CV

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ORCID 0000-0003-0522-6941

Employment

2019 - present Associate Professor, Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Oslo, Norway

2016 – 2019 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, INAF Osservatorio astronomico di Brera, Italy

2015 – 2016 Postdoctoral researcher, ETH Zurich, Switzerland


Education

2012 – 2015 PhD, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

2009 – 2011 MS, Department of Physics, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

2006 – 2009 BS, Department of Physics, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy


Major projects

2020 - present Coordinator of the European Union's Horizon 2020 Design Study for the Atacama Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope (AtLAST)

2020 - present MOONS (Multi Object Optical and Near-infrared Spectrograph for the VLT), associate member of the Consortium


Selection of fellowships, awards, and prizes

2016 – 2019 European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 664931

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

2013 - 2015 Isaac Newton studentship, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

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

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


Teaching and supervision

2020 - present "Observational astronomy" (AST2210), bachelor course at the University of Oslo, Norway

2015 - present Supervision of one PhD student (University of Oslo), co-supervision of two Master students (ETH Zurich, Switzerland; INAF Observatory of Brera, Italy) and one Bachelor student (University of Thessaloniki, Greece)

2016 Teaching assistant for the Physics Laboratory (Physikpraktikum AP), ETH Zurich, Switzerland

2015 Guest lecturer for the Master course “Observational techniques in Astrophysics”, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

2015 Teaching assistant for the advanced Physics Laboratory (Physikpraktikum VP), ETH Zurich, Switzerland


Professional service and institutional responsibilities

2020 - present Member of the International Astronomical Union, Division J Galaxies and Cosmology

2020 - present Norwegian member of the International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Commission for Radio Astronomy (Commission J)

2020 Member of the hiring committee for a postdoctoral fellowship, University of Oslo, Norway

2019 Member of the hiring committee for five PhD fellowships in Astrophysics, University of Oslo, Norway

2018 - present Reviewer for the JCMT time allocation committee

2014 - present Regular reviewer for Nature, AAS journals (ApJ), A&A, MNRAS, Nature Astronomy

2016 Invited speaker for the ESO Users' Committee 40th annual meeting, ESO, Germany


Observing experience

2014 – 2018 Expert observer for the Atacama Pathfinder EXperiment (APEX), over 600 hours of on-site observations

2015 - 2019 ARO 12m radio telescope (Kitt Peak, Arizona). Over 50 hours of remote observations

2018 Observer at the New Technology Telescope (NTT), La Silla Observatory