Chris Flynn

University of New South Wales, Australia

Chris Flynn obtained his PhD from Mount Stromlo in Australia in 1989, and worked subsequently in at the Astronomisches-Rechen Institute in Heidelberg; in Denmark at the Niels Bohr Institute and NORDITA and in the USA at Princeton before settling in Finland in 1999 where he has a permanent position at Tuorla Observatory. He served as director in 2000-2001, and as an Academy of Finland Senior Fellow in 2002-2007. His work has centered on measuring the mass of the Milky Way galaxy and properties of its stellar content, its dark matter content and more recently its chemical evolution.

Biography Updated on 11 January 2011

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