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Hi! My name's Mattia Vaccari, and I'm a post-doctoral research assistant
within the Astrophysics Group
of the University of the Western Cape
in Cape Town, South Africa, jointly funded by the SKA South Africa
project and by the European Commission FP7 HELP project.
I was formerly a post-doctoral research assistant within the
Department of Astronomy
at the University of Padova (2005-2011)
and within the Astrophysics Group
of Imperial College London (2003-2005).
I have previously received a PhD in Space Science & Technology from the
Department of Astronomy and the
Center for Space Studies and Activities "G. Colombo"
of the University of Padova and a MSc in Physics
from the Department of Physics "G. Galilei"
of the University of Padova.
I'm an astrophysicist, and more specifically I study the formation and evolution of galaxies over the life of the Universe by combining observations from telescopes operating both from the ground and from space, and exploiting the advantages offered by mounting telescopes on space satellites. I've long been involved in a number of projects exploiting ESA and NASA satellite missions such as Herschel, Spitzer and ISO. I'm a keen computer user and software developer and devoted open source content supporter, and in my spare time I enjoy reading and talking life and politics and science.
On these pages you'll find some more detail about my research and personal interests. Before going any further, however, you may want to read the Disclaimer associated with these pages. You could then decide to embark on an "official" tour through my (supposedly interesting but actually pretty-boring-to-the-average-man-one-must-imagine) life. If you REALLY want to take a look at what I do in the office, instead, here you can find papers, technical reports, software as well as some general information on my research interests. For anything else, try the links below! Hope you enjoy your stay...
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org WWW : http://www.mattiavaccari.net
|Last updated on 01 April 2012 and always under construction!|