Currently I am working as an astrophysicist, after moving to the other side of the planet, in the beautiful city of Valparaiso in Chile.

This website serves practically as a personal (collective) online log/notebook about my whereabouts in Astronomy, occupying most of my everyday(/night) life. However, starting around the beginning of 2017, I decided to include (with time) some more stuff from other activities (I am not just an astrophysicist! 🙂 ).

Feel free to tour around and you may find something interesting or useful perhaps, if not … what the frak … nobody is perfect!


— Our paper on the circumstellar environment of MWC 137 has just been accepted! (see arXiv.org: 1709.06439)
— Participating in the workshop “Massive Stars in Transition” in Tartu, Estonia, Sep 11-15.
— Our latest work on star clusters in the LMC has been published (2017, ApJ, 845, 56).
Mini AstroPro Track
Since January 2017, I am based at the Institute for Physics and Astronomy, of the University of Valaparaiso, Chile, working on massive stars with Michel Curé

Previously, I spend 2.5 years as a post-doc researcher at Stellar Physics Department of the Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences. I worked with Michaela Kraus on massive stars and, in particular, how they lose mass in specific evolutionary phases (such as yellow hypergiants, B[e] supergiants, luminous blue variables) and form their environment.

I obtained my PhD in September 2014 from the Physics Department of the University of Crete (Heraklion, Greece) under the guidance of Andreas Zezas, working on High-Mass X-ray Binaries in the Small Magellanic Cloud and our Galaxy.

> My research is in Observational Astrophysics, with focus on massive stars, x-ray binaries, variable stars, stellar populations in different environments, exoplanets
> Other interests include Professional-Amateur networking and collaborations, and Openness in Astronomy.


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Instituto de FĂ­sica y AstronomĂ­a,
Universidad de ValparaĂ­so
Av. Gran Bretaña 1111, Casilla 5030, Valparaíso, Chile



Night view of the Ondrejov Observatory.