New Member

New member in the Cosmology Group

Santiago Avila has joined the Observational Cosmology group at IFAE as Postdoc researcher.

Santiago works on Large Scale Structure of the Universe (LSS), both using simulation and data from galaxy surveys. He has been involved in DES, eBOSS, Euclid, SKA and DESI. Currently, he is co-chair of the LSS group of the Dark Energy Survey.

He did his PhD at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, then moved to Portsmouth (UK) for a postdoc. He then went back to UAM with a MSCA fellowship

Welcome, Santiago!

Latest Group News


New Planetarium show - '5000 Eyes: Mapping the Universe with DESI'

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A stunning documentary film featuring recent discoveries from the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) has been released to planetariums worldwide. A catalan version of this new documentary has been produced by the ERC COSMO-LYA project in collaboration with the UAB.


IFAE members visit Euclid at Thales Cannes

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Cristobal Padilla and PhD student William d’Assignies, visited the Euclid space telescope at Thales Cannes on February 22, with eighty members of the European collaboration.

New Publication

New Cosmology group paper

January 12, 2023

Cosmological Fisher forecasts for next-generation spectroscopic surveys ” by William Doumerg and collaborators has been uploaded to arXiv.