Italian, born in Naples, 08/11/1985
- Italian, mother tongue.
- English, fluent spoken and written.
- Spanish, fluent spoken, good written.
- French, poor spoken and written.
- Dutch, poor spoken and written.
- German, poor spoken and written.
- Professional use of Linux and Windows Machines
- Very good knowledge of Office package (Word, Excel)
- Programmer in IDL
- Basic knowledge of C, C++, Mathematica
- Good familiarity with programs for visual analysis of FITS files (ds9, fv, Aladin, Qfits).
-Certified basketball coach
- PhD degree cum laude at the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, Groningen, The Netherlands,
Thesis: “The Initial Mass Function in Early-Type Galaxies”, Advisors: L.V.E. Koopmans, S.C.Trager
- Master’s Degree in Astrophysics and Space science, Federico II University of Naples, 2009, full marks and high honors (110/110 cum laude), Thesis: “2-D kinematical mapping of early- type galaxies with integral field spectroscopy”, Advisors: Prof. Massimo Capaccioli, Dr. Giovanni Covone.
- B.A. In Physics, Federico II University of Naples, 2006, full marks (110/110), Thesis: “Indicatori di distanza cosmologici” (Cosmological distance indicators), Advisor: Prof. Salvatore Capozziello
Cureent Academic Employment:
- MPA Postdoc Fellowship at the Max-Planck-Institut für Astrophysik (MPA), Garching bei München.
Projects Awards, Honors and Distinctions:
- Awarded a DARK-Carlsberg Foundation Fellow at the Niels Bohr Institute, U. of Copenhagen, 2016.
- Block Winter Award 2014 (ASPEN Winter Conference)
- Ubbo Emmius Scholarship for PhD research in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Groningen Graduate School of Science, 2009. Supervisors: L.V.E.Koopmans & S.C.Trager.
- Summer scholarship at Tor Vergata University of Rome, within the VIRGO research group, participation in the realization of ‘TCS, Thermal Compensation System’ for Virgo Advanced, Aug-Sept 2008, Supervisor: V. Fafone.
- ERASMUS scholarship program at the University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Canarias Islands, Sept-Feb 2005-6, Advisor: L.Smaldone
Observing Experience at Telescopes:
- VLT-ESO, X-shooter, Paranal Observatory, Chile, 2011
- Calar Alto Observatory, Spain, 2011
- Teide Observatory, IAC-80 telescope, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, 2006
- Asiago Observatory, Italy, 2005
Pi and CoPi of several successful proposal for allocation of telescope time
Invited Talks, Public Talks, and Contributions at Scientific International Conferences
- 2014-2016 Co-supervising of a master student at the Kapteyn Institute. Co-supervisors: Scott C. Trager, Dr. Mariya Lyubenova. Student: Gerjon Mensinga
- Public Lecture at the “The Arnhem Section of the Royal Dutch Society for Weather- and Astronomy, 19 December 2012, “Unravelling the cosmic mysteries through Gravitational Lensing"
Attended Astrophysics Schools:
- XXIII Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain, 14-25 Nov 2011
- NOVA Fall School, The Netherlands, 3-7 Oct 2011
- The Eighth NEON Observing School, Calar Alto, Spain, 17-27 June 2010
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