Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum


Academic experience

2020 - Present Research Associate, Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, IAA-CSIC, Granada, Spain.

2020 - Present External Research Fellow, UCL Centre for Space Exochemistry Data, London, UK.

2018 - 2019 Research Associate, AIM - CEA/Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France.

2015 - Present External Research Associate, Institut d’astrophysique de Paris, Paris, France.

2015 - 2017 CNES Research Fellow, GEPI, Observatoire de Paris Meudon, Meudon, France.

2013 - 2015 Research Associate, IAS / CEA - Saclay, Orsay, France.



2014 PhD in Astrophysics, University College London, London, UK.

Thesis title: "Optimal extraction of planetary signal out of instrumental and astrophysical noise".

2010 MSc in Astrophysics, University College London, London, UK.

2009 BSc in Astronomy, University of Padua, Padua, Italy.


Teaching activities and supervision

2021 - Supervision of Isaac Dominguez Larrañaga, MSc level, IAA, Granada.

2021 - Co-Supervision of Sebastiano Ledda, MSc level, IAPS, Rome, Italy.

2021 - Supervision of Gabriele Columba, MSc level, University of Trieste, Italy.

2017 - 2019 Teaching assistant, University Diploma Program by the Observatoire de Paris, Paris, France.

2015 - Supervision of Luciana Ziino, PhD level, IAP, Paris, France.

2013 - Supervision of Jagoda Pawel, BSc level, UCL, London, UK.

2013 - Teaching assistant Course PHAS2117: Physics of the Solar System, UCL, London, UK.


Major Collaborations

2021 - Present Member of the CARMENES consortium.

2019 - Present Consortium associate and early career scientist member of LISA L3 mission.

2018 - Present Science coordinator of the “Stellar characterisation” working group of the Ariel M4 mission.

2018 - Present Member of the JWST/Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI) exoplanet imaging community.

2018 - 2021 Member of the executive committee of the Junior Members working group of the IAU.

2018 - 2019 Member of the ExoplANETS-A (Horizon 2020) project.

2015 - 2017 Member of the Gaia Data Processing and Analysis Consortium (CU9).

2014 - Present Member of the Science consortium of Ariel M4 mission.

2014 - Present Observer of the PLANET microlensing network.


Panels and observational programs

2021 Panel member of Hubble Space Telescope.

2021 Co-I of LBT/PEPSI observing program (ID 2021_2022_25, 20h).

2021 PI of CAHA/CARMENES large observing program (28 nights)

2020 PI of ESO UVES observing program (ID 106.21QS).

2020 Co-I of TNG/HARPS observing program (ID A42TAC 20, 9h).

2019 PI of ESO UVES observing program (ID 105.20P2).

2019 Co-I of TNG/HARPS observing program (ID A41TAC 45, 9h).

2019 Co-I of ESO VISIR/NEAR observing program (ID. 103.201C, Science Demonstration).

2017 - Present Co-I of JWST ERS observing program (ID 1386, 54 h).

2017 - Present Co-I of JWST GTO observing program (ID N.1194, 23.4 h).



Italian, Portuguese: Native level

English, French: Full professional proficiency

Spanish: Professional working proficiency


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