NIRSpec Instrument & Calibration Scientist

ESA JWST Instrument & Calibration Scientist, working on the NIRSpec Microshutter Assembly, which will enable the collection of >100 faint object spectra simultaneously.
Extragalactic Astronomer with scientific intersts including:
  • Formation and evolution of galaxies in clusters
  • High-redshift galaxies via gravitational (cluster) lensing
Paricularly focusing on dusty star formation probed by ESA's Herschel Space Observatory, and multi-wavelength continuum analysis.

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Recent Publications

Molecular clouds in the Cosmic Snake normal star-forming galaxy 8 billion years ago
Dessauges-Zavadsky et al. 2019, Nature Astronomy, accepted | NASA ADS
Infrared Galaxies in the Field of the Massive Cluster Abell S1063: Discovery of a Luminous Kiloparsec-Sized HII Region in a Gravitationally Lensed IR-Luminous Galaxy at z=0.6
Walth et al. 2019, ApJ, 877, 7 | NASA ADS
Quantifying the suppression of the (un)-obscured star formation in galaxy cluster cores at 0.2<z<0.9
Rodríguez-Muñoz et al. 2019, MNRAS, 485, 586 | NASA ADS

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Mini Bio

2015-ESA JWST NIRSpec Instrument Scientist at STScI
2012-2015ESA Research Fellow at ESAC
2009-2012Postdoctoral research associate with Eiichi Egami at Steward Observatory, University of Arizona
2006-2009STFC PhD student at Durham University, supervised by John Lucey and Russell J. Smith

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