INAF Institute for Space Astrophysics and Planetology, Italy
Alberto Adriani is the Principal Investigator for the JIRAM (Jovian InfraRed Auroral Mapper) experiment, funded by the Italian Space Agency (ASI), on board Juno, a NASA mission to the planet Jupiter; he is also Co-Investigator of the Juno NASA Project and of the project MAJIS and JANUS in the ESA Cosmic Vision mission JUICE. He has more than 30-years-experience in the development and use of optical instrumentation for studying earth and planetary atmospheres by means of observations from different ground-based, airborne, balloon-borne and space-borne platforms. He has collaborated with various scientists from many different institutions in Europe and the USA. He got his degree in Physics at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy, in 1978. He is presently working at the INAF Institute for Space Astrophysics and Planetology in Rome.