Research & Development Engineer
DI GALLO Luc 41 rue Victor Hugo 93170 BAGNOLET FRANCE luc.digallo (at) obspm.fr
Personal website (Detailed CV, research activities...) http://lucdigallo.free.fr
French, 32 years old
Skills statement Computer science
- Modelling and numerical simulations - HPC / Parallel computing (MPI) - Data analysis / Data base - Graphical interface developer (Qt) - Website developer
- Nuclear physics - Hydrodynamics - Astronomy - Optics - Optimization (Genetic algorithms…)
- Leading project within a team - President of associations - Conference organizer
- Scientific presentations (oral and written) - Popularization activities - Teaching - Scientific and technical report writing
C/C++, Fortran, Matlab, Simulink, Python, Qt, Latex, URANIE platform, Kepler interface Linux and Windows
English : Strong knowledge (Oral presentations, report and article writing) Italian : Strong oral knowledge, scholar writing
Work Experiences Availability January 2016
References Alain Bécoulet
alain.becoulet (at) cea.fr
frederic.imbeaux (at) cea.fr
Cédric Reux cedric.reux (at) cea.fr
Additional Information Education mission in secondary schools of Benin Organ, Piano
Jan 2014 – Jan 2016: Research and development engineer at CEA Cadarache
Project: Design optimization of the nuclear fusion reactor DEMO Optimization with genetic algorithms (URANIE platform), code development for modelling the reactor (C++, python, FORTRAN, JAVA Interface Kepler), GUI development (Qt) Results: Efficient and user friendly tools to get optimal DEMO designs
March-June 2012: Optics engineer at LAPP (CNRS)
Project: Definition of specifications for the production of an optical cavity used by VIRGO experiment Code development to model the cavity (C++, Matlab) Results: Specification report sent to the producer for polishing and positioning mirrors in the cavity
Oct 2008-Dec 2011: Nuclear Astrophysicist at LUTH (CNRS) Project: Calculate the thermal properties of neutron star inner crust Development of a new neutron star inner crust model (Nuclear physics, superfluid hydrodynamics, general relativity). Numerical resolution of the associated equations with a code. Results: Publication of a new model describing thermal properties of neutron star inner. Discovery of unknown thermal excitations.
Oct 2008-Dec 2011: University teaching
Pierre et Marie Curie University, first year B. Sc. tutorials in mathematical analysis Paris Diderot University, oral test of electromagnetism for second year B.Sc.
April-June 2008: Master's degree training at LUTH, Numerical simulations in general relativity Project: Study the stability of rotating hybrid stars.
Philosophy Ph.D Promotion (ANDès association, Round table on the higher education and the research)
April-July 2007: Master's degree training period at the VIRGO laboratory, Pisa (Italy) Project: Finding noise sources in the interferometer
Formation 2008-2011 Ph.D. in astronomy and astrophysics, with Honors, Paris Diderot University 2006-2008 Master Gravitational system dynamics, with Honors, Paris XI University “Magistère” of fundamental and applied physics, with Honors, Paris XI University 2005-2006 B.SC. of fundamental and applied physics, with Honors, Paris XI University 2002-2005 Preparatory class for entrance to French engineer schools, Mathematics and Physics 2001-2002 Scientific G.C.E. A-levels, Engineer and Physics, with Honors
Luc DI GALLO
Ph.D. in Astronomy and Astrophysics
List of publications Publication with referee committee L. Di Gallo, C. Reux, F. Imbeaux et al , Coupling between a multi-physics workflow engine and an optimization framework, Computer Physics Science (In Press) C. Reux, L. Di Gallo, F. Imbeaux et al , DEMO reactor design using the new modular system code SYCOMORE, Nuclear Fusion 55 (7) (2015) 073011 L. Di Gallo, M. Oertel and M. Urban, Collective excitations L. Di Gallo, M. Oertel et M. Urban, Collective excitations in neutron star inner crust, Phys. Rev. C 84, 045801 (2011) , online access Arxiv : http://arxiv.org/abs/1107.4209 Internal publication for the VIRGO collaboration L. Di Gallo, Maximum allowed angular errors for positioning mirrors in Advanced VIRGO OMC, VIRGO Internal Note, VIR-0266A-12, July 2012, https://tds.ego-gw.it/ql/?c=9080 L. Di Gallo, Mirror surface studies for Advanced VIRGO OMC, VIRGO Internal Note, VIR-0267A-12, July 2012, https://tds.ego-gw.it/ql/?c=9081 P.A. Casula, L. Di Gallo, R. Gouaty, F. Marion, B. Mours, L. Rolland, Advanced Virgo Output Mode Cleaner: refinement of the design and polishing specification, VIRGO Internal Note, VIR-0319A-12, September 2012, https://tds.ego-gw.it/ql/?c=9140 Online publication of the thesis : Website “Thèses En Ligne”, tel-00667553, version 1 http://tel.archives-ouvertes.fr/tel-00667553 Communications with acts B. Saoutic, C. Reux, L. Di Gallo, F. Imbeaux et al , DEMO reactor design by the new modular system code Sycomore, FEC IAEA 2014 conference, FIP/P7-6 (Russia) L. Di Gallo, Properties of phonons in the neutron star crust, Semaine de l'Astrophysique Francaise, Journées by SF2A, 2010, Marseille (France). L. Di Gallo, M. Oertel and M. Urban Collective excitations in neutron star crust, Semaine de l'Astrophysique Francaise, Journées by SF2A, 2011, Paris. Presentation at conferences and workshop L. Di Gallo, Les étoiles à neutrons, du modèle aux observations, Experimental physics seminar the 8th of June 2012 at LAPP, Annecy-le-vieux. L. Di Gallo, Excitations collectives dans la croûte interne des étoiles à neutrons, Interdisciplinary seminar the 15the of March at Laboratoire de Physique Corpusculaire, ENSICAEN, Caen. L. Di Gallo, M. Oertel and M. Urban Collective excitations in neutron star crust, COMPSTAR workshop 2011, Catania (Sicily) L. Di Gallo, Thermal properties of neutron stars, Elbereth Conference of student in astronomy and astrophysics from Ile de France, 2010. L. Di Gallo, Contribution of hydrodynamic modes to the thermal properties of the neutron star crust, worshop MODE-SNR-PWN Workshop, 2010, Bordeaux. L. Di Gallo, Contribution of hydrodynamic modes to the thermal properties of the neutron star crust, Journées des Théoriciens Nucléaire, 2010, Lyon. L. Di Gallo, Superfluidity phenomenon in neutron stars, International conference for physics students, Split (Croatia) 2009 L. Di Gallo, Superfluidity phenomenon in neutron stars, Elbereth Conference of student in astronomy and astrophysics from Ile de France 2009.