Dr Barnaby Osborne received his BEng and PhD from the University of Queensland in 1999 and 2008 respectively. Between 2006 and 2007 he worked as a testing and instrumentation engineer for an engineering firm specialising in failure analysis and design optimisation and from 2007 through to 2012 as a senior lecturer and field leader for the astronautics and space systems degree at Kingston University. He is currently a senior lecturer at UNSW working primarily on the Warrawal project. He has research interests in microgravity physics and microgravity facility design, hybrid, solid and monopropellant propulsion and space composites. Dr Osborne has a published over 30 papers in peer reviewed journals and conferences.