I am an observational astrophysicist studying galaxies near and far, with a focus on the mechanisms regulating galaxy growth and evolution across cosmic times.
I obtained my PhD in Physics at the University of Cambridge in 2015. After that, I worked as a postdoctoral researcher at ETH Zurich, before starting my Marie Curie Fellowship at the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics in late 2016. In September 2019 I joined the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics of the University of Oslo as an Associate Professor.
My main research areas are the study of the cold and dense molecular gas - which is the raw fuel for star formation - and the investigation of how accreting super massive black holes and intense episodes of star formation affect galaxy evolution.
I have accumulated hundreds of hours of observations with single-dish telescopes and interferometers operating at sub-millimetre and millimetre wavelengths. I collaborate with several international teams and extremely enjoy travelling around the world and visiting astronomical observatories, which are among the most beautiful and inspiring places on Earth.
At the Atacama Large Millimeter/sub-millimeter Array, Llano de Chajnantor, Chile