Curriculum Vitae


2013PhD in Astronomy and AstrophysicsUniversité Paris 7, France
2009Master's Degree in Optical ScienceInstitut d'Optique Graduate School, France
2009MSc in Optics, Image, VisionUniversité Jean Monet, France
2007BSc in Fundamental PhysicsUniversité Paris-Sud 11, France

Research Positions

2019 - presentAssociate AstronomerAix Marseille Université, Marseille, France
Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille, Marseille, France
2018 - 2018NASA Hubble Fellow (cont.)California Institute of Technology, Pasadena CA, USA
2016 - 2017NASA Hubble FellowJet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena CA, USA
2013 - 2015Postdoctoral ResearcherSpace Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore MD, USA
2009 - 2012PhD StudentLaboratoire d'Études Spatiales et d'Instrumentation en Astrophysique, Meudon, France

Fellowships and Awards

2022ERC Consolidator grantawarded by the European Research Council
2015Hubble Fellowshipawarded by NASA
2014Team Achievement Awardawarded by STScI jointly with R. Soummer's group
2013Humboldt Fellowshipawarded by the Humboldt Foundation (declined)

Grants as PI

2022 - 2027ERC Consolidator grant, ESCAPE, project No 101044152
2019 - 2021CNRS PICS grant for collaboration project with Caltech
2018 - 2021NASA HST grant for observing program HST-GO-15218
2017 - 2019NASA Keck grant for observing program Keck 2017A_N166
2017 - 2019NASA Keck grant for observing program Keck 2017B_N240
2016 - 2018NASA Hubble Fellowship
2015 - 2018NASA HST grant for observing program HST-GO-13855

Telescope Time

As Principal Investigator (Selection)
2020HST GO program 1630516 orbits
2020AVLTI program 15.208Z12h
2017HST GO program 1521839 orbits
2017BNASA Keck program N2401 night
2017ANASA Keck program N1661 night
2014HST GO program 138554 orbits
As co-Investigator (Selection)
2017JWST ERS program 1386 (PI S. Hinkley)55hco-lead of the Disk Imaging sub-program (25h)
2017JWST GTO program 1241 (PI M. Ressler)60hco-lead of the Exoplanet Imaging sub-program (19h)

Teaching Activities

As Lecturer
2021 - presentMSc Physics, Europhotonics"Advanced Methods for Optical Instrumentation"Aix Marseille University
2019 - presentMSc Signal and Image Processing"Instrument Calibration and Image Correction"Aix Marseille University
2019 - 2022BSc Physics"Initiation to Scientific Method"Aix Marseille University
2020 PhD Summer School"High-Constrast Imaging in Astronomy"Astro-HAR Summer School
As Teaching Assistant
2014 PhD Summer SchoolTutorials (postprocessing, mission design)Sagan Summer School
2009 - 2012MSc Astronomy and Astrophysics"Observations and data processing"Paris Observatory
2009 - 2012University Degree (undergrad level) "Astronomy and Celestial Mechanics"Paris Observatory

PhD Student and Postdoc supervision

Alexis LauPostdoctoral Researcher, LAM (2024 - 2026)
Nicolas GodoyPostdoctoral Researcher, LAM (2023 - 2025)
Lisa AltinierPhD Student, Aix Marseille University (2022 - 2025)co-supervized with A. Vigan
Romain MayerPhD Student, Aix Marseille University (2022 - 2025)co-supervized with D. Mary
Chen XiePhD Student, Aix Marseille University (2020 - 2023)co-supervized with A. Vigan
Bin RenPostdoctoral Researcher, Caltech (2019 - 2021)co-supervized with D. Mawet

Community Services / Committees

2023 - presentCo-lead of the GRD research groupLAM, France
2022 - presentPresident of the ASHRA National CommitteeCNRS INSU, France
2022 - 2023Member of the NOVA Peer Review CommitteeNOVA, The Netherlands
2020 - presentMember of the ASHRA National CommitteeCNRS INSU, France
2020 - 2023Member of the Exoplanet National CommitteeCNRS INSU, France
2019 - presentMember of the LAM Scientific CouncilLAM, France
2019 - 2020Member of the Topical Team 3, ESA Voyage 2050 science programESA ESTEC, The Netherland
2016 - 2021Member of the Study Analysis Group 19ExoPAG, USA
2013 - 2015Member of the Study Analysis Group 9ExoPAG, USA

Panels & Reviews

2023Examiner, PhD defense of A. BidotUGA, IPAG, France
2023Examiner, PhD defense of M. MalinParis Observatory, LESIA, France
2021 - 2023JWST Review Panel Member (Cycle 1, 2)STScI, USA
2022Examiner, PhD defense of V. Tobon-ValenciaAMU, Fresnel Institute, France
2022Examiner, PhD defense of R. PourcelotOCA, Lagrange Laboratory, France
2022HST TAC External Reviewer (Cycles 30, main cycle)STScI, USA
2020Examiner, PhD defense of R. LaugierOCA, Lagrange Laboratory, France
2017 - 2019HST TAC External Reviewer (Cycles 24, 25, 26, 27, main and/or mid-cycles)STScI, USA
2017 - presentReviewer for The Astrophysical Journal and Astronomy & Astrophysics
2015 - 2017Reviewer for thE NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (Graduate program)NASA, USA

Scientific Animation

2022Co-convener, Future Instruments Session (EXO7), EuroPlanet Science CongressGrenada, Spain
2021SOC member, Planetesimal Belts Symposium (S6), EAS annual meetingVirtual
2020Co-convener, Future Instruments Session (EXO9), EuroPlanet Science CongressVirtual
2020SOC member, Planet Formation Symposium (S1), EAS annual meetingVirtual
2019SOC member, AO4ASTRO workshopLAM, France
2018SOC member, Pasadena Astronomy Postdoc RetreatLake Arrowhead, USA
2017SOC member, ExSoCal conferenceCaltech, USA
2014SOC member, Habitable Worlds Across Time and Space symposiumSTScI, USA

Membership of Scientific Societies

2021 - presentMember of the International Astronomical Union (IAU)
2020 - presentMember of the Société Française d'Astronomie et d'Astrophysique (SF2A)
2020 - presentMember of the European Astronomical Society (EAS)
2013 - 2018Member of the American Astronomical Society (AAS)
2010 - 2016Member of the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE)