Department of Applied Physics,
Enrique García-Berro has two very distinct areas of interest in Gaia. His technical interests cover various aspects of the on-board sampling and telemetry stream definition, where he supervises the related PhD studies of Jordi Portell, and works closely with the University of Barcelona team working on data simulation and the GDAAS data analysis system.
His Gaia scientific interests are related to the white dwarf luminosity function, white dwarf kinematics, and their evolution and associated problems of fundamental physics, including the hypothetical variation of the gravitational constant.
Enrique left Gaia in 2006.
26/09/2017: It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of Enrique García-Berro during the weekend due to a climbing accident in Huesca, in the Pyrenees. Enrique, a professor at the UPC, has made numerous outstanding scientific contributions in the field of the study of white dwarfs, and he has also carried out service tasks at the UPC and the Generalitat de Catalunya. In addition, he has always been a very active member of the IEEC. We will deeply miss him, as a colleague and as a friend.
[Published: 17/11/2003 | Updated: 08/09/2008 | Updated: 26 September 2017]
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