Office: Villa Bazzoni, INAF-Osservatorio di Trieste

v. Bazzoni 1, 34124, Trieste, Italy

Email:rasia@oats.inaf.it

Phone: +39 040 3199 143

 

Office: 3240 Randall Lab, Physics Department, University of Michigan

Address: 450 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI-48109

Email: rasia@umich.edu

Phone:  734-615-4256

 

Skype: elena.rasia

Job Positions

Dec 2016-present: Researcher (Ricercatore III livello): INAF- Observatory of Trieste

2015-Jan 2017: Marie Curie Fellow: INAF- Observatory of Trieste

2012- 2017: Research Scientist at Physics Department, University of Michigan (on Educational leave)

2009-2012: Fellow of the Michigan Society of Fellows, Post-Doctoral Scholar and Assistant Professor at Astronomy Department, University of Michigan

2006-2009: Chandra-Eistein Fellow at Physics Department, University of Michigan

2006: Researcher at Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Italy

Curriculum Studiorum

 

PhD: Astronomy Department, Padova University, Italy (2006)

PhD Europeus in Astronomy (2006)

Laurea (Graduation): Astronomy Department, Padova University, Italy (Summa Cum Laude, 2002)

 

TOTAL:      $ 1064K

             EUR 380K

Grants

 

  • Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowships (IIF) “A multi-wavelenght approach to investigate biases affecting galaxy clusters mass” (EUR 249K).

  • Co-PI: HST Theory proposal (2014-2016): $120K 

  • PI: Chandra theory grant “Temperature structure characterization” (2012-2013): $60K

  • PI: NSF grant “Investigating the Complex Interaction of Dark Matter and Gas in Cluster of Galaxies” (2012-2014): $363K

  • PI: Michigan Society of Fellows Fellowship (2009-12): $155K

  • Scientific PI: Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics grants for visitor program to support US-I galaxy cluster research. MCTP number-12-05 (2011-12): $2.6K

  • US Scientific PI: Joint Project for the exchange of researchers within the executive program Italy-USA (2008-11): EUR 6K

  • Scientific-PI: Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics grants for visitor program to support US-Italy Galaxy Cluster research. MCTP-number 09-10 and 09-09 (2008-09): $5K

  • PI: Chandra Fellowship grant number PF6-70042 awarded by the Chandra X-ray Center Operated by Smithsonian (2006-09): $266.9K

  • Co-PI: Chandra Theory Award (2007): $70K

  • PI: Dipartimento di Astronomia, Alma Mater Studiorum, Univeersity of Bologna research grant (2006): EUR 40+K

  • PI: Marie Curie Host Fellowships: EARA Early Stage Training to work at MPA, Garching, Germany (2006): EURO 10K

  • PI: Marie Curie Host Fellowships: EARA Early Stage Training to work at MPA, Garching, Germany (2005): EUR 10K

  • PI: University of Padova, PhD research (2003-05): EUR 10K

  • Co-PI: COFIN 2001 research grant "Numerical model fro formation and evolution of Galaxy Clusters" (2002): EUR 40+

Colloquia, Seminar, Conferences

 

92 contributions at seminars, conferences, school, and workshop (details on PDF)

Conferences: 42 international conferences and workshops (42 oral contributions and 6 posters)

Schools: 8 International PhD schools (4 oral contribution)

Invited Colloquia, seminars, and conferences (39)

 

Professional Activities

 

Committee Member for RTD (researcher for 1-3 years) titled "Sviluppo di algoritmi per lo studio di sistemi di galassie per le attività del segmento di Terra Euclid" (2018)

Committee Member for RTD (researcher for 1-2 years) titled "Cosmologia con ammassi di galassie, nell'ambito del progetto MIUR - FARE ClustersXEuclid" (2018)

Committee Member for research contract (1 year) titles "Comologia con Ammassi di Galassie" (2018)

Person of Contact of the SWG1.1 within the Athena Collaboration 

Panel member per ASI (Italian Space Agency)

Panel member on NSF-AAG review panel

Panel member on NASA-ADAP (Archival Data Analysis) review panel (twice)

Panel member on NASA-ATP (Astrophysics Theory) review panel 

Panel member on NASA Chandra X-ray Observatory review panel (twice)

Panel member on NASA Hubble Space Telescope review panel

 

External Reviewer for the NSF Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Panel member for the Michigan Society of Fellows (2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12)

Panel member for Rackham Distinguish Dissertation Evaluation (2011, 2012)

Committee member for the Rackham one-term Dissertation Fellowship (2013-14)

Committee member for Graduate Awards (Cornwell, Franken, Terwillinger, and Wiedenbeck Prizes, 2013-14)

Physical Science Poster Judge for the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (2012, 2013)

Poster Judge at UROP event

Reviewer for the Astrophysical Journal and Astrophysical Journal letter 

Reviewer for Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society and Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society Letters 

Reviewer for Astronomy and Astrophysics 

Reviewer for the International Journal of Computational methods

Contribution to the Italian Virtual Observatory

 

Cluster Seminar organizer (2006-07, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014)

 

 

 

Languages

 

Italian (Mother toungue)

English

Spanish (Household toungue)

French

Croatian (to be refreshed!)

Publications
 

LIST

Tot cit: 3160 (ADS)

Top cit 100: 9 papers (ADS)

Top cit 50: 20 paper (ADS)

h-index=27 (ADS)

2010 - present

2010 - present