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Professor of Astrophysics, Swinburne University of Technology

Jeremy Mould is a professor at Swinburne University’s Centre for Astrophysics & Supercomputing and professorial fellow at the University of Melbourne, hosted by the astrophysics group of the School of Physics. Jeremy Mould was Director of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO). NOAO is the National Science Foundation’s facility for ground-based astronomical research at optical and infrared wavelengths. Preceding appointments were Professor of Astronomy at the Australian National University, Director of the ANU's Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics, and Professor of Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology's Palomar Observatory. Educated in Australia, his career to date has been in optical/infrared observatories. Besides Palomar, he has worked at the Royal Greenwich Observatory, Kitt Peak National Observatory, and Mount Wilson & Las Campanas Observatories.


  • 2011–present
    Professor, Centre for Astrophysics & Supercomputing


  • 2010 
    University of Melbourne, DSc
  • 1977 
    ANU, PhD

Research Areas

  • Cosmology And Extragalactic Astronomy (020103)