CURRICULUM VITÆ

Employment

  • SNSF/PRIMA Grant Holder, University of Geneva, Switzerland, starting Jan 2020
  • ESO Fellow, European Southern Observatory, Germany, Sep 2015 – Jan 2019
  • Science Operations Astronomer, ESO Very Large Telescope, Chile, 2016 – 2018
  • Koshland Post-doctoral Fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, Nov 2012 – Jul 2015
  • Post-doc, Centre for Astrophysics and Cosmology, University of Iceland, Jul 2011 – Jul 2012
  • Ph.D. researcher, University of Iceland, Jan 2008 – Jul 2011
  • ESO/DGDF Project, European Southern Observatory, Chile, Feb – Apr 2009, Jan 2010
  • Centre of Excellence for Space, Planetary and Astrophysics, U. Leicester, UK, Jul – Sep 2009

Education

  • Italian habilitation for 2nd level Professorship in Astrophysics, Aug 2018
  • Ph.D. in Astrophysics, University of Iceland, July 2011
  • Master in Astrophysics and Cosmology, University of Bologna, December 2007
  • Trans Atlantic Science Student Exchange Program, U. of Calgary, Canada, Sep 2005 – Jun 2006
  • Bachelor in Astronomy, University of Bologna Dec 2004

Awards

  • PRIMA Grant of the Swiss National Science Foundation, University of Geneva, 2019
  • Koshland Prize for outstanding Fellows, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, 2013 – 2015
  • Awards for outstanding Master (2007), Bachelor (2004), and Diploma (2001) – Cassa Rurale di Primiero, Italy

Organization of international conferences