Sakura Pascarelli

Sakura PascarelliSakura PascarelliDr Sakura Pascarelli received a Laurea in Physics at the University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy, and a PhD in Physics at the University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France. She has been involved with synchrotron radiation instrumentation and research for over 20 years. Her research today deals with studies on the correlation between magnetism and structure in compressed matter, using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and X-ray Magnetic Linear and Circular Dichroism. She is presently Head of the Matter at Extremes Group within the Experiment Division of the ESRF and also scientist in charge of the X-ray absorption spectroscopy beamlines BM23 and ID24. She has been elected Secretary of the AIRAPT in 2013. E-mail: secretary@airapt.org , sakura@esrf.fr .