Professional

Superphoton et je jeu de l'OA, Paris 2008



6-minute documentary on the principle of astronomical adaptive optics and coronography for the detection of extra-solar planets.

Prizes

  • Doc'Up Coup de coeur

Space Guardians


 

Improving Astronomy Literacy of children at pre-school education to raise their interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

https://spaceguardians.eu/

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH INTERESTS...

...wide-field adaptive optics (design, modelling, testing), atmospheric tomography, wave-front sensing, wave propagation through random media, turbulence, signal processing, linear and non-linear optimisation, inverse (large scale) problems, dynamical control...

Current and Past Positions


2015- 2017


AIX-MARSEILLE UNIVERSITY / LABORATOIRE D'ASTROPHYSIQUE DE MARSEILLE  >>

A*MIDEX Rising Star Fellow >>

PI of the project EXTRA: Expanding the Technological Readiness of Future Wide-field Adaptive- Optics Systems for Ground-based Astronomy

2013 - 2015


CENTRE FOR ASTROPHYSICS, UNIVERSITY OF PORTO >>, >>

Marie Currie Fellow >>

PI of project PHARAOH: Detection of exo-Planets via High-Accuracy Radial-velocity spectrographic measurements with Adaptive Optics enHancement.

2010 - 2013


HERZBERG INSTITUTE OF ASTROPHYSICS - CNRC >>

Research Associate in Adaptive Optics

Main projects:

NFIRAOS (Thirty Meter Telescope): numerical modelling, atmospheric tomography, signal pro- cessing, optimality in inverse problems, dynamical control, PSF reconstruction

GPI (Gemini Observatory): Strehl-optimising minimum-variance controllers for low-order modes

SCExAO (Subaru Telescope): non-linear optimisation for curvature wave-front sensing

2013 - 2015


UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA, CANADA >>

Associate Member, Faculty of Graduate Studies >>

Co-adviser of 1 Ph.D. and 1 M.Sc. student. >>


2012 - 2013


UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA, CANADA >>

Visiting Scholar @ Adaptive Optics Lab >>

>>RAVEN

RAVEN (Subaru Telescope): Multi-objects adaptive-optics, tomographic wave-front reconstruction, efficient real-time numerical solvers


2010 - 2013


UNIVERSITY OF PORTO, PORTUGAL >>

Invited Researcher @ SIM -- Systems, Instrumentation and Modelling Lab >>


2006 - 2010


2004 - 2006


ONERA – FRENCH AEROSPACE LAB, Theoretical and Applied Optics Dept.

Ph. D. thesis in Natural Sciences (Physics) >>

Title: Design of high-performance adaptive optics control laws for large/very large astronomical telescopes >>

Advisers: Jean-Marc Conan, Henri-François Raynaud and Caroline Kulcsár

Funding:FCT


EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY >>

Research Trainee

Advisers: Enrico Fedrigo, Miska Le Louarn, Norbert Hubin

Funding: AdI

2006 - 2010


UNIVERSITY OF PARIS XIII, FRANCE

Ph. D. thesis in Natural Sciences (Physics) >>

Title: Design of high-performance adaptive optics control laws for large/very large astronomical telescopes >>

Advisers: Jean-Marc Conan, Henri-François Raynaud and Caroline Kulcsár

Funding:FCT


1999 - 2004


UNIVERSITY OF PORTO

Lic., Electronics and Computer Engineering >>

Pre-Bologna 5-year diploma

Education


Outreach


Over the years I've spent some time reaching out to a larger audience. Here's a snapshot...

ESERO Portugal >>


Action: O espaço vai à escola (Space gets into the classroom) >>


Presentation of short films, talk: "The spectacles of the telescopes?"



Panique à Vera Cruz, Paris 2009



6-minute documentary on the optical propagation through the atmosphere.

Prizes

  • Doc'Up Prix du Jury

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carlos.correia at lam.fr


Tel: +33 4 91 05 59 00

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