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Head of INFN EuPRAXIA Project Office

Antonio Falone

Antonio Falone is an electronic engineer and senior project manager PMP certified with 20 years of experience in Research Institutions and private companies in the field of particle accelerato. He has worked at ALBA and for the SwissFEL project at PSI. 
He is currently responsible for the Project Management Office of the Italian Pillar of the EuPRAXIA Project, member of the steering committee of EuPRAXIA-PP, member of the National Committee of Project Management at INFN and scientific responsible for the LATINO infrastructure at INFN-LNF. 

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Administrative Project Manager

Catia Conti

Catia Conti has been working for INFN since 1998. 
She has experience in financial reporting, contractual issues and audit procedures related to research projects financed by European Commission (FP5, FP6, FP7, H2020 and HE Programmes), ESA, Italian Ministries and other Institutions, USA Silicon Valley Community Foundation and CERN.
Certified in Project Management:  PM Basic in 2012 and  Prince 2 Foundation in 2015.


Scientific Communications

Dr Ricardo Torres

Dr Ricardo Torres has more than fifteen years of research experience in high-power laser-matter interactions, having worked at Imperial College London, the Institute of Chemical Physics – CSIC Spain, and the University of Salamanca.

More recently he has been working as a project manager at the Cockcroft Institute / University of Liverpool, where he is in charge of management and communications of several European projects on particle acceleration.  

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Administrative Assistant

Anna Rita Ciamarra

Anna Rita Ciamarra has a background in Communication and Human Science with a specific focus on publishing industry. She has collaborated to scientific projects of digital restoration of audiovisual documents and to the organization of workshops and seminars on European projects at La Sapienza University of Rome. After having a long experience in international companies, in April 2023 she joined the Secretariat of the EuPRAXIA Management Office at INFN.

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Eupraxia-PP Project Officer

Claudia Pelliccione

Claudia Pelliccione has a financial, accountancy and HR management background gained in international companies. She has attended a course in European project design and management at the Sapienza University in Rome, while gathering experiences in project management in various institutions. In particular she has collaborated to European projects with the LNGS and she has been employed since 2022 in the management team of Eupraxia project at INFN.


Scientific Communications

Minh Cao

Minh Cao has a background in international economics and management. She started her career as project coordinator in Vietman, where she worked on a number of development projects. After returning to the UK in  2017, Minh has worked on various roles to explore her interests in different education and training activities. Through the years, she has collected extensive experience in coordinating a variety of education initiatives including doctoral training programs, PGT programs, CPD and summer schools. In addition to her scientific communication work within EuPRAXIA-PP, she is also leading communication and training activities within the EuPRAXIA Doctoral Network at the University of Liverpool/Cockcroft Institute.


Content Designer and Communications

Alexandra Welsch

Alexandra Welsch has been working as part of the Project TEAM based at the Cockcroft Institute / University of Liverpool, UK since 2011. Her work includes the development and administration of multiple large-scale project websites. She is also in charge of the actualisation of the social media presence of these projects, as well as the creation and distribution of different newsletters and wider project communication. In June 2015 Alexandra joined the Accelerating News editorial board and became a member of the EuPRAXIA Management Support Team in 2016.

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