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PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH INTERESTS...

...Astronomical instrumentation on ground based telescopes; High angular and spectral resolution; Adaptive optics (wide field and extreme AO); Signal processing, wave-front sensing, atmospheric tomography, wave propagation through random media, linear and non-linear optimisation, inverse (large scale) problems, dynamical control....

Current and Past Positions

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


2010 - 2013

2006 - 2010

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


2004 - 2006

EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY >>

Research Trainee

Advisers: Enrico Fedrigo, Miska Le Louarn, Norbert Hubin

Funding: AdI

2019 - now

W. M. Keck Observatory

Adaptive Optics Visiting Scientist >>

Projects: KAPA, RTC Upgrade, Predictive Control, PSF reconstruction

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

UNIVERSITY OF PORTO, PORTUGAL >>

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


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

2006 - 2010

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