CurriculumVitae et Studiorum

Name:                                     Sonia Giovanna Temporin
Date and Place of Birth:         1969 June 12th, Rovigo, Italy
Citizenship:                             Italian
Current Address:                    Institute for Astro- and Particle Physics - University of Innsbruck
                                                Technikerstrasse 25
                                                A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Phone:                                     +43-512-5076042
Fax:                                         +43-512-5072923
e-mail:                                      giovanna.temporin AT

Current Employment:            Research Assistant (senior postdoc)
(since 2009 Jan 7th)              at the Institute for Astro- and Particle Physics - LFU Innsbruck

Previous Employments:         

(2008 Dec 1st                        Contract of collaboration CNRS at postdoctoral level
2008 Dec 31th)                     
at the CEA Saclay - IRFU/DSM/Service d'Astrophysique

(2006 Dec 1st                        Postdoctoral Research Assistant (Collaborateur Temporaire Etranger)
2008 Nov 30th)                     
at the CEA Saclay - IRFU/DSM/Service d'Astrophysique,
                                               contract of collaboration within the XMM-LSS consortium,
                                               for a project leaded by Pierre-Alain Duc on dusty star formation in clusters

(2005 Nov 15th                      Postdoctoral Research Assistant
2006 Nov 30th)                     
at the INAF - Brera Astronomical Observatory,
                                               postdoc position within the VLT VIMOS Deep Survey VVDS) project (NIR follow-up)

(2004 Nov 15th                      Postdoctoral Research Assistant
2005 Nov 14th)                     
at the Institute of Astrophysics,
Leopold-Franzens University, Innsbruck
                                               Austrian Science Fund (FWF) Project P17772

(2004 Sept 1st -                       Contract of collaboration: Responsible for the astronomical software within the Linux system  
2004 Nov 14th)                      
at the Institute of Astrophysics, University of Innsbruck      

(2001 Sept 1st -                       Postdoctoral Research Assistant
2004 Aug 31st)                       at the Institute of Astrophysics, University of Innsbruck
                                                Austrian Science Fund (FWF) Project P15065

(1998 Aug 17th -                    Part-time Assistant at the
 2001 Aug 16th)                     Institute of Astrophysics, University of Innsbruck


June 2001                               Ph. D. in Astronomy at the University of Innsbruck, Austria
                                                Thesis: "Observations and Modeling of an Ultra-Compact Group of Galaxies"
                                                Supervisor: Prof. R. Weinberger (University of Innsbruck)

Oct 1997 - Jun 2001               Doctoral studies at the University of Innsbruck, Austria

Feb 1997 -  Sept 1998            Research project  on  "Spectroscopy of AGN and interacting galaxies"
                                                at the Institute of Astrophysics, University of Innsbruck, under grant of
                                                the University of Padova

Oct 1995 - Jun 1996               Special course on "Space Systems" at the  University of Padova
                                                Short thesis: "Vibrazioni elastiche del TSS-1R dopo la separazione"
                                                Supervisor: Prof.  S. Bergamaschi (University of Padova)

Jan 1994 - Jan 1997               Collaboration with Prof. P. Rafanelli,  Department of Astronomy,
                                               University of  Padova, in the research field
                                                "Environment of Seyfert and starburst galaxies and  interaction - activity connection"

Dec 1993                                Degree ("Laurea") in Astronomy at the University of Padova, Italy
                                                Thesis: "Emissione Anisotropa di Radiazione nei Nuclei Galattici Attivi"
                                                Supervisors: Prof. P. Rafanelli (University of Padova)
                                                                     Prof. M. Calvani  (Astronomical Observatory of Padova)

Sept 1987 - Dec 1993             Studies of Astronomy at the University of Padova, Italy

July 1987                                Diploma of "Maturità Scientifica"
                                                at the Scientific High School ("Liceo Scientifico") P. Paleocapa, Rovigo, Italy

Languages:                              Italian (mother  tongue), English (fluent),  French (fluent),
                                                Spanish (basic knowledge), German (basic knowledge)

Teaching Experience:

Oct 1999 - June 2002            Course of  "Exercises of Practical Astronomy" at the University of Innsbruck , Austria

March - June 2002                Course of "Data reduction with IRAF" at the University of Innsbruck, Austria

1991 - 1998                           Private teaching of Mathematics and Physics for pre-High School and High School students

Observational Experience:

                                                    Several observing runs at the observatories of:
                                                    Asiago (Italy) - 1.82 m telescope
                                                    Calar Alto (Spain) - 1.23 m telescope
                                                    La Palma (Spain) -  NOT 2.5 m telescope
                                                    Siding Springs (Australia)  Anglo-Australian Observatory  - AAT 3.9 m telescope

                                                    Reduction and analysis of long-slit, MOS, and IFU spectroscopic data of extended sources
                                                    Reduction and photometric/morphological analysis of optical and NIR images

Computer Systems:

1998 - 2005                                Management of Unix systems (HP-UX, SGI-IRIX, Linux)

                                                    Familiarity with Windows systems
                                                    Knowledge of data handling programs (IRAF, MIDAS, GIPSY, IDL, SuperMongo, ...)

Schools and Meetings:

May 1998                                   Meeting of the Italian Astronomical Society,
                                                    "From nano to tera-eV: All the Colours of AGN", Rome, Italy

Jun 1999                                      IAU Colloquium "Small Galaxy Groups", Turku, Finland

Nov 1999                                    XI Canary Islands Winter School of Astrophysics
                                                    "Galaxies at High Redshift", Tenerife,  Spain

Feb 2000                                     Meeting: "Mapping the Hidden Universe: The Universe Behind the Milky Way
                                                    The Universe in HI", Guanajuato, Mexico

Sept 2000                                    Annual Meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft
                                                    "Dynamic Stability and Instabilities in the Universe", Bremen, Germany

Sept 2001                                    Joint European  and National Astronomical Meeting for 2001, JENAM 2001,
                                                    "Five Days of Creation: Astronomy with Large Telescopes from Ground and Space",
                                                    Munich, Germany

Sept 2002                                   
Joint European  and National Astronomical Meeting for 2002, JENAM 2002,
                                                    "The Unsolved Universe: Challenges for the Future"
Porto, Portugal

Sept 2002                                    Annual Meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft
                                                     "The Cosmic Circuit of Matter", Berlin, Germany

Apr 2003                                     Annual Meeting of the Austrian Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics,
                                                     Innsbruck, Austria

May 2003                                    VIII Meeting of the "Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei",
                                                     "Dinamica ed Evoluzione delle Galassie ", Rome, Italy

July 2003                                    XXV IAU General Assembly, IAU Symp. 217,
                                                    "Recycling intergalactic and interstellar matter ", Sydney, Australia

Aug 2004                                   "The Environments of Galaxies: from Kiloparsecs to Megaparsecs", Crete

Sept 2004                                   "Starbursts - From 30 Doradus to Lyman Break Galaxies", Cambridge, UK

Sept 2004                                   Annual Meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft,
                                                   "From Cosmological Structures to the Milky Way", Prague, Czech Republic

Sept 2005                                   Annual Meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft,
                                                   "The many facets of the universe - Revelations by New Instruments" Cologne, Germany

Dec 2005                                    2005 ESO Workshop, "Groups of galaxies in the nearby Universe", Santiago, Chile

Feb 2006                                    VVDS meeting, Paris, France

June 2006                                    VVDS meeting, Milan, Italy

Aug 2006                                    XXVI IAU General Assembly, IAU Symp. 235,
                                                  "Galaxy Evolution across the Hubble Time", Prague, Czech Republic

Feb 2007                                    D-SIGALE consortium meeting, Orsay, France

Mar 2007                                    ESF Research Conference "The Origin of Galaxies", Obergurgl, Austria

May 2007                                    XMM-LSS annual consortium meeting, Marseille, France

Oct 2007                                    Workshop on "Star formation in extreme conditions",Carcans-Maubuisson, France

Nov 2007                                    D-SIGALE consortium meeting, Marseille, France

June 2008                                    ESO/RadioNet Workshop "3D2008", Garching, Germany

Jul 2008                                    SF2A 2008, "Obscured Extragalactic Light", Paris, France

Sept 2008                                    Joint European and National Astronomical Meeting for 2008,JENAM 2008,
                                                  "Matter Cycles of Galaxies in Clusters", Vienna, Austria

Nov 2008                                    "When the Universe Formed Stars", Martinique, France

Mar-Apr 2009                                    "Galaxy Evolution and Environment", Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Aug 2009                                    First consortium meeting of the Astrophysics EMMC - AstroMundus, Innsbruck, Austria

Sept 2009                                    Joint Annual Meeting of APS/SPS/OEGAA/SSAA, Innsbruck, Austria

Sept 2009                                    XMM-LSS annual consortium meeting, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Visits to other Institutes:
                                               Frequent 1-2 weeks visits at the Department of Astronomy of  Padova University since 1997.
                                                One-week visits at the Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam (Germany) in 1997, 1998, 1999.
                                                 Two-week visit at the University Observatory of Göttingen (Germany) in December 2000.
                                                 Visits at the  Australia Telescope National Facility (NSW, Australia) in June 2002, June/July 2003.
                                                 Short visit at the Mount Stromlo Observatory (ACT, Australia) in June 2002.
                                                 Short visit at the School of Physics, Melbourne University (Australia) in June 2002.
                                                 Visiting astronomer at the ESO/Santiago Headquarter (Chile) during March 2003.
                                                 Short visit at the Cerro Calan Observatory (Santiago, Chile) in March 2003.
                                                 One-week visits at the Universitätssternwarte Vienna in June 2003 and April 2005.
                                                 One-week visits at the Universitäts-Sterwarte Munich in May 2004 and July 2005.
                                                 Short visit at the Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur (Nice, France) in October 2004
                                                 Short visit at the Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille (Marseille, France) in October 2004.