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Bryan Gaensler Recipient of 2019 Peter Martin Award

21 Mar 2019

Martin Award: Bryan Gaensler

CASCA is pleased to announce Dr. Bryan Gaensler from the University of
Toronto as the recipient of the 2019 Peter Martin award for Mid-Career
Achievement. Dr. Gaensler is the Director of the Dunlap Institute at the
University of Toronto, and has previously served as director of CAASTRO
in Australia and International Project Scientist of the Square Kilometer
Array. He is a world expert on polarimetry, pulsar wind nebulae and
cosmic magnetism, and has produced more than 360 publications with 16000
citations. Since his arrival to Canada in 2015, Dr. Gaensler has played
a highly active role in Canadian astronomy as a Tier 1 Canada Research
Chair, head of the Canadian SKA consortium, Director of the Canadian
Initiative for Radio Astronomy Data Analysis, and co-chair of Canadian
astronomy’s next Long Range Plan.

CASCA is delighted to recognize Dr. Gaensler’s scholarship with this award.