New member of the GW group
February 23, 2022Gravitational Waves Group
Ornella Piccinni has just started as a new postdoc of the GW Group.
Ornella was a postdoc at the Virgo-INFN Rome group and an Amaldi research center fellow at the Sapienza University of Rome. She obtained the L’Oréal-Unesco Award “For Women and Science” 2021.
Ornella works on the search for continuous monochromatic gravitational waves, a type of signal still undetected by LIGO and Virgo, emitted by neutron stars and potential dark matter candidates.
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 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
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.