MWA Virtual Project Meeting - June 2021

from Tuesday, 22 June 2021 (08:00) to Wednesday, 23 June 2021 (15:20)


        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
22 Jun 2021
23 Jun 2021
AM
08:00
Management (until 09:00) ()
08:00 Welcome by MWA Board Chair - Stuart Wyithe   ()
08:10 Director's Report - Prof. Steven J. Tingay (Curtin Institute for Radio Astronomy)   ()
08:40 Principal Engineer Update - Prof. Randall Wayth (Curtin University)   ()
09:00
Engineering & Operations (until 10:00) ()
09:00 MWAX Update - Dr Ian Morrison (ICRAR/Curtin) Brian Crosse (Curtin)   ()
09:20 MWA ASVO and Archive Update - Greg Sleap (Curtin University/Murchison Widefield Array) Harrison Barlow   ()
09:40 Telescope Monitor & Control - Andrew Williams (MWA Telescope)   ()
10:00 --- Coffee ---
10:20
Engineering & Operations (until 11:00) ()
10:20 Verifying the proposed signal processing architecture for future MWA upgrades - Mr Jake Jones (ICRAR - Curtin University)   ()
10:40 Site Update - Andrew McPhail   ()
11:00 Discussion   ()
11:30 --- Lunch ---
08:00
Management (until 08:20) ()
08:00 Principal Scientist Update - Christopher Riseley (Alma Mater Studiorum - Universita di Bologna) Benjamin McKinley (Curtin University)   ()
08:20
Science (until 09:50) ()
08:20 GEG Update - Chenoa Tremblay (CSIRO)   ()
08:40 GLEAM-X Update - Natasha Hurley-Walker (Curtin / ICRAR) Xiang Zhang (CSIRO Astronomy & Space Science)   ()
09:10 The GLEAMing of the first supermassive black holes: a combined MWA/LOFAR study to constrain low-frequency spectral turnover - Jess Broderick (ICRAR/Curtin)   ()
09:30 Synchrofit: a python-based synchrotron spectral fitting code - Benjamin Quici (Curtin University for Radio Astronomy (CIRA))   ()
09:50 --- Coffee ---
10:10
Science (until 11:10) ()
10:10 Transients Update - Paul Hancock   ()
10:30 Space Surveillance Using the Murchison Wide-field Array - Steve Prabu (Curtin University)   ()
10:50 SETI Opportunities with the MWA - Danny Price (ICRAR/Curtin)   ()
11:10
Science (until 12:10) ()
11:10 VCS Update - Ramesh Bhat (Dr)   ()
11:30 Pulsar polarimetry with the MWA - Dr Sam McSweeney (CIRA, Curtin University)   ()
11:50 The Southern-sky MWA Rapid Two-metre (SMART) pulsar survey. First discoveries and the low-frequency pulsar population - Nicholas Swainston (Curtin University)   ()
PM
12:30
Science (until 14:30) ()
12:30 EoR Update - Cathryn Trott (ICRAR - Curtin University)   ()
12:50 hyperdrive: New MWA calibration software - Dr Christopher Jordan (Curtin University )   ()
13:10 159MHz Spherical Harmonic Diffuse Southern Sky Map Created with the Engineering Development Array (EDA2) - Mr Mike Kriele (International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), Curtin University; ARC Centre of Excellence for All-Sky Astrophysics in 3 Dimensions; Eindhoven University of Technology)   ()
13:30 Ionospheric effects on MWA Epoch of Reionisation observations. - Kariuki Chege (Curtin University)   ()
13:50 The Long Baseline Epoch of Reionisation Survey -- Improved models for MWA EoR0 Field - Christene Lynch (ICRAR-Curtin/ASTRO3D)   ()
14:10 MWA Japan Science Update - Shintaro Yoshiura (NAOJ)   ()
12:10 --- Lunch ---
13:10
Science (until 14:30) ()
13:10 Solar Update - Divya Oberoi (National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Pune India)   ()
13:30 Insights from snapshot spectroscopic radio observations of a weak Type I solar noise storm - Dr Surajit Mondal (National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)   ()
13:50 Imaging of weak impulsive solar emissions using residual visibilities - Rohit Sharma (University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland)   ()
14:10 IPS and Ionospheric Scintillation measurements with the MWA - John Morgan   ()
14:30
Management (until 14:40) ()
14:30 Wrap Up - Prof. Steven J. Tingay (Curtin Institute for Radio Astronomy)   ()