Luigi Stella
                      INAF -  Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma,  Via Frascati, 33, Monteporzio Catone, Rome, I-00040, Italy
                      Tel. +39-06-94286436  -  Fax +39-06-9447243 - E-mail:  luigi.stella@oa-roma.inaf.it


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Appointments    
          1996-Present    Full Professor/Astronomer            INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma, Italy
          1989-1995       Associate Professor/Astronomer   Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera, Milan, Italy
          1987-1989       Scientist                                        Astrophysics Division of ESA, ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
          1984-1989       Assistant Professor                        Physics Dept, Universita' di Roma "La Sapienza",  Rome, Italy
          1982-1986       Duty Scientist                                Astrophysics Division of ESA, ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany
          1981-1982       Fellow                                           International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy
          1981-1982       ESA Research Fellow                   Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Mass. USA

Reasearch Interests
           Relativistic Astrophysics, Neutron Stars and Black holes, Theory of Accretion, General Relativity: strong field effects, 
           Gravitational Waves, Gamma Ray Bursts, Active Galactic Nuclei, Data Analysis Techniques and Algorithms.

Honors/Awards          
            2014                 OMRI, Commander
            2000                 SIGRAV Prize in Experimental Relativity and Observational Astrophysics
            2000                 ASI - Team Award, BeppoSAX Mission
            2000                 NASA - Teamwork Award,  Swift MIDEX Team Award
            1983                 ESA - Team Achievement Award, EXOSAT Project
            1980                 Enrico Persico Prize    

Main Memberships  
            2013-present        Virgo-European Gravitational Observatory Science Forum, Executive Board Coordinator
            2012-present        SRON, Science Advisory Committee
            2012-present        International Space Science Institute, Science Committee
            2009-2011           ESA, Science Program Committee, Italian Delegation Advisor       
            2008-2011           INAF, Scientific Committee       
            2007-2013           Virgo-European Gravitational Observatory Science Forum, Executive Board
            2007-2011           INAF-ASI Joint Committee       
            2006-present         Thomson-ISI Highly Cited, Space Sciences       
            2006-present         SIGRAV, Board       
            2003-present         The Astrophysical Journal,  Scientific Editor
            2002                      ESA, XMM/Newton Observatory, Time Allocation Committee
            2001-2002            NASA, Chandra Observatory, Time Allocation Committee
            1999-2001            Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo,  Board
            1997-2003            European Southern Observatory, Visiting Committee
            1997-2002            Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma, Board 
            1997-2001            Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera, Board 
            1997-2000            Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma, Vicedirector
            1997-1999            CNR - TESRE , Bologna, Scientific Committee
            1997-1999            European Southern Observatory, Observing Program Committee 
            1997-1999            Italian Space Agency (ASI),  Scientific Committee 
            1995-1998            Italian Space Agency (ASI), BeppoSAX Project, Time Allocation Committee 

Courses taught
            2012-present          High Energy Astrophysics, Universita' di Roma “La Sapienza”
            2012-present          Gravitaional Waves, Black Holes and Neutron Stars, Universita' di Roma “La Sapienza”
            1998-2009             High Energy Astrophysics, Universita' di Roma “Tor Vergata”
            1990-1995             Astrophysics, Universita' di Milano
            1988                      Physics, Universita' di Roma “La Sapienza”
            1986                      General Physics I and II, Universita' di Roma “La Sapienza”