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Dr Peter T. Gallagher

Lecturer

School of Physics, Trinity College

Dublin 2
Ireland
PH: 353 (1) 896 1675
Email: [email protected]

Background

Dr. Gallagher is the PI of Solar Physics Group at Trinity College Dublin. He received a BSc (HONS) in physics and mathematics from University College Dublin in 1995, followed by an MSc (Distinction) in optoelectronics and image processing and a PhD in solar physics from Queen's University Belfast. He then spent six years in the US, firstly as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Big Bear Solar Observatory in California and then as a Scientist and Senior Scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Dr. Gallagher is a Member of the Institute of Physics (MInstP), a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society (FRAS), a Member of the American Astronomical Society and Vice-Chair of the Royal Irish Academy's Astronomy and Space Research Committee. He is an elected member of ESA's Solar System Working Group, which is responsible for European Space Agency mission evaluation for 2015-2025.

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