The X-IFU consortium

The X-IFU will be built by an international consortium, involving ESA Member State (MS), Japan and the United States. The consortium is led by Didier Barret (IRAP, PI), Jan-Willem den Herder (SRON, CoPI) and Luigi Piro (IAPS/INAF, CoPI). CNES, the French Space Agency, is the prime of the X-IFU, and the Project Manager is Thien Lam-Trong. Beside France, Italy and Netherlands, MS contributions are anticipated from Belgium, Finland, Germany, Poland, Spain and Switzerland.

The different organs of the Consortium are listed below (last update, 08/12/2017):

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IFU Consortium Management Team

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountryResponsibility
MrBarretDidierIRAPFrancePrincipal Investigator
MrLam TrongThienCNESFranceProject manager
Mrden HerderJan-WillemSRONNetherlandsCo-Principal Investigator
MrPiroLuigiIAPSItalyCo-Principal Investigator
MrCappiMassimoINAF IASF BolognaItaly

X-IFU Consortium Board

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountry
MrBarretDidierIRAPFrance
Mrden HerderJan-WillemSRONNetherlands
MrHuovelinJuhaniUniv. HelsinkiFinland
MrKelleyRichardNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrLam TrongThienCNESFrance
MrMas-HesseJ. MiguelCAB-INTASpain
MrMitsudaKazuhisaJAXA-ISASJapan
MrPaltaniStéphaneUniv. GenèveSwitzerland
MrPiroLuigiIAPSItaly
MrRauwGregorUniv. LiègeBelgium
MsRozanskaAgataCAMK PAN Poland
MrWilmsJoernECAP & Remeis ObservatoryGermany

X-IFU Instrument Science Center Management Board

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountry
MrBozzoEnricoUniv. GenèveSwitzerland
MrFioreFabrizioINAF Obs. RomaItaly
MrMesnagerJean-MichelCNESFrance
MrTorrejonJose MiguelUniv. de AlicanteSpain
MsValetteVeroniqueCNESFrance
MsWebbNatalieIRAPFrance
MrWiseMichaelASTRONNetherlands

X-IFU Instrument Co-Investigators

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountry
MrBarberaMarcoUniv. Palermo-Obs PalermoItaly
MsCeballosMaria TeresaIFCA (CSIC-UC)Spain
MrCharlesIvanCEA-SBTFrance
Mrden HartogRolandSRONNetherlands
MrDuvalJean-MarcCEA-SBTFrance
MrGattiFlavioUniv. GenovaItaly
MrJacksonBrianSRONNetherlands
MsKilbourneCarolineNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrMacculiClaudioIAPSItaly
MrMas-HesseJ. MiguelCAB-INTASpain
MrOrleanskiPiotrCBKPoland
MrPorterFrederickNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrPrêleDamienAPCFrance
MrRaveraLaurentIRAPFrance
MrShinozakiKeisukeJAXA-R&DJapan
MrValenzianoLucaINAF IASF BolognaItaly

X-IFU Science Co-Investigators

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountry
MrBarconsXavierIFCA (CSIC-UC)Spain
MrBozzoEnricoUniv. GenèveSwitzerland
MrCappiMassimoINAF IASF BolognaItaly
MsDecourchelleAnneCEA-SAPFrance
MrFioreFabrizioINAF Obs. RomaItaly
MrGoldwurmAndreaAPCFrance
MrJonkerPeterSRONNetherlands
MrKelleyRichardNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrMendezMarianoUniv. GroningenNetherlands
MrMitsudaKazuhisaJAXA-ISASJapan
MrMolendiSilvanoINAF IASF MilanoItaly
MrPajotFrançoisIRAPFrance
MrPaltaniStéphaneUniv. GenèveSwitzerland
MrPointecouteauEtienneIRAPFrance
MrPrattGabriel W.CEA-SAPFrance
MrRauwGregorUniv. LiègeBelgium
MsRozanskaAgataCAMK PAN Poland
MrSchayeJoopLeiden Obs.Netherlands
MrVinkJaccoUniv. AmsterdamNetherlands
MsWebbNatalieIRAPFrance
MrWilmsJoernECAP & Remeis ObservatoryGermany
MsYamasakiNorikoJAXA-ISASJapan

X-IFU Science Advisory Team

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountry
MsBranduardi-RaymontGraziellaMSSL-UCLUnited Kingdom
MsBulbulEsraCFAUnited States
MrCappiMassimoINAF IASF BolognaItaly
MrDadinaMauroINAF IASF BolognaItaly
MsDecourchelleAnneCEA-SAPFrance
MrFinoguenovAlexisUniv. HelsinkiFinland
MrFukazawaYasushiUniv. HiroshimaJapan
MrGoldwurmAndreaAPCFrance
MsJaniukAgnieszkaCTP WarsawPoland
MrJonkerPeterSRONNetherlands
MrMillerJonUniv. MichiganUnited States
MrMiniuttiGiovanni CAB (CSIC-INTA)Spain
MsNazéYaëlUniv. LiègeBelgium
MrNicastroFabrizioINAF Obs. RomaItaly
MrPaltaniStéphaneUniv. GenèveSwitzerland
MrPointecouteauEtienneIRAPFrance
MrPrattGabriel W.CEA-SAPFrance
MrSchayeJoopLeiden Obs.Netherlands
MrSciortinoSalvatoreINAF Obs. PalermoItaly
MrTorrejonJose MiguelUniv. de AlicanteSpain
MrVinkJaccoUniv. AmsterdamNetherlands
MrWilmsJoernECAP & Remeis ObservatoryGermany

X-IFU Core System Team

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountryResponsibility
MsDelcelier-DouchinFrançoiseCNESFranceInstrument engineering manager
MrMesnagerJean-MichelCNESFranceSystem manager
MrPajotFrançoisIRAPFranceInstrument scientist

X-IFU System Engineering Team

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountry
MrBarberaMarcoUniv. Palermo-Obs PalermoItaly
Mrden HartogRolandSRONNetherlands
MrGeoffrayHervéCNESFrance
MsKilbourneCarolineNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrMacculiClaudioIAPSItaly
MrMesnagerJean-MichelCNESFrance
MrPajotFrançoisIRAPFrance
MrPeillePhilippeCNESFrance
MrValenzianoLucaINAF IASF BolognaItaly
MsWebbNatalieIRAPFrance
MrWilmsJoernECAP & Remeis ObservatoryGermany

X-IFU Instrument Engineering Team

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountry
MsAicardiCorinneCNESFrance
MrAndréJérômeCNESFrance
MrArtigueBrunoCNESFrance
MrBarretDidierIRAPFrance
MsBesson-de NadaïVanessaCNESFrance
MrCampos GarridoGonzaloCNESFrance
MrCharlesIvanCEA-SBTFrance
MrClénetAntoineIRAPFrance
MrDanielChristopheCNESFrance
MsDelcelier-DouchinFrançoiseCNESFrance
MrEtcheverryChristopheCNESFrance
MrGeoffrayHervéCNESFrance
MsGloaguenEmilieCNESFrance
MrHervetGillesCNESFrance
MrJollyAntoineCNESFrance
MrLam TrongThienCNESFrance
MrLedotAurélienCNESFrance
MrMaussangIrwinCNESFrance
MrMesnagerJean-MichelCNESFrance
MrPailletAlexisCNESFrance
MrPajotFrançoisIRAPFrance
MrPeillePhilippeCNESFrance
MrPointecouteauEtienneIRAPFrance
MrPontetBernardCNESFrance
MsPradinesAliceCNESFrance
MrPrêleDamienAPCFrance
MrRaveraLaurentIRAPFrance
MmeSchmisserRoselineCNESFrance
MrTravertJean-MichelCNESFrance
MsValetteVeroniqueCNESFrance
MrVellaBrunoCNESFrance

X-IFU Instrument Science Center Management Board

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountry
MrBozzoEnricoUniv. GenèveSwitzerland
MrFioreFabrizioINAF Obs. RomaItaly
MrMesnagerJean-MichelCNESFrance
MrTorrejonJose MiguelUniv. de AlicanteSpain
MsValetteVeroniqueCNESFrance
MsWebbNatalieIRAPFrance
MrWiseMichaelASTRONNetherlands

X-IFU System Experts

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountry
MrCampos GarridoGonzaloCNESFrance
MrDameryJean-CharlesCNESFrance

X-IFU Instrument Experts

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountry
MrBandlerSimonNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrBarberaMarcoUniv. Palermo-Obs PalermoItaly
MrBoyceKevinNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrDiPirroMichaelNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrGattiFlavioUniv. GenovaItaly
MrLottiSimoneIAPSItaly
MrPorterFrederickNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrSchwanderDenisCNESFrance
MrSmithStephenNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrValenzianoLucaINAF IASF BolognaItaly
Mrvan LeeuwenBert-JoostSRONNetherlands
Mrvan WeersHenkSRONNetherlands

X-IFU Subsystem Managers

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountryMain Subsystem
MrBozzoEnricoUniv. GenèveSwitzerlandFilter wheel
Mrden HerderJan-WillemSRONNetherlandsModulated X-ray Source
MrHalainJean-PhilippeCSLBelgiumAperture assembly
MrJacksonBrianSRONNetherlandsFocal Plane Assembly
MrPontetBernardCNESFranceWarm electronics
MsPradinesAliceCNESFranceDewar
MrValenzianoLucaINAF IASF BolognaItalyInstrument Control Unit

X-IFU End-to-End simulation team

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountry
MsCeballosMaria TeresaIFCA (CSIC-UC)Spain
MrClercNicolasIRAPFrance
MsCoboBeatrizIFCA (CSIC-UC)Spain
MrDauserThomasECAPGermany
Mrde PlaaJelleSRONNetherlands
Mrden HartogRolandSRONNetherlands
MrKirschChristianECAPGermany
MrPeillePhilippeCNESFrance
MrPointecouteauEtienneIRAPFrance
MrSmithStephenNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrVinkJaccoUniv. AmsterdamNetherlands
MrWilmsJoernECAP & Remeis ObservatoryGermany

X-IFU Calibration team

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountry
MrCucchettiEdoardoIRAPFrance
Mrde PlaaJelleSRONNetherlands
MsEckartMeganNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrFerrandoPhilippeCEA-SAPFrance
MrMesnagerJean-MichelCNESFrance
MrNatalucciLorenzoIAPSItaly
MrPajotFrançoisIRAPFrance
MrPeillePhilippeCNESFrance
MrPointecouteauEtienneIRAPFrance

X-IFU Consortium Members

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountry
MrAdamsJosephUniv. Maryland/NASA-GSFCUnited States
MsAicardiCorinneCNESFrance
MrAkamatsuHirokiSRONNetherlands
MsAlcacera GilMª AngelesINTASpain
MrAndréJérômeCNESFrance
MrArganAndreaINAF HQItaly
MrArtigueBrunoCNESFrance
MrAttardAnthonyCEA-SBTFrance
MsAuricchioNataliaINAF IASF BolognaItaly
MsBaladoAnaINTASpain
MrBancelFlorianCEA-SBTFrance
MrBandlerSimonNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrBarberaMarcoUniv. Palermo-Obs PalermoItaly
MrBarconsXavierIFCA (CSIC-UC)Spain
MrBarretDidierIRAPFrance
MrBertrandBernardIRAPFrance
MsBesson-de NadaïVanessaCNESFrance
MsBetancourt-MartinezGabrieleIRAPFrance
MrBiasottiMicheleINFN GenovaItaly
MrBonnyPatrickCEA-SBTFrance
MrBoyceKevinNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrBozzoEnricoUniv. GenèveSwitzerland
MsBranduardi-RaymontGraziellaMSSL-UCLUnited Kingdom
MrBruijnMarcelSRONNetherlands
MsBulbulEsraCFAUnited States
MrBulgarelliAndreaINAF IASF BolognaItaly
MrCallananPaulUC CorkIreland
MrCampos GarridoGonzaloCNESFrance
MrCamusThierryIRAPFrance
MrCanourguesFlorentCNESFrance
MrCappiMassimoINAF IASF BolognaItaly
MrCarreteroAngelINTASpain
MsCeballosMaria TeresaIFCA (CSIC-UC)Spain
MrCharlesIvanCEA-SBTFrance
MrChervenakJamesNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrClénetAntoineIRAPFrance
MrClercLaurentCEA-SBTFrance
MrClercNicolasIRAPFrance
MsCoboBeatrizIFCA (CSIC-UC)Spain
MrCorcioneLeonardoINAF Obs. TorinoItaly
MrCoriatMickaelIRAPFrance
MrCorsiniDarioINFN GenovaItaly
MsCostantiniElisaSRONNetherlands
MrCoynelAlexandreCEA-SBTFrance
MrCucchettiEdoardoIRAPFrance
MsCuttaiaFrancescoINAF IASF BolognaItaly
MrD'AiAntoninoINAF IASF PalermoItaly
MrD'AndreaMatteoIAPSItaly
MrDadinaMauroINAF IASF BolognaItaly
MrDameryJean-CharlesCNESFrance
MrDanielChristopheCNESFrance
MrDauserThomasECAPGermany
Mrde PlaaJelleSRONNetherlands
Mrde VriesCorSRONNetherlands
MsDecourchelleAnneCEA-SAPFrance
MsDelcelier-DouchinFrançoiseCNESFrance
Mrden HartogRolandSRONNetherlands
Mrden HerderJan-WillemSRONNetherlands
MrDercksenJohannesSRONNetherlands
MrDiPirroMichaelNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrDorieseWilliamNISTUnited States
MrDubandLionelCEA-SBTFrance
MrDupieuxMichel IRAPFrance
MrDurandJean LouisCEA-SBTFrance
MrDuvalJean-MarcCEA-SBTFrance
MsEckartMeganNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrErcolniEricCEA-SBTFrance
MrEtcheverryChristopheCNESFrance
MrFerrandoPhilippeCEA-SAPFrance
MrFinkbeinerFredNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrFinoguenovAlexisUniv. HelsinkiFinland
MsFiocchiMariateresaIAPSItaly
MrFioreFabrizioINAF Obs. RomaItaly
MsFiorettiValentinaINAF IASF BolognaItaly
MrFioriniMauroINAF IASF MilanoItaly
MrFrericksMartinSRONNetherlands
MrFukazawaYasushiUniv. HiroshimaJapan
MrGabiciStefanoAPCFrance
MrGaoJian-RongSRONNetherlands
MrGastaldelloFabioINAF IASF MilanoItaly
MrGattiFlavioUniv. GenovaItaly
MrGenoletLudovicUniv. GenèveSwitzerland
MrGeoffrayHervéCNESFrance
MsGhizzardiSimonaINAF IASF MilanoItaly
MsGloaguenEmilieCNESFrance
MrGodetOlivierIRAPFrance
MrGoldwurmAndreaAPCFrance
MsGomezAliciaCAB-INTASpain
MrGonzalezLuisINTASpain
MrGottardiLucianoSRONNetherlands
MsGranatDolorèsIRAPFrance
MrGrosMichelCEA-SAPFrance
MrGuizzoGian PaoloINAF IASF BolognaNetherlands
MrGumuchianPaulIRAPFrance
MrHalainJean-PhilippeCSLBelgium
MrHervetGillesCNESFrance
MrHieltjesPaulSRONNetherlands
MrHoogeveenRuudSRONNetherlands
MrHuovelinJuhaniUniv. HelsinkiFinland
MrIrwinKentStanfordUnited States
MrJacksonBrianSRONNetherlands
MrJacquesLionelCSLBelgium
MrJacqueyChristianIRAPFrance
MsJaniukAgnieszkaCTP WarsawPoland
MrJanssenReinierIASFrance
MrJollyAntoineCNESFrance
MrJonkerPeterSRONNetherlands
MrJourdanThierryCEA-SBTFrance
MrKaastraJelleSRONNetherlands
MrKelleyRichardNASA/GSFCUnited States
MsKilbourneCarolineNASA/GSFCUnited States
MrKirschChristianECAPGermany
MrKivirantaMikkoVTTFinland
MrKorpelaSeppoUniv. HelsinkiFinland
MrKreykenbohmIngoECAPGermany
MrKwastSanderSRONNetherlands
MsladietteNadineCNESFrance
MrLam TrongThienCNESFrance
MrLangerMathieuIASFrance
MrLaurentPhilippeCEA-SAPFrance
MsLaurenzaMonicaIAPSItaly
MrLedotAurélienCNESFrance
MrLigoriSebastianoINAF Obs. TorinoItaly
MrLo CiceroUgoINAF Obs. PalermoItaly
MrLorenzMaximilianECAPGermany
MrLottiSimoneIAPSItaly
MrMacculiClaudioIAPSItaly
MrMaffeiBrunoIASFrance
MrMartin-PintadoJesusCAB-INTASpain
MrMas-HesseJ. MiguelCAB-INTASpain
MrMaussangIrwinCNESFrance
MrMendezMarianoUniv. GroningenNetherlands
MrMesnagerJean-MichelCNESFrance
MrMillerJonUniv. MichiganUnited States
MsMineoTeresaINAF IASF PalermoItaly
MrMinerviniGabrieleIAPSItaly
MrMiniuttiGiovanni CAB (CSIC-INTA)Spain
MrMirabelloPierreIRAPFrance
MrMitsudaKazuhisaJAXA-ISASJapan
MrMolendiSilvanoINAF IASF MilanoItaly
MrMotBaptisteIRAPFrance
MrMuratDavidIRAPFrance
MrNatalucciLorenzoIAPSItaly
MsNazéYaëlUniv. LiègeBelgium
MrNicastroFabrizioINAF Obs. RomaItaly
MrOrleanskiPiotrCBKPoland
MrOziolChristopheIRAPFrance
MrPailletAlexisCNESFrance
MsPajas SanzMiriamINTASpain
MrPajotFrançoisIRAPFrance
MrPaltaniStéphaneUniv. GenèveSwitzerland
MrParodiLuigiINFN GenovaItaly
MrPeillePhilippeCNESFrance
MrPetitPascalIRAPFrance
MrPiconcelliEnricoOA-Roma INAFItaly
MrPinsardFredericCEA-SAPFrance
MrPiroLuigiIAPSItaly
MrPointecouteauEtienneIRAPFrance
MrPontetBernardCNESFrance
MrPorterFrederickNASA/GSFCUnited States
MsPradinesAliceCNESFrance
MrPrattGabriel W.CEA-SAPFrance
MrPrêleDamienAPCFrance
MrProuveThomasCEA-SBTFrance
MsPuccettiSimonettaASIItaly
MsRamonPascaleIRAPFrance
MrRatajMiroslawCBKPoland
MrRauwGregorUniv. LiègeBelgium
MrRaveraLaurentIRAPFrance
MrRodriguezLouisCEA-SAPFrance
MrRolletBertrandCEA-SBTFrance
MrRoudilGillesIRAPFrance
MsRozanskaAgataCAMK PAN Poland
MrSchayeJoopLeiden Obs.Netherlands
MmeSchmisserRoselineCNESFrance
MrSchwanderDenisCNESFrance
MrSciortinoSalvatoreINAF Obs. PalermoItaly
MsSciortinoLuisaUniv. Palermo-Obs PalermoItaly
MrShinozakiKeisukeJAXA-R&DJapan
MrSkupKonradCBKPoland
MrSmithStephenNASA/GSFCUnited States
MsSteverSamanthaIASFrance
MrTorrejonJose MiguelUniv. de AlicanteSpain
MrTorrioliGuidoIFN-CNRItaly
MrTravertJean-MichelCNESFrance
MrUbertiniPietroIAPSItaly
MrUllomJoelNISTUnited States
MsUslenghiMichelaINAF IASF MilanoItaly
MrValenzianoLucaINAF IASF BolognaItaly
MsValetteVeroniqueCNESFrance
Mrvan der KuurJanSRONNetherlands
Mrvan LeeuwenBert-JoostSRONNetherlands
Mrvan LoonDennisSRONNetherlands
Mrvan WeersHenkSRONNetherlands
MrVariscoSalvatoreINAF Obs. PalermoItaly
MsVarnièrePeggyAPCFrance
MrVellaBrunoCNESFrance
MrVibertLaurent IASFrance
MrVillaFabrizioINAF IASF BolognaItaly
MrVinkJaccoUniv. AmsterdamNetherlands
MrVoisinFabriceAPCFrance
MsWebbNatalieIRAPFrance
MrWilmsJoernECAP & Remeis ObservatoryGermany
MrWiseMichaelASTRONNetherlands
MsYamasakiNorikoJAXA-ISASJapan

X-IFU Associate Consortium Members

GenderLast nameFirst nameAbridged affiliationCountry
MrAdamiChristopheLAMFrance
MsAghanimNabilaIASFrance
MrBaudinFrédéricIASFrance
MrBennettDouglasNISTUnited States
MrCamónAgustínICMA-CSIC-Univ. ZaragozaSpain
MrClédassouRodolpheCNESFrance
MrDoleHervéIASFrance
MrDouspisMarianIASFrance
MsFàbregaLourdesCSICSpain
MrJacquetMarcLAMFrance
MrJamottonPierreN/ABelgium
MrLe DuMichelCNESFrance
MrLecoqEdouardIASFrance
MrMonfardiniAlessandroNéel institueFrance
MrMotchChristianObs. StrasbourgFrance
MsNesvadbaNicoleIASFrance
MrPobes ArandaCarlosICMA-CSIC-Univ. ZaragozaSpain
MsPorquetDelphineObs. StrasbourgFrance
MrRenotteEtienneN/ABelgium
MrSeseJavierINA ZaragozaSpain
MrSvobodaJiriAstronomical InstituteCzech Republic
MrTerrierRégisAPCFrance
MrTriqueneauxSebastienNéel institueFrance
MrVermeulenGerardNéel institueFrance

The project and science & instrument teams organization reflects some of the groups listed above.

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