CV

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ORCID 0000-0003-0522-6941

Employment

From Sep 2019 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


Fellowships, awards, and prizes

2016 – 2019 European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 664931 (Astrofit2 fellowships)

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

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

2013 - 2015 Science and technology facilities council (STFC) 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

2015 - present 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

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 (13 manuscripts)

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


Major projects

2019 - present MOONS (Multi Object Optical and Near-infrared Spectrograph for the VLT), associate member of the consortium

2018 - present AtLAST (Atacama Large Aperture Submm/mm telescope), leader of a science working group

2016 - present PI of COURAGE, funded by the EU's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 664931

2013 - 2017 Co-I with leading role of ALLSMOG, ESO large programme at the APEX telescope


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


Invited seminars at academic and research institutions

May 2019 ETH Zurich, Switzerland

May 2019 Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy

Apr 2019 University of Bologna, Italy

Mar 2019 University of Oslo, Norway

Oct 2018 Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie in Bonn, Germany

Jan 2018 School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff University, United Kingdom

May 2017 ESO Headquarters, Garching bei München, Germany

May 2017 Universidad Diego Portales, Chile

May 2017 Joint ALMA Observatory, Chile

May 2017 Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile

Mar 2017 ASTRON-JIVE, Dwingeloo, The Netherlands

Feb 2017 Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, Italy

Mar 2016 Academy of Athens, Greece

Oct 2015 ESO/JAO Vitacura, Chile

Feb 2015 University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Dec 2014 INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste,, Italy

Oct 2014 Universidad de Concepción, Chile


Invited presentations at international conferences

(This list excludes several invitations declined because of overlapping commitments)

Jun 2019 NORDITA programme “Zoom-in and out: from the interstellar medium to the large scale structure of the Universe”, Sweden

Feb 2019 “ALMA science and proposal” workshop, ALMA Regional center, Bologna, Italy

Feb 2019 “Cosmic beacons”, workshop, Sexten center for Astrophysics, Sexten, Italy

Jul 2018 “Multiphase AGN Feeding & Feedback” workshop, Sexten center for Astrophysics, Italy

Apr 2018 European Week of Astronomy and Space Science (EWASS) conference, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Oct 2018 “Reality and myths of AGN feedback” workshop, Oct 2017, Lorentz Center, Netherlands

Sep 2017 LXI Congresso della Societa' Astronomica Italiana, Padova, Italy

Jul 2017 “Whereabouts and Physics of the Roaming Baryons in the Universe” workshop, Sexten center for astrophysics, Sexten, Italy

Jul 2017 “Behind the curtain of dust II” workshop, July 2017, Sexten center for Astrophysics, Italy

Aug 2015 IAU XXIX General Assembly, Aug 2015, Hawaii, United States

Jul 2014 “Behind the curtain of dust I”, Sexten center for Astrophysics, Sexten, Italy

May 2013 “Science with ALMA Band 2” workshop, Bologna, Italy


Organisation of scientific meetings

Jun 2019 SOC member, “What matter(s) between galaxies: unraveling the knots in the Cosmic Web” conference, to be held in Spineto, Italy. About 80 participants. Hosted by ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Jun 2019 SOC member of Symposium S5 “The ALMA view of nearby AGN: lessons learnt and future prospects” and Special Session SS7 “Dual nuclei in late stage galaxy mergers and their effect on galaxy evolution” for the EWASS 2019 conference, to be held in France

Oct 2018 LOC member, “Beauty and the Beast: when the supermassive black hole has a crush on the galaxy” conference, 135 participants. Hosted by INAF Osservatorio astronomico di Brera, Italy

Jun 2017 SOC member, “What matter(s) around galaxies: resolving the physics of the circumgalactic medium” conference. About 100 participants. Hosted by Durham University, United Kingdom

Feb 2016 SOC member, “Sweeping galaxies clean: cold molecular outflows as drivers of galaxy evolution” workshop. About 50 participants. Sexten Center for Astrophysics, Italy