Scientific team


The Metis scientific team is quite large, including at different levels the solar and heliophysics Italian community and several international collaborators. The scientific team is constituted by Co-Principal Investigators, Co-Investigators, Associate Scientists and Key Persons, coordinated by the Principal Investigator.

Principal investigator

2017-present Marco Romoli (Univ. of Firenze, I)
2009-2017 Ester Antonucci (INAF, I)

Co-Principal Investigators

Petr Heinzel (AIAS, CZ), Luca Teriaca (MPS, D)

Co-Investigators

Ester Antonucci (Ass. INAF, I), Lucia Abbo (Ass. INAF, I), Vincenzo Andretta (INAF, I), Frédéric Auchère (CNRS-IAS, F), Regina Aznar Cuadrado (MPS, D), Alessandro Bemporad (INAF, I), Arkadiusz Berlicki (Univ. of Wrocław, PL), Roberto Bruno (INAF, I), Gerardo Capobianco (INAF, I), Angela Ciaravella (INAF, I), Vania Da Deppo (CNR-IFN, I), Raffaella D'Amicis (INAF, I), Silvano Fineschi (INAF, I), Fabio Frassetto (CNR-IFN, I), Catia Grimani (Univ. Urbino, I), Philippe Lamy (LATMOS-CNRS, F), Federico Landini (INAF, I), Alessandro Lanzafame (INAF, I), Marco Malvezzi (Ass. INAF, I), Giuseppe Massone (INAF, I), Mauro Messerotti (INAF, I), Daniel Moses (NASA HQ, USA), Giampiero Naletto (Univ. Padova, I), Gianalfredo Nicolini (INAF, I), Piergiorgio Nicolosi (Univ. Padova, I), Giuseppe Nisticò (Univ. of Calabria, I), Maurizio Pancrazzi (INAF, I), Maria Guglielmina Pelizzo (CNR-IFN, I), Hardi Peter (MPS, D), Christina Plainaki (ASI, I), Luca Poletto (CNR-IFN, I), Fabio Reale (Univ. of Palermo, I), Clementina Sasso (INAF, I), Udo Schühle (MPS, D), Sami Solanki (MPS, D), Daniele Spadaro (INAF, I), Leonard Strachan (NRL, USA), Thomas Straus (INAF, I), Roberto Susino (INAF, I), Daniele Telloni (INAF, I), Guiseppe Tondello (Univ. Padova, I), Kanaris Tsinganos (Univ. Athens, GR), Michela Uslenghi (INAF, I), Marco Velli (UCLA, USA), Rita Ventura (INAF, I), Jean-Claude Vial (CNRS-IAS, F), Joachim Woch (MPS, D), Gaetano Zimbardo (Univ. of Calabria, I), Paola Zuppella (CNR-IFN, I)

Associate Scientists

Francesco Berrilli (Univ. of Roma 2, I), Aleksandr Burtovoi (Univ. of Padova, I), Maurizio Busso (Univ. of Perugia, I), Giuseppe E. Capuano (INAF/Univ. of Catania, I), Vincenzo Carbone (Univ. of Calabria, I), Chiara Casini (CNR-IFN, I), Marta Casti (Catholic University, US), Gianna Cauzzi (NSO, USA), Paolo Chioetto (CNR-IFN, I), Yara De Leo, (MPS/Univ. of Catania, D/I), Dario Del Moro (Univ. of Roma 2, I), Giulio Del Zanna (MSSL, UK), Sergio Dolei (INAF, I), Ilaria Ermolli (INAF, I), Federica Frassati (INAF, I), Silvio Giordano (INAF, I), Sonja Jejčič (Univ. of Ljubljana, SLO), Giovanna Jerse (INAF, I), Enrico Landi (Univ. of Michigan, USA), Simone Landi (Univ. of Firenze, I), Fabio Lepreti (Univ. of Calabria, I), Alessandro Liberatore (INAF, I), Anna Maria Massone (CNR-SPIN, I), Paolo Pagano (Univ. of St.. Andrews, UK), Susanna Parenti (CNRS-IAS, F), Giovanni Peres (Univ. of Palermo, I), Michele Piana (Univ. of Genova, I), Ermanno Pietropaolo (Univ. of L'Aquila, I), Eric Quémerais (LATMOS-CNRS, F), Paolo Romano (INAF, I), Giuseppe Severino (INAF, I), Alessandra Slemer (CNR-IFN, I), Cecilia Tubiana (MPS, D), Luca Zangrilli (INAF, I), Francesca Zuccarello (Univ. of Catania, I)

Key Persons

Alberto Alvarez-Herrero (INTA, ES), Alain Jody Corso (CNR-IFN, I), Reiner Enge (MPS, D), Michele Fabi (Univ. of Urbino, I), Stanislav Gunar (AIAS, CZ), Klaus Heerlein (MPS, D), Davide Loreggia (INAF, I), Enrico Magli (Politecnico of Torino, I), Pavol Schwartz (AIAS, CZ), Antonio Volpicelli (INAF, I)