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Olivier Dore

  • PhD, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris, Université Paris VI (2001)
  • Part III of the Mathematical Tripos, University of Cambridge (1997)
  • Ecole Centrale de Paris (1997)

Research Interests
  • Theoretical cosmology and astrophysics
  • Data science and data analysis
  • Cosmological large-scale structures
  • Cosmic backgrounds
  • The nature of inflation
  • The nature of dark energy
  • The physics of reionization


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The Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) is a NASA observatory designed to perform wide-field imaging and surveys of the near infrared (NIR) sky.

SPHEREx will conduct an all-sky spectral survey in the near-infrared.

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Euclid is a mission designed to study "dark energy", the hypothesized cause of the Universe's accelerated expansion. I am a member of the NASA-funded Euclid Science Team.

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Planck is the first European mission to study the birth of the Universe. Planck was launched on May 14, 2009.

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The Terahertz Intensity Mapper

Professional Experience
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory:
    • Research Scientist (2009-present)
    • Group supervisor (2015-2019)
    • Project Scientist SPHEREx mission
    • PI WFIRST Science Investigation Team “Cosmology with the High Latitude Survey"
    • Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group (PhysPAG) Executive Committee member, (2014-2017)
    • PhysPAG Cosmic Structure Scientific Interest Group (CoSSIG), co-chair, (2015-2017)
  • Visiting Associate in Theoretical Astrophysics, Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy, Caltech (2009-present)
  • Visiting Scholar, Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Taipei, Taiwan (2017-present)
  • CITA/University of Toronto, Senior Research Associate (2005-2009)
  • Dpt of Astrophysical Science, Princeton University, Research Associate (2002-2005)

Selected Awards
  • Gruber 2018 Cosmology Prize awarded to the Planck Team and PIs Mandolesi and Puget
  • Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics 2018 awarded to Charles Bennett and the WMAP team
  • Royal Astronomical Society 2018 Group Achievement Award with the Planck team
  • JPL Voyager award, May 2016
  • JPL Team award for outstanding contribution to the SPHEREx Proposal Team, February 2015
  • JPL Mariner award, May 2013
  • Gruber 2012 Cosmology Prize awarded to Charles Bennett and the WMAP team
  • NASA Group Achievement Award (as a member of the NASA Planck satellite science team), May 2009, May 2010, September 2014
  • NASA Group Achievement Award (as a member of the NASA WMAP satellite science team), May 2007

Selected Publications
  1. Planck Collaboration; (incl. O. Doré), 2018, Planck 2018 results. I. Overview and the cosmological legacy of Planck,
  2. D. Lenz, B. S. Hensley and O. Doré,  2017, Astrophysical Journal, A New, Large-scale Map of Interstellar Reddening Derived from Hi Emission,
  3. R. de Putter, O. Doré, J. Gleyzes, 2017, Physical Review D., Next non-Gaussianity frontier: What can a measurement with σ(fNL)≲1 tell us about multifield inflation?
  4. R. de Putter, O. Doré, D. Green, 2015, Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, Is there scale-dependent bias in single-field inflation?
  5. O. Doré, J. Bock, et al., 2014, Cosmology with the SPHEREx All-Sky Spectral Survey,
  6. Planck Collaboration, (incl. O. Doré), 2014, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Planck 2013 results. XVIII. The gravitational lensing-infrared background correlation,
  7. Planck Collaboration, (incl. O. Doré), 2014, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Planck 2013 results. XXX. Cosmic infrared background measurements and implications for star formation,
  8. N. Dalal, O. Doré, et al., 2008, Physical. Rev. D,  Imprints of primordial non-Gaussianities on large-scale structure: Scale-dependent bias and abundance of virialized objects,
  9. K. Smith, O. Zahn, O. Doré, 2007, Detection of gravitational lensing in the cosmic microwave background,
  10. D. Spergel, R. Bean, O. Doré, et al., 2007, Three-Year Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) Observations: Implications for Cosmology,
  11. R. Bean, O. Doré, 2004, Physical Review D., Probing dark energy perturbations: The dark energy equation of state and speed of sound as measured by WMAP,
  12. O. Doré, J. Hennawi, D. Spergel, 2004, Astrophysical Journal, Beyond the Damping Tail: Cross-Correlating the Kinetic Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect with Cosmic Shear,

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