Science team

The Science Group is responsible for managing the science programs and in particular the Legacy Survey – a large program of ~500 CFHT nights dedicated to the 2 main science topics of SPIRou.

The Science Group is chaired by the Project Scientist assisted by a co-chair and collectively managed by the heads of the local science groups in the various institutes involved in SPIRou. The full SPIRou science team includes ~100 scientists from 7 countries.

Members managing the Science Group

  • Jean-François Donati (PI), Head of Toulouse Science group
  • Xavier Delfosse (PS), Head of Grenoble Science group
  • Isabelle Boisse, Head of Marseille Science group
  • Guillaume Hébrard, Head of Paris Science group
  • René Doyon (Co-PI), Head of Canada Science group
  • Shiang-Yu Wang, Head of Taiwan Science group
  • José Dias do Nascimento, Head of Brazil Science group
  • Pedro Figueira, Head of Portugal Science group
  • Francesco Pepe, Head of Geneva Science Group
  • Etienne Artigau (Co-PS), UdeM, Montréal, Canada
  • Claire Moutou (Obs. S), CFHT, Hawaii
  • Francois Bouchy, Obs Geneva, Switzerland and LAM, Marseille, France
  • Eder Martioli, LNA, Brazil