I am a physicist and I work on cosmology, astrophysics and data analysis and usually fit job roles that bridge people with different expertise.
I am interested in how we can use data from ground and space missions to test theoretical models that describe the evolution and content of the Universe. Topics I have been working on include: Dark Energy, Dark Matter, Modified Gravity, Cosmic Microwave Background, Neutrinos, Supernovae. I have coordinated the Planck analysis for Dark Energy and Modified Gravity and I lead the Inter-science Taskforce for forecasts and Likelihood within the Euclid ESA/NASA international space missions.
Present position and responsabilities:
- CDI Research Engineer at CosmoStat, Service d’Astrophysique, CEA Saclay, France
- President of the Programme National de Cosmologie et Galaxie (PNCG)
- Project Manager for Euclid Inter Science Taskforce on Likelihood and Forecasts.
- Junior Research Group Leader for HGSFP and ITP Cosmology Group, University of Heidelberg, Germany
- Marie Curie IEF, Project DEMO, University of Geneva
- International School for Advanced Studies, SISSA, Trieste, Italy
- Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University, New York, USA
- Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, University of Heidelberg, Germany
- University of Torino, Italy
- University of Naples, Italy