Marta Bruno Silva

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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 13 Svein Rosselands hus 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1029 Blindern 0315 Oslo
Other affiliations The International Summer School (Student)

Academic interests

My main research interests are the study of the properties of the first galaxies and their evolution over cosmic time. I am particularly interested in the potential of the Line Intensity Mapping Technique (IM) to constrain the Epoch of Reionization. IM of the hydrogen 21cm line can be used to probe the evolution of the ionization field while IM mapping of strong galaxies spectral lines such as CO, CII H-alpha and Lyman-alpha can be used to probe galaxies properties.



  • Integrated Master in Physics Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal 2009
  • PhD in physics, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal 2014, supervised by Prof. Mário G. Santos and Prof. Asantha Cooray.
  • Classification: Pass with distinction
  • Post-doctoral researcher, Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of Groningen, Netherlands, 2014- 2018, supervisor Saleem Zaroubi


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Published Nov. 7, 2018 2:03 PM - Last modified Oct. 13, 2021 12:27 PM