Postdoctoral Fellows

Tali Palma
Doctor en Astronomía, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
Millennium Institute of Astrophysics Postdoctoral fellow
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Angela Hempel
PhD in Astronomy, University of Heidelberg

PhD in Physics, Chemnitz University of Technology

Claudia Agliozzo
Doctor en Astronomía, Università degli studi di Catania, Italia
Radioastronomia, estrellas masivas

Katalin Takáts

Doctor en Astronomía, University of Szeged, Hungary
Core-collapse supernovae

Irina Yegorova

Doctor en Astrofísica, International School for Advanced Studies,
SISSA, Trieste, Italia (Noviembre 2016 – Octubre 2018)

Vittorio Braga


Sonia Duffau

Doctor en Ciencias, mención Astronomia, Universidad de Chile




Felipe Olivares Estay
PhD in Astronomy Technische Universität München

Doctor of Science (major in Astronomy) with extensive experience in optical and near-infrared observations. Specializing in studies related to core-collapse supernovae, gamma-ray bursts, and the connection between both. Vast knowledge of general astronomy and astrophysics. Particularly interested in the transient universe. Always interested in data management and analysis and technical support at observatories.

Specialties: Programming in Bash, Mathematica, Fortran, Python, C++, etc.; astronomical-data reduction in diverse platforms; instrument and telescope operations; observations in optical and near infrared; supernovae; gamma-ray bursts.

Rubens Machado
PhD in Astronomy, IAG, USP & LAM, Université de Provence
Merging galaxy clusters, Barred galaxies, Spiral galaxies, Chaos in galaxies