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), Maurizio Pancrazzi (Univ. Firenze, I), Maria Guglielmina Pelizzo (CNR-IFN, I), Hardi Peter (MPS, D), Christina Plainaki (ASI, I), Luca Poletto (CNR-IFN, 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)

Associate Scientists

Francesco Berrilli (Univ. of Roma 2, I), Aleksandr Burtovoi (Univ. of Padova, I), Maurizio Busso (Univ. of Perugia, I), Vincenzo Carbone (Univ. of Calabria, I), Gianna Cauzzi (NSO, USA), Dario Del Moro (Univ. of Roma 2, I), Giulio Del Zanna (MSSL, UK), Sergio Dolei (INAF, I), Ilaria Ermolli (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), 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), Fabio Reale (Univ. of Palermo, I), Paolo Romano (INAF, I), Giuseppe Severino (INAF, I), Cecilia Tubiana (MPS, D), Gaetano Zimbardo (Univ. of Calabria, I), Francesca Zuccarello (Univ. of Catania, I)

Key Persons

Alberto Alvarez-Herrero (INTA, ES), Marta Casti (ALTEC, I), Filomena Chiara Cimmino (INAF, I), Alain Jody Corso (CNR-IFN, I), Reiner Enge (MPS, D), Michele Fabi (Univ. of Urbino, I), Federica Frassati (INAF, 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), Luca Zangrilli (INAF, I), Paola Zuppella (CNR-IFN, I)