Alba Romero-Rodriguez winner of the 2023 Virgo Awards
November 15, 2023Gravitational Waves Group
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
The Virgo Award Committee recognized her activity during her PhD at IFAE within the search for the stochastic background of gravitational waves within the LVK collaborations, from modeling and development of novel data analysis strategies all the way to instrumentation.
The Virgo Awards are given by the international Virgo Collaboration, every year, to young scientists of the collaboration, for their significant contribution to the operation of the experiment and to the results of the Virgo Collaboration.
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.