Paolo Spano

The National Research Council, Canada


Paolo Spanò is an optical design specialist with over 10 years of experience in astronomical instrumentation. • PEPSI for the Large Binocular Telescope, Role: optical designer for the feasibility study and the advanced conceptual phases. • X-SHOOTER for the ESO Very Large Telescope, Role: optical Design Team Leader. • CAOS for the Catania Astrophysical Observatory, Role: optical design responsible from feasibility to procurement phases • E-ELT Adaptive Mirror M4, Role: deputy project manager and system engineer for the optical calibration of the mirror and of its prototype. • EUCLID, Role: member of optical design team. • ESPRESSO for the ESO Very Large Telescope, Role: optical designer responsible from the feasibility study to Preliminary Design Review. • OPTIMOS-EVE for E-ELT, Role: work-package manager for the optical design of the instrument. • SONG spectrograph, Role: reviewer and optical designer. • ROSS2 for REM, Role: optical designer of the system, project manager and system engineer. • BATMAN for the Galileo TNG telescope, Role:optical designer. • OCTOCAM for the GranTeCan, Role: optical designer.

Biography Updated on 1 March 2012

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