Armando di Matteo

Hello, I am an astroparticle physicist mainly working on ultra-high-energy cosmic ray phenomenology. I also used to play the electric bass guitar in a rock band called Whiskey a Go Go.

Armando di Matteo playing an electric bass guitar
Social media and academic profiles (some very outdated):, Bitbucket, Facebook, GitHub, GitLab INSPIRE-HEP, Instagram, LinkedIn, ResearchGate, ORCID, Spotify, Twitter, Web of Science, Wikipedia

Work and education

Permanent researcher (since May 2019) at INFN Torino, Turin, Italy
Post-doctoral researcher (2016–2019) at the Service de Physique Théorique, ULB, Brussels, Belgium
PhD student (2012–2016), MSc student (2009–2012) and BSc student (2006–2009) at the Department of Physical and Chemical Sciences, University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy

Membership in scientific collaborations

Recent public talks

2023 Jul 14
Contributed talk at the COST CA18108 Fourth Annual Conference (Rijeka, Croatia): Collaborations between collaborations in astroparticle physics: The example of the Pierre Auger Observatory and Telescope Array
2023 Feb 08
Remote seminar at CEICO (Prague, Czechia): Ultra-high-energy cosmic rays: what we know and what we don’t, and possible “new physics” implications (slides)
2022 Oct 06
Rapporteur talk at UHECR 2022 (L’Aquila, Italy): Poster Rapporteur: Experiments
2022 Sep 07
Talk at RICAP-22 (Rome, Italy): UHECR results of combined analyses of TA and Auger experiments [on behalf of the Pierre Auger and Telescope Array collaborations]
2022 Jul 13
Remote talks at the 2022 GCOS Workshop (Wuppertal, Germany): Directional exposure vs latitude and How isotropic can the UHECR sky really be?
2021 Jul 15
Remote talk at ICRC 2021 (online): UHECR arrival directions and nearby galaxies [on behalf of the Pierre Auger and Telescope Array collaborations]
2021 May 20
Remote talk at the 2021 GCOS Workshop (online): The optimal declinations of a pair of SD arrays for full-sky studies
2020 Jun 26
Remote seminar at INFN Torino (Turin, Italy): UHECR Common Misconceptions
2020 Mar 13
Remote talk at the COST CA18108 First Annual Conference (Granada, Spain): Common misconceptions about the physics of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays
2020 Jan 10
Talk at the 10th International workshop on Air Shower Detection at High Altitudes (Nanjing, China): UHE cosmic rays: knowns, unknowns, and possible “new physics”
2020 Jan 05
Seminar at Sichuan University (Chengdu, China): What we know and what we don’t about ultra-high-energy cosmic rays (slides)

Selected publications

Hover on the links to see the paper titles and on “et al.” to see the authors. For a complete list, see my INSPIRE-HEP profile.

Journal papers of which I am a corresponding author:
R. Alves Batista et al., JCAP 05 (2019) 006 [1901.01244]
R.U. Abbasi et al. [Telescope Array collab.], ApJL 867 (2018) L27 [1809.01573]
AdM and P. Tinyakov, MNRAS 476 (2018) 715 [1706.02534]
R. Aloisio et al., JCAP 11 (2017) 009 [1705.03729]
A. Aab et al. [Pierre Auger collab.], JCAP 04 (2017) 038 [1612.07155]
R. Alves Batista et al., JCAP 10 (2015) 063 [1508.01824]
As a topical convener, review editor, or similar:
R. Alves Batista et al., submitted to Class. Quantum Grav. (2023) [2312.00409]
A. Coleman et al., Astropart. Phys. 149 (2023) 102819 [2205.05845]
A. Addazi et al., Prog. Part. Nucl. Phys. 125 (2022) 103948 [2111.05659]
Other journal papers with up to 10 authors:
M.D.C. Torri et al., Symmetry 12 (2020) 1961 [2110.09900]
R. Aloisio et al., JCAP 10 (2015) 006 [1505.04020]
Snowmass2021 Letter of Interest:
Establishing ultra-high-energy cosmic rays as a cutting-edge courier of the multi-messenger program
PhD thesis:
Ultra-high-energy cosmic ray phenomenology: Monte Carlo simulations and experimental data