Curricum Vitae (Short)     

Elena Masciadri

Dirigente di Ricerca - Director of Research
Marie Curie Excellence Grant Awarded (2006-2010)

Institute: INAF-Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, L.go E. Fermi 5, 50125 Firenze, Italy
E-mail: surname at arcetri.astro.it
Nationality: Italian
Languages: Italian mother tongue, English fluent, French fluent, Spanish fluent
 
H-Index as first author: 17  (source: NASA/ADS: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abstract_service.html on 3/2/2017)

 
Education and Training

1995 - 1998  - PhD "Astronomie et Haute Resolutione Angulaire", Departement d'Astrophysique,  Universite de Nice- Sophie Antipolis, Nice, France (Mark: Tres Honorable avec Felicitationes du Jury).

1997 -  1998 - Six months visitor/stage (financied by the Centre International des Etudiantes et Stagieres), Centre National des Recherches Meteorologiques (CNRM), Toulouse, France

1994 - Master - Diplome d'Etudes Avances (DEA) "Imagerie et Haute Resolutione Angulaire", Departement d'Astrophysique, Universite de Nice-Sophie Antipolis, Nice, France (recognized equipollent diplome)

1994  - 1995 - Human Capital and Mobility Network Fellowship - "Turbidity and Turbulence effects on the propagation of optical radiation" promoted by Centro di Eccellenza Optoelettronica (CEO) Firenze, Italy. Host Institute: Departement d'Astrophysique, Universite de Nice-Sophie Antipolis, Nice, France

1993 - Laurea in Physics (Mark: 110/110), Universita' degli Studi, Milan, Italy

Awards & Grants


2015-2019 - "ALTA Center: Advanced LBT Turbulence and Atmosphere Center" - Granted by the LBT Observatory - PI: Masciadri E

2014-2015 - "MOSE; MOdeling ESO Sites - Phase B" - Feasibility study to evaluate the possibility to implement an operational system for the VLT and the E-ELT. - Granted by the European Southern Observatory (ESO). - PI: Masciadri E.

2011-2013 - "MOSE; MOdeling ESO Sites - Phase A" - Feasibility study to evaluate the possibility to implement an operational system for the VLT and the E-ELT - Granted by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) - PI: Masciadri E.

2005 - "Marie Curie Excellence Grant (EXT)" awarded by the European Community to scientists who showed potentialities in reaching excellence in their research domain. I was granted 1.2 MEuro to create a research group and carry out a project (ForOT) extended over 4 years. Status report of excellence Grants in 2005: 209 submissions, 27 proposals have been granted, 4 in Physics. ForOT is one of the granted proposals in Physics.

1999 - Post-Doc Grant - Selection by open call, IA-UNAM, Mexico D.F., Mexico

1997 - Award from Ministere des Affaire Etrangeres (PhD studies) at Universite de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France

1994 - "Human Capital and Mobility" Fellowship at Departement d'Astrophysique, Universite de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, Nice, France

Positions held

2010 - today 
- Senior Researcher - Director of Research (Dirigente di Ricerca) at INAF Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, Florence, Italy

2006 - 2010  (4 year)
- Senior Researcher - Director of Research (Dirigente di Ricerca) at  INAF Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, Florence, Italy
- Marie Curie Excellence Grant F
ellow at INAF Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, Florence, Italy

2003 - 2005  (3 year)
- Associate Researcher  at Max Planck Institute fur Astronomie (MPIA), Heidelberg, Germany


2001 - 2002 
(1.5 year)
- Astronomer Researcher at
Istituto de Astronomia Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (IA-UNAM), Mexico D.F., Mexico

1999 - 2000  (2.2 year)
- Post-Doc at Istituto de Astronomia Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (IA-UNAM), Mexico D.F., Mexico


1995 - 1998 (3.5 year)
- PhD studies at Departement d'Astrophysique, Universite de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France


1994 - 1995
  (1 year)
- 'Human Capital and Mobility' Fellow at Departement d'Astrophysique, Universite de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France