About me

I am a staff researcher at the Institute of Astrophysics in La Plata (IALP, UNLP-CONICET) and a teaching assistant in Special Relativity at the Faculty of Astronomy and Geophysics in La Plata. At the moment I am a member of the IAU Working Group on Red Giants and Supergiants.

I studied astronomy at the Faculty of Astronomy and Geophysics in La Plata were I also obtained my PhD in Astronomy working with Leandro Althaus and Alejandro Córsico at La Plata's Stellar Evolution and Pulsation Research Group. Between 2013 and 2015 I have been a postdoc of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics where I also stayed during 2006 as part of my PhD as an EARA-EST fellow. My ORCID profile can be found here.

My main research interests are the final stages of the stellar evolution of low- and intermediate-mass stars. This includes the formation and evolution of central stars of planetary nebulae, white dwarfs, Hot-Subdwarf stars, stars in the asymptotic giant branch, and the study of stellar convection and pulsations in these stars. In addition to this, in the last years I have started a collaboration with some friends ( see GAP ) to study the early formation and evolution of planetary systems.

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