Meet SERENE

Sean Elvidge
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN SPACE ENVIRONMENT
Dr. Sean Elvidge

Sean is the Head of Group. He is interested in data assimilation models of the upper atmosphere, space weather statistics and policy.

              
Paul Cannon
PROFESSOR OF RADIO SCIENCE AND SYSTEMS
Prof. Paul Cannon OBE

Professor Paul Cannon, OBE, FREng is a leading figure in Radio Science and Space Weather.

David Themens
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF SPACE WEATHER & SPACE SYSTEMS
Dr. David Themens

David Themens is an Associate Professor of Space Weather and Space Systems and is the SERENE ionosphere modelling lead.

         
LECTURER IN SPACE WEATHER & SPACE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Dr. Alan Wood

Alan Wood is a Lecturer in Space Weather and Space Systems Engineering.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Dr. Oliver Allanson

Oliver Allanson is an Assistant Professor in Space Environment and Radiation Belt Modelling

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Ben Reid

Ben is an expert in space environment data assimilation, particularly in the development of particle filters.

PROJECT OFFICER
Emma Turner

Emma is the SERENE Project Officer, providing support across all of our projects. 

    
SENIOR RESEARCH SOFTWARE ENGINEER
Dr Mohammad Afraz Ahmed

Afraz provides research IT support to SERENE.

SENIOR RESEARCH SOFTWARE ENGINEER
Warrick Ball

Warrick provides research IT support to SERENE.

RESEARCH FELLOW
Dr. Gareth Dorrian

Research Fellow working with the Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) to investigate small scale ionospheric structures. 

    
RESEARCH FELLOW
Dr. Matthew Brown

Research Fellow focused on thermospheric modelling, satellite orbits and upper atmospheric climate change.

         
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
Luke Nugent

Research Fellow working on Networked Over-the-Horizon Radar

    
POSTGRADUATE RESEARCHER
Elizabeth George

Elizabeth is improving the modelling of thermospheric densiteis in order to better model satellite orbits and avoid collisions. 

MRES & RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
Elizabeth Donegan-Lawley

Elizabeth is using state-of-the-art machine learning techniques and output from AENeAS to develop a high-latitude ionospheric scintillation forecast model.

POSTGRADUATE RESEARCHER
Ben Boyde

PhD student using the LOw Frequency ARray (LOFAR) to investigate ionospheric dynamics.

POSTGRADUATE RESEARCHER
Joshua Ruck

PhD student on the Networked Over-the-Horizon Radar project.

    
POSTGRADUATE RESEARCHER
Sophie Maguire

PhD student using the EISCAT radar systems to investigate large-scale ionospheric plasma structures and their effects on GNSS.

POSTGRADUATE RESEARCHER
Natalie Reeves

Advancing the state-of-the-art in physics-based ionosphere/thermosphere modelling

POSTGRADUATE RESEARCHER
Sam Boardman

Sam's PhD is based around non-linear dynamis in the radiation belts.

HONORARY ACADEMIC STAFF
Dr. Matthew Angling

Matthew is the CTO at In-Space Missions.

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SENIOR RESEARCH SOFTWARE ENGINEER
Dr. Jenny Wong

SERENE Alumnus. Jenny provided research IT support to SERENE.

HONORARY RESEARCH FELLOW
Dr. Joeal Subash

A SERENE alumnus, current Research Fellow in Physics and working with the group on Networked Over-the-Horizon Radar