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Luciana Bianchi : where I am

Research Group (dolomiti)

Luciana Bianchi is an Astrophysicist and currently Research Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at The Johns Hopkins University(*). She was a science co-Investigator of the NASA GALEX mission , leading studies of nearby galaxies and the UV sky project. She also leads major science projects with the Hubble Space Telescope and ground-based telescopes, and participates in other investigations with NASA's Chandra and Spitzer telescopes. She is science co-Investigator in new space missions proposed to NASA, leading some of the science objectives. She also participates in NASA's Science Mission Direcotrate SEPOF to enhance effectiveness of science education, and served as expert for the European Research Council of the European Commission in the 'Universe' Panel.

Biographical Information and Publications

bandiera italiana Oggiscienza Speciale 150 Anni: biografie di scienziate che hanno dato il loro contributo alla storia della cultura del nostro paese. articolo di Simona Cerrato
also published in:
bandiera italiana Enciclopedia delle donne

(*) JHU rankings:
JHU is 15th in the world-university-rankings
JHU is still first in research spending
JHU ranked 14th among US universities, 16th worldwide, by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai. The Physics and Astronomy Dept. is ranked 14th.