Prof. Anna Moore

Prof. Anna Moore

Australian National University

Professor Anna Moore - Director of the Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre at Mount Stromlo, is an internationally-recognised scientist who has designed instruments for observatories around the world. She has previously built major instruments for the Australian Astronomical Observatory, the Japanese National Large Telescope (known as Subaru), Mount Palomar's Observatory in California, and Hawaii's W.M. Keck Observatory (currently the world's largest telescopes).

She has worked extensively in the field of infrared spectrographs, which are part of the next generation of tools scientists are using to map the sky and to help search for astronomical events including hidden novae, supernovae, and now gravitational wave events.