Elena Pinetti

PhD Student

Affiliation

University of Turin

Via Pietro Giuria 1
Torino, TO 10125 Italy

Sorbonne University (Paris VI)
Laboratoire de Physique Théoretique et Hautes énergies

4 place Jussieu
Paris CEDEX 05, 75252 France

Contact

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Research Activity

GALACTIC X-RAY FLUX FOR LIGHT DARK MATTER SEARCHES

2020 — Present

Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Hautes Energies, Paris

Advisor: Dr. Marco Cirelli (CNRS Research Director)

arXiv: 2007.11493

AUTO-CORRELATION of gamma-RAYS

2019 — Present

Department of Physics at the University of Turin

Advisor: Prof. Nicolao Fornengo

Visiting scientist

19/11/2019 — 2/12/2019

University of Western Cape, Cape Town (South Africa)

CROSS-CORRELATION BETWEEN gamma-RAYS AND 21 CM LINE

2018 — Present

Department of Physics at the University of Turin

Advisor: Prof. Nicolao Fornengo

arXiv: 1911.04989

DIRECT DETECTION OF DARK MATTER

07-2016 — 09-2016

Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Hautes Energies, Paris

Advisor: Dr. Marco Cirelli

Education & Training

PhD (First in the PhD selection)

2018 — 2021

Department of Physics at the University of Turin

Topic: Theoretical developments of the cross-correlation techniques for Dark Matter and Cosmology studies
PhD defense: September 2021

Advisor: Prof. Nicolao Fornengo, Dr. Marco Cirelli

MASTER’S DEGREE: THEORETICAL PHYSICS AND ASTROPHYSICS

2016 — 2018

Department of Physics at the University of Turin

Degree Mark: 110/110 Summa cum Laude

Thesis Title: Dark Matter and Cosmology through cross-correlations with intensity mapping of neutral hydrogen

Advisor: Prof. Nicolao Fornengo

Co-advisor: Dr. Stefano Camera

External examiner: Prof. Fiorenza Donato

BACHELOR’S DEGREE: PHYSICS

2013 — 2016

Department of Physics at the University of Turin

Degree Mark: 110/110 cum Laude

Thesis Title: Gravitational waves: general theoretical aspects and phenomenology of pulsars emission

Advisor: Prof. Nicolao Fornengo

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

2008 — 2013

Liceo scientifico F. Vercelli of Asti

Degree Mark: 100/100

Advanced class in Mathematics and Physics

Invited Speaker & Seminars

Constraining sub-GeV dark matter with indirect detection

2020

at Laboratoire d'Annecy-le-Vieux de physique théorique, Annecy-le-Vieux (France) - Scheduled for November 5th

Integral X-ray constraints on sub-GeV dark matter

2020

at BSM pandemic double feature, Virtual talk

Integral X-ray constraints on sub-GeV dark matter

2020

at ICAP, Waterloo (Canada) - virtual talk during the COVID19 pandemic

Cross-correlation between 21cm intensity mapping and gamma rays: a new path for particle dark matter searches

2020

at Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Canada - Virtual conference during the COVID19 pandemic

Cross-correlation between 21 cm intensity mapping and gamma rays: a new path for particle dark matter searches

2020

at Initiative for Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (ICAP), Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, France

Particle Dark Matter indirect detection: how 21 cm intensity mapping meets gamma rays

2019

at University of Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa

Conference Speaker

Integral X-ray constraints on sub-GeV dark matter

2020

at PONT 2020, Virtual conference

Integral X-ray constraints on sub-GeV dark matter

2020

at 3rd South AMerican Dark Matter Workshop, Virtual conference

Integral X-ray constraints on sub-GeV dark matter

2020

at Kashiwa Dark Matter Symposium 2020, Virtual conference
Link to the recording.

Cross-correlation between 21cm intensity mapping and gamma rays: a new path for particle dark matter searches

2020

at Cosmology From Home 2020, Virtual conference during the COVID19 pandemic
Link to the recording.

Particle dark matter searches through cross-correlations between gamma-rays and neutral hydrogen intensity mapping

2020

at Rencontres de Pysique des particules 2020, Palaiseau, France

Cross-correlation between 21 cm intensity mapping and gamma rays: a new path for particle dark matter searches

2020

at SKA Cosmology SWG, Paris, France

DARK MATTER AND COSMOLOGY THROUGH CROSS CORRELATIONS WITH INTENSITY MAPPING OF NEUTRAL HYDROGEN

Sept 10, 2019

at Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics (TAUP 2019), Toyama, Japan

DARK MATTER AND COSMOLOGY THROUGH CROSS CORRELATIONS WITH INTENSITY MAPPING OF NEUTRAL HYDROGEN

Sept 3, 2019

at COSMO19, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Programming Skills

  • Python
  • Julia
  • Wolfram Mathematica
  • C++

Scholarships & Awards

VINCI GRANT

2020

Italo-French University

This grant is awarded for the most promising PhD project

CASSINI JUNIOR GRANT

2020-2021

French Embassy

This grant is funded by the French Embassy in Italy in order to organize a workshop on space science

DEPARTMENT OF EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP

2018-2021

University of Turin

This is a special fellowship that falls within the funds assigned by the “Ministry of Education, Universities and Research” to the best Italian departments together with the title of Department of Excellence

SCHOLARSHIP FOR TALENTED GRADUATE STUDENTS

2019

Soroptimist International, Club of Asti

This scholarship covered the fee for a course on leadership at the Bocconi University in Milan

SCHOLARSHIP FOR TALENTED YOUNG STUDENTS

2018

Fondazione Cecilia Gilardi

SCHOLARSHIP FOR YOUNG WOMEN IN STEM

2017

Soroptimist International, Club of Asti

SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACADEMIC MERIT

2016

Società di Mutuo Soccorso "Cesare Pozzo"

ERASMUS TRAINEESHIP, TWO-MONTH INTERNSHIP

2016

Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Haute Energies, Jussieu, Paris

SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACADEMIC MERIT

2013

Cassa di Risparmio di Asti

Young Women in Public Affairs Award

2013

Zonta Club

This is a scholarship awarded for outstanding social commitment in favour of women's emancipation

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED FOR ACADEMIC MERIT

2013

Società di Mutuo Soccorso "Cesare Pozzo"

Leadership Experience

  • Co-organizer of the journal club at the Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Hautes Energies (2020)
  • Co-Founder of Soroptimist Net Lead, a national network of 40 young women focused on female empowerment and education on gender equality (2019-Present)
  • Representative of the PhD students (2018-Present)
  • Ambassador of the "Premio Calicanto" for equal opportunities (2019-Present)
  • Member of the jury of the National Award for Science Journalism (2017, 2019)
  • Organizer of the "Second Italian Conference of Physics Students" (2016)
  • Councillor and Member of the Executive Office of the Commission on Equal Opportunities of the City of Asti (2013-2017)

Mentoring

Supernova Foundation

It is an International network of physicists in which professors and researchers provide career advice and guidance to their mentees in form of monthly skype calls and regular webinars.

Mentor: Prof. Maïté Dupuis (University of Waterloo and Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada )

Soroptimist International

This mentoring program is part of the activities organised by Soroptimist Net Lead (SNL) in partnership with Soroptimist International (SI) of Italy: young members of SNL are paired to senior members of SI to be mentored in a 8-months mentoring program.

Mentor: Mentor: Prof. Carmela Mento (University of Catania, Italy, Italy )

Conferences & Workshops

TAUP 2019

2019

International Conference on Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics

Toyama (Japan)

COSMO19

2019

Aachen (Germany)

SKA COSMOLOGY SWG

2018

University of Turin, Turin (Italy)

CASTLE

2018

University of Turin, Tagliolo Monferrato (Italy)

ANISOTROPIC UNIVERSE

2018

Barolo Astoparticle Meeting, Barolo (Italy)

AMSTERDAM-PARIS-STOCKHOLD 6TH MEETING

2016

Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Hautes Energies, Chantilly (France)

DARK MATTER AND STARS

2016

Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Hautes Energies, Paris (France)

Schools

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL ON ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS

2019

Max Planck Institute, Heidelberg (Germany)

THEORETICAL ASPECTS OF ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND GRAVITATION

2019

Galileo Galilei Institute, Arcetri (Italy)

XII TONALE WINTER SCHOOL IN COSMOLOGY

2018

Heidelberg University, Passo del Tonale (Italy)

SUMMER SCHOOL ON LARGE-SCALE STRUCTURE

2018

Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Berlin (Germany)

SUMMER SCHOOL ON PARTICLE AND ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS

2017

GraSPA2017, Annecy-le-Vieux (France)

IAPS4FUSION

2015

International Association of Physics Students, Oxford and London (United Kingdom)

PLAS@PAR PLASMAS À PARIS

2015

Sorbonne Université, Roscoff (France)

Reference Contact

Nicolao Fornengo

Full Professor

Dr. Marco Cirelli

CNRS Research Director

Stefano Camera

Associate Professor

Bradley J. Kavanagh

Researcher