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physicist

Leo Metcalfe, Spanish Physicist. Chartered physicist. Member Amnesty International, Institute Physics, European Astronomical Society (founder), International Astronomical Union.

Background

Metcalfe, Leo was born on February 27, 1959 in County Wicklow, Ireland. Son of Leo Patrick and Mary Josephine (Maguire) Metcalfe.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University College, Dublin, 1981; Master of Science, University College, Dublin, 1983; Doctor of Philosophy, University College, Dublin, 1987.

Career

Research fellow European Space Agency, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 1986-1988, staff scientist astrophysics division The Netherlands, since 1988, team leader Isocam instrument team satellite tracking station Madrid, 1995-1998, calibration scientist infrared space observatory, 1988-1998. Instrument support coordinator Infrared Space Observatory Data Centre, 1998-2001, project scientist, head International Organization for Standardization Data Center, 2001—2002. XMM Newton Science support manager European Space Agency Satellite Tracking Station, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Chartered physicist.

Membership

Member Amnesty International, Institute Physics, European Astronomical Society (founder), International Astronomical Union.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: mountaineering, adventure tourism.

Connections

father:
Leo Patrick Metcalfe

mother:
Mary Josephine (Maguire) Metcalfe