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Biography

I am currently a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (Paris, France), working on the spectral modelling of galaxies to understand the way they form and evolve. Before starting this position, I was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at ESA-ESTEC in Nordwijk (The Netherlands), the largest facility for space research and technology of the European Space Agency.

I was born in Torino (Italy), where I graduated in Physics. I then moved to Bologna to pursue my studies in Astrophysics, and obtained a Master's degree with a thesis on the interpretation of spectro-photometric data of massive galaxies.

I then got the opportunity to move to Paris, at the Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, to start a PhD, which I obtained in 2013 with a study of the effect of dust attenuation and of systematic model uncertainties on the spectral interpretation of galaxies.

Research Experience

  • present2017

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris

  • 20172014

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    European Space Agency

  • 20142013

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris - University of Sao Paulo

Education

  • Ph.D. 2013

    Ph.D. in Astrophysics

    Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris - University Pierre et Marie Curie

  • M.S. 2009

    Master of Science in Astrophysics and Cosmology

    University of Bologna

  • B.S. 2007

    Bachelor of Science in Physics

    University of Torino