The Satellite Positioning for Atmosphere, Climate and Environment (SPACE) Centre is comprised of academics and candidates who work on the centre’s projects.

Adjuncts, affiliates and external members

  • Adjunct Professor Yuriy Kuleshov
  • Adjunct Professor John Le Marshall
  • Professor Fred Menk (University of Newcastle, retired)

Advisory Board (TBA)

Research students

Andong Hu
Project title: Towards a new Australian GNSS RO atmospheric retrieval system
Supervisors: Professor Kefei Zhang, Dr Robert Norman

Ara Cate
Project title:  Innovative GNSS techniques for improving weather prediction and climate monitoring
Supervisors: Professor Kefei Zhang, Dr Robert Norman

Andoh (Michael) Afful
Project title: Enhancing Space Debris Object Characterisation for Reliable Orbit Determination and Prediction
Supervisors: Professor Kefei Zhang, Dr Steve Gehly

Changyong He
Project title: Precise thermospheric density modelling for robust orbit determination and prediction of low-Earth-orbit objects
Supervisors: Professor Kefei Zhang, Dr Suqin Wu, Dr. Brett Carter

Han Cai
Project title: Tracklet Correlation and Multi-target Tracking Of Space Debris Initial Orbit Determination for Enhanced Catalogue Maintenance and Conjunction Analysis
Supervisors: Professor Kefei Zhang, Dr Suqin Wu, Dr Brett Carter, Dr Steve Gehly

Samantha Le May
Project title: Modelling the future evolution of the orbital debris population
Supervisors: Dr Brett Carter,, Dr Steve Gehly, Dr Moriba Jah, Dr Sven Flegel

Viet Tuan Duong

Luis Elsner

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