Lucas Grosset

SOFIA Visiting Associate Scientist

Phone: (650) 604-1584
Fax: (650) 604-1984

Mailing Address:
SOFIA Science Center
NASA Ames Research Center
Mail Stop N232-12
P.O. Box 1
Moffett Field, CA 94035

SOFIA focus areas/responsibilities:

Postdoc, data analysis

Research interests:

Active Galactic Nuclei, Polarization, Radiative transfer


PhD: Observatoire de Paris, 2017, (PhD Advisors: D. Gratadour and D. Rouan)
Master degree: Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, 2014

Professional Experience:

2019 - present: SOFIA Science Center
2018 - 2020: Affiliate researcher at LESIA
2017 - 2018: Teaching and Research Fellow at LESIA – Observatoire de Paris

Highlight publications:

"High angular resolution polarimetric imaging of the nucleus of NGC 1068: Disentangling the polarising mechanisms
Grosset, L.; et al., 2020, recommended for publication, A&A.

"Exploring the inner parsecs of active galactic nuclei using near-infrared high resolution polarimetric simulations with MontAGN”
Grosset, L.; Rouan, D.; Gratadour, D.; Pelat, D.; Orkisz, J.; Marin, F.; Goosmann, R., 2018, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 612, id.A69, 14 pp.

“Polarimetric imaging of NGC 1068 at high angular resolution in the near infrared. Direct evidence of an extended nuclear torus”
Gratadour, D.; Rouan, D.; Grosset, L.; Boccaletti, A.; Clénet, Y., 2015,  Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 581, id.L8, 5 pp.