Curriculum Vitae of Fabrizio Bernardi


Personal data:

* Civil status: married 
* Nationality: Italian 
* Date of birth:
9 april 1972 
* Birthplace: Pomezia (Roma), Italy 
* Place of residence: Pisa (PI), Italy 


  • 1991 High School Diploma, Feltre, (Belluno
  • 1999 September,  Degree in Astronomy with marks 110/110 at the University of Padova 
  • Title of the Thesis: Studi di asteroidi con la Wide Angle Camera di Rosetta
  • 1999 November: Fellowship of the Foundation "Ing. A. Gini
  • 2000 April: Start of a PhD program in Astronomy at the University of "Tor Vergata", Roma. 
  • 29 May-2 June 2000: Attendance at the "Scuola Nazionale di Astrofisica", Mondello (PA), about "Astrophysical plasmas, Novae and Supernovae
  • 21-25 May 2001: Attendance at the "Scuola Nazionale di Astrofisica", Sirolo (AN), about "Solar system minor bodies and structure, evolution and variability of stars" 
  • 10 April 2003 PhD in Astronomy: The CINEOS Project: Discoveries of Near Earth Objects

Professional experiences:

  • 1-4 June 1999 Attendance at the Meeting "IMPACT" in Torino (Italy
  • August/september 2000 Stage at ESTEC-ESA about Image simulations of the environment of the inner coma of Wirtanen during the Rosetta Mission 
  • October 2001: First Asteroid discovered.
  • 1 July 2003 Post Doc Position at the University of Hawaii. Supervisor D. J. Tholen
  • 19 Jun. 2004 Discovery of Apophis.
  • Dec. 2004 Discovery of the IEO 2004 XZ130.
  • 1 Sep. 2008 Position as "Ricercatore a tempo determinato" at the IASF-INAF of Rome, working at the Dep. of Mathematics of the University of Pisa.


  • BERNARDI F., THOLEN D.J, MICHELI M (accepted). (25143) Itokawa Absolute Magnitude and Slope Parameter G Calibration. METEORITICS & PLANETARY SCIENCE, ISSN: 1086-9379
  • MILANI A, CHESLEY S.R, SANSATURIO M.E, BERNARDI F., VALSECCHI G.B, ARRATIA O (accepted). Long term impact risk for (101955) 1999 RQ36. ICARUS, ISSN: 0019-1035
  • ZAVODNY M, JEDICKE R, BERNARDI F., LARSON S (2008). The orbit and size distribution of small Solar System objects orbiting the Sun interior to the Earth's orbit. ICARUS, vol. 198; p. 284-293, ISSN: 0019-1035
  • MICHELI M, BERNARDI F., THOLEN D.J (2008). Updated analysis of the dynamical relation between asteroid 2003 EH1 and comets C/1490 Y1 and C/1385 U1. MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, vol. 390; p. L6-L8, ISSN: 0035-8711
  • THOLEN D.J, BERNARDI F., MICHELI, M (2008). Where Is Apophis?. In: AAS-DPS 2008, vol. 40, p. 27.02
  • MICHELI M, BERNARDI F., THOLEN D.J (2008). Relationship between 2003 EH1 and two Historical Comets. In: 2008,AAS-DPS. Itacha, vol. 40, p. 27.03
  • BOATTINI A, D'ABRAMO G, VALSECCHI G.B, CARUSI A, DI PAOLA A, BERNARDI F., JEDICKE R, HARRIS A.W, DOTTO E, DE LUISE F, PERNA D, LEONI R (2007). The Campo Imperatore Near Earth Objects Survey (CINEOS). EARTH MOON AND PLANETS, vol. 100; p. 259-271, ISSN: 0167-9295
  • THOLEN D.J, BERNARDI F., TUCKER R.A (2005). Probing the Depths of the Solar System: A Tale of Two Asteroids. In: DPS meeting #37, vol. 37, p. 03.06
  • BERNARDI F., THOLEN D.J (2004). High Quality Astrometry of Near Earth Objects. In: DPS meeting #36, vol. 36, p. 32.28
  • BOATTINI A, DI PAOLA, BERNARDI F., DE LUISE F, CASULA V, GIUNTA A, PERNA D, NAPOLEONE N, CARUSI A, DOTTO E, VALSECCHI G.B (2004). The Campo Imperatore Near Earth Object Survey. In: DPS meeting #36, vol. 36, p. 32.22
  • DI PAOLA A, LARIONOV V, ARKHAROV A, BERNARDI F., CARATTI O GARATTI A, DOLCI M, DI CARLO E, VALENTINI, G (2002). Discovery of the heavily obscured Supernova SN2002CV. ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, vol. 393; p. L21-L24, ISSN: 0004-6361
  • BERNARDI F., BOATTINI A, D'ABRAMO G, DI PAOLA A, MASI G, VALSECCHI G.B (2002). 2004 The Campo Imperatore Near Earth Objects Survey (CINEOS). In: Proceedings of ACM 2002. Berlin, Germany, BERLIN: Barbara Warmbein, p. 801-804, ISBN/ISSN: 92-9092-810-7
  • BARBIERI C, BERNARDI F., BERTINI I (2001). Asteroidal background for the Wide Angle Camera of the Rosetta Mission. In: DPS2001, vol. 33, p. 1145


Phone: +39 050 221 3254 

Address: Fabrizio Bernardi, Via di Gello, 60 Av. 2, Pisa (PI), 56123, Italy