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Dr. Elena Gavagnin

Dr. Elena Gavagnin

Dr. Elena Gavagnin

ZHAW School of Management and Law
Fachstelle für Information Systems & Technologies
Theaterstrasse 17
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 46 12

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Lecturer and Senior Project Leader for Data Science

Expertise and research interests

Machine Learning
Predictive Analytics
Computational Astrophysics

Educational background

02/2017 - PhD, University Zürich, Institute for Computational Science
12/2012 - MSc in Astrophysics and Cosmology, Università degli Studi di Bologna
12/2010 - BSc in Physics, Università degli Studi di Bologna

Professional milestones

2017 - 2019 Business Intelligence Data Scientist, SWISS Intl. Air Lines
2013 - 2017 Research Assistant, University Zürich



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Other publications

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Elena Gavagnin, Andreas Bleuler, Joakim Rosdahl, Romain Teyssier, Star cluster formation in a turbulent molecular cloud self-regulated by photoionization feedback, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 472, Issue 4, December 2017, Pages 4155–4172,

Elena Gavagnin, Michela Mapelli, George Lake, A critical look at the merger scenario to explain multiple populations and rotation in iron-complex globular clusters, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 461, Issue 2, 11 September 2016, Pages 1276–1287,

M. Mapelli, A. Vallenari, R. D. Jeffries, E. Gavagnin, T. Cantat-Gaudin, G. G. Sacco, M. R. Meyer, E. J. Alfaro, M. Costado, F. Damiani, A. Frasca, A. C. Lanzafame, S. Randich, R. Sordo, S. Zaggia, G. Micela, E. Flaccomio, E. Pancino, M. Bergemann, A. Hourihane, C. Lardo, L. Magrini, L. Morbidelli, L. Prisinzano and C. C. Worley, "The Gaia-ESO Survey: N-body modelling of the Gamma Velorum cluster", A&A, 578 (2015) A35,