Milo Buitrago-CasasPhD Student ResearcherUniversity of California BerkeleySpace Sciences Laboratory
Physicist and Master in Astronomy of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. He is currently studying Ph.D. in Physics at the University of California Berkeley. His specialty focuses on astrophysics and space science. In particular, he participated in NASA programs that seek to implement new technologies for observing the Sun with space instruments. It also highlights his permanent interest in broad access to high-quality education. He has been a founding member of groups and collectives in the area of Astronomy in Colombia, such as the Astronomical Divulgation Group and the Solar Astrophysics Group (GoSA) of the Universidad Nacional at Bogotá and the Colombian Students of Astronomy Network. He is an active member of the “Education and Public Outreach” team of the Solar Physics Division of the American Society of Astronomy and Science Clubs of Colombia.