Dr. Antonella Nota

Executive Director

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Antonella Nota is an astronomer, and a diversity advocate. Before joining ISSI, Antonella Nota was the Head of the ESA Office at STScI, as well as the ESA Project Scientist for both the Hubble and the James Webb Space Telescope, where she was responsible for science policies, interface with the scientific community and outreach efforts in Europe. Antonella Nota scientific interests are in the areas of stellar evolution, massive stars, young clusters formation and evolution. She has published ~300 papers in the astronomical literature. She has a passion for connecting science and art in the effort to broaden public interest in science, and she has collaborated with artists and curators on a number of high visibility exhibits and grand installations.