Alberto Franceschini#


Alberto Franceschini
Email:alberto.franceschini 'at' unipd.it
Membership Number:3569
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ITALY
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:afranceschini
Elected:2013
Homepage: http://www.astro.unipd.it/astromundus/schede_personali/franceschini.html



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2005 - Full Professor - Padova University
  • 2002 - Extraordinary Professor - Padova University
  • 1995 - Associate Professor - Padova University
  • 1989 - Associate Astronomer - Astronomical Observatory Padova
  • 1983 - Researcher - Padova University
  • 1979 - Institute for Advanced Studies (SISSA) - Trieste

Fields of Scholarship
  • Space Astronomy: scientific payloads and observing strategies for IR and sub-mm instrumentation
  • Deep cosmological surveys
  • Statistics of extragalactic sources (galaxies, AGN, quasars) in radio, IR, optical and X-rays: luminosity functions, cosmological evolution
  • Mm, IR ed X-ray cosmic background radiations: origin and contributions by galactic and extragalactic sources.
  • Cosmic high-energy opacity by photon-photon interaction
  • Galaxy photometry in radio, mm, IR and optical
  • Models of spectrophotometric evolution of galaxies, formation of spheroidal galaxies. IR, optical and X-ray spectroscopy of active galaxies: starbursts, ULIRG and AGNs
  • Statistical techniques for the analysis of astronomical data

Honours and Awards

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