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11th of November 2019
Douglas Bock elected as FTSE
Douglas Bock, the Director of CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science, was recently elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering. The award recognises Douglas's contributions to the development and operation of world-class radio telescopes. He made critical advances for the Molonglo telescope in Australia, and the Combined Array for Research in Mm-wave Astronomy (CARMA) in the USA, before leading commissioning and operations of the Australia Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Pathfinder in WA. He is Australia’s Science Director on the SKA Board and led the Operations Working Group. He has shown strategic vision and expertise in constructing telescopes with complex electronics and precision engineering. The new Fellows will be formally welcomed into the Academy at its Annual General Meeting in Melbourne on 29 November.

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