Members

Miguel A. Sánchez-Conde

[GROUP LEADER Associate Professor]

Research interests: indirect dark matter searches (WIMPs, ALPs), astroparticle physics, CDM halo substructure, numerical cosmological simulations, diffuse gamma-ray backgrounds, cosmology.


POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS

Rafael Alves Batista

[“La Caixa” Junior Leader postdoctoral researcher]

Research interests: astroparticle physics, cosmic rays, neutrinos, gamma rays, cosmic magnetic fields, cosmological simulations, axion-like particles

Viviana Gammaldi

[“Juan de la Cierva – Incorporación” postdoctoral researcher]

Research interests: indirect dark matter searches, TeV dark matter, cosmic rays, dark matter distribution, black holes, simulations, machine learning.

Other: member of the Fermi-LAT collaboration and CTA consortium.


PREDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS

Alejandra Aguirre-Santaella 

[FPI-UAM PhD Student]

Research interests: gamma-ray dark matter searches (WIMPs), astroparticle physics, formation/evolution of CDM halos, CDM halo substructure, N-body cosmological simulations, cosmology.

Other: member of the CTA consortium.

  • Email: alejandra.aguirre@uam.es
  • Publications: ADS
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Judit Pérez-Romero

[FPI PhD student]

Research interests: Indirect dark matter searches, dark matter halo and sub-halo distribution, gamma-ray astrophysics, multi-messenger astronomy

Other: member of the CTA consortium and Fermi-LAT collaboration; current coordinator of the “Galaxy clusters task force” within CTA.

  • Email: judit.perez@uam.es
  • Publications: ADS
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Nicole Araneda Muñoz

[ CONICYT PhD student]

Research interests: dark matter, stellar streams, CDM halo substructure

Other:

  • Email: nicole.araneda@estudiante.uam.es
  • Publications: ADS
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Cristina Fernández Suárez

[‘Investigo’ PhD student]

Research interests: WIMP dark matter searches, stellar streams

Other: member of the Fermi-LAT collaboration

  • Email: cristina.fernandez01@estudiante.uam.es
  • Publications: ADS
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Jaume Zuriaga Puig

[FPI PhD student]

Research interests: Indirect dark matter searches, TeV dark matter

Other: member of the CTA consortium

  • Email: jaume.zuriaga@estudiante.uam.es
  • Publications: ADS
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FORMER (PhD and postdoc) MEMBERS
  • Francesca Scarcella — DAMASCO predoctoral fellow [jan 19 – jun 22] — Pubs
  • Angie Moliné — DAMASCO postdoctoral fellow [jan 19 – dec 21] — Pubs
  • Daniele Gaggero — La Caixa Junior Leader postdoctoral fellow [oct 18 – dec 21] — Pubs
  • Javier Coronado-Blázquez — DAMASCO predoctoral fellow [oct 17 – oct 21] — Pubs
  • Thomas Lacroix — UAM InterTalentum postdoc [oct 18 – may 21] — Pubs
  • Bryan Zaldívar — Talento mod.2 junior researcher [oct 18 – jun 21] — Pubs
  • Ottavio Fornieri — visiting PhD student from Siena and Pisa [2019-2020] — Pubs