Centre for Hypersonics

Past Staff

  • Dr Fabian Zander. Research Fellow 2013-2014.
  • Professor Ray Stalker. Founder of hypersonics at UQ and Professor from 1977-2014. (deceased)
  • Dr Sandy Tirtey. Research Fellow 2010-2014. Currently Vehicle Team Lead, Orbital Program at Rocket Lab Ltd, New Zealand
  • Professor Russell Boyce. DSTO Chair for Hypersoincs 2007-2013. Currently at ADFA@UNSW
  • Dr Melrose Brown. Research Fellow 2010-2013. Currently at ADFA@UNSW
  • Dr Bianca Capra. Research Fellow 2010-2013. Currently a lecturer at QUT
  • Dr David Peterson. Research Fellow 2011-2012
  • Dr James Turner. Research Fellow 2011-2012. Currently a research fellow at Oxford University
  • Dr. Andrew Dann. Research Fellow 2010-2011, Currently a research fellow at Oxford University
  • Dr. Hidaeki Ogawa. Research Fellow 2009-2012. Currently a Research Fellow at RMIT
  • Dr. Matthew McGilvray Research Fellow, 2008-2009.  Currently a senior research fellow at Oxford University.
  • Mr. Yan Moule. Research Assistant 2008-2009.
  • Dr. Mel Suraweera. Research Fellow, 2008-2009. 
  • Dr Ben Upcroft. Senior Lecturer, 2007-2011. Currently Senior Lecturer at QUT.
  • Dr. Madhat Abdel-Jawad. Research Fellow 2004-2005; Lecturer 2007-2008. Currently a consulting engineer.
  • Dr. Charles Lilley.  Research Fellow 2004-2005. Currently Research Fellow, University of Melbourne.
  • Mr. Brian Loughrey. Technical Staff 2003-2012. Retired 
  • Dr. Markus Trenker, Research Fellow 2002-2003.
  • Dr. R. Ramesh, Research Fellow 2001-2003.
  • Dr. Susan Anderson, Research Fellow 2001-2002.  Currently at British Aerospace Australia, Adelaide.
  • Mr. Rob Low, technical staff, 2000-2001.
  • Prof. Russell Boyce. Research Fellow 1998 - 2001 and DSTO Chair for Hypersonics 2007-2013. Currently a professor at ADFA@UNSW
  • Prof. John Simmons, 1984-2000.  Currently Emeritus Professor, UQ.
  • Mr. Ken Dudson, technical staff, 1989 - 1999.
  • Mr. Joe Gisa, technical staff, 1996-2000. Retired
  • Prof. Neil Page, 1983 - 1996. Retired.
  • Dr. Garry Allen, Research Fellow 1990-1993. Currently at NASA Ames.
  • Mr. Matt Giffin, technical staff, 1987 - 1992. Retired.
  • Prof. Dale Pullin, 1983 - 1990. Currently Professor at California Institue of Technology.
Past Visitors

  • Prof Ravi Samtaney (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) June-July 2013
  • Prof. Dale Pullen (Graduate Aeronautics Laboratory at CalTech) June-July 2013, June 2014, June-July 2015
  • Professor Sannu Molder (McGill University, Canada) February-March 2012
  • Professor Thomas Roesgen (Institute of Fluid Dynamics, ETH Zentrum, Zurich) November 2011 - February 2012
  • Dr. Neil Mudford (ADFA) January - July 2009
  • Dr. Mark Hagenmaier (Wright-Patterson Air Force Base) July 2006 - December 2008
  • Dr. Thino Eggers (DLR Braunschweig) August 2007 - August 2008 
  • Dr. Nirinjan Sahoo (IIT, India) July 2007 - June 2008
  • A/Prof Chen Lihong, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, March/April 2007
  • Prof Xinyu Chang, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Science, February 2007
  • Dr Gu Hongbin, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, February/March 2007
  • Dr Yue Lian Jie, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, February/March 2007
  • Henrik Foerster (PhD student Germany)  2006
  • Professor Uzi Koren (Isreal) 2005
  • Professor Sheng Li XU (USTC, China) February - May 2004
  • Professor Thomas Roesgen (Institute of Fluid Dynamics, ETH Zentrum, Zurich) October 2003 - March 2004
  • Professor Sheng Li XU (USTC, China) August - November 2003
  • Mr. Suhee Won (Soel National University) March 2002 - March 2003
  • Dr. Penelope Leyland (EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland) July-August 2002
  • Dr. Prakash Kulkarni (Indian Institute of Science, India) July 2002
  • Mr. Nam-Binh Hoang (France) March 2000 - March 2002
  • Dr. Matthias Weiland (DLR Gottingen, Germany) October - November 2000
  • Prof. George Inger (Iowa State University, USA) August 1999 - February 2000
  • Dr. Martin Broullette (Universite de Sherbrooke, Canada) January - July 1999
  • Dr Terry Cain (DERA, U.K.) October 1998 and August 2001
  • Dr. Klaus Hannemann (DLR, Gottingen, Germany) July 1996 - July 1997
  • Mr. Hide Tanno (NAL, Japan) 1997-1998
  • Mr. Masa Takahashi (NAL, Japan) 1996-1997
  • Mr. Takayuki Shimoda (NASDA, Japan) 1996
  • Dr. Peter Ireland (Oxford University, U.K.) August - September 1995