My worldline (short CV)

  • 2023-2027 ERC-CoG fellow
  • 2018-. Professor (W2) at Jena U
  • 2017-2022 ERC-StG fellow
  • 2017-2018 Associate Professor at Parma U
  • 2017.03.28 Italian habilitation for teaching theoretical physics of fundamental interactions (02/A2, II fascia)
  • 2017.03.28 Italian habilitation for teaching astronomy and astrophysics (02/C1, II fascia)
  • 2015.10.09 (Parma) Emiliana Sofie was born!
  • 2014-2017 Researcher RTDB (Assistant Professor) at Parma U, Rita Levi Montalcini fellow
  • 2014-2015 Sr Postdoc at TAPIR/Caltech
  • 2013.05.04 (Jena) Johannes Ernesto was born!
  • 2012 Married to Jessica
  • 2009-2014 Postdoc at Jena U
  • 2009 PhD in Theoretical Physics at Parma U (Here my thesis)
  • 1981 Born

Please find an up-to-date publication list at arXiv, ADS, SPIRES or Google scholar. My ORCID ID is 0000-0002-2334-0935.


  • Gravitational waves from neutron star mergers
  • Effective-one-body approach to compact binaries
  • Bayesian analyses of multimesseneger signals
  • Extreme-matter in compact binaries
  • Strong-field modeling of electromagnetic counterparts from compact binaries mergers
  • Numerical methods for numerical relativity and HPC simulations
  • Perturbative and effective-one-body approach to large-mass-ratio black hole mergers
  • Hyperboloidal and conformal compactification methods for linear perturbations of rotating black holes
  • Gravitational collapse and black hole formation
  • Free-evolution schemes of Einstein equations for 3+1 numerical relativity

Selected publications