Mr Michael Whitaker

Post:Research Fellow in Space Instrumentation (Engineering and Design)
Location:RICHMOND 4-B03
Email:M.Whitaker@sussex.ac.uk

Telephone numbers
Internal:3981
UK:01273 873981
International:+44 1273 873981
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Biography

After previously working in the area of Astrophysics, exploring Molecular cloud structure and nearby stellar object distribution, my interests have since focused on the instruments required to obtain such astrophysical data. I have therefore been moving towards condensed matter physics through photovoltaics and detector research, where I am now working on X-ray detecting materials for space applications at the University of Sussex. 

Role

Doctoral Researcher, Space Research Group, Department of Engineering and Design

Qualifications

M.Phys., Physics with Astrophysics, University of Kent

Graduate Research Assistant, Photovoltaics Research Group, University of Oklahoma

Doctoral Researcher, Semiconductor Materials and Devices Laboratory, Department of Engineering and Design, University of Sussex