Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum
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
2022 - Co-Supervision of Arianna Nigioni, MSc level, Università La Sapienza, Rome, Italy.
2021 - Supervision of Isaac Dominguez Larrañaga, MSc level, IAA, Granada.
2021 - Co-Supervision of Sebastiano Ledda, MSc level, Università La Sapienza, 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.
2021 - Present Member of the CARMENES consortium.
2019 - Present Science coordinator of the "Planetary detection" science case development of LISA L3 mission.
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.
FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS AND GRANTS
2022 - International Space Science Institute grant for the project “Future Missions to Uranus and Neptune: Prospect for Non-Planetary science.” (ISSI, Bern, Switzerland).
2022 - International Space Science Institute grant for the project “Transformation of Planetary Systems by Environmental Perturbations” (ISSI, Bern, Switzerland).
2021 - Cost ACTION CA16104-48268 STSM grant for visit at the CNRS / Laboratoire des 2 infinis (Toulouse, France).
2020 - Honourable Mention in the 2020 Essays Competition by the Gravity Research Foundation.
2020 - Cost ACTION CA18104-46806 STSM grant for visit at the Centro de Astrof ́ısica da Universidade do Porto, (Porto, Portugal).
2015 - 2017 CNES Research Fellow, GEPI, Observatoire de Paris, (Meudon, France) - 6% success rate.
2018 - AHEAD European Trans-National Access support for data analysis grant for visit in 2019.
2018 - IAU grant for participating in the XXXth IAU General Assembly (Vienna, Austria).
2018 - IAU grant in support of the participation at the XXVIIIth IAU General Assembly (Beijing, China).
2012 - UCL Graduate school award in support of the participation at the 39th COSPAR, (Mysore, India).
Panels and observational programs
2022 Co-I of TNG/HARPS-N observing program (Program ID A46TAC 27, 8h).
2022 PI of ESO/UVES observing program (Program ID 110.24BU, 35.5h).
2022 Co-I of ESO/HARPS observing program (Program ID 110.24C8, 17.36h).
2022 Panel member of CAHA - Calar Alto Observatory.
2022 Co-I of REM observing program (Program ID AOT45 36, 38.6h).
2022 Co-I of Asiago-Ekar INAF observing program (Large program, 22 nights).
2022 PI of ESO/UVES observing program (Program ID 109.23J9).
2021 Substitute Panel member of CAHA - Calar Alto Observatory.
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 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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