Observatoire de Paris-Meudon
Shan Mignot graduated from the prestigious Paris École des Mines with a degree in engineering. He now works for the On-board Detection Working Group at the Meudon site of the Observatoire de Paris on a CNES-funded position. Here he is in charge of defining, providing and optimising several scientific algorithms needed on-board Gaia, in particular the on-board detection software, as input to the on-going Payload Data Handling contract. Shan has also enrolled for a PhD in astronomy.
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