Project Team

The NTCO program combines expertise at the University of Victoria, University of Toronto/ Dunlap Institute, Laval University/ Mont-Mégantic Observatory, McMaster University, the NRC-Herzberg government laboratories, and several Canadian industrial partners.   We work together to improve the research opportunties and exchange between the high-tech industry and astronomy communities in Canada.   

Dr. Luc Simard and Dr. Suresh Sivanandam
NTCO Co-Investigators Luc Simard and Suresh Sivanandam at the December 2017 AGM
NameAreaContact
NTCO-CREATE Program Director, Professor and Director, ARC
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria
Stellar Astrophysics
Office: Elliott 111
Program Coordinator, NTCO-CREATE
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria
Office: Elliot 412
Astronomer / Instrument Scientist; Adjunct Assistant Professor
NRC Herzberg; Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria
Adaptive Optics
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria
Manufacturing automation, design, sensor systems
Professor and Director, Observatoire du Mont-Megantic
Department of Physics, Physical Engineering and Optics, Laval University
Instrumentation
Professor, Director of the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto
SKA technologies
Senior Research Officer; Adjunct Professor
NRC Herzberg; Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria
Instrumentation
Office: Elliot 413
Senior Research Officer; Adjunct Associate Professor
NRC Herzberg; Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria
mm/sub-mm Tech
Astronomer and Director, Astronomy Technology Program; Adjunct Associate Professor
NRC Herzberg; Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria
TMT, Instrumentation
Assistant Professor
Dunlap Institute, University of Toronto  
Instrumentation
Professor
Department of Physics, Physical Engineering and Optics, Laval University
Optical Engineering, Optical Fabrication, Adaptive Optics
Professor
Department of Physics and Astronomy, McMaster University  
mm/sub-mm Tech