New Academic Appointment for the School of Physics

Dr. Luca Matrà
Apr 17 2020 Posted: 09:00 CDT

The School of Physics would like to welcome Dr Luca Matrà who will be joining the School of Physics academic team in June 2020. We would like  to extend a virual hand of welcome during these challenging times.

Brief Biography

Dr. Luca Matrà is an expert in exocometary science and mm/sub-mm interferometry. Luca is originally from Italy but calls Ireland his adoptive home, having gone to school here and graduated with a B.A. from Trinity College Dublin. He received his PhD in Astronomy from the University of Cambridge, UK and has a broad international experience, having worked at the European Space Agency in Madrid, Spain and at the European Southern Observatory in Santiago, Chile. Most recently, he held a Fellowship at the Submillimeter Array project, part of the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian in Cambridge, MA, USA. He is joining NUI Galway in June 2020.
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