Dr Rhys Hawkins

M. Phil. (Computer Science) PhD (Geophysics)
Jubilee Joint Fellow (School of Computing/RSES)
ANU College of Engineering, Computing and Cybernetics

Areas of expertise

  • High Performance Computing 460607
  • Seismology And Seismic Exploration 370609
  • Electrical And Electromagnetic Methods In Geophysics 370602
  • Geodynamics 370604


After completing undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Engineering, and a MPhil in Computer Science, Rhys worked for more than a decade as a research programmer with positions at the ANU School of Computing, CSIRO, and NCI (Australia’s peak supercomputing facility). He developed an interest in the Earth sciences which lead to him completing a PhD in Geophysics in 2018. Rhys combines computational geophysics, applied mathematics and machine learning techniques to robustly determine the composition of the Earth at various scales


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