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Manufacturing executive

Christopher John Conway, Irish manufacturing executive.

Background

Conway, Christopher John was born on November 26, 1963 in Dungannon, Ireland. Son of Michael and Theresa (Connolly) Conway.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering (honorary), University Ulster, Ireland, 1986. Master of Business Administration, 1991.

Career

He is director of Onsala Space Observatory in Sweden. He was appointed professor of observational radio astronomy at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, in 2010. His research concerns radio galaxies and radio telescope technology, particularly involving VLBI. His design for a spiral configuration of antennas was adopted for the telescope ALMA. Conway was one of the scientists portrayed in the 1991 TV series The Astronomers.

Connections

Married Anne Geraldine Thompson Conway, September 21, 1990. Children: Michael, Rachel.

father:
Michael Conway

mother:
Theresa (Connolly) Conway

spouse:
Anne Geraldine Thompson Conway

child:
Michael Conway

child:
Rachel Conway