Dr Joice Mathew is an experimental researcher primarily interested in space and optical instrumentation. His research career began at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), Bangalore where he worked on Ultraviolet space instrumentation and developed a lunar UV telescope (LUCI) for a moon landing mission as part of his PhD thesis.
In 2019, Joice moved to the Australian National University (ANU) as an instrumentation scientist at the Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre (AITC), RSAA. At ANU he is working on multiple astronomical (Emu, Pyxis, GMTIFS) and Earth observation programs (OzFuel, CHICO).
Joice is also a member of the National Space Test Facility (NSTF) team and has co-led various space qualification testing campaigns.
He was awarded the 2022 Emerging Space Leader Award from the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) and the 2018 Early Career Development Award from the Lunar Planetary Institute (LPI), USRA, Texas.
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