This site is my way of documenting what I’ve done, what I’ve learned and how I see myself developing in the future. If you’d like to learn more about me, feel free to explore this site and my portfolio. If you see something you like, or you want to discuss what I can do for you, drop me a line.

I have a PhD and HDR in physics, I work as Research Engineer at CEA Paris-Saclay, France.


My main expertise is in cosmology and astrophysics, often bridging between theory and observations. I have worked for space missions like ESA Planck and ESA Euclid satellites, for which I coordinated different projects. I am currently in charge of the Euclid Inter Science Taskforce. 

I have experience in research and data science, communication, project and event management.

I am interested in agile management, python, data visualisation and story telling, art and science, and in general in transfer of knowledge across different fields.

President of Programme National de Cosmologie et Galaxies (PNCG)

Alumna of Science to Data Science, Marie Curie IEF, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Co-organizer of GOLDEuroSciPy, and member of the EuroPython Society

Mentor for the Supernova Foundation for Women in Physics



My full affiliation is AIM, CEA, CNRS, Université Paris-Saclay, Université Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité


Ormes des Merisiers | Département d’Astrophysique (DAp) Building 709 | Office 283 | F-91191,

Gif-sur-Yvette, France

+33 1 69 08 4275

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