Paolo Natoli

Paolo Natoli

Full Professor

Paolo Natoli is full professor at the University of Ferrara where he founded the local cosmology group in 2011. He was previously a researcher at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” and, earlier on, a visiting scholar at UC Santa Barbara. He got a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Rome in 2000. Paolo’s main field of expertise is the cosmic microwave background radiation, with a preference for phenomenology and data analysis. He has contributed to several pioneering experiments of the field, including ESA’s Planck, for which he has co-led one of its core cosmology projects. His current main project is LiteBIRD a JAXA satellite to study primordial inflation. He currently serves as chair of the LiteBIRD European Steering Committee. Paolo has co-authored more than 200 refereed publications: his brief CV can be found here. Besides research, he teaches cosmology for master degree students and special relativity for undergraduates and enjoys doing outreach.



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