The IFAE GW group at the American Physics Society Meeting

The IFAE GW group contributed 3 talks to the April APS meeting 2021 (April 17-20)

  • Alexis Menendez, “Searches for Compact Binary Coalescence Events using Neural Networks in LIGO/Virgo Second Observation Period”
  • Alba Romero, “Determination of the light exposure on the photodiodes of a new instrumented baffle for the Virgo input mode cleaner end-mirror.”
  • Christos Karathanasis, “Gravitational wave friction in light of GW170817 and GW190521”

Link to meeting website

Latest Group News


Alba Romero-Rodriguez winner of the 2023 Virgo Awards

November 15, 2023

Alba Romero-Rodriguez (former PhD Student at IFAE and now at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel) is one of the wiiners of the third edition of the Virgo Awards

New Publication

New GW group publication

May 8, 2023

Searches for mass-asymmetric compact binary coalescence events using neural networks in the LIGO/Virgo third observation period by M. Andrés-Carcasona, A. Menéndez-Vázquez, M. Martínez, and Ll. M. Mir has been published by Phys.Rev.D

IFAE organization

New positions in the IFAE Organization

January 16, 2023

Mario Martinez, ICREA professor at IFAE and head of the Gravitational Waves Group, is the new Director of the Experimental Division and takes on the role of IFAE Deputy Director. Martine Bosman, retiring Director of the Experimental Division, assumes the status of IFAE Emeritus.