Alumni of the Ph.D. in Astrophysics & Cosmology

Name Year Supervisors Thesis Title pdf Current Affiliation
Riccardo Murgia 2019 M. Viel Constraining Dark Matter properties with the Inter-Galactic Medium and other probes Montpellier
Anirban Roy 2019 A. Lapi, C. Baccigalupi, D. Spergel Probing patchy reionization via CMB, LSS and their cross correlations Cornell Univ., USA
Guglielmo Costa 2019 A. Bressan, A. Lanza, L. Girardi Evolution of rotating stars with PARSEC: implementation and comparison with observations Univ. Padova, Italy
Andrej Obuljen 2018 M. Viel Large-Scale Structure with 21cm Intensity Mapping University of Waterloo, Canada, andrej.obuljen[at]uwaterloo.ca
Francesca Lepori 2018 M. Viel, C. Baccigalupi Relativistic Cosmology from the Linear to the Non-Linear Regime The University of Geneva, Switzerland, francesca.lepori[at]unige.ch
Elias Kammoun 2018 A. Celotti, G. Risaliti Clues on the physics of AGN through X-ray spectral, timing and polarimetric analysis University of Michigan, USA, ekammoun[at]umich.edu
Milena Valentini 2018 S. Borgani, A. Bressan, G. Murante Formation of disc galaxies from cosmological simulations: galactic outflows and chemical evolution Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy, milena.valentini[at]sns.it
Gor Oganesyan 2018 A. Celotti, L. Nava, G. Ghirlanda Gamma-ray burst prompt emission: new insights into spectral characterization Gran Sasso Science Institute, gor.oganesyan[at]gssi.it, Italy
Alessandro Trani 2017 M. Mapelli, A. Bressan Dynamics in extreeme environments: galactic nuclei University of Tokyo, aatrani[at]astron.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Isabella Paola Carucci 2017 M. Viel, A. Lapi Cosmic neutral hydrogen as tracer of the large scale structure of the Universe ipcarucci[at]sissa.it
Ikechukwu Anthony Obi 2017 A. Bressan, F. Perrotta and L. Silva A Panchromatic Spectral Population Synthesis Model for Young Star-Burst Galaxies Space Research Centre, University of Nigeria, Enugu State, Nigeria, tonykassidy_z[at]yahoo.com
Giuseppe Puglisi 2017 C. Baccigalupi, G. Fabbian B-mode Polarization Experiments for the Cosmic Microwave Background: Map-making and Foreground Modelling Stanford University, giuspugl[at]stanford.edu
Jingjing Shi 2017 A. Lapi, H. Wang, R. K. Sheth Angular Momentum, Assembly, and Environments of Galaxies and Halos Peking University, China, shijingjing[at]pku.edu.cn
Federico Bianchini 2016 A. Lapi, C. Baccigalupi, P. Bielewicz Cosmic Microwave Background and Large Scale Structure: Cross-Correlation as seen from Herschel and Planck satellites University of Melbourne, Australia fbianchini[at]unimelb.edu.au
Serena Perrotta 2016 V. D'Odorico, S. Cristiani,F. Perrotta, Investigating Quasar Outflows at High Redshift
Marco Raveri 2016 C. Baccigalupi;A. Silvestri The Threefold Way to Cosmological Tests of Gravity KICP, University of Chicago, USA mraveri[at]kicp.uchicago.edu
Claudia Mancuso 2016 A. Lapi; L. Danese; G. De Zotti Dusty Star Forming Galaxies and Supermassive Black Holes at High Redshifts: In- Situ Coevolution SISSA, Italy cmancuso[at]sissa.it
Ekaterina Karukes 2016 P. Salucci The nature of dark matter from properties of galaxies SISSA, Italy ekaterina.karukes[at]sissa.it
Xiaoting Fu 2016 A. Bressan Evolution of low mass stars: lithium problem and alpha enhanced tracks and isochrones ESO, Germany xtfu[at]sissa.it
Yang Chen 2015 A. Bressan Evolution of Very Low Mass Stars and Very Massive Stars in PARSEC ? Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia Galileo Galilei, Universit`a di Padova, Padova ychen[at]sissa.it
Jing Tang 2015 A. Bressan New PARSEC evolutionary tracks of massive stars at low metallicity: testing canonical stellar evolution in nearby star forming dwarf galaxies SISSA, Trieste, Italy jing.tang[at]sissa.it
Calabrese Matteo 2015 C. Baccigalupi The Universe in many nutshells: high resolution simulations of CMB weak gravitational lensing INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera, Milano, Italy matteo.calabrese[at].sissa.it
Aversa Rossella 2015 A. Lapi;L. Danese;P. Salucci Coevolution of supermassive Black Holes and Galaxies across cosmic times SISSA, Trieste, Italy rossella.aversa[at]sissa.it
Claudia Antolini 2014 C. Baccigalupi CMB lensing signal analysis: prospects for measurements and characterisation for future surveys Fudan University, Shanghai, China
claudia_antolini[at]fudan.edu.cn
Noemi Frusciante 2014 T. P. Sotiriou, R. K. Sheth, A. Silvestri Deviations from General Relativity in Cosmology and Astrophysics Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris, France
fruscian[at]iap.fr
Eolo di Casola 2014 S. Liberati, S. Sonego Sieving the Landscape of Gravity Theories. From the Equivalence Principles to the Near-Planck Regime SISSA, Trieste, Italy
dicasola[at]sissa.it
Daniele Vernieri 2014 T. P. Sotiriou Gravity beyond General Relativity: New Proposals and their Phenomenology Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, France
vernieri[at]iap.fr
Gianluca Castignani 2014 A. Celotti, M. Chiaberge, G. De Zotti Radio - Loud Active Galactic Nuclei from parsec to Mega-parsec scales Centre National d'études Spatiales (CNES), Observatory of Nice, France
Gianluca.Castignani[at]oca.eu
Ambra Nanni 2013 A. Bressan Dust production in Asymptotic Giant Branch stars Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia Galileo Galilei, Universit`a di Padova, Padova, Italy [br]ananni[at]sissa.it
Alessandro Renzi 2013 C. Baccigalupi, M. Liguori Primordial non-Gaussianity with Planck Dipartimento di Matematica, Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
arenzi[at]pd.infn.it
Zhen-Yi Cai 2013 A. Lapi, L. Danese, G. De Zotti Evolution with redshift of the star formation rate and of the accretion rate onto AGNs Department of Astronomy, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
zcai.cn[at]gmail.com

Name Year Supervisors Thesis Title
Nicola Bassan 2012 S. Fantoni, J. C. Miller Microphysical modeling of Neutron Star Matter and Astrophysical consequences
Yabebal Tadesse Fantaye 2012 C. Baccigalupi, S. Leach Cosmic Microwave Background B-mode Polarization Data Analysis: Gravitational Waves and Lensing
Claudio Cremaschini 2012 J. C. Miller, M. Tessarotto Foundations of Kinetic Theory for Astrophysical Plasmas with Applications to Accretion Discs and Electromagnetic Radiation-Reaction
Antonella Garzilli 2012 M. Viel, S. Leach, J. C. Miller A measurement of the thermal history of the intergalactic medium, and constraints on primordial black holes in the Galaxy
Emilio Tejeda Rodriguez 2012 J. C. Miller, S. Rosswog An analytic Kerr-accretion model as a test solution for a new GR SPH code
Stefano Finazzi 2011 S. Liberati Analogue gravitational phenomena in Bose–Einstein condensates
Laura Bonavera 2011 C. Baccigalupi, G. De Zotti, R. D. Ekers Spectra of extragalactic radio sources after Planck
Goffredo Chirco 2011 S. Liberati Thermodynamic aspects of gravity
Lulu Fan 2011 A. Lapi, L. Danese, A. Bressan Formation and evolution of massive early-type galaxies at high redshift
Pratika Dayal 2010 A. Ferrara Cosmic Lighthouses: unveiling the nature of high-redshift galaxies
Carmelo Evoli 2010 A. Ferrara The role of turbulence in interstellar and intergalactic environments
Giulia Migliori 2010 A. Celotti, A. Siemiginowska, P. Grandi High Energy Emission in Relativistic Jets of AGN: Theory predictions and gamma-ray view
Ernazar B. Abdikamalov 2009 J. Miller, L. Rezzolla The gravitational wave signature of stellar collapse and dynamics of compact stars
Sara Buttiglione 2009 A. Celotti, A. Capetti Spectroscopy of radio galaxies and the jet-disk connection
Michael Cook 2009 A. Lapi, G. L. Granato Two phase galaxy formation: on the physical origins of the bulge-disc dichotomy
Barbara De Marco 2009 A. Celotti, M. Cappi, K. Iwasawa Iron line variability: a tool towards understanding the accretion flow around supermassive black holes
Marco Nardini 2009 A. Celotti, G. Ghisellini, G. Ghirlanda Optical versus X-ray afterglows of GRBs: towards understanding the emission processes
Luca Naso 2009 J. C. Miller, A. Bonanno Magnetic fields in proto-neutron stars and in accretion discs around neutron stars
Andrew Schurer 2009 G. L. Granato, L. Silva The effect of dust on the appearence of the spectral energy distribution of galaxies
Stefania Salvadori 2009 A. Ferrara Stellar archeology: from first stars to dwarf galaxies
Enrico Barausse 2008 L. Rezzolla, J. Miller Exploring gravity theories with gravitational waves and compact objects
Marcella Massardi 2008 G. De Zotti, R. Ekers, L. Danese
The extragalactic CMB foregrounds at mm wavelengths
Marcos Valdes 2008 A. Ferrara Investigating reionization and dark matter through HI 21 cm line radiation
Federico Stivoli 2008 C. Baccigalupi Hunting B-modes in CMB polarization observations
Carmelita Carbone 2007 C. Baccigalupi Non-linear structure formation and cosmic radiation backgrounds
Simona Gallerani 2007 A. Ferrara Reionization signatures in quasar absorption spectra
Chiara Tonini 2007 A. Lapi, P. Salucci The role of galaxy formation in the structure and dynamics of dark matter halos
Irina Yegorova 2007 P. Salucci Dark matter in spiral galaxies
Viviana Acquaviva 2006 C. Baccigalupi Weak Lensing and Cosmic Acceleration
Lucia Ballo 2006 S. Cristiani, L. Danese, A. Celotti Low intermediate luminosity AGNs: from their X-ray emission to their SMBHs
Bruno Giacomazzo 2006 L. Rezzolla General Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamics: fundamental aspects and applications
Daniele Malesani 2006 G. Chincarini, A. Celotti Progenitors for long and short gamma-ray bursts
Jirong Mao 2006 A. Lapi, L. Danese Joint Evolution of Supermassive Black Holes and Host Galaxies at High Redshift (AGN Luminosity Functions and Protogalactic Reionization)
Michela Mapelli 2006 A. Ferrara Relic Signatures of Reionization Sources
Mattia Negrello 2006 G. De Zotti, M. Magliocchetti Clustering at high redshift: the sub-millimeter and radio views
Ilia Musco 2006 J. C. Miller Formation of primordial black holes
Francesca Annibali 2005 A. Bressan, L. Danese Stellar Populations in Field Early-Type Galaxies
Zeljka Bosnjak 2005 A. Celotti, G. Ghirlanda Gamma Ray Bursts: clues from the spectra and variability of the prompt phase
Fabio Giovi 2005 C. Baccigalupi Enlightening dark energy with the CMB three point correlation function
Francesco Shankar 2005 L. Danese, P. Salucci, A. Lapi Super-massive Black Holes: the missing link in galaxy evolution
Sara Tinti 2005 G. De Zotti, A. Celotti, D. Dallacasa The demography of the youngest radio sources
Michele Cirasuolo 2004 L. Danese, M. Magliocchetti, A. Celotti AGN outflows and galaxy formation
Ruben Salvaterra 2004 A. Ferrara First Cosmic Light
Roberto Ricci 2004 L. Danese, G. De Zotti, R. D. Ekers High-frequency properties of extragalactic radio sources
Danilo Marchesini 2004 A. Celotti, L. Ferrarese Nuclear properties of radio-loud active nuclei and their unification
Pedro J. Montero 2004 J. C. Miller, L. Rezzolla Accretion tori around black hole
Luca Baiotti 2004 L. Rezzolla Numerical relativity simulations of non-vacuum spacetimes in three dimensions
Vanessa Mangano 2002 A. Celotti, J. C. Miller Dynamical and radiative evolution of fireball
Annamaria Borriello 2002 P. Salucci Cored Dark Halos Around Galaxies - The Evidence of a Turning Point in the Knowledge of Our Universe
Giuliano Taffoni 2002 L. Danese, P. Monaco Formation and Evolution of Dark Matter Haloes in Hierarchical Models for Structure Formation
Olindo Zanotti 2002 L. Rezzolla, J. C. Miller Numerical Relativistic Hydrodynamics: New Ideas and Applications
Donatella Romano 2002 L. Danese, F. Matteucci Chemical Evolution and Galaxy Formation
Giancarlo Ghirlanda 2002 A. Celotti, G. Ghisellini, M. Tavani Spectral Evolution of GRBs: New Insights Into Their Physics
Joachim Almergren 2002 J. C. Miller Energy and Rotation in Relativistic Astrophysics
Pasquale Panuzzo 2002 L. Danese, A. Bressan, G. L. Granato Dust and Nebular Emission in Star Forming Galaxies
Roberta Paladini 2002 G. De Zotti, R. Davies, L. Danese The Warm Ionized Gas Thin Layer
Abouazza Elmhamdi 2002 I. J. Danziger, J. C. Miller Physical Interpretations of Observations of Core Collapse SNe
Ilaria Cagnoni 2001 A. Celotti, M. Elvis Galaxy formation:Physical and cosmological relevance of rare and extreme sources
Enrichetta Iodice 2001 M. Arnaboldi, L. S. Sparke, P. Salucci Formation scenarios for polar ring galaxies
Stefano Liberati 2000 D. W. Sciama, M. Visser, J. C. Miller Quantum Vacuum Effects in Gravitational Fields: Theory and Detectability
Massimo Marengo 2000 D. W. Sciama, G. Fazio, J. C. Miller Mid-IR Observations and Modeling of Astrophysical Dust - AGB Cirumstellar Envelopes and ICM Dust
You-Hong Zhang 2000 A. Celotti, A. Treves X-ray Variability of Blazars
Marco Chiaberge 2000 A. Celotti, S. Capetti The Hubble Space Telescope View of the Nuclei of Radio Galaxies
Andrea Martocchia 2000 V. Karas, G. Matt, J. C. Miller X-ray Spectral Signatures of Accreting Black Holes
Francesca Perrotta 2000 L. Danese, S. Matarrese Cosmologies with a Dynamical Vacuum Energy
Cesario Lia 2000 G. Carraro, P. Salucci Galaxy formation: Highlights from Galactic Scales
Fu-Kun Liu 1999 A. Lanza, J.C. Miller Relativistic Hydrodynamics for Gamma-Ray Burst Models
Cristiano Porciani 1999 D. W. Sciama, S. Matarrese Clustering Properties of Dark Matter Haloes in Hierarchical Models for Structure Formation in the Universe
Valentina D'Odorico 1999 L. Danese, S. Cristiani Quasar Absorption Spectra: Probes of the Baryonic Gas at High Redshift
Davide Maino 1999 M. Bersanelli, L. Danese The Planck-LFI: a Study of Instrumental and Astrophysical Effects
Laura Silva 1999 L. Danese, G. L. Granato Modelling the SED Evolution of Dusty Galaxies and Applications
Bruce Bassett 1998 D. W. Sciama Visions of the End of Inflation
Giovanni Fossati 1998 A. Celotti, G. Ghisellini A Unifying View on Blazars
Elena Pierpaoli 1998 L. Danese, S. Bonometto Large Scale Structure and Cosmic Microwave Background Anisotropies as Tests of Dark Matter Models
Jianmin Liu 1997 D. W. Sciama Intergalactic Medium at High Redshifts
Alejandra Melfo 1997 G. Senjanovic, D. W. Sciama Broken Symmetries at High Temperature as a Solution to the Domain Wall and Monopole Problems
Claudio Gheller 1997 J. C. Miller, O. Pantano, L. Moscardini A High Resolution Hydrodynamical Code for the Study of Cosmological Structures
Silvia Zane 1997 J.C. Miller, A. Treves, R. Turolla Relativistic Radiative Transfer for Accretion Flows onto Neutron Stars and Black Holes
Marco Cavaglià 1996 V. de Alfaro, D.W. Sciama Quantisation of Gauge Systems: Application to Minisuperspace Models in Canonical Quantum Gravity
GianLuca Israel 1996 L. Stella, A. Treves A Systematic Research of New X-ray Pulsators in ROSAT Fields
Luciano Rezzolla 1996 J. C. Miller General Relativistic Hydrodynamics of Compressible Multicomponent Fluids: Developments and Applications
Alejandro Gangui 1995 D. W. Sciama Cosmic Microwave Background Anisotropies and Theories of the Early Universe
Kamilla Piotrkowska 1995 D. W. Sciama Renormalization Group, Coarse-Graining and Critical Phenomena in Cosmology
Enzo Branchini 1995 D. W. Sciama Reconstructing the Cosmic Density and Velocity Fields
Miguel Chavez Dagost 1995 A. Treves, M. L. Malagnini Absorption Line Spectral Indices in Stars and Stellar Systems
Antonio Walter Riotto 1995 D. W. Sciama Electroweak Baryogenesis in the Adiabatic Limit
Luca Zampieri 1995 A. Treves, J. C. Miller, R. Turolla Relativistic Radiation Hydrodynamics in Spherical Flows and Applications to Accretion onto Computer Objects
Piercarlo Bonifacio 1994 D. W. Sciama, M. Hack Chemical Abundances in Three Population II Stars
Li Cai Deng 1994 D. W. Sciama, C. Chiosi Understanding the HR Diagram of Massive Stars
Paolo Catelan 1994 D. W. Sciama Statistical Properties of the Large-Scale Distribution of Matter and Velocity Fields in the Universe
Hugo Aurelio Morales-Técotl 1994 G. F. R. Ellis On Spacetime and Matter at Planck Length
Francesco Haardt 1994 A. Treves High Energy Processes in Seyfert Galaxies
Elena Pian 1994 A. Treves The Broad-Band Energy Distribution of Ultraviolet-Bright Blazars
Rita Maria Sambruna 1994 L. Maraschi, A. Treves, M. Urry The X-ray Properties of Blazars
Gianluigi Granato 1993 A. Treves, L. Danese A Study of a Sample of Optically Selected AGNs
Joseph Edward Pesce 1993 A. Treves, R. Falomo The Environments of BL Lacertae Objects
Nicola Caon 1993 D. W. Sciama, M. Capaccioli The Manifold of Hot Galaxian Components
Vincenzo Antonuccio 1992 D. W. Sciama Dynamical Friction and the Evolution of Clusters of Galaxies
Magda Arnaboldi 1992 D. W. Sciama, M. Capaccioli, L. Sparke Dynamics and Evolution of Polar Ring Galaxies
Marisa Girardi 1992 D. W. Sciama Nearby Galaxy Clusters: Sizes and Velocity Dispersion
Yi-Peng Jing 1992 D. W. Sciama Large-Scale Clustering in the Universe
Antony Valentini 1992 D. W. Sciama On the Pilot-Wave Theory of Classical, Quantum and Subquantum Physics
Stefano Borgani 1992 G. F. R. Ellis Scaling Properties of the Large-Scale Structure of the Universe
Alberto Carlini 1992 D. W. Sciama, M. Martellini Spacetime Wormholes, Stringy Black Holes and 5th Time Gravity
Gang Bao 1992 M. Abramowicz, A. Treves "Hot Spot" Model and Short Term X-Ray Variability of Active Galactic Nuclei
Annalisa Celotti 1992 A. C. Fabian, A. Treves The Role of Syncrotron and Self Compton Radiation in Active Galactic Nuclei
Valerio Faraoni 1991 G. F. R. Ellis Studies on Gravitational Waves
Philip Cuddeford 1991 D. W. Sciama Studies of the Dynamics of Galaxies in Equilibrium
Paola Marziani 1991 D. W. Sciama, M. Calvani, P. Rafanelli Accretion Flows in Active Galaxies
Claudia Maria Raiteri 1991 D. W. Sciama, R. Gallino The Astrophysical Origin of the s-Elements
Yaqub Anini 1991 D. W. Sciama Quantum Cosmology and the Origin of the Universe
Marco Bruni 1991 G. F. R. Ellis Covariant and Gauge-Invariant Cosmological Perturbations
Mauro D'Onofrio 1991 G. F. R. Ellis, M. Capaccioli Studies of Stellar Components in Spiral Galaxies
Ravi Kumar Gulati 1991 D. W. Sciama The Mg Index for Stellar Population Studies
Armando Pisani 1990 D. W. Sciama The Mass Distribution Function of Group of Galaxies
Alessandro Romeo 1990 D. W. Sciama Stability of Secular Heating of Galactic Discs
Sebastiano Sonego 1990 D. W. Sciama On the Compatibility of Quantum Matter and Classical Gravity
José Acosta Pulido 1990 M. Calvani Extended Narrow Line Region in Seyfert Galaxies: Photoionization by Thick Accretion Disk Emission
Silvia Mollerach 1990 D. W. Sciama Energy Density Perturbations in Two-Field Inflationary Models
Mauro Orlandini 1990 F. Frontera, M. Calvani Time Properties of Two Wind Fed X-Ray Binary Pulsars Observed with EXOSAT: 4U 1538-52 and GX 301-2
Tomaz Zwitter 1990 M. Calvani The Binary System SS433
Antonella Porri 1988 R. Stalio Radial and Non-Radial Pulsation Modelling in Early Type Stars
Roberto Scaramella 1988 D. W. Sciama Studies on the Large-Scale Structure of the Universe
Cong Xu 1988 G. De Zotti Markarian Galaxies
Levent Denizman 1988 M. Hack Optical and UU Spectroscopy of Be/Shell and Supergiant Stars
Paola Mazzei 1988 G. Barbaro Multicomponent Models of the Intrastellar Medium and Star Formation
Ewa Szuszkiewicz 1988 M. Abramowicz Slim Accretion Disk
Mark Dubal 1987 D. W. Sciama Numerical Computations in General Relativity
Piergiovanni Madau 1987 M. Abramowicz Theoretical Models of Active Galactic Nuclei
Gabriele Ghisellini 1987 R. Svensson, M. Abramowicz Non Thermal Radiative Processes in Compact Sources
Steno Ferluga 1987 M. Hack The Eclipsing Companion of Epsilon Aurigae
Paolo Molaro 1987 D. W. Sciama Determination of the Abundances of Lithium, Berylium and Boron in the Population II Stars in the Interstellar Space of the Large Magellanic Cloud
Ornella Pantano 1987 S. A. Bonometto, J. C. Miller A study of the cosmological quark-hadron transition
Omer Blaes 1986 M. Abramowicz The Stability of Thick Accretion Disks
Sudanagunta Manorama 1986 D. W. Sciama N-Body Computation of the Action of Dynamical Friction on Globular Clusters
Paolo Salucci 1986 D. W. Sciama Dark and Luminous Matter in Spiral Galaxies
Antonio Lanza 1986 M. Abramowicz Application of Multigrid to General Relativity
Alessandro Bressan 1986 C. Chiosi Non-Local Overshooting and Evolution of Single Stars
Jufu Lu 1985 M. Abramowicz Adiabatic Accretion onto a Black Hole
Riccardo Valdarnini 1984 D. W. Sciama A Study of Inhomogeneities in Cosmological Models with Dark Matter Through Linear and Nonlinear Stages
Fu-Zhen Cheng 1984 L. Danese, G. De Zotti Seyfert 1 Galaxies (Observational Properties, Internal Reddening and Luminosity Function)
Yun Qiang Yu 1982 F. de Felice The Gravitational Collapse and the Issue of Final State