Principal Research Fellow
Interests: Relativity, Redshift Age: 65
John Gideon Hartnett was born in Manjimup, Western Australia on March 24, 1952. He received both B.Sc. (hons I) and PhD with distinction from the School of Physics at the University of Western Australia (UWA). In 2005 became an ARC QE II Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. Currently works as a Principal Research Fellow with the Frequency Standards and Metrology (FSM) research group in the School of Physics, UWA. Current research interests include ultra low-noise radar, ultra high stability microwave clocks based on pure sapphire resonators, tests of fundamental theories of physics. Also he has an interest in non-standard cosmologies. Authored more than 80 papers in refereed-scientific journals and hold 2 patents.