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Olivier Dore

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Pasadena, CA 91109


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Curriculum Vitae:

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Origin of the Universe


  • 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)

Professional Experience

  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory:
    • Principal Scientist (2020-present)
    • Research Scientist (2009-present)
    • Group supervisor (2015-2019)
    • Project Scientist SPHEREx mission
    • PI Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope 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)
  • Senior Faculty Associate, Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy, Caltech (2021-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)

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

Selected Awards

  • JPL Explorer award, 2019
  • European Physical Society Giuseppe and Vanna Cocconi Prize to Planck and WMAP, 2019
  • 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,