Gianluca Casagrande

Associate Professor, Scientific Director of Geographic Research and Application Laboratory (European University of Rome). Permanent member of the Italian Geographical Society. Drone pilot.

Frédéric Gillet

Frédéric is Nanuq’s scientific coordinator and during the Polarquest2018 expedition he will get off the boat in Ny Alesund to place his passive sensors to assess the concentration of a persistent organic pollutant called PCB ( polychlorinated biphenyl), a very toxic chemical compound banned by the United States Congress in 1979 and by the Stockholm […]

Ludovico Machet

Born in the heart of the Italian Alps, Ludovico is not a skier but is very keen to take the Northern seas on board Nanuq to look after the cosmic detector data taking during Polarquest2018’s last leg, from Longyearbyen, Svalbard to Tromso, Norway. Ludovico is just completing his bachelor degree in physics at EPFL and […]

Ombretta Pinazza

With degrees in Physics and Engineering, Ombretta is a researcher at INFN Bologna and working at CERN as an expert in detector control systems. She is also an expert mountaineer and amateur sailor.

Safiria Buono

Microplastic project, communication expert and sailor.

Alberto Rolandi

Cosmic ray project, physics student (EPFL), sailor and science educator. Alberto Rolandi was part of the winning team at the 2018 International Physics Tournament (IPT). Read more here.