Stefano Aliani

Senior scientist, scientific leader of the Microplastic project, Marine biologist, Microplastic international expert, member of POLARNET, visiting scientist University of Bangor (UK) and UCSD, San Diego, California.

Valeria Catapano

Young graduate in biology and Polarquest Scholarship Awardee, Valeria is currently analyzing microplastics samples at the CNR Laboratory of Marine Biology in Lerici, La Spezia.

Marco Garbini

His research activity is on Astro-Particle physics. During his Master Degree, achieved at the Bologna University in 1999, he has worked on a project for the construction of a new experiment for the detection of muon neutrino oscillations: AQUA-RICH. Currently he participates to the LVD (Large Volume Detector) experiment, located at the National Laboratories of […]

Ivan Gnesi

Ivan Gnesi got his PhD in Physics and Astrophysics in 2010 at the University of Turin, within the PAINUC (Torino-Dubna). Since 2006, for the experimental observations of collective nuclear effects he was awarded several prices by the Italian Physical Society. Since 2007 he’s a member of Compass collaboration at CERN, focusing on the internal structure […]

Marcello Abbrescia

Marcello Abbrescia is associate professor at the Physics Department of the University of Bari. He devoted most of his scientific career to the study of particle detectors, and mainly gaseous detectors, developing original mathematical models describing their behavior and proposing new prototypes. He is with the CMS experiment at CERN, which discovered the Higgs boson, […]

Daniele Cavazza

Member of INFN as electronic technician since 2005, Daniele Cavazza is part of Time Of Flight team for ALICE experiment at CERN-LHC. He has great experience in communicating science related to cosmic rays, and has also engineered and built many equipment and exhibit detectors to support lessons and explanations. Currently he is handling fast silicon […]

Antonio Flammini

Antonio Flammini has worked as a public high-school teacher and as a software and system engineer for companies in the telecommunication industry (Italtel, Siemens, Ericsson). Since June 2017 he has been working at INFN (Bologna-Italy). At the moment he collaborates on the Polar QuEEEst cosmic rays detector. His main professional experiences concern: • EU research […]

Mario Nicola Mazziotta

INFN senior scientist and expert in high energy particle and space detectors; astro-particle physics; cosmic ray expert; data analysis. Member of the Fermi-LAT and DAMPE collaborations. Currently astroparticle group coordinator at INFN-Bari.

Marco Malavasi

Plant and spatial ecologist at the Department of Applied Geoinformatics and Spatial Planning, Czech University of Life Sciences (Prague). He achieved his PhD at Roma tre University (Italy), investigating the relationships between spatial patterns and biological processes through remote sensing in coastal ecosytems. He is currently involved in several research projects, among these: tracking biodiversity […]

Aleksandra Kruss

Aleksandra’s passions are physics, philosophy and adventure, especially in the deep sea. And she succeeded in combining them all by becoming an expert in acoustic bottom investigations in Polar Regions, especially Spitsbergen, thanks to her PhD at the Polish Academy of Sciences (IOPAS) on “Habitat Mapping in Arctic Regions using side-scan sonar, single beam and […]

Roberto Demontis

Roberto is expert in Geographic Information Systems at CRS4 where he has been working since 2000. He has contributed Polarquest2018 in the geolocalization of the crash site of the Airship Italia and the sunken wreck.

Pietro Zanarini

Pietro is the director of ICT & Business Development sectors at CRS4, focused at launching new initiatives to help further the growth of Sardinia in the Information Society. With specific experience in the fields of Internet/Web/Mobile Applications, Smart Environments, Digital Media, User Experience, Scientific Visualization, he is a member of the Internet Society, among the […]