Research assistant (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiterin) at Max-PlanckInstitut für Kernphysik.
• Technical management of Calibration Pipeline software of the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA).
• Data quality and calibration expert of Cherenkov telescopes: Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) (2 years), MAGIC telescope (7 years) and H.E.S.S. experiment (5 years).
• Expert on data analysis of gamma-ray observations, pulsed and non-pulsed.
• High level in computing skills.
• High experience in international environments within multiple projects (MAGIC, H.E.S.S. and CTA).
• PhD thesis in the department of Atomic, Molecular and Nuclear Physics (U.C.M.), Search for gamma-ray emission from pulsars with the MAGIC telescope: sensitivity studies, data check and data analysis within the MAGIC project (Spetember 2002 - June 2008).
• Diploma thesis in the department of Atomic, Molecular and Nuclear Physics (U.C.M.), Analysis and simulation of atmospheric Cherenkov telescopes data within the MAGIC project (September2001 - September 2002).
• Graduate in Physics in the branch of Astrophysics at the Complutense University of Madrid (September 1993 - October 2000).
• Spanish (native), English (fluent) and German (B1)
• 2014 - today: Technical manager of the CTA Calibration software project.
– Basic project management tasks on the Calibration Pipelines of the CTA Data Management work package
– Advising on the Calibration requirements, specifications and design of the CTA Calibration Pipelines.
– Establishment and development of interfaces for the design and development of the CTA Calibration Facilities.
– Supervision of the development of new big-data solutions for CTA data and C-based calibration pipelines. Co-supervision of PhD students in this area.
– Member of the CCF-board (Common Calibration Facilities): steering group for the strategy about the CTA Calibration.
• 2009 - 2014: Responsible of the Heidelberg calibration of the H.E.S.S. experiment.
– Data quality, data processing and analysis of Cherenkov telescopes (H.E.S.S. experiment).
– Development of the automatic programs for the generation of the H.E.S.S. galactic survey maps.
– Optimization, development and management of calibration and data quality programs for the H.E.S.S. Cherenkov telescopes. Cosupervision of PhD students in this area.
– Development and installation of the calibration program for data quality control on the H.E.S.S. site in Namibia.
– Maintenance of and responsibility for the H.E.S.S. calibration software releases.
– Analysis of X-ray and gamma-ray data emitted by galactic sources (PWN).
– Simulations for populations studies of pulsars with H.E.S.S. and CTA.
• 2003 - 2009: Design of, development of and responsibility for the data quality check together with the on-site calibration and analysis program of the MAGIC Telescope.
– Processing and analysis of the data of MAGIC Cherenkov telescope.
– Analysis of periodicity of the pulsed emission from galactic sources.
– Design, development and management of on-site calibration and data quality programs for Cherenkov telescopes. Co-supervision of diploma students.
• 2001 - 2003: Simulation and analysis on Monte Carlo data for studies about the Earth magnetic field effect on the sensitivity and simulations of the performance of Cherenkov telescopes (MAGIC).
• 2001 - 2008: System administrator (Unix) of the High Energies Group at the Complutense University of Madrid and MAGIC Telescope site.
• Research assistant (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiterin) (2014 - today) at the Max-Planck-Institut f¨ur Kernphysik (Heidelberg, Germany).
• Postdoctoral fellowship (2009 - 2014) at the Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik (Heidelberg, Germany).
• Postdoctoral fellowship funded by CICYT (2008 - 2009) at the Department of Atomic Physics of the Complutense University of Madrid.
• PhD Grant funded by CICYT (2002 - 2008) at the Department of Atomic Physics of the Complutense University of Madrid.
Stays at Large Research Facilities and Laboratories
• H.E.S.S. experiment (Namibia): participation in regular data taking (1 month) and the mirror alignment (1 month) during the mirror installation of the 23-m Cherenkov telescope (H.E.S.S.-II)
• Max-Planck-Institut f¨ur Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut) in Munich, Germany (4 months between April 2004 and May 2005).
• Roque de los Muchachos /IAC Astronomical Observatory: participation in regular data taking and development of on-site analysis software tools for the MAGIC telescope (3 months between July 2003 and May 2005) and data taking of the HEGRA experiment (1
Scientific and Technical Experience
• Coordination of software interfaces between pipelines and hardware calibration equipment (2014-today).
• Definition of software requirements, specifications and uses cases (2014- today).
• Analysis of γ-ray data of Cherenkov telescopes (2009-today).
• Maintenance and test of software releases (2009-2014).
• Analysis of periodical signals of optical data (2003-2009).
• Design, development and responsible of automatic programs for an on-site analysis for Cherenkov telescopes (2003-2009).
• Monte Carlo simulations for Cherenkov telescope sensitivity studies and Earth’s magnetic field effects (2009-2014).
• Data acquisition shifts of Cherenkov telescopes (2001-2014).
• Development of software tools under C/C++ for the analysis of Cherenkov telescope data (2001-nowadays).
• System administrator of a computing network under Unix and Windows (2001-2009).
• Computing knowledge:
– Operating systems: Unix/Linux (user and administration), MacOS and MS-DOS/W98/WXP/WVista.
– Programming languages: C, C++, PYTHON, FORTRAN, PASCAL, PERL and JAVA.
– Software packages: ROOT/PAW, CORSIKA, IRAF, MIDAS andMATLAB/OCTAVE.
– Data reduction software: S.A.S.H., M.A.R.S., SAS (Heasoft),EPIC, RGS, OM, TEMPO.
– Project management: Redmine
– Software versioning and revision control: Apache Subversion (SVN),Concurrent Versions System (CVS)
– Bugtracker and test tools: Bugzilla• 10th XMM-Newton SAS Workshop. European Space Astronomy Centre, 2010, Madrid, Spain.
• 1st VILSPA SAS Workshop. XMM-Newton Science Operation Centre,2002, Madrid, Spain.
• VLBI School 2001: The Role of VLBI in Astrophysics, Astrometryand Geodesy, (Bologna, Italy).Conference Organization
• Scientific local organization of the AtmoHEAD2014
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