The OAD Team

The OAD staff members are complemented by a number of fellows, interns, and volunteers from around the world. Fellowships and internships are currently being carried out remotely. .

The OAD does not conduct astronomy research. For questions on astronomy, please visit the IAU webpages https://iau.org/science/scientific_bodies/divisions/.

Staff

Kevin Govender: Director

Kevin Govender: Director

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Vanessa McBride: Astronomer

Vanessa McBride: Astronomer

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Ramasamy Venugopal

Ramasamy Venugopal: Operations

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Nuhaah Solomon: Administration Officer

Nuhaah Solomon: Administration Officer

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Current Visitors

Tawanda Chingozha

Tawanda Chingozha

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Nikhita Madhanpall

Nikhita Madhanpall

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Emily Chiedza Tigere

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Thummim Mekuria

Thummim Mekuria

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Volunteers

Jane Choi

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Samyukta Manikumar

Samyukta Manikumar

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Annika Müller

Annika Müller

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Pierre-Yves Lablanche

Pierre-Yves Lablanche

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Past Team Members

Eli Grant: Development Research and Project Co-Ordinator

Eli Grant: Development Research and Project Co-Ordinator

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Dr. Wanda Diaz-Merced led the AstroSense Special Project

Wanda Diaz-Merced

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Amidou Sorgho

Amidou Sorgho

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Marie Korsaga

Marie Korsaga

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Amelia Henkel

Amelia Henkel

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Estefany San Andres H.

Estefany San Andres H.

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Max Molaro

Max Molaro

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Anna Voelker

Anna Voelker

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Michelle Willebrands of the European Regional Office

Michelle Willebrands

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Nguyen Tan Vu

Nguyen Tan Vu

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Johanna Casado

Johanna Casado

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Kathy Eastwood

Kathy Eastwood

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Paul A. Wilson

Paul A. Wilson

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Sukuma Mkhize

Sukuma Mkhize

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Jack Harvey

Jack Harvey

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Alex Gagliano

Alex Gagliano

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Jamie Ferguson

Jamie Ferguson

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Silvia Verdolini

Silvia Verdolini

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Tibisay Sankatsing Nava

Tibisay Sankatsing Nava

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Laure Catala

Laure Catala

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Rajin Ramphul

Rajin Ramphul

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Eli Kasai

Eli Kasai

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Kodai Fukushima

Kodai Fukushima

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Rajeev Manick

Rajeev Manick

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Maya Barlev

Maya Barlev

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Munira Hoosain

Munira Hoosain

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Melo Mtombeni

Melo Mtombeni

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Annika Müller

Annika Müller

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Karabo Makola

Karabo Makola

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Jean-Christophe Mauduit

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