Francesca Capel receives Minerva Fast Track Fellowship

ORIGINS/ODSL postdoc Dr. Francesca Capel was recently awarded a 3-year Minerva Fast Track Fellowship by the Max Planck Society to establish her first research group at the Max Planck Institute for Physics.

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ORIGINS/ODSL postdoc Dr. Francesca Capel will start at MPP on May 1, 2022. (Image: Axel Griesch / MPP)

Her research focusses on the application of advanced statistical methods to cosmic ray and neutrino astrophysics. In particular, she is interested in finding ways to bring together more of the available information from both theory and data to address open questions in the field. The new group will also benefit from the funding of ORIGINS/ODSL and the SFB-1258.

Francesca is from the UK and has a degree in Physics from Imperial College London. Before moving to Munich, she completed a Master thesis at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), worked for a year at the European Space Agency (ESA) and completed her PhD thesis at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. 


Further information: New research group at MPP: Francesca Capel investigates high-energy particles

Contact:
Dr. Francesca Capel
Max Planck Institute for Physics
email: capel@mpp.mpg.de