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     Date Submitted:19-01-2011
     Last Modified:19-01-2011 (01:18)
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     Current job:PhD Astrophysicist
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations
     KeywordsData Analysis and interpretation of Data

    Date of birth: 20/05/1978

    City of birth: Rome, Italy



    Degree of Laurea in Physics, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”

    PhD in Astronomy, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”

    Master in Science and Space Tecnology, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”


    Working activities and collaborations:

    2001 - 2003

    Collaboration with INAF-IFSI, Institute of Physics of Interplanetary Space, attending to the development of a new differential accelerometer for the 41st ESA Parabolic Flight Campaign.

    Supervisors: Prof. Valerio Iafolla and Prof. Alberto Egidi

    2004 - 2006

    Collaboration contract with INAF-OAR, Astronomical Observatory of Rome at Observative Station of Campo Imperatore in the project “Discovery and characterization of Near Earth Objects”.

    Supervisors: Prof. Roberto Buonanno



    Collaboration contract with INAF-OAR, Astronomical Observatory of Rome in the project “Observations and modelling of Magnetar”.

    Supervisors: Prof. Luigi Stella


    October 2009 – Present

    PhD in Astronomy, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”

    October 2010 – Present

    Master in Science and Space Tecnology, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”

    Computer Skills:

    Operating Systems: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Unix.

    Programming languages: Good knowledge of Fortran language (77, 90 and 95), Matlab, IDL and basic knowledge of C.

    Astronomical observations: extausive ddata analysis with the following X-ray astronomy satellites (INTEGRAL, XMM-Newton, Swift and Chandra). I have also contributedto the reparation and writing of some proposals and obtained data at X-ray wavelengths.

    Astronomy specific programs: Large experience of the main X-ray data reduction and analysis software packages (xspec, ftools, xselect, ximage, xronos, ciao, sas).

    General purpose programs: Good knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite and Open Office suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Front Page). Very good knowledge of LaTex compiler.

    Languages: Italian (mother tongue), English (fluent), Spanish (basic)

    Refereed Publications:
    Bozzo, E., Giunta, A., Cusumano, G., Israel, G., Stella, L., Falanga, M., Campana, S. (2010), A bright X-ray flare from the supergiant fast X-ray transient IGRJ18410-0535: ingestion of a massive clump, in press
    Bozzo, E., Giunta, A., Stella, L., Falanga, M., Israel, G., Campana, S. (2009), Swift observations of IGR J16479-4514 in outburst, A&A, in press (arXiv:0906.0883)
    Giunta, A., Bozzo, E., Bernardini, F., Israel, G., Stella, L., Falanga, M., Campana, S., Bazzano, A., Dean, A. J., Mendez, M. (2009), The supergiant fast X-ray transient IGR J18483-0311 in quiescence: XMM-Newton, Swift, and Chandra observations, MNRAS, in press (arXiv:0905.4866)
    Bozzo, E., Stella, L., Ferrigno, C., Giunta, A., Falanga, M., Campana, S., Israel, G., Leyder, J.C. (2009), The supergiant fast X-ray transients XTE J1739-302 and IGR J08408-4503 in quiescence with XMM-Newton, A&A, in press (arXiv:1004.2059)
    Bozzo, E., Giunta, A., Israel, G., Stella, L., Falanga, M., Campana, S.(2009) AX J1841.0-0536 from flare to quiescence with XMM-Newton (in preparation)
    Giunta, A., Bozzo, E., Stella, L., Israel, G., Falanga, M., Campana, S. (2009), A comparative study of SFXTs in quiescence with XMM-Newton (in preparation)

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