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Nicolas NARDETTO Team Leader
  • CR - CNRS
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 19 68
  • nicolas.nardetto at oca.eu
  • Location : PES - Mont Gros
  • Research: distance scale (Araucaria Project) with cepheids and eclipsing binaries (VEGA, SPICA/CHARA)

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  Staff -   Postdocs -   Ph.D. -   Emeritus/Benevoles -   Former Staff -   Former Ph.D. & Postdocs

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Staff (Alphabetical order)

Philippe Bendjoya
  • Professor
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 19 63
  • philippe.bendjoya at unice.fr
  • Location: Fizeau - Valrose
  • Research : Asteroids and evolved stars, Astrobiology (Master Mauca - M2)
Lionel Bigot
  • CR CNRS
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 30 56
  • lbigot at oca.eu
  • Location : PES - Mont Gros
  • Research : 3D MHD, seismology, dynamo of Sun & star, exoplanet detection (OCA-PLATO)
  Alain Chelli
  • Astronome
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 19 66
  • Chelli at oca.eu
  • Location : PES - Mont Gros
  • Research : Interferometry, catalogues of angular diameters, ...
Andrea Chiavassa
  • CR - CNRS
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 30 27
  • andrea.chiavassa at oca.eu
  • Location : PES - Mont Gros
  • Research : Stellar spectroscopy and convection, Interferometry, Exoplanet atmospheres, 3D models (OPTIM3D)
  • webpage
Thierry Corbard
  • Astronome adjoint
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 30 49
  • thierry.corbard at oca.eu
  • Location : PES - Mont Gros
  • Research : Helioseismology, Solar weather & Physics, Inversion (MeteoSpace)
  • webpage
Orlagh Creevey
  • Astronome Adjoint
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 30 41
  • orlagh.creevey at oca.eu
  • Location : Fizeau - Valrose
  • Research : Stellar and planetary fundamental parameters, stellar populations (Gaia)
  Armando Domiciano de Souza
  • Astronome adjoint
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 19 71
  • armando.domiciano at oca.eu
  • Location : Fizeau - Valrose
  • Research: High angular and high spectral resolution of massive stars - Rotation, mass loss, environnement (CHARRON, HDUST, FRACS, ESTER codes). AMHRA/MOIO/JMMC coordinator.
Marianne Faurobert
  • Professor
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 63 46
  • marianne.faurobert at oca.eu
  • Location : Fizeau - Valrose
  • Research : Solar magnetic fields, non-LTE radiative transfer of polarized radiation, High angular resolution observations.
  Eric Lagadec
  • Astronome adjoint
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 19 79
  • eric.lagadec at oca.eu
  • Location : PES - Mont Gros
  • Research : environment of evolved stars (SPHERE/VLT, DUSTY)

 

Astrid Lamberts

  • CR - CNRS
  • astrid.lamberts at oca.eu
  • Location : Fizeau - Valrose + Mt Gros - Maison Jumelles
  • Research: compact binaries, gravitationnal waves predictions
  Thierry Lanz
  • Astronome - Head of OCA
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 19 89
  • thierry.lanz at oca.eu
  • Location : CION - Mont Gros
  • Research: radiative transfer, atmospheric models, abundances, ...
Anthony Meilland
  • CR - CNRS
  • +33 (0)4 92 07 19 74
  • anthony.meilland at oca.eu
  • Location : Fizeau - Valrose
  • Research : Interferometry - Massive stars - mass loss & Environments (MATISSE/VLTI)
  Djamel Mékarnia
  • CR - CNRS
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 19 73
  • djamel.mekarnia at oca.eu
  • Location : PES - Mont Gros
  • Research : ASTEP project
   Claire ID 2019 Claire Michaut
  • DR - CNRS
  • Claire.Michaut at oca.eu
  • Location : Fizeau - Valrose
  • Research : Laboratory astrophysics
Florentin Millour
  • Astronome adjoint
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 30 68
  • florentin.millour at oca.eu
  • Location : Fizeau - Valrose
  • Research : Imaging & Long-baseline interferometry, AMBER, MATISSE, Massive stars
  • webpage
Denis Mourard
  • Astronome
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 19 59
  • denis.mourard at oca.eu
  • Location : Fizeau - Valrose
  • Research : PI of VEGA and SPICA/CHARA interferometric instruments, hypertelescopes
  Gilles Niccolini
  • Assistant professor
  • +33 (0)4 92 04 19 74 or +33 (0)4 92 00 19 74
  • gilles.niccolini at oca.eu
  • Location : Fizeau - Valrose
  • Research : L3 coordinator, environment of evolved stars (FRACS code)

Philippe Stee
  • DR CNRS - Head of Lagrange Laboratory
  • +33 (4) 92 00 31 17
  • Philippe.Stee at oca.eu
  • Location : Fizeau-Valrose / PES-Mont Gros
  • Research: Massive stars : winds, optical interferometry, radiative transfert.
  • webpage
  Olga Suarez
  • Ingenieur de recherche, service éducatif de l'OCA
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 19 61
  • olga.suarez at oca.eu
  • Location : PES - Mont Gros
  • Research: radio interferometry, water fountains
Frédéric Thévenin
  • DR - CNRS
  • frederic.thevenin at oca.eu
  • Location : Fizeau - Valrose
  • Research: radiative transfer, NLTE, interferometry, asterosismology

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Postdocs

                         

Fabien Patru

  • Postdoc
  • fabien.patru at oca.eu
  • Location : Fizeau - Valrose
  • Research: SPICA finge tracker

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Emeritus/Benevoles

                                       Pierre Morel
  • Astronomer
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 xx xx
  • Pierre.Morel at oca.eu
  • Location :
  • Research : Stellar structure and evolution (star evolution code CESAM)
  • webpage
  Janine Provost
  • Astronomer
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 30 79
  • janine.provost at oca.eu
  • Location : PES - Mont Gros
  Rabbia Yves
  • Astronomer emeritus
  • yves.rabbia at oca.eu
  • Location : Fizeau - Valrose

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PhD students

  Elisson Saldanha
  • PhD. Supervisor A. Meilland & A. Domiciano (defense: 2020)
  • Elisson.Saldanha at oca.eu
  • Location: Fizeau - Valrose
  • Research : massive stars (O, Be, LBV) and circumstellar environment (discs, winds, mass loss)
  Kevin Bouchaud
  • PhD. supervisor A. Domiciano & D. Reese (Paris) (defense: 2019)
  • Kevin.Bouchaud -at- oca.eu
  • Location: Fizeau - Valrose
  • Research: 2D models of fast rotating stars constrained by interferometry and asterosismology
  Vincent Hocdé
  • PhD. supervisor N. Nardetto & E. Lagadec (defense: 2020)
  • Vincent.Hocdé -at- oca.eu
  • Location: PES - Mont Gros
  • Research: Environment of Cepheids, distance scale
  Maria Chiar MAIMONE
  • PhD. supervisor A. Chiavassa (defense: 2022)
  • mmaimone -at- oca.eu
  • Location: PES - Mont Gros
  • Atmosphere of exoplanets and host stars by high spectral resolution
  Dinil Bose Palakkatharappil
  • PhD. supervisor O. Creevey (defense: 2022)
  • dinil-bose.palakkatharappil -at- oca.eu
  • Location: PES - Mont Gros
  • Age of stars. Asteroseismology. TESS/PLATO.
  Cyril Pannetier
  • PhD. supervisor D. Mourard & F. Cassing (ONERA) (defense: 2022)
  • Cyril.Pannetier -at- oca.eu
  • Location: Fizeau - Valrose
  • Development of CHARA/SPICA instrument. Fringe-Tracker (SPICA-FT) characterization
  Jérémy Perdigon
  • PhD. supervisor M. Faurobert & G. Niccolini (defense: 2022)
  • Jeremy.Perdigon -at- oca.eu
  • Location: Fizeau - Valrose
  • Radiative transfer in circumstellar environment
SALSI Anthony_bord arrondis.png  Anthony Salsi
  • PhD. supervisor N. Nardetto & D. Mourard (defense: 2021)
  • Anthony.Salsi -at- oca.eu
  • Location: PES - Mont Gros
  • Research: Surface-Brigthness color relations, eclipsing binaries, distance scale

 

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  Former Staff

                                                   Eric Chapellier
  • Astronome
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 30 67
  • Chapelier at oca.eu
  • Location : Fizeau - Valrose
  • Research : asterosismology, analysis of CoRoT and ASTEP data
Luc Dessart
  • CR - CNRS
  • +33 (0)4 92 00 30 41
  • luc.dessart at oca.eu
  • Location : UMi (Chili)
  • Research :Supernova, massive stars, white dwarfs, stellar evolution, radiative hydrodynamics & transfer
  • webpage

 

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Former Ph.D. & Postdocs (since 2010)

  Rabah Ikhlef
  • PhD. 12/2016 (Supervisor T. Corbard)
  • Actual position: CRAAG
  • rabah.ikhlef at oca.eu
  • Research : Solar Physics - Atmospheric turbulence
  Zeinab Khorrami
  • PhD. 2016
  • Research : Adaptive optics of cluster R136
Mounir Challouf
  • PhD. 2015
  • Research : Interferometry - Surface Brightness relations

 
Daniel Mac Donald
  • PhD. coSupervisor E. Lagadec (defense: 2018)
  • Location: Australia
  • Research : evolved stars

 
Kateryna Kravchenko
  • PhD. supervisor Van Eck (Bruxelles) & A. Chiavassa (defense: 2019)
  • kateryna.kravchenko -at- ulb.ac.be
  • Location:
  • Research: Tomography of convective layers in evolved stars
  Roxanne Ligi
  • Ph.D. (10/2011-10/2014)
  • roxanne.ligi at oca.eu
  • Research : Interferometry, Stellar diameters, surface activity.

 
Sergey Lisakov
  • PhD. supervisor L. Dessart (defense: 2018)
  • Sergey.Lisakov at oca.eu
  • Location : UMi
  • Research : Core collapse Supernovae and progenitor

 
Marc-Antoine Martinod
  • PhD. supervisor D. Mourard & K. Perraut (Grenoble) (defense: 2018)
  • Marc-Antoine.Martinod -at- oca.eu
  • Location: Fizeau - Valrose
  • Research: Interferometry - FRIEND instrument
Thibault Merle
  • PhD. Grant Thales Ariane Space/Région (10/2008-02/2012) PACA (Supervisor L. Bigot & F. Thévenin)
  • Actual position : Postdocs University of Bruxelles ULB (Belgium)
  • tmerle at ulb.ac.be
  • Research : NLTE line transfer, stellar atmospheres & populations
  • webpage
  David Salabert
  • Postdoc 2011-2013 CNES (T. Corbard) 2016-2017 CEA
  • Research : Helio and asteroseismology
  Luca Santoro
  • Ph.D. (F. Thévenin OCA, A. Valenari Padova)
  • Actual position : postdoc
  • Research : stellar evolution and rotation.

 
Anthony Soulain
  • PhD. supervisor F. Millour & B. Lopez (defense: 2018)
  • Anthony.Soulain -at- oca.eu
  • Location: Fizeau - Valrose
  • Research: massive stars
Sophia Sulis
  • PhD. Grant Thales Ariane Space/Région PACA (Supervisor L. Bigot & D. Mary)
  • Actual position : postdoc
  • ssulis at oca.eu
  • Location : PES - Mont Gros
  • Research : Stellar noise study & exoplanet detection

updated on 2017-01-09