baraglia, PhD at Adelaide, commencing in 2019)
Mr Ryan Dye (Larusson, Stevenson, MPhil at Adelaide, commencing in 2019)
Mr Matthias Fresacher (Varghese, Hochs, MPhil at Adelaide, commencing in 2019)
Mr Daniel John (Larusson, Stevenson, MPhil at Adelaide)
Mr Parsa Kavkani (Murray, Stevenson, PhD at Adelaide)
Mr Johnny Lim (Varghese, Thiang, PhD at Adelaide)
Ms Manasa Manjunatha (Leistner, Cortes (Hamburg), PhD at Adelaide, commencing in Adelaide in 2020))
Mr Nicholas McLean (Murray, Hochs, MPhil at Adelaide)
Mr Sam Mills (Varghese, Hochs, MPhil at Adelaide)
Mr Benjamin Moore (Eastwood, Leistner, MPhil at Adelaide)
Mr Timothy Moy (Eastwood, Leistner, MPhil at Adelaide, commencing in 2019)
Mr Kieran O'Loughlin (Murray, Stevenson, MPhil at Adelaide, commencing in 2019)
Mr Matthew Ryan (Larusson, Murray, MPhil at Adelaide)
Ms Haripriya Sridharan (Larusson, Leistner, MPhil at Adelaide)
Mr Ahnaf Tajwar Tahabub (Varghese, Baraglia, MPhil at Adelaide) Silver Bragg Medal 2017
Mr Stuart Teisseire (Leistner, Eastwood, MPhil at Adelaide, commencing in 2019)


4. Recent Ph.D. completions (since 2008)

Dr David Butler (Barwick, Casse, PhD 2008, Adelaide)
Dr Jens Kroeske (Eastwood, Buchdahl, PhD 2008, Adelaide)
Dr Tony Scoleri (Murray, Brooks, Chojnacki, PhD 2008, Adelaide)
Dr Rongmin Lu (Varghese, Buchdahl, PhD 2009, Adelaide)
Dr Raymond Vozzo (Murray, Varghese, PhD 2009, Adelaide)
Dr David Roberts (Murray, Varghese, Stasheff, PhD 2010, Adelaide)
Dr Daniel Marshall (Barwick, Casse, PhD 2010, Adelaide),
Dr Richard Green (Varghese, Murray, PhD 2011, Adelaide),
Dr James Wallbridge (Varghese, Murray, Toen, PhD 2011, Adelaide & Toulouse)
Dr Tyson Ritter (Larusson, Buchdahl, PhD 2011, Adelaide),
Dr Alexander Hanysz (Larusson, Buchdahl, PhD 2013, Adelaide),
Dr David Bowman (Larusson, Buchdahl, PhD 2016, Adelaide),
Dr Hao Guo (Varghese, Wang, PhD 2018, Adelaide) 2016 B.H. Neumann Prize winner
Dr Zhenxi Huang (Varghese, Baraglia, PhD 2018, Adelaide)


5. Recent Masters completions (since 2008)

Mr John McCarthy (Varghese, Baraglia, MPhil 2018, Adelaide)
Mr Michael Hallam (Varghese, Baraglia, MPhil 2018, Adelaide) 2017 B.H. Neumann Prize winner
Mr Parsa Kavkani (Murray, Stevenson, MPhil 2018, Adelaide)
Mr Brett Chenoweth (Larusson, Buchdahl, MPhil 2016, Adelaide)
Ms Kelli Francis-Staite (Murray, Leistner, MPhil 2015, Adelaide)
Mr Konrad Pilch (Varghese, Murray, MPhil 2014, Adelaide)
Mr William Crawford (Larusson, Buchdahl, MPhil 2014, Adelaide)
Mr Luke Francis Keating Hughes (Murray, Stevenson, MPhil 2014, Adelaide)
Mr Ryan Mickler (Varghese, Murray, MPhil 2012, Adelaide)
Mr Vincent Sebastian Schlegel (Murray, Hekmati, MPhil 2012, Adelaide)


6. Recent IGA alumni

Dr Pedram Hekmati (ARC DECRA Fellow, U. Adelaide, 2012-2014; Postdoc of Excellence, IMPA, Brazil, 2015-2017; Senior Lecturer, U. Auckland, 2017-)
Dr Melissa Tacy (Lecturer, U. Adelaide, 2014-2016; Postdoc at ANU, Canberra, 2016-2017; Lecturer, U. Otago, NZ, 2017-)
Dr Tuyen Truong, (ARC Research Associate, 2015-2017; Associate Professor at University of Oslo, Norway, September 2017-).
Dr Wolfgang Globke, (ARC DECRA Fellow, U. Adelaide, 2015-2017, Postdoc at University of Vienna, Austria, 2018-2021).
Dr Hang Wang, (ARC DECRA Fellow, U. Adelaide, 2016-2018, Professor, East China Normal University and 1000 talents fellowship).

Eligibility for membership

Members of the Institute currently have links with the Department of Physics and Mathematical Physics. Any member of that department, and indeed a member of any University Department considered to have interests in common with the Institute, may apply to become a member of the Institute. Such members will be required to specify a fraction of their time which will be devoted to activities falling within the ambit of the Institute. Associate membership of the Institute may be granted to staff of other Universities where this will enhance the activities of the Institute. The Institute will work with the proposed University of Adelaide Institute of Theoretical Physics to promote cooperation in research and postgraduate training in those areas of common interest. The two Institutes may share resources where appropriate.


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