New ESO Director of Science Rob Ivison
The ESO Council, at its meeting in December 2013, approved the appointment of Rob Ivison as the next ESO Director for Science. Ivison will take up his post on 31 March 2014.
Ivison is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh's Institute for Astronomy, based at the Royal Observatory Edinburgh, and holds an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council. He has a strong and broad track record in astronomy, with expertise covering optical, infrared, submillimetre, and radio wavelengths. His research interests range from the formation and evolution of galaxies, to mass loss in cataclysmic variable stars, to the generation of cosmic dust in supernovae.Credit:
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