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Astrophysicist , researcher

Jose Miguel Rodriguez Espinosa, Spanish astrophysicist, researcher. Achievements include research on active galaxies, infrared luminous galaxies, star formation related activity in galaxies, and origin of activity in galaxies, and expert on infrared instrumentation. Fulbright scholar, San Diego, 1983-1985.

Background

Espinosa, Jose Miguel Rodriguez was born on November 1, 1953 in Sante Fe, Granada, Spain. Son of Miguel Rodriguez Roman and Pilar Espinosa Cabezas.

Education

License en Ciencias with honors, University Zaragoza, Spain, 1976. Master of Science in Physics, University California, San Diego, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University California, San Diego, 1985.

Doctor in Ciencias, University Complutense, Madrid, 1984.

Career

Teaching assistant University Complutense, 1976-1977, associate professor, 1987-1989. Research assistant University California, 1979-1985. Fellow European Southern Observatory, Munich, Federal Republic of Germany, 1985-1987.

Research astronomer Institute de Astrofisica de Canarias, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain, since 1989, head strophysics division Spain, 1991-1994, chair research committee Spain, 1991-1994. Physics institute San Diego Mesa College, 1981-1983. Delegate Spanish delegation to science program committee European Space Agency, Paris, 1989-1996, project scientist GTC 10 meter telescope, since 1994, calibration scientist Infrared Satellite Observatory.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on active galaxies, infrared luminous galaxies, star formation related activity in galaxies, and origin of activity in galaxies, and expert on infrared instrumentation.

Membership

Member American Astronomical Society, American Physical Society, International Astronomical Union, European Astronomical Society (founding member), Astronomical Society of The Pacific, Spanish Astronomical Society (founding member, vice president since 2001).

Connections

Married Maria Luisa Carmona Urda, August 15, 1977. Children: Marisa Rodriguez Carmona, Pilar Rodriguez Carmona.

father:
Miguel Rodriguez Roman

mother:
Pilar Espinosa Cabezas

spouse:
Maria Luisa Carmona Urda

child:
Marisa Rodriguez Carmona Espinosa

child:
Pilar Rodriguez Carmona Espinosa