Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum

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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.

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Education

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.

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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.

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Major Collaborations

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.


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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).

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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).

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Languages

Italian, Portuguese: Native level

English, French: Full professional proficiency

Spanish: Professional working proficiency


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