Who We Are: Kelvin Wellington
Dr. Kelvin Wellington is an Australian radio astronomer and microwave engineer involved in Southern SERENDIP and in SETI Australia's project to introduce SETI into high schools. He recently took early retirement from CSIRO to devote more time to other interests but maintains his links with CSIRO and with the University of Western Sydney Macarthur. He is Deputy Chairman of SETI Australia and has been actively involved in SETI radio searches since 1990. When Project Phoenix used CSIRO's Parkes telescope in 1995 he was the Australian co-ordinator. Kel attends various SETI and bioastronomy conferences, and spent nine months at the SETI Institute. For several years now he has participated in an international project to construct a square kilometre size radio telescope.