Mission
Organization
Governance

Our CVs

EGO Directorate team

EGO director is appointed by the EGO Council and is the legal representative and chief executive of EGO.

The directorate team of EGO is composed by the director, the administrative deputy director, the technical deputy director and the assistant to the director.

  • EGO Director: Stavros Katsanevas
  • EGO administrative deputy director: Veronica Colautti
  • EGO technical deputy director: Christian Olivetto
  • EGO scientific deputy director: Massimo Carpinelli
  • EGO director assistant: Sarodia Vydelingum

Attached to the direction are:

  • Safety and Security: Carlo Fabozzi
  • Communication Responsible: Vincenzo Napolano
  • European project Office: Francesca Spagnuolo
  • Outreach Office: Valero Boschi
  • Data Processing Infrastructure Coordinator: Franco Carbognani
  • Data Science Office: Elena Cuoco

EGO Departments

For Technological and Administration responsibilities EGO’s Director is assisted by the Technical Deputy Director, the Administrative Deputy Director and by five Heads Department, who respectively manage:

Administration, Budget management for EGO including upgrade projects of Virgo interferometer, Human Resources and European projects of which EGO is the leader or co-manager from the European Commission.

Information Technology manages the computing, storage and network systems at the EGO site providing the IT infrastructure for the control of the Virgo Interferometer, the running of the on-line data analysis and the data exchange with the external computing centers and the other detectors, working actively in the software development for many subsystems.

Interferometer Technology, in charge of operations maintenance, participates of upgrade and running operation of Virgo interferometer. The ITF department is based on tree main expertises Optics benches and injection beam light, Electronics low noise and Environment Noise analysis and mitigation.

General Infrastructure, Management of all infrastructure facilities, services, supplies needs and all EGO site buildings and facilities for VIRGO interferometer running needs.

Department Head: Andrea Paoli

Vacuum & Mechanics, Management of operation, maintenance and upgrades of the Virgo Vacuum System and provides support for mechanical design and on-site workshop capability.

Department Head: Antonio Pasqualetti

For any question or first contact concerning Technological and Administrative Departments send an email to:

EGO organizational chart

(PDF here)

EGO Organization

EGO Organization
INTERFEROMETER TECHNOLOGY VACUUM & MECHANICS GENERAL INFRASTRUCTURE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATION EGO Council STAC Virgo

INTERFEROMETER TECHNOLOGY

Noise & Controls
I. Fiori, N. Arnaud, M. Mantovanni, J. Casanueva, G. Ballardin, P. Ruggi, M. Tringali
Optics
A. Chiummo, A. Magazzu, C. Derossi, N. Spinicelli, S. Melo
ITF Services
F. Berni, M. Ciardelli, F. Gherardini, F. Nenci, N. Menzione
Electronics
F. Nocera, G. Sposito, B. Montanari, R. Cavalieri

VACUUM & MECHANICS

Vacuum Operation
L. Francescon, R. Macchia, D. Sentenac, J. Gargiulo
Mechanics
A. Buggiani, T. Zelenova, M. Bazzi

GENERAL INFRASTRUCTURE

Infrastructure Services
N. Baldocchi, R. Romboli, F. Rossi
Technical office & Survey Engineering
C. Fabozzi, L. Paoli

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Computing Facilities & Data Storage
S. Cortese, G. Di Biase, L. Salconi
IT Facilities & Network
G. Hemming, A. Matteini, S. Puccinelli
Data Analysis support
P. Chanial, B. Patricelli, R. Poulton

ADMINISTRATION

Human Resources & General Affairs
L. Coltelli, S. Ciampalini
Finance & Procurement
E. Mercatali, E. Catalano, F. Tasselli
EU Programs
M. Budroni

Contacts

Via E. Amaldi,5
56021 Cascina (PI) - Italy
Tel +39 050 752511
Contact us
How to reach us

EGO is a consortium of