Position: Full Researcher

Contact info

  • Room: C-515
  • Phone: +39 051 639 8745
  • Email: lorenzo.amati@inaf.it

Personal info

Activities

(Current affiliations: INAF, SAIt, SIGRAV, ISGRG, EAS) 2018- Lead Scientist of ESA for Phase A Study of the THESEUS space mission 2018-2019 Member of the Board for Relativistic and Particle Astrophysics of the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF) 2017- Director of Research at INAF - OAS Bologna, Italy 2016-2018 Member of the Advisory Council of INAF - IASF Bologna 2016-2017 Senior Researcher at INAF - IASF Bologna, Italy 2011-2015 Member of the Board for Relativistic and Particle Astrophysics of the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF) 2011- Member of the Faculty of the PhD Course in Physics at University of Ferrara 2009-2016 Adjunct Professor of the Faculty of the International Center for Relativistic Astrophysics Network (ICRANet), Pescara, Italy 2007-2008 Member of the Space Astrophysics Working Group of the Italian Space Agency (ASI) 2002-2016 Permanent Researcher at INAF - Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale e Fisica cosmica di Bologna (IASF Bologna, formerly a CNR institute), Bologna - Italy 1998-2001 Research contract, X-ray Astronomy group, Istituto T.E.S.R.E. / CNR, Bologna - Italy Contract Responsible: Prof. F. Frontera (Universita' di Ferrara and Istituto TESRE/CNR, Bologna) 1999 Ph.D. degree in Astronomy, Università "La Sapienza" di Roma - Italy, certificated on 06/05/1999 Thesis: The BeppoSAX Gamma Ray Burst Monitor response matrix and its application to the study of Cosmic Gamma-Ray Bursts Advisor: Dr. E. Costa (IAS/CNR - Roma) Tutor: Prof. G.C. Perola (Terza Universita` di Roma) Research activity performed at IAS/CNR - Tor Vergata - Roma and partially at Istituto TESRE/CNR - Bologna - Italy 1991 Laurea (= Bachelor + Master) degree in Astronomy, Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences, University of Bologna - Italy, on July 19, 1991 Thesis: Fotometro millimetrico a 3 canali per lo studio dell'isotropia della radiazione cosmica di fondo Advisor: Prof. G. Palumbo Tutor: Dr. S.T. Chase Research activity performed at Istituto TESRE/CNR - Bologna - Italy


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  1. ORION, a Multichip Readout Electronics for Satellite Wide Energy Range X-/γ-Ray Imaging Spectroscopy: Design and Characterization of the Analog Section, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 2021
  2. The THESEUS space mission: science goals, requirements and mission concept, Experimental Astronomy, 2021
  3. To be short or long is not the question, Nature Astronomy, 2021
  4. Evidence of Extended Emission in GRB 181123B and Other High-redshift Short GRBs, The Astrophysical Journal, 2021
  5. Tracing Dark Energy History with Gamma-Ray Bursts, The Astrophysical Journal, 2021
  6. A search for prompt γ-ray counterparts to fast radio bursts in the Insight-HXMT data, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2020
  7. Compact binary mergers: R-process kilonovae and ultra-relativistic jets, HST Proposal, 2020
  8. A comparison between short GRB afterglows and kilonova AT2017gfo: shedding light on kilonovae properties, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2020
  9. A cumulative search for hard X/γ-ray emission associated with fast radio bursts in Fermi/GBM data, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2019
  10. The Transient High-Energy Sky and Early Universe Surveyor (THESEUS), The Extragalactic Explosive Universe: the New Era of Transient Surveys and Data-Driven Discovery, 2019
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