Short CV/Education and training

  • 1998 – 2001
    Magistère Interuniversitaire in physics at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France, passed with honours

  • 2001 – 2004
    Allocataire moniteur normalien at CESR (PhD thesis and teaching)

  • 2004
    September: PhD in astrophysics at the University of Toulouse, France, with honours

  • 2005
    Postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR) in Bonn, Germany

  • 2006 – 2007
    Humboldt research fellow at MPIfR

  • 2005 – 2008
    Postdoctoral fellow at MPIfR

  • since 2008
    Head of an independent junior research group at MPIfR (funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) Emmy Noether programme)

Selected publications

  • Du, F. und B. Parise (2011): A hybrid moment equation approach to gas-grain chemical modeling. In: A&A 530, A131.

  • Liu, F.-C., B. Parise et al. (2011): Water deuterium fractionation in the low-mass protostar NGC1333-IRAS2A. In: A&A 527, A19.

  • Parise, B. et al. (2011): Extended emission of D2H+ in a prestellar core. In: A&A 526, A31.

  • Parise, B. et al. (2009): Deuterium chemistry in the Orion Bar PDR – “Warm” chemistry starring CH2D+. In: A&A 508, 737-749.

  • Roueff, E., B. Parise, E. Herbst (2007): Deuterium fractionation in warm dense interstellar clumps. In: A&A 464 1, 245-252.

  • Parise, B. et al. (2006): Testing grain surface chemistry: a survey of deuterated formaldehyde and methanol in low-mass class 0 protostars. In: A&A 453, 949-958.

  • Parise, B. et al. (2005): HDO abundance in the envelope of the solar-type protostar IRAS 16293–2422. In: A&A 431, 547-554.

  • Parise, B. et al. (2004): First detection of triply-deuterated methanol. In: A&A 416, 159-163.

  • Parise, B. et al. (2003): Search for solid HDO in low-mass protostars. In: A&A 410, 897-904.

  • Parise, B. et al. (2002): Detection of doubly-deuterated methanol in the solar-type protostar IRAS 16293-2422. In: A&A 393, L49-L53.

Selected projects

Supervising activities

  • Scientific host for a pupil trainee, January 2010

  • Supervision of PhD theses by Fujun Du and Fang-Chun Liu, since 2009

Public outreach activities

  • Public talk (in German) in the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR) lecture series in Bad Münstereifel , Germany, April 2010

  • Public talk (in German) for the Kreuzkirche Music Ensembles, Bonn, Germany, September 2009

  • Press interview for Humboldt Kosmos magazine, 2007

  • Press interview for Deutschland magazine (to advertise research opportunities for international researchers in Germany), July 2006

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Submillimeter Array (SMA) Time Allocation Committee, since 2010

Refereeing activities

  • Referee, Nicolas Troscompt's PhD thesis (LAOG, Grenoble, France), September 2009

  • Member of the thesis committee for several students at the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS), since 2009

  • Referee for Astronomy and Astrophysics, since 2008

Additional qualifications

  • Translation of the book "Color and light in nature" by D. Lynch and J. Livingston from English to French, for Dunod edition, to promote the dissemination of science to the general public, 2002

Teaching – Pedagogical activities:

  • Lecture on Star Formation in the Master's course at the University of Bonn, Germany, since 2008

  • Teaching assistant (monitorat) in physics (optics, thermodynamics, automatic control and computer simulations) at various levels (Bachelor, Master, Agrégation ( = training for teachers)) at Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France, 2002 – 2004


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