SKA

Abstract

Looking back, and looking to the future for next-generation ICT technology

Adrian’s role within the SKA project has been varied, and he has been involved in key projects including:

  1. The establishment of a protected radio astronomy reserve in the Northern Cape Province;

  2. The compilation and submission of Africa’s successful bid proposal to host the SKA project;

  3. The negotiation and establishment of an inter-governmental treaty organisation for the construction and operation of the SKA radio telescope.

Speaker

Adrian Tiplady
Adrian Tiplady
Head: Strategy & Business Systems at the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory
Adrian currently holds the position of Head: Strategy & Business Systems at the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory, which is responsible for managing South Africa’s involvement in the international SKA Project as well as the construction and operation of the MeerKAT radio telescope.
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