Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

ORCID: 0000-0002-6528-3449

Researcher ID: I-8789-2012

URL for web site: https://publons.com/researcher/2929025/elena-cuoco/

Highlights

Main Proposer and Action Chair of COST ACTION CA17137 (G2Net)

Chair of General Assembly for ESCAPE (Proposal ID SEP-210506816)

Head of Data Science Office at European Gravitational Observatory, Pisa

Associate Faculty at Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa

Co-chair of Machine Learning group for LIGO and Virgo Collaboration

Responsible of Foundation for Competence for Software and Service Innovation (COSSI) task for Project ESCAPE Proposal ID SEP-210506816

Impact (as of December 2019): Google Scholar H-index 80, i10-index: 244

ACADEMIC HABILITATION

2013 – Italian National Habilitation as Professor in ‘ Fisica sperimentale delle interazione Fondamentali’

2019 – Italian National Habilitation as Full Professor in ‘ Fisica sperimentale delle interazione Fondamentali’

EDUCATION

1998 Physics Faculty, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, PhD in Physics

1993 Physics Faculty, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, Master Degree in Physics

CURRENT POSITIONS

2018 – Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy, Associate Faculty

2018 – European Gravitational Observatory, Pisa, Italy, Head of Data Science Office

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

 

2016 Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow, UK, Short term visiting scientist

2014 Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow, UK, SUPA Distinguished visiting scientist

2004 – 2018 European Gravitational Observatory, Pisa, Italy, Applied Physicist

2001 – 2004 Istituto di Fisica Nucleare, Firenze, Italy, Fixed term Researcher

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

2016 SPECIAL BREAKTHROUGH PRIZE IN FUNDAMENTAL PHYSICS

1999 – 2001 Osservatorio Astronomico di Arcetri, Firenze, Italy, PostDoc Fellow

 

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSABILITIES

2019- Chair of General Assembly for ESCAPE EU project

2018- Cost Action CA17137 Action Chair

2014-2018 GraWIToN Fp7-Marie Curie Actions.ID 606176 Scientific coordinator

2015 European Gravitational Observatory, Italy, Outreach coordinator

2010 European Gravitational Observatory, Italy, Outreach coordinator

2005 2007 European Gravitational Observatory, Italy, Seminar organizer

EXAMPLES OF LEADERSHIP IN INDUSTRIAL INNOVATION OR DESIGN

11-2018 — 04-2019 Proposer and Scientific Supevisor of project Wavefier in collaboration with LAPP, CNRS and external company Trust-IT services, Italy

COMMISSIONS OF TRUST

2014 – 2018 Scientific Advisory Board, GraWIToN Fp7-Marie Curie Actions.ID 606176 project

2019 Editorial Board member, Machine Learning: Science and Technology, IOP

2019 Reviewer, American Physical Society

2019 – Reviewer, IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica

2011- Reviewer, IOP-Classical and Quantum Gravity

MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

2015 2018 Member of Board of Directors of SIGRAV (Società Italiana di Relatività Generale e Fisica della Gravitazione)

Representative Publications as Senior Author [excluding the most of collaboration paper]

  1. Total-variation methods for gravitational wave denoising: performance tests on Advanced LIGO data, Alejandro Torres-Forné, Elena Cuoco, Antonio Marquina, José A. Font, José M. Ibáñez, Phys. Rev. D 98,084013, 2018

  2. Wavelet-based Classification of Transient Signals for Gravitational Wave Detectors, Elena Cuoco, Massimiliano Razzano and Andrei Utina, reviewed paper at EUSIPCO2018, ISBN 978-90-827970-1-5 © EURASIP 2018

  3. Image-based deep learning for classification of noise transients in gravitational wave detectors, Massimiliano Razzano, Elena Cuoco, Class.Quant.Grav. 35 (2018) no.9, 095016.

  4. GW170817: Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Neutron Star Inspiral
    LIGO Scientific and Virgo Collaborations (B. P. Abbott et al.), Phys.Rev.Lett. 119 (2017) no.16, 161101.

  5. Strategy for signal classification to improve data quality for Advanced Detectors gravitational-wave searches, Elena Cuoco, Jade Powell, Alejandro Torres-Forné, Ryan Lynch, Daniele Trifirò, Marco Cavaglià, Ik Siong Heng, José A.Font, Nuovo Cim. C40 (2017) no.3, 124.

  6. Classification methods for noise transients in advanced gravitational-wave detectors II: performance tests on Advanced LIGO data, Jade Powell, Alejandro Torres-Forné, Ryan Lynch, Daniele Trifirò, Elena Cuoco, Marco Cavaglià, Ik Siong Heng, José A. Font, Class.Quant.Grav. 34 (2017) no.3, 034002.

  7. Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger, B. P. Abbott et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration), Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 061102 – Published 11 February 2016

  8. Classification methods for noise transients in advanced gravitational-wave detectors
    Jade Powell, Daniele Trifirò,
    Elena Cuoco, Ik Siong Heng, Marco Cavaglià, Class.Quant.Grav. 32 (2015) no.21, 215012.

  9. Noise parametric identification and whitening for LIGO 40-meter interferometer data
    Elena Cuoco, Giovanni Losurdo, Giovanni Calamai, Leonardo Fabbroni, Massimo Mazzoni, Ruggero Stanga, Gianluca Guidi, Flavio Vetrano, Phys.Rev. D64 (2001) 122002.

  10. On line power spectra identification and whitening for the noise in interferometric gravitational wave detectors, Elena Cuoco, Leonardo Fabbroni, Massimo Mazzoni, Ruggero Stanga, Giovanni Calamai, Giovanni Losurdo, Flavio Vetrano, Class.Quant.Grav. 18 (2001) 1727-1752.

Invited Presentations at International Conferences and Workshops

  1. 10th Iberian Workshop, Valencia, 27-29/05/020

  2. Invited Seminar at University of Geneve, Geneve, 25/03/2020
  3. Invited Seminar at University of Manchster, Manchester, 14/02/2020
  4. Invited Seminar at UCL, London, 13/02/2020
  5. GARR Workshop, 2019, Rome, 08-10/10/2019

  6. Hammers & Nails 2019, Tel Aviv, 08/2019

  7. Trigger / Learning to Discover Program at the Institut Pascal, Orsay, 07/2019

  8. XVI Seminar on Software for Nuclear, Subnuclear and Applied Physics, Alghero, Italy, 05/2019

  9. CERN Seminar, February 13th 2019, CERN, Geneve

  10. 2019 Computational Challenge in Gravitational Wave Astronomy, January 2019, IPAM, Los Angels, USA

  11. 2018 SOPHIA, Spring board for Artificial Intelligence, November 2018, Nice, France

  12. 2018 3rd ASTERICS-OBELICS workshop, Cambridge

  13. 2018 EUSPIC02018, Special Session on Advances in GW Signal Processing and Data Analysis, Rome, Italy

  14. 2018 Fifteenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting, Roma. Italy

  15. 2018 Round table on Machine Learning, Marcel Grossmann 15 Meeting, Roma. Italy

  16. 2018 Connecting The Dots 2018, Seattle, USA

  17. 2017 2nd ASTERICS-OBELICS workshop, Barcelona, Spain

  18. 2016 11th Workshop on Science with the New generation of High Energy Gamma-ray Experiments, Pisa, Italy

  19. 2016 XXII SIGRAV Conference – A Century of General Relativity. In the era of Gravitational Waves. Cefalù, Italy

  20. 2009 Gravitational Waves parallel session in Marcel Grossmann Meeting 12 2009, Paris, France

  21. 2006 Gravitational Waves parallel session in Marcel Grossmann Meeting 11 2006, Berlin, Germany

  22. 2003 Summer School at Porquerolles Harmonic Analysis and Rational Approximation:
    their rôles in signals, control, and dynamical systems theory

Recent presentation at Conference and Workshop and Seminars and Outreach

2018 Lectures at Computer Science Department, Bari University, Italy

2018 Lectures at Data Science Ph.D Colloquium, Pisa University, Italy

2018 Lectures at Physics Department, Università di Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy

2016 EuroPython 2016, Bilbao, Spain

2016 Lectures at Astronomy Department, Bologna University, Italy

2011 9th Amaldi conference, Cardiff, UK

2009 – Several outreach and dissemination talks on Gravitational Waves

1995 – Several presentations at Virgo and LIGO/Virgo Collaboration meeting

Organization of International Conferences

09/2019 2nd Conference on Machine Learning for Gravitational Waves, Geophysics and Control System, Rijeka, Croazia, September 9th-12th 2019 (chair)

03/2019 “Data science in astroparticle and cosmology, Braga, Portugal, (SOC member)

01/2019 1st Conference on Machine Learning for Gravitational Waves, Geophysics, Robotics and Control System, European Gravitational Observatory, Italy, January 14th-16th 2019 (chair)

2018 Computational Challenges in Gravitational Wave Astronomy, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, UCLA January 28 – February 1, 2019 (SOC member)

2018 XXIII SIGRAV Conference-Black holes: Theory and observations (SOC member)

2018 Machine Learning workshop at EGO/ 30 participants /Italy (organizer)

2018 Machine Learning face to face for LIGO Virgo Collaboration / 60 participants/ USA (organizer)

2017 Machine Learning face to face for LIGO Virgo Collaboration / 60 participants / CERN (organizer)

2016 XXII SIGRAV Conference – A Century of General Relativity. In the era of Gravitational Waves. Cefalù, Italy (SOC member)

2016 5th GraWIToN school /30 participants /Roma La Sapienza, Italy (SOC member)

2015 First GraWIToN Data Analysis school / 30 participants / GSSI, Italy (chair)

2015 Workshop on Electromagnetic follow-up program, EGO (LOC member)

2015 First GraWIToN Basic school / 30 participants / EGO, Italy (chair)

2012 Theory and application of signal processing methods (in GW detection, medical science and engineering) / 60 participants / EGO, Italy (chair)

Publication list URL :

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Researcher ID: https://publons.com/researcher/2929025/elena-cuoco/