Short CV of Maria Guglielmina Pelizzo



Personal data 

Date of Birth: July 14th, 1970
Place of Birth: Cividale del Friuli (Udine), Italy
Citizenship: Italian
Status: Married, two children


Education

University of Padova, Ph.D. in Space Science and Technology, February 2001
University of Padova, Physics Degree, 110/110 cum laude, February 1996


Positions Covered

2010-2016           Member of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Photonics and Nanotechnologies (CNR-IFN)
Since 2008          Adjunct professor at University of Padova
Since 2008          Member of the School Committee of the Graduate School of Science, Measurements and Spatial Technologies of the Center of Studies and Activities                                    for Space (CISAS) of the University of Padova
Since 2006          Researcher at the National Research Council of Italy (permanent position)
2003-2006          Researcher at the National Institute for the Physics of the Matter INFM
2001-2002           University of Padova, Post-Doc
1998-2000          UC Berkeley, Space Sciences Laboratory, Visiting scientist
1996-1997           Fellow of the National Institute for the Physics of the Matter INFM


2012                      Positively evaluation of her CV as Candidate to be Associate Professor of Experimental Matter Physics, within the Competition “Abilitazione                                                 Scientifica Nazionale”, 2013-2017

 

Research interests

Ions irradiation on optical components for space - space weather (involvement in future major European Space Agency missions)
Thin films and nanostructures for sensing applications
Metals and metals/graphene-graphene oxide chips for optical sensors
Surface Plasmon resonance optical transducers
Optical instrumentation for space (involvement in major ESA space missions)
Extreme ultraviolet multilayer coatings for space, atto-second and lithography applications


Grants/contracts

07/2016 – Antares company, ESA SOLO – METIS instrument, mirrors tests
07/2015 - 01/2016, INAF-IPAS e CNR, Optical components per Janus: filter design and characterization
03/2015 - 05/2017, ASI BepiColombo, Phase B2 / C WP2200, calibrations PHEBUS
07/2015 - 2018, ASI-INAF I/013/12/0, W1170
07/2014 - 10/2014, Next Step Enginnering s.r.l., Design of an illumination system
02/2014 - Veneto Nanotech, Activity: Characterization of chips for biosensing
06/2013 - 12/2014,  ASI BepiColombo, Phase B2 / C WP2200, calibrations PHEBUS
10/2010 - 09/2013, Cariparo Foundation, ADvanced Optics for EUV next generation radiation sources
09/2012- 05/2014, ASI-INAF I/013/12/0, WP1170
04/2011  -  02/2013, Project POR-CRO part Fesr Action 1.1.1
6/2010 - 6/2013, ASI BepiColombo, Phase B2 / C WP2200, calibrations PHEBUS
9/2010 - 9/2012, Elettra Synchrotron scpa, Optical coatings for application to FEL FERMI@Elettra
10/2010 - 10/2011, ASI-INAF Solar Orbiter I/043/10/0, METIS, WP 1140
26/01/07, University of Padova in MMO ASI / INAF I/090/06/0 instrument PHEBUS phase A WP4200
2003-2005, INFN, Development of a UV erythema sensor


Large scale facilities projects as scientific responsible

        Synchrotron radiation ELETTRA TRIESTE, BEAR beamline:

-    20145219 Al/MgF2 bi-layer as materials to fabricate optical components for space applications in Sun close environment, Sem-40, completed

-    20140218 Elettra Development of a new generation of optical components for space applications, Sem-39, completed

-    20135296 Extreme ultraviolet coatings for space and laboratory applications, Sem-38, completed

-    20130309 High reflectance and broadband multilayer coatings for focusing and adaptive mirrors Sem 37, completed

-    20125102 Elettra High reflectance multilayer coatings EUV applications BEAR, Sem-36 completed

-    20120142 High reflectance multilayer coatings for space applications Sem-35, completed

-    20115065 Effects of low energy ions bombardment on EUV multilayers Sem-34,  completed

-    20105122 Multilayer optics for Free Electron Laser beam manipulation Sem-32, completed

-    20105034 Elettra Optical coatings stability in space environment Sem-32 , completed

-    2006193   Soft-x-ray polarimetry by the use of multilayer coatings Sem-23, completed


European research infrastructure, Integrating Activity 'Support of Public and Industrial Research Using Ion Beam Technology (SPIRIT)' under EC contract no. 227012:

-    Proposal 094 Optical coatings stability under proton implantation, Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf Germany, completed

-    Proposal U1359989688582 Impact of low energy alpha particles on optical components for space application, completed

-    Proposal No.: 15100274-ST for Ion Implantation/Irradiation Title: "Ions bombardment of optical components in space", IBC@Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf.


Awards

 10/03/2006 Veneto-Innovation – Award, First Prize

 

Co-I of the following ESA space instruments

-   PHEBUS, Probing of Hermean Exosphere By Ultraviolet Spectroscop (PI: E. Quemerais) on board of ESA Bepi-Colombo
-    METIS, Multi Element Telescope for Imaging and Spectroscopy (PI: E. Antonucci) on board of ESA Solar Orbiter
-    JANUS, Camera sustem (PI: P. Palumbo)  on board of ESA JUICE


Teaching


̶  University of Padova, Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Adjunct Professor for Fundamental Optics and Applications, A.A. 2012/2013, A.A. 2013/2014,  A.A. 2014/2015, A.A. 2015/2016, A.A. 2016/2017
University of Padova, Bachelor Degree in Information Engineering, Adjunct Professor for Laboratory of Optics for Information Engineering, A.A. 2016/2017

̶ University of Padova, Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Adjunct Professor for Laboratory of Optics and Lasers, A.A. 2012/2013, A.A. 2013/2014, A.A.  2014/2015, A.A. 2015/2016

̶     Università di Padova, Master in Surface Treatments for industrial applications, Fundamentals of Optical Systems, A.A. 2012-2013, 2013-2014,       2014-2015

̶     Università di Padova, PhD in space science and measurements, Space Optics and Detectors, A.A. 2014-2015 A.A. 2015-2016

̶ University of Padova, Faculty of Engineering, Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Adjunct Professor of Fundamental of Optics and Applications, A.A. 2010/2011, 2011/2012

̶ University of Padova, Faculty of Engineering, Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering, Adjunct Professor of the Laboratory of Optics and Lasers, A.A. 2010/2011, 2011/2012

̶ University of Padova, Faculty of Engineering, Bachelor of Telecommunications Engineering, Adjunct Professor of Laboratory of Optics and Lasers, A.A. 2009/2010

̶  University of Padova, Faculty of Engineering, Degree in Telecommunications Engineering, Adjunct Professor of Applied Optics, A.A. 2008/2009, A.A. 2009/2010

̶     University of Padua, CISAS PhD in Space Science and Technology, Thin films and multilayer coatings for space applications ", A.A. 2009/2010, 2010/2011

̶     University of Padova, Master in Sciences and Technologies of Vision, Applied Optics, A.A. 2009/2010

̶     University of Padova, Master in Applied Optics, Optics UV / X, A.A. 2008/2009, A.A. 2006/2007, 2005/2006

̶     University of Padova, Master in Applied Optics, EUV and Soft-X rays optics, A.A. 2002/2003, 2003/2004, 2004/2005

̶     University of Padova, Faculty of Engineering, Degree in Electronic Engineering, Teaching Assistant for the Structure of Matter, A.A.2005/2006

̶     University of Padova, CISAS, Course in Space Systems, Optics and Detectors for Space missions, A.A. 2000/2001


Student and post-doc supervision

Scientific responsible of 10 Post-docs
Supervisor of 5 PhD students
Co-supervisor of 2 PhD students
Supervisor of more than 20 undergraduate students
Co-supervisor of more than 15 undergraduate students

Publications

Co-author of more than 100 publications (60 in peer reviewed journals)
2 international issued patents, 1 italian patent application.
Reviewer for the following journals: Optics Express, Applied Optics, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Review of Scientific Instrument, Sensor Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, Applied Physics Letter, etc.
She has been an invited speaker at various international conferences.


Service and Support

Presently in charge of laboratory of optics for didactical activities
Presently responsible for the safety of two laboratories at the CNR-IFN UOS Padova

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