CV

Employment

  • Knud Højgaard Associate Professor of Particle Astrophysics & Astrophysics, Niels Bohr International Academy and DARK, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (2017-present).
  • Mercator Fellow for the Collaborative Research Center: Neutrinos and Dark Matter in Astro- and Particle Physics, Technical University of Munich, Germany (2017-present).
  • Knud Højgaard Assistant Professor of Theoretical Physics, Niels Bohr International Academy, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (2016-2017).
  • Research associate, GRAPPA, Center of Excellence of the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2013-2015).
  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Physics, Munich, Germany (2011-2013).

Education

  • Ph.D. in Physics, University of Bari, Italy (2011).
  • Exchange student, Max Planck Institute for Physics, Munich, Germany (2010).
  • MS in  Physics, University of Bari, Italy, cum laude (2007).
  • BA in Physics, University of Bari, Italy, cum laude (2005).

 Awards, Grants and Honors

  • Diversity Grant, University of Copenhagen (2017-2022).
  • Villum Young Investigator Grant (2016-2020).
  • Max Planck Research Group leader (2016, declined).
  • Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship (2011-2013).
  • Honorable mention at the “Fubini” Prize competition for the best Italian PhD thesis in Physics, INFN (2011).
  • Young Physicist’s Grant “Antonio Stanghellini” for outstanding research, Italian Society of Physics (2009).

Research Interests

Astroparticle theory, neutrino astrophysics, neutrino cosmology, sterile neutrino physics, core-collapse supernovae, compact binary mergers, gamma-ray bursts, stellar nucleosynthesis, gamma-ray high-energy astrophysics, non-thermal cosmic sources, multi-messenger astrophysics.

Full CV available upon request.