Prof. Paul Callanan
Prof. Paul Callanan, group leader. He makes sure everyone below is hard at work.
Dr. Owen McConnell
Owen has just defended his PhD. The focus of his thesis is mass determinations of compact objects in low mass x-ray binaries. This photo of Owen from 2013 was the last known occurence of him smiling until he passed his viva.
Dr. Mark Kennedy
Mark is a Naughton Fellow who has recently passed his viva voce exam. His main work focuses on unusual binary star systems. When not in the lab, he can be found running around the corridors of the Kane screaming “isn’t physics great?” at the undergrads.
Personal website: http://mkenne15.github.io/
Selma is a Master’s student and the newest addition to the group. Her work is based around binary systems in the globular cluster 47 Tucanae.
Dr. Patrick Elebert