Visitors in 2024


  • Dates of Stay: May 6 to Jun 30, 2024
  • Institution: Univ de Valparaiso
  • Inviting party: Emanuela Pompei

Dr. Ricardo SALINAS

  • Institution: Univ La Serena & GEMINI South
  • Dates of stay: May 6 to May 31, 2024
  • Inviting party: Maria Jose Rain

Stephane BLONDIN

  • Dates of stay: 8 to 10 April, 2024
  • Institution: From LAM, France
  • Inviting party: J. Anderson


  • Dates of stay: Apr 1 to May 10, 2024
  • Institution: Heidelberg University, Germany
  • Inviting party: Enrico Congiu 

Scientific Interests: Star formation, stellar feedback, nearby galaxies.


  • Dates of stay: Jan 15 to Feb 29, 2024
  • Institution: Universidad de Concepcion, Chile
  • Inviting party:  Matias  Jones


  • Dates of stay: Jan to Dec, 2024
  • Institution: UNAB, Chile
  • Inviting party: Ivo Saviani

Scientific Interests: Galaxy formation and evolution, globular clusters, mass-metallicity relation of galaxies, dark matter in galaxies


  • Dates of stay: Jan 9 to 11, 2024
  • Institution: Turin Observatory, Italy
  • Inviting party: Ana Maria Jimenez



  • Dates of stay: May 7 to July 26, 2024
  • Institution: Science Office ESO Garching PhD student
  • Inviting party: C. Paladini

Guillermo BLAZQUEZ

  • Dates of stay: May, 6 to Sep,6 2024
  • Institution: PhD at IAA - Granada University, Spain
  • Inviting Party: SSDF student of I. De Gregorio

Scientific Interests: Star Formation, Protostellar Jets & Outflows & Radio Astronomy.

Alejandro SARAVIA

  • Dates of stay : May,1 to July 15, 2024
  • Institution: PhD at Virginia University, US
  • Inviting Party: SSDF student of Yiqing Song

Scientific Interests: Star Formation, Radio Astronomy & Galaxy Evolution.


  • Dates of stay: Apr 1 to May 31, 2024
  • Institution: PhD at IFA, Universidad de Valparaiso, Chile
  • Inviting party: Student of Juan Pablo Perez-Beaupuits & Itziar De Gregorio

Scientific Interests: Radio Astronomy: APEX & ALMA, Galaxies ISM, Galaxy Evolution.

Isabelle CODRON

  • Dates of stay: Apr. 2 to Jun. 2, 2024
  • Institution: MSc student from Exeter University, UK
  • Inviting party/Supervisor: Aaron Labdon

Patricia FORT

  • Dates of stay: March 11 to June 11, 2024
  • Institution: PhD student from P. Univ. Católica de Chile
  • Inviting party: SCV student visitor of Pascale Hibon

Scientific Interests: High redshift galaxies, galaxy formation, galaxy morphology

Carla TOVO

  • Dates of stay: Apr 2 to June 26, 2024
  • Institution: MSc student from Padova University, Italy
  • Inviting party: SCV student visitor of Enrico Congiu

Scientific Interests: Metallicity, multiobject spectroscopy, instrument biases.

Margaux ABELLO

  • Dates of stay: Mar 10 to May 12, 2024
  • Institution: PhD student from Université Côte d'Azur & Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur
  • Inviting party: SCV ECS visitor of Claudia Paladini and Julien Drevon

Scientific Interests: Massive stars with B[e] phenomenon, stellar structure and evolution, optical interferometry, model fitting, statistical data analysis, MATISSE/VLTI data reduction, image reconstruction.


  • Dates of stay: Mar 4 to Apr 30, 2024
  • Institution: Student from Vienna University, Austria
  • Inviting party/Supervisor: Claudia Paladini

Katherine MINKER

  • Dates of stay: Feb 15 to June 15, 2024
  • Institution: PhD student from Université Côte d'Azur & Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur
  • Supervisor: SSDF student collaborator of Michael Marsset

Scientific Interests: Binary asteroids, small bodies in the Solar System, high angular resolution imaging


  • Dates of stay: Feb 15 to March 14, 2024
  • Institution: Grad student from TTK, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Supervisor: Linda Schmidtobreick

Scientific Interests: Hubble Tension, Lithium Problem.


  • Dates of stay: Jan 15 to March 1, 2024
  • Institution: PhD Student, University of Potsdam, Germany
  • Supervisor : E. Sedaghati


  • Dates of Visit: Feb 7 to March 14, 2024
  • Institution: Padova University, Italy
  • Inviting party: M Berton & E Sani

Scientific Interests: Host galaxy morphology study and line profile decomposition of Narrow, line Seyfert 1s based on optical images and spectra from the New Technology Telescope (NTT). Observation runs at NTT in visitor mode.

Fernanda MUÑOZ Olivares

  • Dates of stay: Jan 3 to March 15, 2024
  • Institution: P. Univ Catolica de Chile
  • Inviting party: Cedric Ledoux