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Matteo Murgia
Research Scientist
email: matteo @ oa-cagliari.inaf.it
Phone: +39 070 71180255

Education & professional employment:
2006: Staff member at the  Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari, INAF
2001: Staff member (researcher) at the Istituto di Radioastronomia, CNR
2000: Ph. D. in Astronomy, University of Bologna
1996: Degree in Astronomy, University of Bologna

Languages: Italian, English

Education activity:
Teaching Assistant in the course of Radio astronomy at the Department of Physics, University of Cagliari
T
eaching Assistant in the course of Radio astronomy at the Department of Astronomy, University of Bologna (2001)

Research Interests:
Evolution of extra galactic radio sources
Radio emission from star-forming galaxies
Radio sources in cluster of galaxies
Scientific software development



Andrea Tarchi
Research Scientist
email: atarchi@oa-cagliari.inaf.it
Phone: +39 070 71180235


Education & professional employment:
2006: Staff member at the Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari, INAF
2001: Staff member (researcher) at the Istituto di Radioastronomia, CNR
2001: Postdoctoral Fellow, MPIfR-Bonn
2001: Ph. D. in Astronomy, RAIUB-University of Bonn
1997: Degree in Astronomy, University of Bologna

Languages: Italian, English, German

Education activity:

Teaching Assistant in the course of Fundamentals of Astrophysics at the Department of Physics, University of Cagliari
Teaching Assistant in the course of Radio astronomy at the Department of Physics, University of Cagliari

Research Interests:
Radio emission from Starburst and AGN galaxies
Extra-galactic water masers
Maser VLBI




Federica Govoni
Research Scientist
email: fgovoni @ oa-cagliari.inaf.it
Phone: +39 070 71180236


Education & professional employment:
2008: Staff member at the  Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari, INAF
2005:
Post Doct Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari, INAF
2002: Post Doct University of Bologna
2002: Ph. D. in Astronomy University of Bologna
1998: Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Astronomical Observatory of Padova
1997: Degree in Physics University of Bologna

Languages: Italian, English


Research Interests:
Study of the radio emission of radio galaxies
Radio halos, relics and X-ray diffuse emission
in clusters of galaxies and beyond
Large-scale magnetic fields in the Universe



Paola Castangia
Research Scientist
email: pcastang @ oa-cagliari.inaf.it
Phone: +39 070 71180230



Education & professional employment:
2012;
Staff member at the Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari, INAF
2009: Post Doct Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari, INAF (master and back program)
2007: Post Doct MPIfR, Bonn (master and back program)
2007: Ph. D. in Physics, University of Cagliari
2005: Visitor at the MPIfR, Bonn
2003: Degree in Physics, University of Cagliari

Languages: Italian, English, German


Research Interests:
UV emission from starburst galaxies
Radio emission from active galaxies
Extra-galactic water masers
X-ray emission in AGN




Ettore Carretti
Senior Research Scientist
email: carretti @ oa-cagliari.inaf.it
Phone: +39 070 71180226


Education & professional employment:

2014: Senior Research Scientist, SRT Officer-in-Charge, INAF Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari
2013: Senior System Scientist and Parkes Lead Scientist, Parkes Telescope, CSIRO-CASS, Marsfield
2009: Senior System Scientist, Parkes Telescope, CSIRO-CASS, Parkes
2006: Research Scientist at INAF-IRA, Bologna, Italy
1999: Research Scientist at INAF IASF Bologna, Italy (formerly CNR-TeSRE)
1999: PhD in Astronomy, University of Bologna

Languages: Italian, English

Research Interests:
Galactic magnetism
Fermi Bubbles
CMB foregrounds
Galaxy clusters and synchrotron cosmic web
Radio astronomical instrumentation





Paolo Serra
Senior Research Scientist
email: pserra @ oa-cagliari.inaf.it
Phone: +39 070 71180280


Education & professional employment:

2016: Research Scientist, INAF Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari
2013: Postdoc, CSIRO/ATNF, Sydney, Australia
2011: NWO/Veni fellow, ASTRON, Dwingeloo, the Netherlands
2008: Postdoc, ASTRON, Dwingeloo, the Netherlands
2008: Ph.D. in Astronomy, Kapteyn Institute, University of Groningen, the Netherlands
2003: Degree in Physics, University of Cagliari, Italy

Languages: Italian, English, Dutch

Research Interests:
Galaxy evolution in different environments
The interstellar medium of galaxies
Galaxy dynamics and structure





Valentina Vacca
Research Scientist
email: vvacca @ oa-cagliari.inaf.it
Phone: +39 070 71180272


Education & professional employment:

2016: Staff member at the INAF Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari  (Italy)
2013: Post Doct at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching, Germany
2011: Post Doct at the INAF Istituto di Radioastrnomia di Bologna (Italy)
2008:
Ph. D. position University of Cagliari
2008: Second level degree in Physics, (Laurea  Specialistica) University of Cagliari
2006: First level degree in Physics, (Laurea  Triennale University of Cagliari

Languages: Italian, English

Research Interests:
Magnetic fields and radio sources in cluster of galaxies and beyond
Radio Astronomy





Gabriele Surcis
Research Scientist
email: surcis @ oa-cagliari.inaf.it
Phone:
+39 070 71180271


Education & professional employment:

2016: Staff member at the INAF Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari  (Italy)
2011: Support Scientist at the Joint Institute for VLBI ERIC (JIVE; Dwingeloo, the Netherlands)
2011: PhD in Astronomy at the Argelander-Institut für Astronomie (Universität Bonn, Germany) and member of the International
         Max-Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Universities of Bonn and Cologne
2008: Six months training at the Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari
2007: ASTRON/JIVE Summer Student Programme 2007, Dwingeloo (the Netherlands)
2007: Master in Physics, (Laurea  Specialistica) Università degli Studi di Cagliari
2004: Bachelor in Physics, (Laurea  Triennale) Università degli Studi di Cagliari


Languages: Italian, English

Research Interests:
Very Long Baseline Interferometry
Galactic and Extra-galactic masers
Massive Star-Formation
Magnetic Field
Radio emission from starburst and AGN galaxies






Nicola Pintus
Post doct
email: npintus @ oa-cagliari.inaf.it
Phone:


Education & professional employment:

2016: Post Doct at the INAF Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari  (Italy)
2016: PhD in mathematics and scientific computing, university of Cagliari
2012: Second level degree in Mathematics (Laurea Magistrale), university of Cagliari
2010: First level degree in Mathematics (Laurea triennale), university of Cagliari

Education activity:

Tutoring the courses of analysis at the department of mathematics of the
engineering faculty and the courses of mechanics at the department of
physics and department of mathematics, university of Cagliari (2012-2015)


Languages: Italian, English

Research Interests:
Mathematical cosmology







Francesca Loi
Ph.D. Student
email: floi @ oa-cagliari.inaf.it
Phone: : +39 070 71180258


Education & professional employment:

2014: PhD student, University of Cagliari
2014: Second level degree in Physics (Laurea  Specialistica), University of Cagliari
2013: Erasmus student at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM), Munich (Germany)
2011: First level degree in Physics (Laurea  Triennale), University of Cagliari

Languages: Italian, English, French

Education activity:
Tutoring the course of General Physics I at the Department of Physics, University of Cagliari (2015)

Research Interests:
Magnetic fields and radio sources in galaxy clusters
Numerical simulations
Radio astronomy



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