Visit by Antonio de Ugarte Postigo – University of Copenhagen

23 July 2015

Visit by Antonio de Ugarte Postigo

Affiliated DARK'er, Antonio de Ugarte Postigo, is visiting 23-25 July 2015. He is here to work on the X-shooter and SHOALS projects in collaboration with Daniele Malesani and Dan Perley.

Antonio de Ugarte Postigo

Antonio is currently working at Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía in Granada, Spain. His main research interests are:

  • Gamma-ray bursts: Photometry, spectroscopy, polarimetry and multiband study of GRB afterglows.
  • Astronomical instrumentation for large telescopes: PI of OCTOCAM, proposed for the 10.4m GTC. Responsigle for the simulation, procurement and test of the diffraction gratings for X-shooter spectrograph.
  • Robotic astronomy: Development of hardware and software for robotic observatories.

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