Professor of Astrophysics
Francesco Pepe is Professor of Astrophysics at the Department of Astronomy of the University of Geneva. His field of research is the study of exoplanets, but his main speciality is the development of astronomical instrumentation, in particular for the detection and characterisation of extra-solar planets. Francesco Pepe teaches classes on astronomical instrumentation and observational techniques. He also coordinates the various instrumentation projects conducted by the Astronomy Department and its technical section.