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The MOSAIC project brings together the design and analysis work done on all previous conceptual designs for a MOS for the ELT. As we saw in previous section, the MOSAIC Consortium includes world-leaders in the design, development, and construction of astronomical instrumentation, located across Europe and Brazil, and supported as high priority by their funding agencies. Partners within the MOSAIC consortium have a long and successful heritage of instrument delivery for ESO, including: FLAMES, KMOS, MUSE, SPHERE, NACO, VIMOS, and X-SHOOTER. This makes available the skills needed to develop MOSAIC whatever the area: Adaptive Optics, Fibres, Spectrograph, Interfaces with the telescope, etc. The MOSAIC instrument concept is now under development and will provide a versatile, facility-class instrument, capable of addressing a broad range of key science topics enabled by the size and adaptive optics of the ELT. Following Figure 3-1 illustrates the skills of the consortium especially with respect to Spectrographs and Adaptive Optics:

 

 

Management Board

Laura Pentericci
Laura Pentericci
INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma, Italy
José Alfonso
José Alfonso
IA, Lisbon Univ., Portugal
Alexis Finogenov
Alexis Finogenov
Helsinki Univ., Finland
Jesus Gallego
Jesus Gallego
Madrid, Computense Univ., Spain
Beatriz Barbuy
Beatriz Barbuy
IAG, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Lex Kaper
Lex Kaper
Amsterdam Univ.,
Netherlands
Simon Morris
Simon Morris
Durham Univ., U.K
Goran Ostlin
Goran Ostlin
Stockholm Univ., Sweden
Bodo Ziegler
Bodo Ziegler
Vienna Univ., Austria
 Lidia Tasca
Lidia Tasca
LAM, Marseille, France
Daniel Schaerer
Daniel Schaerer
University of Geneva, Switzerland
Matthias Steinmetz
Matthias Steinmetz
AIP, Potsdam, Germany
Jean-Gabriel Cuby
Jean-Gabriel Cuby
LAM Marseille, France
Susan Kassin
Susan Kassin
STScI, USA

Management

Franck Ducret
Franck Ducret
Quality Assurance Engineer
Lidia Tasca
Lidia Tasca
Principal Investigator
Sylvestre Taburet
Sylvestre Taburet
Communication Manager
Eric Prieto
Eric Prieto
Project Manager

Science

Rubén Janssen
Rubén Janssen
Instrument Scientist
Mathieu Puech
Mathieu Puech
Project Scientist - Co-P.I.
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Technical Team

Marie Larrieu
Marie Larrieu
Electronics & ICS (EICS)
Tim Morris
Tim Morris
System Engineer,
Adaptative Optics
Bruno Castilho
Bruno Castilho
Light Transport
to Spectrograph (SOST)
Ian Lewis
Ian Lewis
Positioning System (POS)
Annemieke Janssen
Annemieke Janssen
VIS-SPES
(VIS Spectrograph)
Kacem El Hadi
Kacem El Hadi
AIT
Fanny Chemla
Fanny Chemla
System Engineer
Optics
Yanbin Yang
Yanbin Yang
DRS
Andreas Kelz
Andreas Kelz
Light Transport
to Spectrograph (SOST)
Gavin Dalton
Gavin Dalton
Instrument Architect
Myriam Rodrigues
Myriam Rodrigues
System Engineer
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Ramon Navarro
Ramon Navarro
VIS Spectrograph
(SPES-VIS)

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