BOURDA Géraldine - Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux

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BOURDA Géraldine - Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux

Géraldine BOURDAProfessional Address: Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Bordeaux (LAB)2 rue de l’Observatoire – BP8933271 Floirac Cedex – FranceProfessional Phone Number: +33 (0)5 57 77 61 27E-mail:Geraldine.Bourda@obs.u-bordeaux1.frSingleDate of birth: 10 th November 1978Nationality: FrenchDriving Licence since November 1996October 2008-March 2009Professional ExperienceLaboratoire d’Astrophysique de BordeauxBordeaux University, FrancePost-doctoral position from Paris Observatory (in the framework of my collaboration with the SYRTE);Continuation of my research investigations about celestial reference frames and VLBI analyses for spacegeodetic combinations.October 2006-September 2008Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de BordeauxBordeaux University, FrancePost-doctoral position from the French national centre of space studies (CNES);Research investigations in the field of:Reference systems and their alignment, VLBI (Very Long Baseline Interferometry) observations andmapping of weak extragalactic radio sources, astrometry and astrophysics (e.g. new constraints on theactive galactic nuclei geometry).Geodetic multi-technique combinations for improving the determination of the Earth rotation and thereference systems, and for a better understanding of the Earth global dynamics (e.g. geophysics of thefluid layers of the Earth).September 2005-September 2006Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de BordeauxBordeaux University, FranceVLBI analyst for the determination of the Earth Orientation Parameters (EOP);Validation and improvements of the VLBI model implemented in the software GINS (fortran language)of the CNES.February 2005 – July 2005Institute of Geodesy and Geophysics (IGG)Vienna Technical University, AustriaPost-doctoral research position from the Descartes-Nutations prize;Research investigations in the field of:The determination of the EOP, and more particularly the nutations, by the VLBI technique: temporalseries analysis and computing.The links between the Earth rotation and the gravity field variations.Education & Training2001-2004 PhD Thesis, defended the 20 th of December 2004 with honoursParis Observatory, France


“Earth rotation and gravity field variations: Study and contribution of the missionsCHAMP and GRACE”.April-June 2001 Postgraduate trainingMeudon Observatory, France“Numerical study of the extrasolar planets mass distribution with the astrometric missionHipparcos”.2000-2001 Postgraduate degree in Astronomy specialized in Gravitational Systems Dynamics (withhonours 2.1), Paris Observatory, France.April- May 2000 Master’s degree trainingCEA (Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique), Grenoble, France“To improve the numerical programming of the radioactive waste conditioning”.1999-2000 Master’s degree in Engineering Mathematics specialized in Numerical Analysis andScientific Computing (with honours 2.1), Pau University, France.1998-1999 License in Mathematics (with honours 2.1), Pau University, France.1996-1998 Two-year university degree in science specialized in Mathematics and Computing (withhonours 2.1), Pau University, France.1993-1996 High School Diploma in science specialized in Mathematics (with honours 2.2).Languages & Special SkillsFrench: Mother tongueEnglish: FluentSpanish: Good skills, both written and oralComputer knowledge: Unix/Linux, Latex, html, Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPointStrong experience in computer programming (Fortran 77/90, C/C++, Perl, Matlab)Additional InformationTeaching experience:Ability to teach at the University level obtained in 2006 for the domains of “Astronomy-Astrophysics”and “Structure and evolution of the Earth and the other planets”.Support teaching to 1 st -degree University students in Mathematics, between 2001 and 2003, Paris 6University, France.Science spreading and promotion: Strong experience with public lectures (conferences, lectures or seminars)and in organizing scientific colloquia.Activities & Interests:Hobbies: Travelling, Cooking, Reading, Cinema, PhotographySports: Fitness, Squash, Trekking, Skiing, SwimmingReferences available upon requestReferees

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