Sergio Soria

ssoria (at)

Office number: 04A05 (4th floor, D tower, Parc Científic de Barcelona)

Telephone number: +34 93 403 98 45

Task: CU9 Unit

Sergio Soria is a telecommunications engineer from Barcelona who joined the Gaia team in the University of Barcelona in January 2016, after several years working in the private sector developing software for microcontrollers. He finished the Master Thesis related to Java and micro controllers in 2016, but his interest in astronomy as an amateur led to join to Gaia team.

He is currently helping to implement and adapt test cases responsible to validate the internal consistency of Gaia Catalogue, along with other members of CU9 unit in Barcelona and Meudon. In addition, he is helping to develop and maintain the framework used for this Gaia data validation providing a set of common tools used by all the test cases involved in validation. Moreover, he is working on Gaia Analysis Tool (GAT), responsible to statistically validate the data observed by Gaia.