PCCP Fellows

Graziano Rossi

Affiliated PCCP

Graziano Rossi works on theoretical and observational cosmology, with research interests spanning a variety of topics - from structure formation and the large-scale structure of the Universe, till the analysis of the cosmic microwave background radiation and statistical problems applied to astrophysics. He obtained is B.S. from the University of Padova, Italy (2003), his M.S. from the University of Pittsburgh, USA (2004), and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, USA (2008) - defending a thesis on primordial non-Gaussianity and photometric redshift surveys.

Soon after he joined the Korea Institute for Advanced Study in Seoul as a postdoctoral research fellow, where he was also involved in the Horizon Runs, among the world’s largest cosmological N-body simulations to date. He then moved to Paris, where he currently holds a research associate position at IRFU CEA Saclay, besides being a PCCP fellow. He is a member of the SDSS-III collaboration, in the French Participation Group (FPG).

His most recent work is focused on hydrodynamical simulations of the Lyman-alpha forest with massive neutrinos, for the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS).


Selected Papers: 

Peaks and dips in Gaussian random fields: a new algorithm for the shear eigenvalues, and the excursion set theory

G. Rossi (2013), Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 430, 1486

On the initial shear field of the cosmic web

G. Rossi (2012), Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 421, 296- 307

The new Horizon Run cosmological N-body simulations

J. Kim, C. Park, G. Rossi, S.M. Lee and J. R. Gott III, Journal of the Korean Astronomical Society (2011), 44, no. 6, pp. 217-234

Modelling the shapes of the largest gravitationally boundobjects

G. Rossi, R. K. Sheth and G. Tormen, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (2011), 416, 248-261

Statistics of the excursion sets in models with local primordial non-Gaussianity

G. Rossi, P. Chingangbam and C. Park (2011), Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 411, 1880-1896



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