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Light Transport to Spectrographs

Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam

Head of the 3D- and Multi-Object Spectroscopy programme

 

 

Education

  • 1999 : PhD in Astronomy (The University of Sydney)
  • 1993 : Physik-Diplom (Technische Universität Darmstadt)

Employment

  • Head of the 3D- and Multi-Object Spectroscopy programme, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam

Relevant Experience

  • 2014-present : ELT-MOS Science Optical Signal Transport system for MOSAIC
  • 2012-present : 4MOST calibration system and fibre-based workpackages
  • 2010–present : Head of section »3D and Multi-Object Spectroscopy« at AIP
  • 2008–present : Local Project Manager for MUSE and VIRUS
  • 2005–2009 : Staff scientist at AIP
  • 2001–2002 : Commissioning & Science Verification of PMAS at Calar Alto Observatory
  • 2000–2005 : Postdoc at AIP, Development of the PMAS integral field units
  • 1994–1999 : PhD student at the Astronomy Department, University of Sydney Commissioning of the Sydney University Stellar Interferometer

Areas of Interest

  • Astronomical instrumentation, Multiplex spectroscopy

Steering Committee

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

Board

Matthias Steinmetz
Matthias Steinmetz
Co-P.I.
François Hammer
François Hammer
Principal Investigator
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Lex Kaper
Lex Kaper
Co-P.I.
Simon Morris
Simon Morris
Co-P.I.
Beatriz Barbuy
Beatriz Barbuy
Co-P.I.
Jean-Gabriel Cuby
Jean-Gabriel Cuby
Co-P.I.

Management

Fatima Defrondat
Fatima Defrondat
Quality Assurance Engineer
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Mickaël Frotin
Mickaël Frotin
Deputy Project Manager
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Sandrine Zanchetta
Sandrine Zanchetta
Project Office Coordinator

Science

Chris Evans
Chris Evans
Project Scientist
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Mathieu Puech
Mathieu Puech
Co-Project Scientist
Simulations (Science)
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Rubén Janssen
Rubén Janssen
UK ATC Instrument Scientist
Gavin Dalton
Gavin Dalton
Instrument Scientist

Engineering

Bruno Castilho
Bruno Castilho
Light Transport
to Spectrograph (SOST)
Phil Parr Burman
Phil Parr Burman
NIR Spectrograph
(SPES-NIR)
(ICOS)
Yanbin Yang
Yanbin Yang
DRS
Marie Larrieu
Marie Larrieu
Electronics & ICS (EICS)
Fanny Chemla
Fanny Chemla
System Engineer
Optics
David Le Mignant
David Le Mignant
System Engineer,
LAM, Marseille
Kacem El Hadi
Kacem El Hadi
AIT
Annemieke Janssen
Annemieke Janssen
VIS-SPES
(VIS Spectrograph)
Tim Morris
Tim Morris
System Engineer,
Adaptative Optics
Ian Lewis
Ian Lewis
Positioning System (POS)
Andreas Kelz
Andreas Kelz
Light Transport
to Spectrograph (SOST)
Gérard Rousset
Gérard Rousset
Adaptative Optics Expertise
Marc Dubbeldam
Marc Dubbeldam
System Engineer
Mechanics
Kevin Middleton
Kevin Middleton
Positioning system (POS)
Ramon Navarro
Ramon Navarro
VIS Spectrograph
(SPES-VIS)
Sylvestre Taburet
Sylvestre Taburet
IT/Web Infrastructure

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