Enzo Franco Branchini


Qualifica: Prof. Associato
Email: branchin@fis.uniroma3.it
Ufficio: Via della Vasca Navale 84 - stanza: 128
Telefono: tel: +390657337099
fax: +390657337102
Ricevimento: Mar e Mer ore 11:00 - 13:00
Interessi di Ricerca: Astrofisica: cosmologia teorica ed osservativa

 POSITION

 
Associate Professor at the Department of Mathematics and Physics, University Roma Tre. Since 01/2008
Via della Vasca Navale 84, 00146, Roma, Italy

 MEMBERSHIPS

 
INFN (National Institute of Nuclear Physics). Roma Tre Unit
INAF (National Institute of Astrophysics). Observatory of Rome.
 
  WORK EXPERIENCE  
 
  2002-2007 Permanent Researcher (Ricercatore)
Department of Physics, University Roma Tre
  2000-2002 Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Department of Physics, University Roma Tre
  1998-2000 Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Kapteyn Institute, University of Groningen. The Netherlands
 1995-1998 Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Department of Physics, University of Durham. United Kingdom
  EDUCATION AND 
 TRAINING
 
 
  1993-1995 Ph.D in Astrophysics  
International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA/ISAS). Trieste, Italy. Supervisor: Prof. D. W. Sciama.
  • Cosmology. Large Scale Structure of the Universe. Clusters of galaxies.
  • Dissertation Title: Reconstructing the Cosmic Density and Velocity Fields.
  1991-1993 MS.C in Astrophysics  
International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA/ISAS). Trieste. Italy. Supervisor: Prof. D.W.  Sciama.
  • Cosmology. Cosmic Flows. Reconstruction Techniques.
  • Dissertation Title: Probing Cosmic Density Fields Using the Least Action Principle.
  1985-1991 Bs.C in Physics (Laurea Degree)  
University of Milan (Università degli Studi di Milano). Milan. Italy. Supervisor: Prof. G. Chincarini
  • Cosmology. N-body Techniques. Galaxy Clustering.
  • Dissertation Title: Gravitational evolution of scale-invariant structures.
 RESEARCH INTERESTS  
 
  Cosmology: Large Scale Structure, Dark Matter, Dark Energy. Astrophysics: Interstellar Medium, Galaxy Surveys, X-ray astronomy. Methods: numerical simulation, statistical estimators, reconstruction techniques.  
  Organisational / managerial skills Euclid Satellite Consortium
  • Co-lead of the Organization Unit Level 3 Data Analysis (currently responsible for a team of 234 people)
  • Co-lead of the LE3 galaxy Clustering Work Package (currently responsible for a team of 66 people)
  INFN-Roma Tre Unit. InDark Project
  • Lead of the Local InDark Unit (currently responsible for a team of 5 people)
  Department of Physics, University Roma Tre
  • Coordinator for the Erasmus+ European Program for Physics,
  • Chair of the Master Thesis Evaluation Panel for Physics (Presidente della Commissione di Laurea Magistrale in Fisica)
 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION  
 
 Collaborations/Projects






 Recent Grants






 Reviewer (for Journals)



 Reviewer (for rganizations)


 
 
  • Euclid Consortium (since 2012).
  • Athena ESA Satellite Project (since 2014)
  • INFN InDark Project (since 2014)
  • VIPERS ESO Public Galaxy Survey (since 2008)
 
  • ASI/INAF (2019-2022). Euclid Project Work Package Leader (146,000 €)
  • PRIN/MIUR (2015-2018) Cosmology and Fundamental Physics: illuminating the Dark Universe. (27,000 €)
  • INFN (2011-ongoing) InDark Project. Local Manager Local Manager (35,000 €)
  • ASI/INAF (2011-2018). Euclid Project Work Package Leader (216,000 €)
Astronomy and Astrophysics, The Astrophysical Journal, Journal of Cosmology and Astro-particle Physics, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Physical Review D, Physical Review Letters, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.

Aarhus Institute (Denmark), ANVUR (IT. VQR 2012, 2016), ERC (EU), ESA (EU), ISF (IL), MIUR (IT. PRIN, FIR, FIRB, SIR), NWO (NL), Regione Lazio (IT), Regione Sardegna (IT).
  Invited Presentations (last 5 years)
 
  02/2019

  01/2019
 
  09/2018

 
  09/2018


  07/2018

  06/2018
  02/2018
  02/2018
  01/2018


  07/2017
 
  06/2017

  04/2017

  12/2016                                                         

  11/2016
  10/2016
  09/2016

   05/2016
  12/2015
  11/2015

  08/2015
  06/2015
  06/2015

  05/2015
  02/2015

   01/2015
 10/2015
 09/2014
 07/2014

 Meeting Organization (last 5 years)
 
  01/2019

  07/2018

  06/2018
  02/2018
  07/2017
  06/2017
  02/2017
  07/2016
  06/2016
  02/2016
  08/2015
  07/2015
  06/2015
  12/2014
  06/2014
 
 
  • Congress. Euclid and Beyond. The many faces of modern cosmology. Rome (IT).
  • Joint OU-LE3-OU-SHE meeting. Galaxy Clustering status and perspectives. Nice (FR).
  •  SIF Congress. The Euclid Satellite to Map the Dark Universe: Overview. Rende (IT).
  •  3rd Anisotropic Universe Meeting. Anisotropies and Anomalies in Low Frequency Radio Surveys. Barolo (IT).
  • Workshop. Paving the Way for Next Generation Cosmological Surveys. Sexten. (IT).
  • Euclid Meeting. OU-LE3 Status Report. Bonn (DE).
  • OU-LE3 Meeting. Galaxy Clustering Status and Perspectives. Nice (FR).
  • 1st national Euclid Meeting. Introduction to Galaxy Clustering. Rome (IT).
  • Athena Science Preparation Meeting. Open Issues with WHIM Science for Athena. Sexten (IT).
  • Workshop Roaming Baryons. Auto- and Cross-correlation in the shock-heated IGM. Sexten (IT).
  • Euclid Meeting. 2-point clustering estimators. London (UK).
  • 1st Universum Meeting Sharing Resources and Foster New Collaboration. Turin (IT).
  • XIX Topical Seminars on Nuclear Physics. Unveiling Dark Energy with Astronomical Data. Rome (IT)
  • Euclid Cluster Meeting. Clustering of Clusters. Trieste (IT).
  • Athena WHIM meeting. WHIM emission studies with Athena. Eraklion (GR).
  • SIF Congress. Mapping the Dark Universe. Padova (IT).
  • Vulcano Workshop. The Large Scale Structure Path to the Energetic Universe. Vulcano (IT).
  • X-CMB Euclid Meeting. X-correlation Analyses: Beyond CMB. Bologna (IT).
  • 11th VIPERS meeting. VIPERS galaxy bias. Milan (IT).
  • 1st Juszkiewicz Symposium. The Large Scale Structure Path to Dark Matter Detection. Warsaw (PL).
  • CTA Meeting. On Cross-Correlation between Fermi and 2MASS. Milan (IT).
  • Euclid Meeting. Galaxy Clustering LE3 Report. Lausanne (CH).
  • SAIt Meeting. Indirect Dark Matter Detection with Astronomical Observations. Catania (IT).
  • UCT General Seminar. X-correlation Signals from the g-ray Sky. Cape Town (SA)
  • CERN Workshop. Cosmological Constraints from Galaxy Redshift Surveys. Geneva (CH).
  • GSSI Workshop. Cosmology with next generation galaxy surveys. L’Aquila (IT).
  • SIGRAV meeting. Structure Evolution as General Relativity Test. Alessandria (IT).
  • DarkLight Meeting Luminosity Fluctuations as Alternative RS Probe. Sexten (IT).
 
  • OU-LE3 Meeting. Nice (FR).
  • Workshop. Paving the Way for Next Generation Cosmological Surveys. Sexten. (IT).
  • OU-LE3 splinters at General Euclid Meeting. Bonn (DE).
  • Joint LE3-SWG Galaxy Clustering Meeting. Nice (FR).
  • Workshop Getting Ready for Science. Galaxy Clustering and SPV. Sexten (IT).
  • OU-LE3 splinters at General Euclid Meeting. London (UK).
  • OU-LE3 Meeting. London (UK).
  • Meeting BAO and RSD. Dark Light in Obscure Acronyms. Sexten (IT).
  • OU-LE3 splinters at General Euclid Meeting. Lisbon (PT).
  • Joint LE3-SWG galaxy Clustering Meeting. Milan (IT).
  • Meeting From Inflation to Galaxies. Castiglioncello (IT).
  • Meeting Galaxy Clustering in OU-LE3. Sexten (IT).
  • OU-LE3 splinters at General Euclid Meeting. Lausanne (CH).
  • OU-LE3 Meeting. Paris (FR).
  • OU-LE3 splinters at General Euclid Meeting. Marseille (FR).


 
  Teaching

 2018

 2016 - ongoing

 2011 - ongoing
 2008 - ongoing

 2005 - ongoing

 2002 - 2010

 2000 - 2004


 Student Supervision







 Postdoctoral Fellows

 2018 - ongoing
 2016 - ongoing
 2013 - 2017
 2013 - 2014
 2007 - 2010

 Publications
 Citations
 Bibliometric Indices


 
 
  • International School of Space Science: The Dark Side of The Universe. A Review of Dark Energy Projects. GSSI. L’Aquila (IT).
  • Online course of Cosmology and Astrophysics. For Secondary School Teachers. MIUR.
  • Advanced Cosmology. For M.Sc Degree in Physics. University Roma Tre.
  • Introduction to General Relativity, Cosmology and Astrophysics. For M.Sc Degree in Physics. University Roma Tre.
  • Hot Topics in Theoretical and Observational Cosmology. For Ph.D. Degree in Physics. University Roma Tre.
  • Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics. For Laurea Degree in Physics. University Roma Tre.
  • Electromagnetism and Optics. . For Laurea Degree in Physics. University Roma Tre.
Total number of supervised students: 37
  •  3 for Bachelor Degree in Physics. (University Roma Tre)
  • 19 forMaster or Laurea Degree in Physics. (18 from University Roma Tre, 1 from Bologna University)
  •  3 fpr Master or Laurea Degree in Astrophysics. (Bologna University)
  • 11 for Ph.D. Degree in Physics. (University Roma Tre)
  •  1  for Ph.D. Degree in Astrophysics: 1 (Bologna University)
 
  • Alfonso Veropalumbo.           Funding: MIUR-PRIN Cosmology Project.
  • Jun Koda                                Funding: ASI/INAF Euclid Project.
  • Andres balaguera-Antolinez Funding: ASI/INAF Euclid Project.
  • Martina Corsi                          Funding: MIUR-PRIN Cosmology Project.
  • Eugenio Ursino                       Funding: ASI/INAF High Energy Astrophysics
173 (129 on refereed journals).               Source: SAO/NASA ADS. 8/3/2019
6691 (5078 on refereed journals).           Source: SAO/NASA ADS. 8/3/2019
h-index: 37. g-index: 78. i10-index:102.  Source: SAO/NASA ADS. 8/3/2019

 



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