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Dary Alexandra Ruiz-Rodriguez studies the formation and evolution of stars and planets, with a specific focus on nearby protoplanetary disks. “I am pleased, honored and humbled to be selected as one of the Gruber Fellowship recipients, 2018. It makes feel great on being rewarded for the hard work that one does together with my advisers and collaborators in the past years. Indeed, the Gruber Fellowship Programme will permit me to establish more worldwide collaborations, while continuing more research achievements in the stellar and planetary formation field.

Néstor Espinoza is working in the field of exoplanets, focussing on ground-based transit detections and the characterisation of planetary atmospheres. “I cannot overstate my gratitude to the IAU and TGF for awarding me this prestigious fellowship. The support that the Gruber Fellowship will provide for my research and career will be fundamental to strengthen ongoing collaborations and to help disseminate the exciting work we're doing on exoplanet atmospheres!

Read more in the IAU announcement ann18025

Alexandra Ruiz-Rodriguez and Néstor Espinoza


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