The people

The MeerLICHT management team

Principal investigatorsPatrick Woudt (UCT), Paul Groot (RU), Rob Fender (Oxford)
Project manager (NL)Steven Bloemen (RU)
Project scientistElmar Koerding (RU)
Principal contact partnersBen Stappers (Manchester), David Buckley (SAAO), Rudy Wijnands (UvA)

The MeerLICHT project scientist (Elmar Koerding), the MeerLICHT principal investigators (Patrick Woudt, Rob Fender and Paul Groot) and the MeerLICHT/BlackGEM project manager (Steven Bloemen).

 

The MeerLICHT instrument team (in partnership with BlackGEM)

Optical designHarrie Rutten (Castor Optical Design) & Rik ter Horst (NOVA)
Mechanical designArno Engels (RU TechnoCenter) & Jan Kragt (NOVA)
SERonald Roelfsema (NOVA)
CryogenicsGert Raskin (KU Leuven)
ElectronicsPeter Dolron (RU)
CablingHarry Balster (RU)
Observatory control softwarePjotr Sybiliski (Sybilla), Stan Kozlowski (Cilium)
SoftwareArjan van Elteren (NOVA), Bart Scheers (CWI)
Dome automationPiet Fourie (SAAO)

 

The MeerLICHT science team

All scientists in the 6 partner institutes are part of the MeerLICHT science consortium and have access to the MeerLICHT data.