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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

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

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Board

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

Management

Myriam Rodrigues
Myriam Rodrigues
Deputy Project Manager
System Engineer
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Fatima Defrondat
Fatima Defrondat
Quality Assurance Engineer
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Sandrine Zanchetta
Sandrine Zanchetta
Project Office Coordinator

Science

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

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

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