Antonio de Ugarte Postigo


Ramón y Cajal Fellow

Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (IAA-CSIC)

Glorieta de la Astronomía, s/n

E18008 Granada


Office: (+34) 958 230 633

Email: deugarte at

Lines of research:

  1. Astronomical transients: Photometry, spectroscopy, polarimetry and multiband study of GRBs, SNe, magnetars, TDEs, etc.

  2. Astronomical instrumentation for large telescopes: PI of OCTOCAM, being developed for the 8.1m Gemini South telescope. Previously responsigle for the simulation, procurement and test of the diffraction gratings for X-shooter spectrograph.

  3. Robotic astronomy: Development of hardware and software for robotic observatories.