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Professor (Physics), University of Southern Queensland

Professor Brad Carter is the Director of the Centre for Astrophysics within USQ’s Institute for Advanced Engineering and Space Sciences. His research interests include stellar astronomy, planetary systems and astronomical instrumentation.


  • 2015–present
    Professor, USQ
  • 2013–2014
    Adjunct associate, USQ
  • 2005–2012
    Senior Lecturer (Physics), USQ
  • 1995–2005
    Lecturer (Physics), USQ
  • 1988–1995
    Senior Professional Officer, UNSW


  • 1988 
    University of Queensland, PhD
  • 1983 
    University of Queensland, BSc (Hons) (Physics)

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Institute of Physics
  • Astronomical Society of Australia
  • International Astronomical Union


Australian Fulbright Scholar 2020-2021