Dr. Massimillano Bonamente Professor, Physics and Astronomy Contact 301 Sparkman DriveOptics BuildingRoom 224Huntsville, AL 35899 Campus Map email@example.com Biography I am a native of Italy and moved to the US for graduate school in 1997. After a brief stint back in the native country I moved back permanently to the US and I was naturalized in 2012. When I don't write papers, teach or take children to school I enjoy playing the classical guitar and run triathlons. Curriculum Vitae Education Ph.D., Physics, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2000 M.S., Physics, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1999 B.S/M.S. Laurea degree (110/110 con lode) in EE from University of Perugia, Italy, 1996 Research Funding PI, Archival Chandra project on WHIM absorption lines (2016) $50k PI, NASA/MSFC cooperative agreement, (ongoing, since 2004), > $1M Co-PI, U.S. Participation in the Extreme Universe Space Observatory (2013), $138k Expertise Observational Cosmology Professor (since 2014) Associate professor at UAH (2010-2014) The Study of the Early Universe Assistant professor at UAH (2007-2010) Wavelengths from Microwaves to Gamma-Rays Postdoc at NASA/MSFC (2001-2006) Postdoc at Observatory of Catania, Italy (2000-2001) Recent Publications Ahoranta, J., and 9 colleagues 2019. Hot WHIM counterparts of FUV OVI absorbers: Evidence in the line-of-sight towards quasar 3C 273. arXiv e-prints arXiv:1912.06659, Astronomy and Astrophysics, in press. Bonamente, M. 2019. Distribution of the C statistic with applications to the sample mean of Poisson data. arXiv e-prints arXiv:1912.05444, Journal of Applied Statistics, in press. Bonamente, M., Ahoranta, J., Nevalainen, J., Holt, P. 2019. New Chandra Observations of PG 1116+215 to Investigate an Extragalactic O VIII WHIM Absorption Line. Research Notes of the American Astronomical Society 3, 75. Nevalainen, J., and 10 colleagues 2019. To be or not to be: the case of the hot WHIMabsorption in the blazar PKS 2155-304 sight line. Astronomy and Astrophysics 621, A88. Bonamente, M. 2018. Probability models of chance fluctuations in spectra of astronomical sources with applications to X-ray absorption lines. Journal of Applied Statistics,https://doi.org/10.1080/02664763.2018.1531976 Abdellaoui, G., and 359 colleagues 2017. Meteor studies in the framework of the JEM-EUSOprogram. Planetary and Space Science 143, 245. Abdellaoui, G., and 364 colleagues 2017. Cosmic ray oriented performance studies for the JEM-EUSO first level trigger. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 866, 150. Nevalainen, J., and 6 colleagues 2017. Discovery of Galactic O iv and O v X-ray absorption due to transition temperature gas in the PKS 2155-304 spectrum. Astronomy and Astrophysics 605, A47. Bonamente, M., Ahoranta, J., Tilton, E., Tempel, E., Morandi, A. 2017. Characterization of the warm-hot intergalactic medium near the Coma cluster through high-resolution spectroscopy of X Comae. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 469,3984. Morandi, A., Sun, M., Mulchaey, J., Nagai, D., Bonamente, M. 2017. Gas distribution and clumpiness in the galaxy group NGC 2563. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 469, 2423.