Short CV/Education and training

  • 1994
    Diploma di maturita scientifica; final grade: 60/60

  • 2000
    Laurea in Fisica, University "Federico II", Naples; final grade: 110/110 cum laude

  • 2000
    Research contract for tests on the software for reduction of data from the Wide Field Imager 2.2m telescope. Astronomical Observatory of Capodimonte, Italy

  • 2001 – 2004
    Graduate student at the Max Planck Institut for Astrophysics, Germany

  • 2004
    "Doctor Rerum Naturalium", Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich

  • 2004 – 2009
    Long term PostDoctoral Fellowship at the Max Planck Institut for Astrophysics, Germany

  • Since 2009
    Senior Researcher ("Primo Ricercatore" – fixed term position) at INAF – Astronomical Observatory of Trieste, Italy

Selected publications

  • What determines the fraction of elliptical galaxies in clusters?, G. De Lucia, F. Fontanot, D. Wilman, 2012, MNRAS, 419, 1324

  • Times, environments and channels of bulge formation in a Lambda cold dark matter cosmology, G. De Lucia, F. Fontanot, D. Wilman, P. Monaco, 2011, MNRAS, 414, 1439

  • A semi-analytic model comparison – gas cooling and galaxy mergers, G. De Lucia, M. Boylan-Kolchin, A. J. Benson, F. Fontanot, P. Monaco, 2010, MNRAS, 406, 1533

  • Metallicity Distributions In and Around Galaxies, G. De Lucia, 2010, PASA, 27, 242

  • On the role of the post-starburst phase in the buildup of the red sequence of intermediate-redshift clusters, G. De Lucia, B. M. Poggianti, C Halliday, B Milvang-Jensen, S. Noll, I. Smail, D. Zaritsky, 2009, MNRAS, 400, 68

  • The Galaxy and its stellar halo: insights on their formation from a hybrid cosmological approach, G. De Lucia and A. Helmi, 2008, MNRAS, 391, 14

  • The hierarchical formation of the brightest cluster galaxies, G. De Lucia and J. Blaizot, 2007, MNRAS, 375, 2

  • The build-up of the colour-magnitude relation in galaxy clusters since z ~ 0.8, G. De Lucia, B. M. Poggianti, A. Aragón-Salamanca, S. D. M White, D. Zaritsky, D. Clowe, C. Halliday, P. Jablonka, A. von der Linden, B. Milvang-Jensen, R. Pelló, G. Rudnick, R. P. Saglia, L. Simard, 2007, MNRAS, 374, 809

  • The formation history of elliptical galaxies, G. De Lucia, V. Springel, S. D. M. White, D. Croton, G. Kauffmann, 2006, MNRAS, 366, 499

  • The Buildup of the Red Sequence in Galaxy Clusters since z~0.8, G. De Lucia, B. M. Poggianti, A. Aragón-Salamanca, D. Clowe, C. Halliday, P. Jablonka, B. Milvang-Jensen, R. Pelló, S. Poirier, G. Rudnick, R. Saglia, L. Simard, S. D. M. White, 2004, ApJ, 610, 77

  • Chemical enrichment of the intracluster and intergalactic medium in a hierarchical galaxy formation model, G. De Lucia, G. Kauffmann, S. D. M. White, 2004, MNRAS, 349, 1101

  • Substructures in Cold Dark Matter Haloes, G. De Lucia, G. Kauffmann, V. Springel, S. D. M. White, B. Lanzoni, F. Stoehr, G. Tormen, N. Yoshida, 2004, MNRAS, 348, 333

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Trieste Theoretical group

  • Galaxies through the cosmic ages: the role of primordial conditions and environmental effects

  • EDisCS



Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Expert external reviewer for the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR), 2011 – 2012

  • External reviewer for the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation, 2011

  • External reviewer for the 2011 FONDECYT (National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development) National Research Funding Competition, 2010

  • Member of the Cycle 18 HST review panel, 2010

  • Scientific organization of the workshop Environment and the Formation of Galaxies: 30 years later, Lisbon, September 6-10, 2010

  • Expert external reviewer for the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), 2010

  • Scientific organization of the conference Galaxy Clusters in the Early Universe, Puc´on, Chile, November 9-12, 2009

  • Expert reviewer for the Anne McLaren Fellowship scheme 2009/10 and for the Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation Fellowship, 2009

  • Scientific and logistic organization of a workshop on Galaxy Formation, Sesto, July 13-17, 2009

  • Logistic and scientific organization of the workshop From Simulations to Surveys, Ringberg Castle, June 26 – July 1, Germany, 2005

  • Peer Reviewer for Astronomy & Astrophysics and Astrophysical Journal, since 2005

  • Reviewer for FWF Austrian Science Fund, 2005

    Peer Reviewer for Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, since 2004


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