University of Sheffield. March 2010,
Ph.D. Astronomical Spectroscopy with Electron Multiplying CCDs. (pdf)
University of Edinburgh. November 1987,
M.Sc. Astronomical Technology.
University of Kent, Canterbury. June 1985,
B.Sc. (hons) class 2-2, Physics.
Royal Greenwich Observatory, 1995-1998
Higher Scientific Officer, optical detector development, Cambridge.
UK Astronomy Technology Centre, 1998-1999
Higher Scientific Officer, optical detector development, Edinburgh.
Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes, 1999-2008
Head of Detector Group at Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory.
European Southern Observatory, 2016-2019
Infra-Red Detector Engineer at Garching, Munich site.
Tulloch, S. M., Rodríguez-Gil, P., Dhillon, V. S
“Radial-velocity study of the post-period minimum cataclysmic variable SDSSJ143317.78+101123.3 with an electron-multiplying CCD”, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 2009,397,L82 (download)
Tulloch, S. M. and Dhillon, V. S., "On the use of electron-multiplying CCDs for astronomical spectroscopy", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2011, 411: 211–225. (download)
Scientific CCD characterisation at Universidad Complutense LICA Laboratory. Tulloch,S.; Gil de Paz, A. High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy V. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 8453, article id. 845328, 12 pp. (2012). (download)
Simon Tulloch, "Implementation of an FPGA-based DCDS video processor for CCD imaging", Proc. SPIE 9915, High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy VII, 991530 (27 July 2016) (download)
Isaac Newton Group:
Design and construction of CCD camera for ACAM instrument, operational support for the observatory instruments. Retrofit of low-noise video preamplifiers and cabling for the WEAVE spectrograph project.
European Southern Observatory:
Study of ESD protection circuitry at cryogenic temperatures (fotos). Presentation of 3 day detector course to 6 ESO employees at Paranal observatory.
Presentation of 4 day detector course to 42 scientists and engineers at Chile and Hawaii sites.
Open University (UK):
Optical and thermal design of a test cryostat for the characterisation of experimental mid-infrared photodiodes.
National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT):
Presentation of 4 day detector course to 5 engineers. Supervision of CCD camera construction project.