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 FellowCalifornia 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

2015Hubble Fellowshipawarded by NASA
2014Team Achievement Awardawarded by STScI jointly with R. Soummer's group
2013Humboldt Fellowshipawarded by the Humboldt Foundation (declined)


2019 - 2021CNRS PICS grant for collaboration project with Caltech
2018 - 2021NASA HST grant for observing program HST-GO-15218 (Science PI)
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 (Science PI)

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
2020 PhD AstronomySummer School: High Angular Resolution Observations
2019 - presentMSc Signal and Image ProcessingAix Marseille University
2019 - presentBSc PhysicsAix Marseille University
As Teaching Assistant
2014 PhD AstronomySummer School: Sagan Exoplanet Summer School
2009 - 2012MSc Astronomy and AstrophysicsParis Observatory
2009 - 2012University Degree in Astronomy and Celestial MechanicsParis Observatory

PhD Student and Postdoc supervision

Chen XiePhD Student Aix Marseille University (2020 - 2023)co-supervized with A. Vigan
Bin RenPostdoctoral Researcher Caltech (2019 - 2021)co-supervized with D. Mawet

Responsabilities and Reviewing activities

2021JWST Review Panel Member (Cycle 1)STScI, USA
2020Examiner, PhD defense of R. LaugierObservatoire de la Côte d'Azur, France
2020 - presentMember of the ASHRA National CommitteeCNRS INSU, France
2020 - presentMember of the Exoplanet National Expert CommitteeCNRS INSU, France
2019 - presentMember of the LAM Scientific CommitteeLAM, France
2019 - 2020Review panel, ESA Voyage 2050 science program (Topical Team 3)ESA ESTEC, The Netherland
2018 - presentReviewer for Astronomy & Astrophysics
2017 - 2019HST TAC External Reviewer (Cycles 24, 25, 26, 27, main and/or mid-cycles)STScI, USA
2017 - presentReviewer for The Astrophysical Journal
2015 - 2017Reviewer for thE NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (Graduate program)NASA, USA

Scientific Animation

2021Co-convener, Future Instruments Session (EXO7), EuroPlanet Science CongressVirtual
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
2016 - 2021Member of the ExoPAG Study Analysis Group 19
2014SOC member, Habitable Worlds Across Time and Space symposiumSTScI, USA
2013 - 2015Member of the ExoPAG Study Analysis Group 9

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)