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Dr. Maura Brunetti

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Dr. Maura Brunetti

Senior Research Scientist

+41 22 379 06 25
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Curriculum vitae
Academic Qualifications
Professional Experience
Teaching
Ongoing Education
Research interests
Publications

Curriculum vitae

Born in Rome, Italy

Citizen of Italy and Switzerland

Three children

Academic Qualifications

2001 PhD in Physics, University of Pisa
PhD thesis: Nonlinear coherent structures in collisionless plasmas

1997 MSc in Physics, University of Rome “La Sapienza”
Master thesis: Scalar and tensorial gravitational waves emitted by binary systems and their interaction with spherical antennas (in Italian)

Professional Experience

2011– Research Scientist, Institute for Environmental Sciences (ISE) and GAP (Applied Physics Group) - Nonlinear and Climate, University of Geneva

2006–2010 Postdoctoral fellow, Geneva Observatory, University of Geneva
Stellar migration in barred-spiral galaxies, chaotic regions in marginally stable disks, relation between bar's strength and chaotic orbits
(2006-2007 granted by Marie Heim-Voegtlin SNF)

2001–2006 Postdoctoral fellow, Plasma Physics Research Center, EPFL
Ion Temperature Gradient instability in toroidal fusion devices, turbulence cascade toward small-scales, development of semi-Lagrangian parallel codes, numerical tests with different Eulerian finite-volume algorithms

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Teaching

See chamilo.unige.ch for more details on the courses

13P060CE: Non-linéarité en Physique, in collaboration with Jérôme Kasparian since 2013

14E082: Modélisation climatique avancée, in collaboration with Stéphane Goyette since 2013

14E202: Environnement alpin et sociétés, Atelier Glaciologie et Météorologie, in collaboration with Marjorie Perroud, Stéphane Goyette, Eric Pampaloni, Thierry Froidevaux and Marc Fasel since 2014

14E171AT: Atelier de mise en application des méthodes de recherche (séances sur Lecture critique d'articles et Présentation des graphiques), 2013-2016

14E203AT: Atelier Enjeux MUSE, séance sur les enjeux climatiques, Fall 2016

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Ongoing Education

Workshop on HOS models, LHEEA Lab, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, Nantes, France, May 26-27, 2015

7th Transalpin Workshop in Physics, Climate and Atmospheric Physics, Champex-Lac (CH), February 2009

The origin of the Galaxy and Local group, 37th Saas-Fee advanced course of the Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy, Muerren (CH), March 2007

Infrastructures and energy, organised by CUEPE, University of Geneva (CH), 2004-2005

MPI, Introduction to parallel computation, EPFL (CH), February 2002

8th Summer School of parallel computation, CINECA, Bologna (Italy), September 1999

36th Culham Plasma Physics Summer School, Culham Science Center (UK), July 1999

6th National Seminar of Theoretical Physics, University of Parma (Italy), September 1997

Research interests

Instability thresholds in the ocean circulation

Interaction between global ocean circulation, atmospheric modes and seaice

Extreme events and rogue waves

Modeling collective effects and nonlinear phenomena

Large-scale instabilities and scaling towards small scales

Characterization of chaotic regions

Semi-Lagrangian, Eulerian and N-body simulations

High-performance computing (CADMOS)

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Publications


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