CV

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Employment

Oct 2016 – present Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow (AstroFIt2 grant), INAF – OABrera (Italy)

May 2015 – Aug 2016 Postdoctoral researcher, ETH Zurich, Institute for Astronomy (Switzerland)


Education

Jan 2012 – Oct 2015 PhD in Physics, University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory and Kavli Institute for Cosmology (UK)

Sep 2009 – Sep 2011 Master of Science in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Sapienza - Università di Roma, Rome (Italy)

Sep 2006 – Sep 2009 Bachelor of Science in Physics and Astrophysics, Sapienza - Università di Roma, Rome (Italy)


Research grants, awards, and honours

Sep 2017 Special mention at “Premio Giuseppe Lorenzoni” for the best scientific article in Astrophysics 2014-2016

Jun 2017 Funding from the EU's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 730562 [RadioNet]

Oct 2016 EU's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 664931

Sep 2015 MERAC funding and travel award, awarded by the Société Suisse d’Astrophysique et d’Astronomie

Apr 2013 Isaac Newton studentship, awarded by the University of Cambridge (UK)

Apr 2013 United Kingdom science and technology facilities council (STFC) funding

Sep 2011 Summa cum laude Master degree in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Sapienza – Università di Roma

Sep 2009 Summa cum laude Bachelor degree in Physics and Astrophysics, Sapienza – Università di Roma


Observing experience

Mar 2014 – present Expert observer for the Atacama Pathfinder EXperiment (APEX), six observing runs during the European Southern Observatory (ESO) time, over 600 hours of observations. APEX instruments used: heterodyne receivers (APEX-1, APEX-2, APEX-3, FLASH+, SEPIA-Band 5, SEPIA-Band 9, PI230), bolometer arrays (LABOCA, ARTEMIS). Data quality check and analysis performed using CLASS, BoA, and CRUSH softwares. Experience with preparation, validation, and submission of APEX heterodyne datasets for ESO Phase 3 archive

Dec 2015 - present Remote observer at the ARO 12m radio telescope (Kitt Peak, Arizona). Several observing runs for the MASCOT ESO large programme (>50h of observations).

Feb 2018 Visitor observer at the New Technology Telescope (NTT), La Silla Observatory, five nights. Optical photometry and spectroscopy using EFOSC2


Accepted telescope proposals

Principal Investigator ALMA and ACA, APEX (ESO time), JVLA, NOEMA/IRAM PdBI

Co-Investigator ALMA and ACA, APEX (ESO and Swedish time, inc. two ESO large programmes), ARO-12m (ESO large programme), NOEMA/IRAM PdBI, JVLA, IRAM 30m, European VLBI, ESO (MUSE, SINFONI, FORS2, EFOSC2, X-Shooter), Chandra X-ray observatory, GMRT, SWIFT


Professional service

  • Regular referee for Nature, ApJ, MNRAS, A&A