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Efrain Gatuzz



Curriculum Vitae

2015–presentPostdoctoral fellow, Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching, Germany.
2011–2015Ph.D., Physics, Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research, Caracas, Venezuela.
2005–2010B.S., Physics, Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela.
Teaching experience
2015-2016Central University of Venezuela, Thesis Supervisor, Caracas, Venezuela.
Undergraduate Student Neidym Torres
2015-2016Central University of Venezuela, Thesis Supervisor, Caracas, Venezuela.
Undergraduate Student Katerine Joachimi
2015Central University of Venezuela, Thesis Supervisor, Caracas, Venezuela.
Undergraduate Student Yolbeiker Rodríguez
2015Central University of Venezuela, Contracted Assistant Professor, Caracas, Venezuela.
Introduction to Emergent Computing
2014–2015Central University of Venezuela, Contracted Assistant Professor, Caracas, Venezuela.
Scientific Computing
2014Central University of Venezuela, Contracted Assistant Professor, Caracas, Venezuela.
Stellar Evolution
2009–2010Central University of Venezuela, Teaching Assistant, Caracas, Venezuela.
Physics I and II
2008–2009Central University of Venezuela, Teaching Assistant, Caracas, Venezuela.
Physics II and III
Research experience
2015-present Postdoc fellow, High Energy Group, MPA, Munich, Germany.
2011–2015 PhD. Student, Physics center, IVIC, Caracas, Venezuela.
Jan, 2014Summer Intern, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA.
Supervisor: Dr. Timothy Kallman
Feb, 2012Summer Intern, COSPAR Capacity Building Fellowship Programme, Madrid, Spain, European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC).
Supervisor: Dr. Andy Pollock
Aug, 2011Summer Intern, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA.
Supervisors: Dr. Timothy Kallman & Dr. Javier García
Mar, 2013A capacity development workshop for Latin American astronomers, Nebu-latom, Choroní, Venezuela.
Emission-line objects in the Universe
Jul 2011X-ray Astrophysics: an advanced school for Latin American astronomers, COSPAR Capacity Building Workshop, San Juan, Argentina.
August 2016Chandra Science for the next decade. Cambridge, USA.
May 2016XMM-Newton: the next decade. Madrid, Spain.
April 2016ISM-SPP Conference. Freising, Germany.
December 2014VIII National Physics Meeting. Tucacas, Venezuela.
June 2014The X-ray Universe 2014. Dublin, Ireland.
November 2013II Venezuelan Meeting of Science, Technology and Innovation. Caracas, Venezuela.
July 2013I Physics Meeting. Caracas, Venezuela.
December 2012V Astronomy Venezuelan Meeting. Mérida, Venezuela.
November 2012LXII ASOVAC Anual Meeting. Caracas, Venezuela.
October 2012Astronomy and Astrohysics Colombian Meeting. Bucaramanga, Colombia.
February 2012VAMDC Anual Meeting 2012. Vienna, Austria.
September 2011High Energy Astrophysics Division Meeting 2011. Newport, Rhode Island, USA.
August 2009I Astrophysics CIDA-UCV Meeting. Mérida, Venezuela.
July 2009IV Congreso de la Sociedad Venezolana de Fisica. UCV, Caracas, Venezuela.
2015International Astronomical Union
2014Venezuelan Physics Society
2012Venezuelan Association for the Advance of science
2011Committee on Space Research