South African PIs

South Africa is able to appoint up ten Principal Investigators (PIs), six of whom have already been appointed. A call for four South African PI opportunities is currently open. It will close on 30 November 2023.

PIInstitutionProgram Title
David BuckleySAAOObserving the Transient Universe with the Rubin Observatory LSST
Matt HiltonWits/UKZNTracing the evolution of galaxy clusters using Rubin Observatory and radio surveys
Michelle LochnerUWC/SARAOUnlocking LSST-SKA Synergies with Machine Intelligence
Yin-Zhe MaUSProbing Cosmic Structure Formation with Rubin Observatory and multi-wavelength surveys
Kavilan MoodleyUKZNSynergistic cosmology with Rubin-LSST and HIRAX
Kshitij ThoratUPNext-generation multi-wavelength astrophysics in the Southern Sky