Curriculum Vitae

You can find a full version of my CV and publications list in this link.


ESO/ALMA Fellow at the European Southern Observatory in Chile (2018 - present)

Postdoctoral Researcher at Boston University (2015 - 2018)

Astronomer Tester of the Herschel Interactive Processing Environment (2011 - 2012)

ESA Trainee at the European Space Astronomy Center (2011)


Ph.D. in Astrophysics (Cum Laude, 2012-2015)
      Universidad Autónoma de Madrid & European Space Astronomy Centre
      Supervisors: Bruno Merín and Hervé Bouy
      Protoplanetary disk evolution in nearby star-forming regions (Link)

M. Sc. in Astrophysics (2011-2012)
      Universidad Complutense de Madrid & Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

B. Sc. Physics, Major: Astrophysics (2005-2011)
      Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Publications and talks

I am the first author of eight refereed papers (including one shared first authorsphip), and co-author of other eighteen works. The full list of publications can be found in ADS and in the Publications section.

The list of talks can also be found in the Publications section.


  • ESO Fellowship (2018)

  • ESA Traineeship (2011)

Teaching and Mentoring

  • AS203 Principles of Astronomy 2. Guest Lecturer, Boston University (2018)

  • Supervised students:

    — Sarah Lettgen, Boston University undergraduate student (2018)

    — Evan Leto, Boston University undergraduate student (2016 - 2017)

    — Amanda Reveles, Boston University undergraduate student (2016 - 2017)

    — Isabel Rebollido, ESA Trainee (2014 - 2015)

    — Ignacio Bustamante, ESA Trainee (2013 - 2014)

Professional service

Accepted proposals (PI) and observational experience

  • ALMA Astronomer on Duty (2018 - present)

  • Two accepted ALMA proposals (cycle 5, priority B)

  • One accepted VLA proposal (semester 2018A, priority B)

  • Two accepted VISIR/VLT proposals

  • Four accepted Canaricam/GTC proposals

  • Observations with the Isaac Newton Telescope and William Herschel Telescope (Canary Islands)

  • Observations with the Discovery Channel Telescope (Arizona, remote observing)

Outreach and media

  • Radio interview for Radio Infinita (interview starts at 09:50) for the first image of a black hole by the Event Horizon Telescope (2019)

  • Various outreach events with the ALMA social networks.

  • ESO Open House volunteer (2018)

  • Outreach talk at Escuela Particular San Juan Bautista (2018)
    ALMA, the most advanced radio-interferometer in the world

  • Participation in the ESO stand during the Chilean Science Week (2018)

  • Space Science for Kids, Boston University (2018)

  • Public Open Nights at the Observatory, Boston University (2015-2018)

  • Featured image in ESA Space Science Image of the Week (Nov 27, 2017): Star Formation in Chamaeleon

  • Owner of Cartas desde Andómeda (2009-2015), an outreach blog about science, astronomy, and astrophysics, with over 60000 visits.

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