Gloria Sala is an astrophysicist working in the Group of Astronomy and Astrophysics of UPC since 2008. She studies the X-ray emission of explosive events on the surface of compact stellar objects, neutron stars and white dwarfs, X-ray bursts and nova explosions.



2004: PhD Physics, Universitat de Barcelona, with the thesis “X-ray emission from classical novae”


1999: B. Sc. Physics, Universitat de Barcelona



2016 – present: Associate Professor (agregada) at UPC, EEBE


2009-2016: Adjunct Professor (lectora) at UPC, EUETIB


2008-2008: postdoctoral researcher Juan de la Cierva at UPC


2005-2008: postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Space Science (Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik), Garching b.M., Munich, Germany


2000-2004: PhD student at the Institute for Space Science of Catalonia (Institut d’Estudis Espacials de Catalunya- CSIC)