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ABOUT

BIO

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  • September 2020 -Present Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

  • 2017-2021 Coordinator of the UNAB Node of the LaceGal Network funded by the European Union.

  • 2020-Present, Member of Academic Hierarchy Committee of Universidad Diego Portales (Chile).

  • 2019-Present  Scientific coordinator of the Network ‘Científicos Argentinos en Chile’, Ministerio de Educación, Ciencia y Tecnología de la República Argentina (6/9/2019).

  • 2019-Present Member of the Astronomy and Particle Physics committee of the National Agency of Research (ANID, Chile). Currently, co-director of the committee.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • 2014 March -September 2020 Professor, Universidad Andres Bello (UNAB), Chile.

  • 2019 -2019  Member of the Research Advisory Committee to the General Research Director of UNAB.

  • 1998 - 2017 Researcher, Conicet (last position: Principal researcher; leave of absence since 2014-2017).

  • 2015 - 2016 Chair of LSST Chilean Scientific Coordination Committee.

  • 2011 - 2014 Coordinator of the Argentine Node of the LaceGal Network funded by the European Union (PF7 IRSES   Marie Curie Program).

  • 2010 - 2013 Coordinator of the Argentine Node of the CosmoComp Network funded by the European Union (PF7 ITN Marie Curie Program).

  • 2011 - 2013  Member of the International Virtual Observatory Alliance Executive Board.

  • 2009 - 2013  Director of the Argentine Virtual Observatory (NOVA).

  • 2013 - 2013  Coordinator of the Astronomy Appointment Committee Conicet.

  • 2011 - 2013  Member of the Advisor Astronomy Commission of the Ministry of Science and Technology of Argentina.

  • 2011 - 2012  Coordinator of the Astronomy Committee of Conicet, Argentina.

  • 2010 - 2011  Member of the Advisory Committee for the National System for Supercomputing of the Ministry of Science and Technology of Argentina.

  • 2009 - 2011  Member of the Gemini Telescopes Commission of the Ministry of Science and Technology of Argentina.

  • 2009 - 2011  Member of the Astronomy and Space Science Commission of the Ministry of Science of Argentina.

  • 2008 - 2009  Member of the Directive Commission of Institute for Astronomy and Space Physics (elected by vote), Argentina.

  • 2008 - 2009  Member of the Astronomy Committee of  Conicet, Argentina.

  • 2007 - 2007  Co-coordinator of the Astronomy Committee of  Conicet, Argentina.

  • 2004 - 2007  Coordinator of the Alfa Project: “Latin-american European Network for Astrophysics and Cosmology” awarded for the European Union.

  • 1996 - 1997  Postdoctoral fellowship at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain) and Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (UK).

  • 1995 - 1995  Academic visitor at the astronomy group, University of Oxford (UK).

Past Professional Activities

Current Positions and Activities

  • Recognition to ‘Argentinos destacados en el extranjero’, Ministerio de Relaciones Internacionales y Culto, Argentina, 2019.

  • Recognition for Women Science, Sociedad de Profesionales de Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2016.

  • L'Oreal-Unesco-Conicet For Women in Science, Argentina, 2010.

  • L'Oreal-Unesco-Conicet For Women in Science Honor Mention, Argentina, 2008.

  • Gaviola Prize, National Academy of Science, Argentina, 2007.

  • Houssey Prize, Young Scientist in Natural and Exact Sciences, Argentina, 2007.

  • Virpi Niemela Prize, National Academy of Physics and Natural Sciences, Argentina, 2007.

  • Scopus Prize for Young Scientists, 2007.

PRIZES AND HONORS