Alina Dana, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
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Research Interest

Observational astronomy, interstellar medium, galactic magnetic fields, polarimetry, data analysis

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Dana Alina received her Bachelor’s degree in Physics at Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris in 2009 & her master’s in Astrophysics and Space Science at Paul Sabatier University in Toulouse in 2011. She has been a service astronomer at Bernard Lyot 2-meter telescope at Pyrenees mountains. She obtained her doctoral degree in Astrophysics and Space Science in 2015 at the Institute of Research in Astrophysics and Planetology, Toulouse, France. Sheworks with observational astrophysical data from space, balloon-borne and ground-based telescopes to study the dynamics of the Interstellar Medium, star formation processes and galactic magnetic fields.

Dana Alina has been a member of the Planck satellite collaboration. Currently she is a member of the PILOT stratospheric balloon project, the Galactic Cold Cores project, and the TOPSCOPE collaboration for spectroscopic surveys of Galactic Cold Cores detected with Planck.

Dana Alina is the PI of the NU-funded project “Big data in star formation”.

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