1985: Master degree in Astronomy cum laude at the Bologna University (Italy)

1989: PhD degree in Astronomy at the Bologna University

1989-1991:Post-doctoral Fellowship at the ESO Headquartier in Garching bei Munchen (Germany)

1990-2002: Researcher Astronomer at the Bologna Observatory

2002-2006: Associate Professor at the Astronomy Department of the Bologna University

2006-2012: Chair of the Professor Board of the first-level degree in Astronomy

Chair of the Professor Board of the second-level degree in Astrophysics and Cosmology at the Bologna University

2006-now: Full Professor at the Physics and Astronomy Department of the Bologna University

The PI of the project

1994: Master degree in Astronomy cum laude at the Bologna University (Italy)

2000: PhD degree in Astronomy cum laude at the Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris et Universite' Paris VII (France)

2001-2006: Post-doc at the Bologna Observatory

2006-2008: Post-doc at the Astronomy Department of the Bologna University

2008-now: Researcher at the Physics and Astronomy Department of the Bologna University

The Work Package coordinator

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The Researchers

2004: Master degree in Astronomy cum laude at the Bologna University (Italy)

2008: PhD degree in Astronomy at the Bologna University

2008-2011: Post-doc at the Astronomy Department of the Bologna University

2011-now: Researcher at the Physics and Astronomy Department of the Bologna University

2005: Master degree in Astronomy cum laude at the Bologna University

2009: PhD degree in Astronomy at the Bologna University

2009-2010: Post-doc at the Gemini Observatory North (Hawaii-USA)

2010-2011: Post-doc at the Astronomy Department of the Bologna University

2011-now: Researcher at the Physics and Astronomy Department of the Bologna University

The PhD students

Davide Massari (Cycle XXVII: starting date Oct. 2011)

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The Post-docs

Paolo Miocchi (Dynamical models & N-body simulations)

Mario Pasquato (Dynamical models & N-body simulations)

Nicoletta Sanna (Stellar photometry)

Rodrigo Contreras Ramos (Stellar photometry)

Cosmic-Lab: Terzan 5 as a fossil remnant of the Galactic bulge formation epoch

Emilio Lapenna (Cycle XXVIII: starting date Oct. 2012)

Cosmic-Lab: Internal dynamics of Globular Clusters

Loredana Lovisi (Spectroscopy of Blue Straggler Stars)

Edoardo Lagioia (Stellar photometry)

Giuliana Fiorentino (Stellar photometry & variability)

Emiliano Alessandrini (Cycle XXIX: starting date Oct. 2013)

Cosmic-Lab: Globular Cluster internal dynamics through

direct N-body simulations

Cristina Pallanca (Millisecond pulsar companions)

Sara Saracino (Cycle XXX: starting date Nov. 2014)

Cosmic-Lab: Searching for the relics of the Galactic bulge pristine fragments

Mario Cadelano (Cycle XXX: starting date Nov. 2014)

Cosmic-Lab: Cluster internal dynamics from exotic objects (Millisecond pulsars and IMBHs)