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Welcome! My name is George Privon. I am a FONDECYT postdoctoral fellow in the Instituto de Astrofísica at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. My research is focused on merger-driven transformation of galaxies across a wide range of mass. I use observations—from telescopes such as ALMA, the VLT, and the VLA—in concert with N-body simulations to understand the interplay between star formation, active galactic nuclei, feedback, and the interstellar medium in mergers. In particular, I study the molecular gas properties of extreme starbursts and the evolution of starburst and AGN activity as mergers progress.

In addition to my research, this website has some information about my teaching, public outreach interests, and some biographical information.

I am currently the organizer for the weekly PUC-IA galaxy evolution group.

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