Personal data: ·
Place and Date of birth: Piacenza, Italy; 29 Jan. 1965. ·
Citizenship: Italian. Civil status: single. ·
Ph.D. in Astronomy, University of Milan, 19 Feb. 1999. “Clusters in Large Parallel Simulations of Mixed Models.” Supervisor: prof. Silvio A. Bonometto. ·
Laurea Degree in Physics, University of Milan, 28 Mar. 2000. Grade: 110/110. “Mass segregation in comological N-body simulations.” Supervisor: prof. Silvio A. Bonometto. ·
Laurea Degree in Computer Science, University of Milan, 19 July 1989. Grade: 105/110. “Dynamical systems and bifurcations. Hints to chaotical systems. Implementation by Mathematica.” Supervisor: prof. Gianpiero Cattaneo.
Analyst/Programmer at Joint-Technologies S.R.L., from 1 Oct. to 4 Dec. 2010.
Senior Engineer at the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics of the University of Oslo, from 3 Sept. 2007 to 31 Aug. 2009.
Fellowship “Assegno di Ricerca” (Post-Doc) at the Astronomical Observatory of Brera (Milan), from 5 Mar. to 1 Apr. 2007.
Analyst/Programmer at Joint-Technologies S.R.L., from 1 Sept. 2006 to 2 Mar. 2007.
Post-doctoral research associate at the Dept. of Astronomy of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, from 13 Aug. 2003 to 3 Aug. 2006.
Analyst/Programmer at Joint-Technologies S.R.L., from 4 June 2002 to 30 June 2003.
Fellowship “Assegno di Ricerca” (Post-Doc) at the Dept. of Astronomy of the Padova University, from 1 Mar. 2000 to 28 Feb. 2002.
Fellowship at the University of Milan, from 1 Nov. 1999 to 28 Feb. 2000.
Fellowship “Borsa di Ricerca” at CILEA Consortium, from 1 Nov. 1998 to 31 Oct. 1999.
Ph.D. student, from 1 Nov. 1995 to 31 Oct. 1998. · Fellowship “art. 23” at the I.N.F.N., section of Milan, from 1 Feb. 1995 to 31 Oct. 1995.
Allocations as Principal Investigator:
National Science Foundation, National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). “MHD simulations of the interaction between active galactic nuclei (AGN) and intracluster medium (ICM) in cluster of galaxies.” (AST050039) NCSA Xeon Linux Supercluster (100,000 service units), from 1 Oct. 2005 to 31 Mar. 2007.
Main research and work expertise:
Development and maintenance of the Quick Look and Data Analysis Software for the data of the Hinode/EIS telescope.
Development and analysis of hydro-dynamical and MHD simulations of the intra-cluster medium in presence of AGN outflows.
Development of the X-MAS package; generation of simulated observations of galaxies and galaxy clusters in the X-ray band from simulations; related data analysis.
Analysis of real X-ray images from the Chandra and XMM/Newton telescopes.
Development and application of N-body codes to the study of the large scale structure of the universe.
Application of statistical methods to the analysis of the results of cosmological simulations.
Analysis of the dynamical evolution of many bodies self-gravitating systems.
Design, construction, development and maintenance of databases; reverse engineering.
Migration of codes to shared-memory parallel computers.
Computer science knowledge: ·
Programming languages: FORTRAN 90/77/HPF, IDL, C/C++, Java, Pascal, PL/SQL, HTML, XML; knowledge of VB, and ASP.
Operating systems: Linux/UNIX, Windows, Vax/VMS.
Astrophysical/cosmological simulation codes: FLASH, AP3M.
X-ray observation simulation package: X-MAS. · X-ray data analysis software: SAS, CIAO, XSPEC, FTOOLS, DS9.
Mathematics software: Mathematica.
Databases: SQL-Server, Oracle, Firebird.
DB related tools: Power Designer, Erwin, Enterprise Manager, Query Analizer, TOAD.
Development environment: MS Visual Studio, Eclipse, IDLDE.
Graphic tools: IDL, SM, GNUPLOT.
Editing tools: LaTeX, Word. Spreadsheet: Excel.
Presentation tools: Power Point, Office/StarOffice.
Concurrent version tools: SVN, CVS, SourceSafe.
Refereed scientific publications:
1. A. Gardini, Buoyant bubbles in a cooling intracluster medium I. Hydrodynamic bubbles, A&A, 464 (2007), 143.
2. A. Gardini, P.M. Ricker, Simulations of hot bubbles in the ICM, Modern Physics Letters A, 19, 31 (2004), 2317.
3. A. Gardini, E. Rasia, P. Mazzotta, G. Tormen, S. De Grandi, L. Moscardini, Simulations of galaxy clusters observed by Chandra, MNRAS, 351 (2004), 50.
4. A. Macciò, A. Gardini, S. Ghigna, S.A. Bonometto, Constraining Lambda using cluster quadrupoles, ApJ, 564 (2002), 1.
5. A. Gardini, S.A. Bonometto, G. Murante, G. Yepes, Cluster correlation in mixed models, ApJ, 542 (2000), 9.
6. A. Gardini, S.A. Bonometto, A. Macciò, Limber equation for luminosity dependent correlation, New Astronomy, 4 (1999), 557.
7. A. Gardini, S.A. Bonometto, G. Murante, Cluster mass function in mixed models, ApJ, 524 (1999), 510.
8. S. Borgani, A. Gardini, M. Girardi, S. Gottlöber, Cosmology using cluster internal velocity dispersions, New Astronomy, 2 (1997), 119. ·
I served as referee for ApJ.
Not refereed scientific publications:
1. E. Rasia, A. Gardini, P. Mazzotta, G. Tormen, S. De Grandi, L. Moscardini, Simulating Chandra observations of galaxy clusters, in “Outskirts of Galaxy Clusters: Intense Life in the Suburbs”, IAU Colloquium, 195, (2004), A. Diaferio, ed.
2. A. Gardini, Simulations of galaxy clusters observed by Chandra, in “Tracing Cosmic Evolution with Galaxy Clusters”, ASP Conference Series, 268, (2002), S. Borgani, M. Mezzetti, and R. Valdarnini, eds.
3. A. Gardini, Simulations of galaxy clusters observed by Chandra, in “Chemical Enrichment of the ICM and IGM”, ASP Conference Series, 253, (2002), R. Fusco-Femiano & F. Matteucci, eds.
4. G. Tormen, A. Gardini, Simulations of Chandra observations of galaxy clusters in “Clusters of galaxies and the high red-shift universe observed in the X-rays. Recent results of XMM/Newton and Chandra.”, XXXVIth Rencontres de Moriond, XXIst Moriond Astrophysics Meeting, (2001), D. M. Neumann & J. T. T. Van, eds.
5. S.A. Bonometto, A. Gardini, G. Murante, G. Yepes, Cluster mass function and clusering length, in “Large Scale Structure in the X-ray Universe”, proceedings of the 20-22 Sept. 1999 Workshop, Santorini, Greece, (2001) M. Plionis & I. Georgantopoulos, eds.
6. A. Gardini, Simulazioni cosmologiche presso Cilea, Bollettino del Cilea, 66, (1999).
1. A. Gardini, A.J.R. Sanderson, P.M. Ricker, Deprojection analysis of X-MAS images of a simulated cool-core cluster, (2005), Chandra Symposium, #3.6.
2. A. Gardini, P.M. Ricker, Buoyant Bubbles in a Cooling Intracluster Medium, (2004), BAAS, 205, #146.04.
1. Simulations of hot bubbles in a cooling ICM, 23 Feb. 2006, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, USA.
2. Simulating Chandra observations of galaxy clusters, 12 Apr. 2002, Astronomical Institute “Anton Pannekoek”, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
“EIS Team Meeting”, 17-19 Mar. 2009, Fairfax, VA, USA.
“Hinode-2”, 29 Sept.-3 Oct. 2008, Boulder, CO, USA
“MSSL EIS Science/Splinter Meeting”, 13-15 May 2008, Holmbury St. Mary, UK.
“Nordic Cosmology Workshop”, 10-11 Mar. 2008, Oslo, Norway.
“GMU EIS Science/Splinter Meeting”, 30 Oct.-1 Nov. 2007, Fairfax, VA, USA.
“Six Years of Science with Chandra Symposium”, 2-4 Nov. 2005, Cambridge, MA, USA.
“Cosmology with Galaxy Clusters”, 7 Oct. 2005, Chicago, IL, USA.
“205th Meeting of the AAS”, 9-13 Jan. 2005, San Diego, CA, USA.
“Fundamental Physics from Galaxy Clusters”, 9-11 Dec. 2004, Batavia, IL, USA.
“AMR simulations in Cosmology”, 14-18 June 2004, Durham, UK.
“Site Review of the ASCI Center for Astrophysical Thermonuclear Flashes”, 15-17 Oct. 2003, Chicago, IL, USA
“Dark energy day”, 22 Nov. 2002, Milan, Italy.
“Tracing Cosmic Evolution with Galaxy Clusters”, 3-6 July 2001, Sesto Pusteria, Italy.
“Chemical Enrichment of the ICM and IGM”, 14-18 May 2001, Vulcano, Italy.
“Galaxy Clusters and the High-Redshift Universe observed in the X-rays”, XXIst Moriond Astrophysics Meeting, 10-17 Mar. 2001, Les Arcs1800, France.
“Victoria Computational Cosmology Conference”, 21-25 Aug. 2000, Victoria, BC, Canada.
“CNAA-CINECA Numerical Astrophysics Workshop”, 22 June 2000, Bologna, Italy.
“INFN FA21 Meeting”, 15 June 1999, Milan, Italy.
“Formation and Evolution of Galaxies Workshop”, 18-19 May 1999, Padova, Italy.
“International Workshop on Structure and Dynamics of Galaxies”, 18-19 Mar. 1999, Venice, Italy.
“V Convegno Nazionale di Cosmologia”, 16-18 Dec. 1996, Frascati, Italy.
“The Factory of the Universe Workshop”, 26-28 July 1996, Santa Cruz, CA, USA.
“Convegno sui Metodi Numerici per lo studio della Struttura su Grande Scala dell'Universo”, 2 Mar. 1995, Padova, Italy.
“FLASH Code Tutorial”, 13-14 May 2004, Chicago, IL, USA.
SIGRAV Graduate School, “Joint Evolution of Black Holes and Galaxies”, 5-10 May 2003, Como, Italy.
Scuola Nazionale di Astrofisica, “Nuovi Telescopi - Cosmologia”, 8-13 Sept. 1997, Asiago, Italy.
NATO ASI, “The Cosmological Background Radiation”, 27 May-7 June, 1996, Strasbourg, France.
VIIIth EADN Predoctoral School, “The Structure of the Universe”, 13-22 July 1995, Leiden, The Netherlands.
Major languages: Italian: mother tongue. English: fluent. · German: intermediate.
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