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25/01/1977 : Born in Osorno, Chile

1983-1987 : Primary studies at Alianza Francesa, Osorno, Chile

1988-1994 : End of primary and high school at Colegio Concepción, Chillán, Chile

1995-2002 : Electronic Engineering degree, Universidad de Concepción, Chile

2003-present : PhD Electrical Engineering studies, Universidad de Concepción, Chile

Sept-Dec/2003 : Special student at the California Institute of Technology. Astronomy classes and a research unit taken.

July/2005 : Research activities related to the calibration of the CBI database, Astronomy department, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom



2002 : Installation and operation of the Satellite Laser Ranging telescope of the Transportable Integrated Geodetic Obervatory (TIGO), Concepción, Chile

2003-present : Senior Engineer at the Cosmic Background Imager (CBI), San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

2004-2005 : Site testing operations for the Cornell-Caltech Atacama Telescope (CCAT) at cerros Toco (5500 m.) and Honar (5300 m.), Atacama, Chile



2005, J. Sievers et al., "Implications of the Cosmic Background Imager Polarization Data", submitted to the Astrophysical Journal. (astro-ph)

2004, A. Readhead et al., "Polarization Observations with the Cosmic Background Imager", Science magazine, Vol. 306, Issue 5697, pp. 836-844 (ADS abstract)

2004, J. Pezoa et al., "An Enhancement to the Constant Range Method for Nonuniformity Correction of Infrared Image Sequences", Progress in Pattern Recognition, Image Analysis and Applications: 9th Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition, CIARP 2004, Puebla, Mexico. Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol. 3287, 2004, XVII. ISBN:3-540-23527-2 (pdf)

2003, S. Torres et al., "Adaptive Scene-Based Non-Uniformity Correction for Infrared Focal Plane Arrays", Proceedings of the SPIE's 17th Annual International Symposium on Aerospace/Defense Sensing, Simulation, and Controls. Orlando, FL, USA (pdf)

2002, S. Torres et al., "Adaptive Bias Compensation for Non-Uniformity Correction on Infrared Focal Plane Arrays Detectors", Proceedings of HIS'02 2nd International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems, Santiago, Chile. ISBN 1-58603-297-6. (pdf)

2002, S. Torres et al., "Scene-Based Nonuniformity Correction Method Using Constant-Range: Performance and Analysis", Proceedings of 6th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, FL, USA. (pdf)