Key instrumentation staff


The following research staff will be lecturing the Instrumentation courses:

Prof. dr. Bernhard Brandl
  • Associate Professor, Leiden Observatory
  • Principal Investigator (PI) of METIS, ESO
  • Deputy Dutch co-PI of JWST-MIRI, ESA/NASA
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Prof. dr. ir. Niek Doelman
  • Adjunct Professor in Control for Astronomy Instruments, Leiden Observatory
  • Senior scientist at TNO, Department of Opto-Mechatronics
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Prof. dr. Malcom Fridlund
  • Adjunct Professor in Space Observations of Exoplanets, Leiden Observatory
  • Affiliated Professor in Radio Astronomy and Astrophysics, Chalmers Technical University, Gothenburg, Sweden
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Prof. dr. Christoph Keller
  • Professor in Experimental Astrophysics, Leiden Observatory
  • Adjunct Astronomer, National Solar Observatory, Tucson, Arizona, USA
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Dr. Matthew Kenworthy
  • Assistant Professor, Leiden Observatory
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Prof. dr. Huib Jan van Langevelde
  • Professor in Galactic Radio Astronomy
  • Director of the Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe (JIVE), Dwingeloo
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Dr. Lars Venema
  • Senior scientist optical astronomical instrumentation of ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, Dwingeloo
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MSc Specialisation at Leiden University, the Netherlands