Mr Mark Mahabir

photoXROA Systems Manager

BSc (Hons) Computer Science, De Montfort University 1999

Tel: 0116 252 5652

Email: mim5 at

Office: Room G13B, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy

Office Hours: 0900-1245 Mon-Fri


Mark Mahabir is the Computing Officer for the X-Ray and Observational Astronomy Group. He joined the University in 1999 as a Computer Operator on the XMM Survey Science Centre Project before becoming Starlink Systems Manager in 2003.

Main Responsibilities

  • Overall management and leadership responsibility for the I.T. resources and requirements of the X-Ray and Observational Astronomy Group.
  • Provide effective maintenance of current systems and the implementation of innovative developments in order to provide staff and students with the necessary tools to support high quality teaching and internationally recognised research.
  • To contribute to I.T. strategic development across the group.


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