Professor Brian Ellison FREng
Formerly STFC Senior Fellow, and Head, Millimetre-Wave Technology and Chilbolton Radio Propagation Group, STFC RAL Space
Professor Brian Ellison FREng is the internationally recognised leader in (sub)millimetre-wave and terahertz frequency heterodyne receivers used for astronomy and atmospheric remote sounding. As a Senior STFC Fellow in the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Space Department, he directs the Millimetre-wave Technology and Chilbolton Radio Propagation Group, and a large team of research engineers engaged in developing new instrumentation for space missions and other applications. He developed world leading receiver instrumentation at Caltech, USA, and led the UK technical contribution to the construction of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) – the world’s largest and most complex radio astronomy observatory.