FRANCESCHINI ALBERTO

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Qualification Professore ordinario
Scientific sector FIS/05 - ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS
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Curriculum Vitae
Full Professor, Padova University, courses on Cosmology and High Energy Astrophysics.
Former member of the Astronomy Working Group (ESA).
Former member of the "Observing Program Committee" dell'ESO, Cosmology panel.
Co-I of the IR camera ISOCAM on the ISO satellite (ESA).
PI of ISO observations of high-z galaxy clusters and AGNs.
Co-I of the camera/spectrograph SPIRE on the ESA mission Herschel Space Observatory.
Team Scientist of the LFI instrument of the PLANCK mission.
PI of a project of IR spectroscopy with ISAAC/VLT of high-z galaxies.
AWG expert for the NASA/ESA project "JWST".
PI of X-ray surveys with XMM of ultraluminous IR galaxies.
Team Scientist of the spectrograph SINFONI on VLT.
Italian lead of the EC TMR Network POE
Co-I of the "Legacy" program SWIRE of the NASA Spitzer observatory.
Co-I of the "COSMOS" program for multi-wavelength Wide Area cosmological survey with HST, Spitzer and the VLT/VIMOS.
PI of the Large Programme "ESO-Spitzer Imaging Survey (ESIS)".
OPC member of the ESO VISTA Public Survey Committee.
Consultant of the INAF Italian Institute for Astrophysics for the elaboration of the Plan 2009-2011.
From 2002 to 2009, Chair of the Degree Courses in Astronomy, Padova University.
Collaborator of the cosmological Survey HERMES with Herschel/SPIRE.
Member of the ESO STC La Silla & Paranal Sub-Committee.
Member of the Scientific Council of the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics.

RESEARCH FIELDS:

Space Astronomy: scientific payloads and observing strategies for IR and sub-mm instrumentation. Deep cosmological surveys.
Statistics of extragalactic sources (galaxies, AGN, quasars) in radio, IR, optical and X-rays: luminosity functions, cosmological
evolution. Mm, IR ed X-ray cosmic backgrounds: origin and contributions by galactic and extragalactic sources. Galaxy photometry
in radio, mm, IR and optical. Models of spectrophotometric evolution of galaxies, formation of spheroidal galaxies.

Publications
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List of taught course units in A.Y. 2018/19
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
SC1160 COMMON SC03101709 6 3rd Year Second
semester
ITA ALBERTO FRANCESCHINI
SC1173 001PD SCN1032610 6 2nd Year First
semester
ITA ALBERTO FRANCESCHINI
SC1173 COMMON SCP4067979     ITA ALBERTO FRANCESCHINI
»   SCP4067980 6 1st Year Annual ITA PAOLA MARIGO
»   SCP4067981 6 1st Year Annual ITA ALBERTO FRANCESCHINI