PhD students (all cycles)

                        201 PhDs over 33 cycles



Matteo Braglia Scalar-Tensor Theories in Light of Cosmological Tensions

Carlo Cannarozzo  The Merger-Driven Evolution of Early-Type Galaxies and the connection with their Dark Matter Halos

Giacomo Girelli Painting Dark Matter Halos with Galaxies in mock samples for Future Surveys
Alessandro Ignesti  InterplaybBetween Relativistic and thermal plasma in Relaxed Galaxy Clusters

Giovanni Sabatini (Co-tutorship with the University of Concepcion, Chile) Establishing a timeline for the High-Mass Star Formation Process

Nicola Locatelli On Detecting the Cosmic web and its Magnetic Field

 Federica Loiacono From Fueling to quenching Star Formation Across Cosmic Time

Francesco Salvestrini The Impact of AGN Activity on the Host-Galaxy ISM

Chiara Stuardi  Magnetic Fields In Radio Relics and In the outskirts of Galaxy Clusters



Cecilia Bacchini (co-tutorship with the University of Groningen, The Netherlands) Star formation laws and gas turbulence in nearby galaxies

Raffaele Pascale Dynamical and chemo-dynamical models of dwarf spheroidal galaxies

Silvia Raso  Measuring the dynamical evolution of dense stellar systems from the properties of Blue Straggler Stars

Riccardo Nanni   Understanding the formation of the first black holes: deep observations of the most distant QSOs

Matilde Mingozzi   Seyfert galaxies under the MUSE microscope: detailed accretion and star formation physics in local Seyfert galaxies with MUSE@ESO-VLT

Beatrice Terni De Gregory  Tomography and radio emission in CLASH Clusters and Frontier Fields.

Ilaria Ruffa The AGN fueling/feedback cycle and its role in galaxy evolution

Massimo Persic  Spectral-spatial distribution of energetic particles in galaxy clusters.

Jorge Enrique Garcia Farieta (co-tutorship with the Univ. Colombia) Constraints on alternative cosmological models from clustering and redshift-space distortions


Cycle XXXI

Andrea Botteon  Shock waves and non-thermal phenomena in merging galaxy clusters

Massimo Cau  New detections and statistics of diffuse radio sources in galaxy clusters

Alessia Garofalo RR Lyrae stars as standard candles and stellar population tracers with Gaia

Vittorio Ghirardini Mapping of the intra-cluster medium out to the virial radius

Matteo Nori  Simulating highly non-linear dark matter dynamics beyond ΛCDM

Salvatore Quai  Studying the final stages of galaxy evolution across cosmic time

Cycle XXX

Mario Cadelano The Exotic Zoo of Millisecond Pulsars in Globular Clusters: a multi-wavelength study

Annalisa Citro Investigating the conclusive phases of galaxy evolution: from star formation to quiescence

Virginia Cuciti Cluster-scale radio emission: analysis of a mass-selected sample of galaxy clusters

Vincenzo Galluzzi Multi-frequency polarimetric study of a complete sample of extragalactic radio sources: radio source populations and cosmological perspectives

Giuliano Iorio  “Off piste” beyond the disc of the Milky Way: structure of the stellar halo and dynamics of nearby dwarf galaxies

Alberto Masini Obscured and Compton-thick AGN in NuSTAR hard X-ray surveys

Mauro Patti MAORY: wavefront sensor prototype and instrument optical design

Elena Sacchi Star formation histories in the nearby universe: the HST legacy

Sara Saracino A Multi-Conjugate Adaptive Optics view of Bulge Globular Clusters

Cycle XXIX

Emiliano Alessandrini Cosmic-lab: understanding the dynamical evolution of dense stellar systems

Lucia Armillotta The origin and fate of the multiphase circumgalactic medium of disc galaxies using high-resolution hydrodynamical simulations

Mario Ballardini Cosmological constraints on cosmic inflation and scalar-tensor dark energy models from CMB anisotropies and galaxy clustering

Alessandro Maini  Modelling the faint radio sky: the pathway to SKA

Nicola Malavasi  The role of the environment in galaxy evolution

Michele Perna Starbursting to quenching: the role of X-ray emission in Active Galactic Nuclei feedback processes

Alfonso Veropalumbo Clustering of clusters as a cosmological probe



Enrico Di Teodoro Kinematics of local and high-z galaxies through 3D modelling of emission-line datacubes

Emilio Lapenna COSMIC-LAB: Unexpected Results from High-resolution Spectra of AGB Stars in Globular Clusters

Rocco Lico Non-thermal emission in High Frequency Peaked blazars towards the Square Kilometer Array era

Stefano Marchesi Black hole and galaxy growth over cosmic time: the Chandra COSMOS Legacy survey

Gabriele Pezzulli Accretion of mass and angular momentum onto the discs of spiral galaxies

Lorenzo Posti  On the luminous and dark matter distribution in early-type galaxies

Nicolas Tessore Gravitational lensing as a tool on galactic and cosmological scales


Cycle XXVII  

Iary Davidzon Galaxy evolution in the VIMOS public extragalactic redshift survey (VIPERS)

Ivan Delvecchio Tracing AGN accretion and star formation in Herschel galaxies

Davide Massari COSMIC-LAB: Terzan 5 as a fossil remnant of the Galactic bulge formation epoch

Tatiana Muraveva Improving the cosmic distance ladder. Distance and structure of the Large Magellanic Cloud

Andrea Negri  Hydrodynamical simulations of early-type galaxies: effects of galaxy
shape and stellar dynamics on hot coronae

Silvia Posacki  The dynamics of early-type galaxies as a tool to understand their hot
coronae and their IMF

Alessandro Romeo Simulations for gravitational lensing of 21 cm radiation at EoR and post-EoR redshifts

Fabio Vito  X-ray properties and evolution of high-redshift AGN, and the gas content
of host galaxies

Cycle XXVI

Paolo Donati Homogeneous analysis of a sample of open clusters in the context of the BOCCE project and the Gaia-ESO Survey

Andrea Giannetti The evolution of massive clumps in star forming regions

Alessandra Giannuzzi  Enhancing the efficiency of solar concentrators by controlled optical aberrations

Diego Molinari Development of new tools and devices for CMB and foreground data analysis and future experiments

Cristina Pallanca Cosmic-Lab: optical companions to binary Millisecond Pulsars

Fernanda Petracca Constraints on neutrino mass fraction using Redshift Space Distortions


Cycle XXV

Gabriele Guglielmino A multifrequency study of the Lockman Hole region: preparing for a LOFAR deep survey

Carmela Lardo  Multiple populations in globular clusters from photometry and low resolution spectroscopy

Loredana Lovisi Chemical and kinematical properties of Blue Straggler stars in Galactic Globular Clusters

Antonino Marasco The gaseous halo of the Milky Way 

Margherita Talia  The Universe 10 billion years ago: morphologies, star-formation rates and galactic-scale winds in z~2 galaxies 

Cycle  XXIV      

Fabio Bellagamba  Testing future weak lensing surveys through simulations of observations

Gabriele Bruni  Origin and Nature of Radio-Loud Broad Absorption Line Quasars - A multi-wavelength study

Massimo Gaspari  Solving the cooling flow problem through mechanical AGN feedback 

Maria Ida Moretti  Pulsating variable stars as tracers of galactic structure and interaction mechanisms

Francesca Schiavon  An optimal estimator for the correlation of CMB anisotropies with Large Scale Structures and its application to WMAP-7years and NVSS

Cycle  XXIII      

Cristiano De Boni  Hydrodynamical simulations of galaxy clusters in Dark Energy cosmologies

Valentina Fioretti  Background minimization issues fro next generation hard X-ray focusing telescopes

Margherita Giustini  Accretion disk winds in Active Galactic Nuclei: an X-ray view

Daria Guidetti  Magnetic fields around radio galaxies from Faraday rotation measure analysis

Matteo Lombini  Laser guide star wavefront sensors for the EELT

Elisabeta Lusso  A panchromatic view of the evolution of supermassive black holes

Giulia Macario  Low frequency study of diffuse radio emission in clusters of galaxies

Federico Marinacci  Dynamics of the halo gas in disc galaxies

Michele E.M. Moresco  Early-type galaxies as probes of galaxy formation and cosmology

Pietro Parisi Multiwavelength studies of hard X-ray selected sources

Eleonora Torresi  The gaseous environment of radio galaxies: a new perspective from high-resolution X-ray spectroscopy

Rashmi Verma Towards an all-sky continuum survey with a new K-band multi-feed receiver


Cycle  XXII      

Annalisa Bonafede  Magnetic fields in galaxy clusters: Faraday rotation and non thermal emission

Rodrigo Contreras  RR Lyrae stars in M31 field and globular clusters: how did Andromeda form?

Graziano Coppa Development of a new galaxy classification technique and its application to the zCOSMOS survey

Matteo Correnti  Stellar relics of the hierarchical assembly of the Galaxy

Giovanni De Cesare  Searching for 511keV annihilationline from galactic compact objects with the IBIS gamma ray telescope

Annamaria Donnarumma  X-ray and lensing mass estimates in galaxy clusters

Sara Fabbri  Mass loss in population II red giants: an IRAC@Spitzer survey of galactic globular clusters

Vincenzo Guido  Development and optimization of graphic user interfaces (GUIs) for infraredspectrometers at the Telescopio Nazionale Galileo

Elisabetta Liuzzo  Analysis of the nuclear properties of brightest cluster galaxies and comparison with "normal" radio galaxies

Silvia Marinoni   Procedures of quality control and data analysis of multi-site ground-based observations for the absolute flux calibration of GAIA

John Morgan  Very long baseline interferometry in Italy

Sibilla Perina  Young and old star clusters in M31: an HST view

Francesca Pieralli  LBT AO system: tests and calibration

Simona Righini   The Enhanced Single-dish Control System and wide surveys of compact sources

Gina Santangelo  Millimeter characteristics of galactic and extragalactic starbursts

Francesco Tombesi  An X-ray absorption line spectroscopy study of ultra-fast outflows from the innermost regions of AGNs


Cycle  XXI     

Daniela Crociani  The epoch of reionization in alternative cosmological scenarios

Mauro Dadina  X-Ray studies of the physics of matter around super-massive black-holes in nearby Seyfert galaxies

Emanuele Dalessandro A panchromatic study of stellar populations in galactic globular clusters

Giuseppe Greco  Multi-wavelength study of GRB Emissions and TORTORA Project

Gianluca Lombardi Astronomical site testing in the era of the Extremely Large Telescopes

Francesco Paci Gravitational waves and cosmic microwave anisotropies: from theory to data analysis for Planck

Laura Schreiber  Multi-conjugate adaptive optics for extremely large telescopes: the cases of LBT and E-ELT

Franco Vazza  Shocks and Turbulence in simulated large scale structures

Cycle  XX     

Gian Luigi Alberghi  High energy cosmology

Gabriele Cocozza A spectroscopic and photometric study of MSP companions in Galactic Globular Clusters

Federico Marulli Modeling the cosmological co-evolution of supermassive black holes and galaxies

Andrea Morandi Properties of gas and dark matter in X-ray galaxy clusters with Sunyaev Zel'dovich measurements

Alessio Mucciarelli  A spectroscopic and photometric study of stellar populations in a sample of clusters in the Magellanic Clouds


Cycle  XIX     

Bongiorno Angela Evolution of type-1 AGN

Cassano Rossella Statistical properties of radio halos and the re-acceleration model

Civano Francesca A high-energy perspective of the co-evolution of black holes and their host galaxies

Giacintucci Simona Multiwavelength study of cluster mergers: consequences for the radio emission properties of galaxy clusters

Greco Claudia Looking for the building blocks of the Galactic Halo: variable stars in the Fornax and Bootes dwarfs and in NGC2419

Orienti Monica On the nature of high-frequency peaker eadio sources

Ponti Gabriele Probing the innermost regions around supermassive black holes through X-ray spectral variability

Roncarelli Mauro Modeling the signal of the cosmic web with hydrodynamical simulations

Cycle  XVIII     

Branchesi Marica  X-ray and radio evolution of clusters and cluster galaxies

Galleti Silvia  Globular cluster systems in nearby spiral galaxies: M31 and NGC253

Maiorano Elisabetta Multiwavelength study of Gamma-Ray Burst Afterglows

Marcolini Andrea SNe feedback and galactic winds in dwarf galaxies in different  environments

Mignano Arturo  Multicolor data analysis applied to the ATESP survey

Sollima Antonio The puzzling origin and evolution of the stellar populations in Omega Centauri

Valenti Elena  An IR study of stellar populations in the Galactic bulge


Cycle  XVII     

Angeretti Luca  The star formation history in nearby galaxies of different morphological types

Baldacci Lara  Populations of variable stars in the dwarf irregular galaxy NGC6822

Colasanti Luca  Spettroscopia ad alta risoluzione con microcalorimetri criogenici per astrofisica in raggi X

Cuttaia Francesco  Cryogenic calibrators for PLANCK low frequency instrument: design, systematic effects, measurements, scientific implications

Foppiani Italo  A photon counting CCD camera as wave-front sensor for adaptive optics

Riciputi Andrea  Dynamical models of elliptical galaxies with central black hole

Rossetti Alessandra Statistical and evolutionary properties of Compact steep-spectrum radio sources

Sabbi Elena Environment effects on stellar evolution : binary MSP companions and blue straggler stars in galactic globular clusters

Cycle  XVI     

Bernardi Gianni Diffuse Galactic polarized synchrotron radiation as foreground for CMBP experiments

Brusa Marcella Physics and evolution of obscured X-ray sources : a multiwavelength approach

Burgay Marta The *Parkes high-latitude pulsar survey and the discovery of the first double pulsar

Giroletti Marcello The Parsec Scale Properties of Low Power Radio Loud Active Galactic Nuclei

Monaco Lorenzo Stellar populations in the galactic halo : the Sagittarius dwarf spheroidal galaxy and the globular cluster M 22

Panessa Francesca Multi-wavelength study of a complete sample of nearby Seyfert galaxies

Ranalli Piero Emissione di alta energia da galassie starbust

Cycle  XV           

Nipoti Carlo The scaling relations of elliptical galaxies: constraints from stellar dynamics

Pancino Elena Multiple stellar populations in Omega Centauri

Gitti Myriam Particle acceleration in clusters of galaxies and physical connection between cooling flows and radio mini-halos

Pupillo Giuseppe Radar detection of structural anomalies in meteor streams and risk analysis of meteroid impact for the international space station

Piconcelli Enrico An XMM-Newton study of the hard X-ray sky 

Cycle  XIV  

Pozzi Francesca The European Large Area ISO survey (ELAIS)

Fraternali Filippo Hot and cold gas in the disk and halo of the spiral galaxy NGC 2403

Govoni Federica Magnetic fields in clusters of galaxies

Cycle  XIII     

Murgia Matteo On the ages of extra galactic radio sources

Diolaiti Emiliano Photometry and astrometry in adaptive optics images of crowded stellar fields

Vignali Cristian  The High Energy Large Area Survey (Hellas): probing the multiwavelength of the sources making the hard X-ray Background

Cycle  XII     

Pedani Marco  Ultra Steep Spectrum Sources: Searching for high-z galaxies with the B3.2 Survey

Possenti Andrea  Evolution of binary systems and population synthesis of millisecond and sub-millisecond pulsars

Cycle  XI     

 Carretti Ettore  Numerical simulations and power spectrum analysis of esp redshift survey

Aloisi Alessandra Star formation history of some benchmark irregular galaxies

Brunetti Gianfranco  High energy photons from inverse compton scattering  in the lobes of powerfu radio galaxies


Cycle  X     

 Boffi Francesca Romana  Ambienti circumstellari ed interstellari di supernovae di vario tipo ed applicazioni astrofisiche

Pozzetti Lucia  Modelli di evoluzione delle galassie dall'UV al vicino-IR: confronto con campioni profondi da Terra con l'Hubble Deep Field

Maraston Claudia  Sintesi evolutiva di popolazioni stellari


Cycle  IX     

Prandoni Isabella  Una survey radio profonda nell'emisfero australe

Sandrelli Stefano Nucleosintesi di elementi leggeri in stelle di massa intermedia

Gruppioni Carlotta  Studio a multifrequenza di un campione di radio-galassie deboli e AGN nel 'Marano Field'

Cycle  VIII   

Bellazzini Michele Le popolazioni stellari e le loro interazioni con l'ambiente

Viezzer Rodolfo

Brighenti Fabrizio Interazione di stelle massicce con il mezzo circumstellare

Molinari Sergio  Ricerca di Candidati Protostellari di Massa Medio-Alta

Giannuzzo P. Ester M.  Spettroscopia ottica ed infrarossa delle regioni ad alta densità all' interno dei nuclei galattici attivi.

Kelm Birgit Attività nucleare e interazione: studio di galassie di tipo Seyfert isolate, in coppie e in gruppi.

Cycle  VII     

Ritossa  Claudio Evoluzione presupernova delle stelle massicce

Testa Vincenzo Le popolazioni stellari negli ammassi della grande Nube di Magellano

Silvotti Roberto Stelle pulsanti post-AGB

Moscadelli Luca Spettroscopia radio di maser CH_3OH in regioni di formazione stellare

Cycle  VI       

Bardelli Sandro Ammassi, Superammassi e la struttura su grande scala dell'universo

Caselli Paola Allargamento nontermico di righe molecolari e processi chimici in regioni di formazione stellare

Malaguti Giuseppe Astronomia Gamma : l'Imager di INTEGRAL e i nuclei galattici attivi

Zucca Elena  La struttura su grande scala dell'universo delineata da ammassi e campioni profondi di galassie

Cycle  V     

Della Ceca Roberto   Funzione di luminosità, evoluzione cosmologica di AGN e di oggetti di tipo BL Lacertae selezionati nella banda X e loro contributo al fondo cosmico diffuso

Ciotti Luca   Modelli di galassie ellittiche a 2 componenti

Pellegrini Silvia  L'emissione X delle galassie early-type: proprietà e modelli

Stanghellini Carlo  Studio audio ottico e radio di un campione completo  di radiosorgenti gps (ghz-peaked-spectrum)

Bondi Marco  Interpretazione della variabilità radio a bassa frequenza nelle sorgenti extragalattiche

Dalla Casa Daniele  Studio a più frequenze mediante tecniche VLBI di un campione di radiosorgenti compatte a spettro piatto

Cycle  IV

Marconi Gianni   Storia della formazione stellare nelle galassie irregolari del gruppo locale

Mignoli Marco  Spettrografia astronomica con fibre ottiche

Comastri Andrea  Proprietà spettrali dei nuclei galattici attivi e il fondo cosmico nella banda X

Teodorani Massimo  Contributo allo studio di stelle binarie di tipo Be-X transienti

Cycle  III     

Bragaglia Angela  Ricerca di sistemi binari di nane bianche

Moscardini Lauro Simulazioni cosmologiche a N-corpi con condizioni iniziali non-gaussiane

Cycle  II     

Venturi Tiziana  Analisi comparata radio-X-ottico dell'ammasso di galassie di Coma

Ferraro Francesco  Il braccio gigante ed il braccio orizzontale nei diagrammi colore-magnitudine degli ammassi globulari galattici: confronto osservazioni-teoria

Romeo Giuseppa  Gli ammassi aperti galattici: osservazioni CCD e confronto con la teoria

Cycle I   

Rogora Anna  Strutture radio in Quasars

Morganti Raffaella  Morfologia e fisica di radiogalassie