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Professional experiences Teaching experiences Academic background Other experiences Various trainings Particular skills Thesis Publications Refereed articles
Non-refered articles
Proceedings
Communications International talks
National talks
Seminars
International posters
National posters
Working groups

• Professional Experiences

2018.09 - 2017.10 Postdoctoral fellowship
Research at Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux, Observatoire Aquitain des Sciences de l'Univers, postdoctoral fellowship obtained from the Centre National d'Études Spatiales
2017-09 - 2016.10 Postdoctoral and teaching fellowship
Teaching at the Paris Observatory, Research at the SYRTE - Paris Observatory
2016.09 - 2013.10 PhD in Astronomy, Astrophysics + teaching grant
Teaching at the Paris Observatory, Research at the SYRTE - Paris Observatory

• Teaching Experiences

2017.09 - 2016.10 Teaching fellowship - Hourly volume : 96 HTD
• master degree ; Paris observatory ; refresher courses + tutorial classes ; grade M1 ; hourly volume : 29htd.
Mathematical theories for physics (lecturer Laurent Niedermann)

• training course for school teacher ; mentoring ; grade primary school ; hourly volume : 30htd.
Discovering the solar system + nocturnal sky (supervisor Alain Doressoundiram)

• UD “Lumières sur l’Univers” at Paris observatory ; distant tutoring ; grade L1-M1 ; hourly volume : 37htd.
Introduction to Astronomy (supervisor Cédric Leyrat)
2013.10 - 2016.09 PhD teaching grant - Hourly volume : 192 HTD
• master degree at Paris observatory ; tutorial classes ; grade L3-M1 ; hourly volume : 25htd.
Gravitation (lecturer Jean Souchay)

• training course for school teacher ; lectures, practical exercises, astronomical observations ; grade primary school - high school ; hourly volume : 92htd.
Introduction to Astronomy (supervisor Noël Robichon)

• UD “Fenêtres sur l’Univers” at Paris observatory ; distant tutoring ; grade L1-M1 ; hourly volume :75htd.
Introduction to Astronomy (supervisor Caroline Barban)

• Academic Background

2016.09 - 2013.10 PhD at Paris Observatory
at SYRTE under the supervision of Christian Bizouard and Sébastien Lambert
Earth nutation and celestial reference frame stability. Contribution of VLBI observations
2013.07 - 2011.09 Research master degree at Paris Observatory
Program : dynamic of gravitational systems

• Research internship at IMCEE under supervision of Alain Vienne
Study of Quasi-satellites stability

• Research internship at SYRTE under the supervision of Jean Souchay
Statistical sutdy of the Large Quasar Astrometric Catalogue
2011.06 - 2008.10 Scientific licence at University Lille 1
Program : fundamental physics

• Other experiences

Research internship supervisions

2017.06 - 2017.07 10%, L3
Co-supervision of the research internship of P.-A. Duverne, with B. Rocca-Volmerange and J. Souchay, at IAP
2014.05 - 2014.07 25%, M1
Co-supervision of the research internship of T. Kalewicz, with J. Souchay, at SYRTE

Knowledge diffusion activities

2019.02 Public presentation at A.B.E.R.A Bègles astronomie
Celestial reference frames
2019.01 Popularized presentation in the frame of a rectorship cultural action internship, at Bordeaux University
Past and present celestial frames
2017.12 Author of the monthly scientific letter of the Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux
2016-2017 Several public observations of the sky using the Arago telescope and amateur telescopes, at Paris Observatory

Promoting research career activities

2018.12 Meeting with pupils during their observation internship at the Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux
2018.11 2018 DECLICS ambassador : meeting with highschool pupils at lycée des Graves, Gradignan

Other responsabilities

2018-2019 Support for the communication unit at Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux
• Management of the "Interview du LAB"
• Involvment in writting the "News"
2018-2019 Management of the scientific session of the M2A team meetings, at Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux
2017.03 Support during the "Rencontres de Moriond" symposium, section "Gravitation"
2012-2015 Management of an apparel project at Paris Observatory

• Various trainings

Thematic schools

2018.09 GRGS Summer school : Cornerstones of the IERS convetions
2016.03 2nd IVS training school for VLBI in astrometry and geodesy, HartRAO, South Africa
2015.09 6th European Radio Interferometry School (ERIS), Garching, Germany

MOOC & On-line courses

2017.11 Se former pour enseigner dans le supérieur, MOOC proposed by the French ministry of the higher education, the research and the innovation
2017.06 Design your website with PhP and MySQL (openclassroom)
2016.01 Learn how to design your website with HTML5 and CSS3 (openclassroom)
2016.01 Sensing planet Earth - from core to outter space, MOOC proposed by Chalmers University

• Particular skills

Programming

Fortran • • • • •       Python • • • •       R • • • •       C/C++ • • • • •       Stilts • • • • •       Unix • • • • •       LaTex • • • • •       Tikz • • • • •       Gnuplot • • • • •       HTML/CSS • • • • •       PhP • • • • •       MySQL/ADQL • • • • •      

Languages

French • • • • •       English • • • • •       Spanish • • • •      

• Thesis

Thesis manuscript
2017.02 GATTANO, C., Ph.D. thesis in Astronomy, Astrophysics
Nutation de la Terre et stabilité du repère céleste. Apports des observations VLBI

• Publications

Papers in refereed journals

[9.] submitted ROLAND, J., GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., et al.(+1), Astronomy & Astrophysics
A binary black hole system in 2201+315
[8.] accepted SOUCHAY, J., GATTANO, C., ANDREI, A.H., et al.(+6), Astronomy & Astrophysics
LQAC-5 : The fifth release of the Large Quasar Astrometric Catalogue. A compilation of 592 809 objects with 398 697 Gaia counterparts
Online Data and visualisation tool
[7.] 2018 GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., LE BAIL, K., Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 618, id.A80, 11pp.
Extragalactic radio source stability and VLBI celestial reference frame: insights from the Allan standard deviation
[6.] BIZOUARD, C., LAMBERT, S., GATTANO, C., et al.(+2), Journal of Geodesy, DOI : 10.1007/s00190-018-1186-3
The IERS EOP 14C04 solution for Earth orientation parameters consistent with ITRF 2014
[5.] GATTANO, C., ANDREI, A.H., COEHLO, B., et al.(+3), Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 614, id.A140, 13 pp.
LQAC-4 : The fourth release of the Large Quasar Astrometric Catalogue, compilation of 443 725 objects including cross-identifications with Gaia DR1
[4.] 2017 GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., BIZOUARD, C., Journal of Geodesy, Volume 91, Issue 7, pp 849–856
Observation of the Earth’s nutation by the VLBI: how accurate is the geophysical signal
[3.] ROSAT, S., LAMBERT, S., GATTANO, C., et al.(+1), Geophysical Journal International, Volume 208, Issue 1, p.211-220
Earth’s core and inner-core resonances from analysis of VLBI nutation and superconducting gravimeter data
[2.] 2015 SOUCHAY, J., ANDREI, A.H., ..., [5e] GATTANO, C., et al.(+7), Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 583, id.A75, 9 pp.
The third release of the Large Quasar Astrometric Catalogue (LQAC-3) : a compilation of 321,957 objects
[1.] 2014 GATTANO, C., SOUCHAY, J., BARACHE, C., Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 564, id.A117, 17 pp.
A whole sky study of quasars known population starting from the LQAC-2 compiled catalogue

Papers in non-refereed journals

[1.] 2016 SOUCHAY, J., GATTANO, C., Romanian Astronomical Journal, Volume 26, No. 1, pp.47-55
The large catalog of quasars and the LQAC-3 compilation

Proceedings

[10.] in press GATTANO, C., CHARLOT, P., The 14th European VLBI Network Symposium and Users Meeting Proceedings
(talk) Linking VLBI astrometric measurements of extragalactic radio-sources to astrophysical phenomena
[9.] GATTANO, C., CHARLOT, P., The 10th International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry 2018 General Meeting Proceedings
(talk) Insight to astrophysical phenomena from VLBI source position instabilities
[8.] GATTANO, C., CHARLOT, P., The 10th International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry 2018 General Meeting Proceedings
(poster) Realisation of celestial reference frames using the Allan variance classification
[7.] 2017 GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., BIZOUARD, C., Proceedings of the 23rd European VLBI Group for Geodesy and Astrometry Working Meeting. Eds. : R. Haas, G. Elgered, Chalmers University of Technology, pp. 243-247.
(poster) Characterization of the astrometric stability of the radio sources with the Allan variance
[6.] GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., BIZOUARD, C., SF2A-2017: Proceedings of the Annual meeting of the French Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics, held 4-7 July, 2017 in Paris. Eds.: C. Reylé, P. Di Matteo, F. Herpin, E. Lagadec, A. Lançon, Z. Meliani and F. Royer, pp.285-289
(poster) On an Allan variance approach to classify VLBI radio-sources on the basis of their astrometric stability
[5.] 2016 GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., The 9th International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry 2016 General Meeting Proceedings: "New Horizons with VGOS", Eds. Dirk Behrend, Karen D. Baver, Kyla L. Armstrong, NASA/CP-2016-219016, p. 292-296
(talk) Defining Sources Selection and Celestial Reference Frame Stability
[4.] GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., BIZOUARD, C., The 9th International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry 2016 General Meeting Proceedings: "New Horizons with VGOS", Eds. Dirk Behrend, Karen D. Baver, Kyla L. Armstrong, NASA/CP-2016-219016, p. 341-345
(poster) The Annual Retrograde Nutation Variability
[3.] GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., The 9th International VLBI Service for Geodesy and Astrometry 2016 General Meeting Proceedings: "New Horizons with VGOS", Eds. Dirk Behrend, Karen D. Baver, Kyla L. Armstrong, NASA/CP-2016-219016, p. 307-311
(poster) Source Characterization by the Allan Variance
[2.] 2015 GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., BIZOUARD, C., SF2A-2015: Proceedings of the Annual meeting of the French Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics. Eds.: F. Martins, S. Boissier, V. Buat, L. Cambrésy, P. Petit, pp.115-119
(talk) Comparison of official IVS nutation time series from VLBI analysis
[1.] GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., BIZOUARD, C., Proceedings of the 22nd European VLBI Group for Geodesy and Astrometry Working Meeting, p.205-209
(talk) Comparison of VLBI nutation time series

• Communications

Talks in international conferences and workshops

[7.] 2018.10 EVNSymp : The 14 th EVN Symposium and users meeting, Granada, Spain
GATTANO, C., CHARLOT, P.
Linking VLBI astrometric measurements of extragalactic radio-sources to astrophysical phenomena
[6.] 2018.06 IVSGM : 10th International VLBI Service General Meeting, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
GATTANO, C., CHARLOT, P.
Insight of astrophysical phenomenon within the astrometric instabilities of VLBI radio-sources
[5.] 2017.06 EWASS : European Week of Astronomy and Space Science, Prague, Tcheque Republic
GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., BIZOUARD, C.
VLBI radio-sources stability and celestial reference frame
[4.] 2016.03 IVSGM : 9th International VLBI Service General Meeting, Johannesburg, South Africa
GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S.
Defining Sources Selection and Celestial Reference Frame Stability
[3.] 2015.07 GAGNES : Gaia for AGN and Extragalactic Science, Paris, France
GATTANO, C., SOUCHAY, J., ANDREI, A.H., BARACHE, C., BOUQUILLON, S., COELHO, B., KALEWICZ, T., LAMBERT, S., TARIS, F.
Large Quasar Astrometric Catalogue 3rd release : presentation and application on VLBI sources
[2.] 2015.05 EVGA : 22nd Meeting of European VLBI group for Geodesy and Astrometry, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal
GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., BIZOUARD, C.
Comparison of VLBI nutation time series
[1.] 2014.12 EGSG : ExtraGalactic Science with Gaia, Meudon, France
GATTANO, C., SOUCHAY, J., BARACHE, C.
Quasars density & binaries on the basis of the catalogue LQAC

Talks in national conferences and workshops

[7.] 2018.06 GRAM : Scientific days of the national program GRAM (Gravitation, Références, Astronomie, Métrologie), Besançon, France
GATTANO, C., CHARLOT, P.
Aperçu de phénomènes astrophysiques à partir des instabilités de positions des sources VLBI
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2017.11 OASU : Geodesy-Geophysics workshop OASU (Observatoire Aquitain des Sciences de l'Univers), Bordeaux, France
GATTANO, C., BIZOUARD, C., LAMBERT, S.,
Décomposition de la nutation de la Terre : Quel problème ? Quelle solution ?
GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., LE BAIL, K., BIZOUARD, C.
Détermination de la stabilité VLBI astrométrique des radiosources de référence par la variance d’Allan
[4.] 2017.03 GRGS : VLBI workshop of the Groupe de Recherche en Géodésie Spatiale, Bordeaux, France
GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., BIZOUARD, C.
Stabilité des radio-sources VLBI
[3.] 2015.11 Elbereth : Annual meeting of the doctorants in Astronomy and Astrophysics in Île-de-France, Paris, France
GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., BIZOUARD, C.
Construction of a celestial reference frame with VLBI : recipe
[2.] 2015.06 SF2A : Annual meeting of the French Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Toulouse, France
GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., BIZOUARD, C.
Comparison of official IVS nutation time series from VLBI analysis
[1.] 2014.12 Elbereth : Annual meeting of the doctorants in Astronomy and Astrophysics in Île-de-France, Paris, France
GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., BIZOUARD, C.
Optimization of the extragalactic celestial reference frame for VLBI analysis in astrometry and geodesy

Seminars

[2.] 2018.11 LAB : Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Bordeaux, OASU, Pessac, France
GATTANO, C.
It’s shaking in the radio extragalactic celestial reference frame
[1.] 2018.10 Temps-Espace : SYRTE-IMCCE, Observatoire de Paris, France
GATTANO, C.
It’s shaking in the radio extragalactic celestial reference frame

Posters in international conferences and workshops

[5.] 2018.06 IVSGM : 10th International VLBI Service General Meeting, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
GATTANO, C., CHARLOT, P.
Realisation of celestial reference frames using the Allan variance classification
[4.] 2017.05 EVGA : The 23rd Meeting of European VLBI group for Geodesy and Astrometry, Gothenburg, Sweden
GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., BIZOUARD, C.
Classification of VLBI radio-sources by astrometric stability using Allan Variance
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2016.03 IVSGM : 9th International VLBI Service General Meeting, Johannesburg, South Africa
GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S.
Source Characterization by the Allan Variance
GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., BIZOUARD, C.
The Annual Retrograde Nutation Variability
[1.] 2015.08 IAU : IAU XXIX General Assembly, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., BIZOUARD, C., SOUCHAY, J.
Studying impacts of strategy choices concerning the Celestial Reference Frame on the estimates of nutation time series during geodesic VLBI Analysis

Posters in national conferences and workshops

[3.] 2018.10 JC2 : 18th edition of the Young Researcher CNES days, Toulouse, France
GATTANO, C.
Améliorer la stabilité du repère de référence céleste radio réalisé par le VLBI par l’étude des sources candidates pour sa définition
[2.] 2018.06 GRAM : Scientific days of the national program GRAM (Gravitation, Références, Astronomie, Métrologie), Besançon, France
GATTANO, C., CHARLOT, P.
Réalisations de repères célestes en utilisant une classification des sources radios basée sur l’écart-type d’Allan
[1.] 2017.07 SF2A : Annual meeting of the French Society of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Paris, France
GATTANO, C., LAMBERT, S., BIZOUARD, C.
On an Allan variance approach to classify VLBI radio-sources on the basis of their astrometric stability

• Working Groups

[1.] 2015.05 ICRF3 : Third Realisation of International Celestial Reference Frame IAU Division A Working Group Meeting, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal
Speech on behalf of S. LAMBERT due to his absence