Postdoctoral Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher

Ntormousi

Ntormousi
Education

Evangelia Ntormousi studied Physics at the University of Thessaloniki. She obtained her Ph.D. in Astrophysics in 2012, from the Ludwig-Maximillians University of Munich, as part of the International Max-Planck Research School in Astrophysics.

Career

She was a postdoctoral fellow at the CEA (Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique et aux énergies alternatives) in Saclay, France until 2017. She then moved, as a Marie-Curie postdoctoral fellow at FORTH, where she collaborated with Prof. Konstantinos Tassis. In 2020 she moved as a postdoctoral researcher to Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (Italy) and returned back to IA-FORTH in 2021 as an HFRI postdoctoral fellow.

Interests

Magnetic fields; Interstellar turbulence; Galactic dynamics; Star formation; Stellar feedback

Email
Office
235β Physics Bldg
Telephone
+30-2810-394265
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Kouroumpatzakis

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Education

Konstantinos (Kostas) Kouroumpatzakis obtained his BSc in physics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2011 and his MSc in computational physics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2016. He completed his PhD at the Dept. of Physics of the Univ. of Crete and IA-FORTH in 2021 with a thesis entitled "Measuring star-formation rates in galaxies and their correlation with X-ray emission".

Career

Since March 2021, he is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Astrophysics - FORTH.

Interests

Galaxies, Ring galaxies, Star-formation, Stellar populations, X-ray binaries; Observations: Imaging, spectroscopy in IR, optical, UV, X-rays.

Email
Office
233, Physics Bldg
Telephone
(+30) 2810 39-4233
Affiliation
Name
Konstantinos
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Aguilera Dena

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Education

David Aguilera Dena obtained his Bachelor in physics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico in 2015. He later obtained his MSc and PhD in Astrophysics at the University of Bonn in 2017 and 2021.

Career

David completed his PhD in the University of Bonn on the topic of massive star evolution, and its connection to transients such as supernovae, gamma-ray bursts and gravitational waves. Since early 2021, he is working at FORTH-IA on the project EPICS, seeking to understand the birth and evolution of compact objects.

Interests

Supernovae; gamma-ray bursts; single and binary massive star evolution; gravitational wave sources; X-ray binaries; neutron stars

Email
Office
235β
Telephone
+30-2810-394233
Affiliation
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David
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Casadio

Carolina Casadio
Education

Carolina Casadio obtained her MSc in Astrophysics and Cosmology at the University of Bologna (Italy) in 2010, and her PhD in Physics and Mathematics at the University of Granada (Spain) in 2016.

Career

After completing her PhD, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie (MPIfR) in Bonn (Germany) during 2016 - 2019. In 2020, she joined the group of the PASIPHAE ERC project, as a  postdoctoral fellow of IA-FORTH.

Interests

Active galactic nuclei; extragalactic astrophysics;  radio and mm-VLBI interferometry; multi-wavelengths studies; polarimetry.

Email
Office
237 Physics Bldg.
Telephone
(+30) 2810 39-4257
Affiliation
Name
Carolina
FAX
(+30) 2810 39-4201
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Vernardos

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Education

George Vernardos obtained his physics degree from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) and his PhD in Astrophysics from Swinburne University of Technology (Australia) in 2015.

Career

Between 2015 and 2019, he held a postdoctoral position at the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of Groningen (The Netherlands).
 Since September 2019 he is affiliated with the Institute of Astrophysics of FORTH (Greece).

Interests

Strong gravitational lensing by galaxies, quasar microlensing, dark matter properties in sub-galactic scales, quasar structure and Supermassive Black Hole environments.

Email
Office
246, Physics Bldg
Telephone
(+30) 2810 39-4251
Affiliation
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George
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École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland) - Marie Curie Fellow
Educational Title
PhD
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Position at IA-FORTH
2019-2020, Postdoctoral Researcher
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Reig

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Pablo
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Moved to Institute
University of Valencia (Spain) - Assistant Researcher
Last known position
ΙΑ-FORTH - Research Director
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Position at IA-FORTH
1998-2002, postdoc with Kylafis
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