Jenny G. Sorce        

 
Postdoctoral Researcher
   Humboldt Alumna




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Research Activity

2021
today
2016today
2020 – 2021
20182019
20162017
2014 – 2016
2011 – 2014  
2011 – 2018
2009 – 2011  


Postdoctoral Researcher, 'Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale' (IAS), Orsay, France.
Guest Researcher, 'Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik' (AIP), Potsdam, Germany.
Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer, 'Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon' (CRAL), Lyon, France.
CNES Research Fellow, 'Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon' (CRAL), Lyon, France.
Postdoctoral Researcher, 'Observatoire Astronomique de Strasbourg', France.
Humboldt Research Fellow, independently funded postdoc, 'Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik', Potsdam, Germany.
Long term research stays, Universities of Lyon/Potsdam/Hawaii (France/Germany/USA).
Summer Schools, 5 in France, 1 in China.
Internships, 2 in the USA, 1 in France.
Education and Diplomas

2011 – 2014  


2011              

2008 – 2011    
       

PhD in Astrophysics, Cosmology with the Highest Honors (Magna Cum Laude), Universities of Lyon/Potsdam
(France/Germany), Defense June 12th 2014. (Link towards PhD in English)
ENS Lyon additional diploma, France ; high criteria: mobility, language and interdisciplinarity.
Bachelor of Science and Master’s degree, honors in (Astro)Physics (top 10 %), Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (ENS Lyon), leading French scientific institution, entrance exams.

Prizes, Grants and Computer Time

2021
– 2024
2020 – 2021
2019
2018
2017
– 2019
2017
2017

2016
2016

2014 – 2016  
2011 – 2014  
2009 – 2013  
2006 – 2011  
2005        
       

2016tdy
2015 – tdy  
 

French ANR - PRCI program, co-writing, IAS Orsay / LMU Munich, ~ 357kFrench side.
ATER ENS Lyon independent postdoctoral and lecturer fellowship, ~
24 k
PNCG collaboration grant, 1 k€
LIA Origins France-China & CRAL Incentive actions collaboration grants, 4.5 k
CNES independent postdoctoral research fellowship, ~ 55 k€
Juan de la Cierva independent postdoctoral research fellowship, ~ 50 k€, declined
Award 'l'Oreal-UNESCO, for women in science', 20 k€

Young researcher's prize of Lyon city, 5.4 k
66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, selected and fully funded, ~5 k€
Humboldt independent postdoctoral research fellowship, ~ 84 k€
Ph.D. grant, Department of the higher education and scientific research, ~102 k€
Explora’sup & ’doc (x3), Mobility (x1) grants, Rhône-Alpes County, ~7.8 k€
Merit Scholarship, Department of National Education, ~31 k€
Scientific vocation prize, Department in charge of the equality between women & men, 800 €

PI of 1 project at LRZ & Co-PI of 2 projects at TGCC/LRZ and IDRIS and 1 Gauss proposal: 35.3M + 9.2 + 2 + 226Mcpu h
Co-I of 3 projects on JURECA and 1 project at LRZ: 6.5+30Mcpu.hours
Teaching and Supervision Activities

Since 2015
Since 2012   

2010 – 2021

Supervision, 1 M2, 3 one-year Bachelor-Thesis, 1 L3   &   Co-Supervision, 1 postdoc
Supervision, High School Students’ Training, Lyon, France, in April each year.
Teaching, computer science, science of the Universe, mathematics, private lessons, total > 650h.

Responsibilities and Scientific Mediation

Since 2011    



Since 2004     

Responsibilities: co-PI of the CLUES consortium, member of 4MOST, Euclid consortia and ASTERICS (DADI), Referee for scientific journals and proposals, member of the AAS, SF2A and IAU, preparation of exams, defense committees, loc, soc, chair, responsible for seminars.

Scientific Mediation: > 10 types of actions, 4 countries, including Astroweek, XXElles, EWASS2019 (co-chair), interviews, co-panelist Nobel Laureate Pr. Schmidt, Science Slam, Science fair and open houses, general public conferences.

Publications ( Detailed list )

Since 2012    

 50 (42 rank A) publications accepted, 1630 citations and h-index 18, 23 (20 rank A) publications accepted, 420 citations and h-index 10 as first
author (as of 11/26/2021).

Oral Communications ( Detailed list )

Since 2011

Since 2012  


Colloquia: 36 seminars, 25 institutes, 9 countries, China, UK, France, Chile, Argentina, Germany, Israel, USA, Italy.
Conferences: 37 talks, 5 posters, 26 cities, 14 countries, Finland, Switzerland, UK, Germany, France, Denmark, Italy, USA, Spain, Austria, Netherlands, Israel, Vietnam, China.

Other attended conferences/workshops & Visited institutes abroad

Since 2012   

Since 2010     

Conferences/workshops: 26 other conferences, 12 cities, 6 countries, Italy, Switzerland, France, Portugal, Germany, UK.

Visited (for more than a day in a row) institutes (outside France, besides conferences):
12 institutes, 8 countries, total: about 3.6 years, China, Germany, Spain, Chile, Argentina, Israel, USA, Switzerland.

Public Codes & Tools (used on a daily basis, sometimes contributed to and/or with fixes proposed)
    
- Zoom initial conditions: MUSIC
- N-body and hydrodynamical cosmological simulations: RAMSES, Gadget
- Halo finders : AHF, Rockstar
       
Languages

French: native                                English: fluent                                Italian: fluent
                                German: fair                  

Japanese: basic notions              Spanish: basic notions



Last Update: 02/05/2022