Work Experience

 

Education

 

2017 - 2019

Trinity College Dublin, School of Physics

        Postdoctoral Research Fellow (IRC - Met Office)

2014 - 2016

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies,

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (SFI - IRECCSEM)

2013 - 2014

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 

Postdoctoral Research Scholarship (SFI - IRETHERM)

2019 - 2020

Geological Survey Ireland

        Groundwater Climate Project (GWClimate)

        Groundwater Flood Project (GWFlood)

2020 - now

IT Carlow

         Groundwater Climate Project (GWClimate)

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2009 - 2013

PhD in Earth Sciences (Geophysics)

Universitat de Barcelona

Grade: Pass with Cum Laude.

Title: Innovation of the Magnetotelluric method and its application to the characterization of the Pyrenean lithosphere. Supervisor: Dr. Juanjo Ledo

2008 - 2009

MSc in Geophysics

Universitat de Barcelona

Grade: 90%  (Distinction)

 

During the MSc I developed and applied my skills on the study of the Earth's subsurface gaining expertise in data analysis, processing, modeling, Inversion, and Interpretation of geophysical results working with seismic, gravity, magnetic, electric and electromagnetic data.

2002 - 2008

BSc in Physics

Universitat de Barcelona

Grade: 75% 

The main fields of my Physics degree were: Electronics, Quantum physics, Solid state physics, Nuclear and particle physics, Wave mechanics, Mathematical numerical methods, Optics and electromagnetism, and Thermodynamics and statistical physics. I also undertook optional modules in applied physics in geophysics, astronomy, and medical physics.

  • Title: Python for Data Science and Machine Learning Bootcamp. Name of the Institution:  Online Course (UDEMY). Dates: 2017. Course Presenter: Dr. Jose Portilla.

  • Title: Machine Learning A-Z™: Hands-On Python & R In Data Science. Name of the Institution: Online Course (UDEMY). Dates: 2017. Course Presenters:  Kirill Eremenko, Hadelin de Ponteves, SuperDataScience Team.

  • Title: Business Writing. Name of the Institution: University of Colorado Boulder (COURSERA). Dates: September 2016. Course Presenter: Prof. Quentin McAndrew.

  • Title: Machine Learning. Name of the institution: Stanford University (COURSERA). Dates: September-December 2015. Course Presenter: Prof. Andrew Y. Ng

  • Title: How to read and interpret borehole geophysical data (IGGP Course DIAS 007). Name of the institution: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS). Dates: 28-30 April 2015. Course Presenter: Dr. Renate Peching.

Relevant

Courses

Skills

General

Geophysics

Space Weather

Machine Learning

Data analysis

Image processing

Inverse problem

Joint interpretation

Joint inversion

Fieldwork experience

Team work

Languages:

Catalan

English

Spanish

French

Programing

Python

Data Analysis

  • Pandas

  • NumPy

  • SciPy

Machine Learning

  • Scikit-Learn

  • Keras

  • TensorFlow

 

Statistical Modelling

  • Statsmodels

 

Visualization

  • Matplotlib

  • Seaborn

GIS

  • geopandas

  • osgeo

  • rasterio

  • shapely

  • basemap

 

Databases

  • json

Data Gathering

  • requests

  • urllib

Remote Sensing

  • Snappy

Software

Mac OS X

Linux

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Office

QGIS

Teaching and Outreach

 

Awards

 

Active

  • Research project: GWClimate: Groundwater responses to a changing climate Source of the grant:  Geological Survey Ireland, Role: Collaborator, Duration: 2020 – 2022. Value: €169,781

  • Research project:  Monitoring and Modelling Geomagnetic and Geoelectric Fields in Ireland. Source of the grant:  EPS Postgraduate Application with DIAS and GSI (EPSPG/2020/96), Role: Co-supervisor, Duration: 2020 – 2024. PhD student: John Malone-Leigh.  Value: €92,000.

  • Research project:  Caracterización holística de las GIC en la península Ibérica: del análisis de corrientes magnetosféricas e ionosféricas a la influencias de la litosfera (Title Translation: Holistic characterization of GICs in the Iberian peninsula: from the analysis of magnetospheric currents to the influence of the ionosphere to the lithosphere). Source of the grant:   MCOC - Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (CGL2017-82169-C2-2-R), Role: Collaborator, Duration: 2018 – 2020. Value: €110,000.

Inactive

  • Research project:  A new digital database of Ireland’s electromagnetic fields to mitigate against Space Weather. Source of the grant:  GSI Short Call (GeologSurIre/2017-SC-037), Role: Principal Investigator, Duration: 01/11/2017-31/10/2018.  Value: €24,958.

  • Research project:  Monitoring and Modelling Electric Fields and Currents in the Earth´s Surface for Space Weather Applications, Source of the grant:  EPS Postdoctoral Fellowship with TCD and UK Met Office (EPSPD/2016/22), Role: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Duration: 04/01/2017-03/01/2019.  Value: €91,790

  • Research project: IRECCSEM:  Evaluating Ireland's potential for onshore carbon sequestration and storage using electromagnetics, Source of the grant:  DIAS/SFI funded project (SFI grant: 12/IP/1313), Role: Post-Doc,  Post-Doc Duration:  04/2014 – 09/2016.

  • Research project: IRETHERM: Understanding of Ireland’s Geothermal Energy Potential through Integrated Modelling of New and Existing Geophysical, Geochemical and Geological Data., Source of the grant:  DIAS/SFI funded project (SFI grant: 10/IN.1/I3022), Role: Post-Doc, Post-Doc Duration: 03/2013 – 03/2014.

  • Research project:  Innovation of the magnetotelluric method and its application to the characterization of the Pyrenean lithosphere., Source of the grant:  Generalitat de Catalunya (local government, Spain)., Role: PhD student, Duration: 01/02/2010-01/02/2013. Supervisor: Dr. Juanjo Ledo.  Value: €61,934.

 
 

Collaborations

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Publications

Peer-reviewed

TOTAL

Peer-review

Articles

20

Other

Publications

10

SENIOR AUTHOR

Peer-review

Articles

8

Other

Publications

4

Conferences

  • European Geoscience Union (EGU). Participation years: 2010-2022. Total contributions: 28.

  • American Geophysical Union (AGU) Participation years: 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018. Total contributions: 10.

  • Electromagnetic Induction Workshop (EMIW). Participation years: 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018. Total contributions: 19.

  • Other conferences: Total contributions: 55.