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Space robotics engineer

Alexander Anthony Ellery, British space robotics engineer. Recipient George Stephenson medal, Institution Mechanical Engineers, London, 2004, William Sweet Smith prize, 2004. Fellow: Royal Astronomical Society; member: Institution Electrical Engineers (chartered engineer), Institute Physics (chartered physicist), Astrobiology Society Britain (chairman 2005-2006).

Background

Ellery, Alexander Anthony was born on October 2, 1963 in London. Son of Anthony Gunthorpe Martin and Elaine Ellery.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics with honors, University Ulster, Northern Ireland, 1988. Master of Science in Astronomy, University Sussex, England, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy in Astronomical Space Engineering, Cranfield Institute of Technology, England, 1995.

Career

Systems design engineer Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering Ltd., Barrow-in-Furness, 1988—1989. Senior clinical scientist Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, London, 1995—1997. Consultant Logica United Kingdom Ltd., 1997—2000.

Program manager Astrophysics Laboratory, Queen Mary College, University London, 2000—2001. Senior lecturer Kingston University School Engineering, 2001—2004. Lecturer University Surrey Space Center, Guildford, England, 2004—2006.

Associate professor department engineering Carleton University, Canada, since 2007.

Membership

Fellow: Royal Astronomical Society. Member: Institution Electrical Engineers (chartered engineer), Institute Physics (chartered physicist), Astrobiology Society Britain (chairman 2005-2006).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving.

Connections

father:
Anthony Gunthorpe Martin

mother:
Elaine Ellery