Visit by Francesco Taddia – University of Copenhagen

11 February 2015

Visit by Francesco Taddia

Francesco Taddia is visiting DARK 11-12 February 2015 from the University of Stockholm. He is here to collaborate with Maximilian Stritzinger and DARK'ers.

Francesco Taddia

Francesco is mainly interested in core-collapse supernovae (SNe) and in particular in 1987A-like, Type IIn and Ib/c SNe.

Francesco received his Master of Science in Physics from the University of Ferrara in Italy in 2010, and recieved his Doctorate (PhD) in Astronomy at the Oscar Klein Centre for Cosmoparticle Physics at the University of Stockholm in 2014 with thesis title: "Observations of rare core-collapse supernovae and their environments”.

He is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Oscar Klein Centre, where he is working with the intermediate Palomar Transient Factory (iPTF), a sky survey which is discovering a large number of optical transients, including young supernovae.

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