Alan Duffy

  • Chief Investigator
  • CDM
  • Swinburne University of Technology
  • Road-tripping in Melbourne

Professor Alan Duffy is the Pro-Vice Chancellor of Flagship Initiatives at Swinburne University of Technology, bringing together diverse research teams with industry and government stakeholders to undertake transformative programs in Flagship sectors of hydrogen, renewable technologies, AI, space and aerospace, MedTech and health innovation.  Alan’s research background is simulating baby universes on supercomputers to understand how galaxies like our Milky Way form within vast clouds of dark matter.  He is trying to find this dark matter as a Chief Investigator in the $35m ARC Centre of Excellence for Dark Matter Particle Physics and SABRE, the Southern Hemisphere’s first WIMP dark matter detector, currently being built at the Stawell Underground Physics Laboratory at the bottom of an active gold mine in Victoria.

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