During my early career as astronomer I was working on large infrared surveys and later on the characterisation of the radio-emitting Broad Absorption Line (BAL) Quasars, trying to understand whether those were regular quasars viewed from particular angles, or going through specific evolutionary phases. When I moved to ESO I got interested in observational techniques, the study of calibration sources and the commissioning of instrumentation for the Atacama PathFinder EXperiment (APEX). More recently, I focused on making observatory processes more efficient through data-driven approaches and I am interested in the potential of machine-learning and AI techniques applied to astronomical datasets.
- 2005 - 2008 PhD thesis "Radio-loud BAL QSOs" Univ. La Laguna (Spain) / Istituto di Radioastronomia, Bologna (Italy). Supervisors: K.-H. Mack, J.I. González-Serrano, I. Pérez-Fournón
- 2003 - 2005 Master (DEA) Univ. La Laguna (Spain) / IRA-Bologna (Italy)
- 2001 - 2002 BSc in Astrophysics. Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
- 1996 - 2000 First cycle of physics studies at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
2015 - 2021 ESO - Head of APEX Science Operations
2009 - 2014 ESO - Atacama PathFinder Experiment (APEX) Operations astronomer
2003 - 2004 Research Herschel/SPIRE student, Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (IAC), Spain