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Jorge Luis Melendez Moreno

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Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Astronomia, Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas (IAG)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Peru

Bachelor degree in Physics at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (1994), MSc in Astrophysics at the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (1997) and PhD in Astronomy from the Universidade de São Paulo (2001). Postdoctoral positions at Caltech (2003-2005), Australian National University (2005-2008) and Univ. Porto (2008-2010). Since 2010, Permanent Professor at the Univ. Sao Paulo. Has experience in Astronomy, focusing on Stellar Astrophysics, Exoplanets and Galactic Astronomy. 145 refereed papers and about 9000 citations (62 citations per refereed paper). The h-index = 53 (ADS, 27/2/2021). In 2020, included in the list of the World's Top 2% Scientists, according to their career-long citation impact. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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Devoradoras de mundos 
Devourers of worlds 
A second sun 
Un segundo Sol 
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