Former PhD Students directed or co-directed, Drs.:
G. Gimeno, thesis 2008, now at Gemini Observatory.G. Gunthardt, thesis 2008, now at University of La Serena.D. Mast, thesis 2009, now at German-Spain Observatory CAHA.W. Weidmann, thesis 2009, now at UNC and CONICET.M. Aguero, thesis 2010, now at ICATE-CONICET.
Ruben Diaz is an Assistant Scientist at Gemini Observatory South Base. He obtained a PhD in astronomy in August 2004 at the National University of Cordoba, under Profs. Horacio Dottori (Brazil) and Gustavo Carranza (Argentina). He worked several years at Cordoba Observatory as teacher, also in charge of the Public Outreach Brand and in charge of the Bosque Alegre Telescope, where he commissioned the first multipupil integral field spectrograph of the Southern Hemisphere. He was on leave from positions as tenure-track researcher of the Argentinean National Council of Research and of Associate Professor in the National University of Cordoba. His research interests are broadly extended in extragalactic astronomy, and recently focused in the fueling mechanisms of activity in galaxies.