Jesus Maldonado

Contributions to meetings and conferences

(From October 2013)


For contributions to GAPS Progress Meetings,

see  GAPS webpage


ARIEL: Science, Mission & Community 2020 Conference (January 14-16, ESTEC, The Netherlands)

Know your star, know your planet: The K2-18 planetary system as an example


Congresso Nazionale di Astrochimica e Astrobiologia (proto-)planetaria  (October 21-23, Duino, Italy)

Towards a comprehensive view of planet formation. The role of the host star’s metallicity.


XIII Scientific meeting of the Spanish astronomical society (July 16-20, Salamanca, Spain)

Invited talk: Low-mass stars around low-mass planets. Highlights from the HADES survey.

Poster: Understanding stellar activity: the Sun as a test case

Invited seminar at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, February 20, 2018

Searching for low-mass planets around low-mass stars: The HArps-n red Dwarf Exoplanet Survey (HADES)

5 Years of  HARPS-N Science Workshop

The Sun: a test case for understanding stellar activity


Know Thy star – Know Thy Planet. Assesing the Impact of Stellar Characterization on Our Understanding of Exoplanets (October 9-12, 2017, Pasadena, CA)

Linking stellar abundances with planetary formation: The case of brown dwarfs. 

 LXI Congresso della Società Astronomica Italiana, “Nuovi Attori per Nuovi Scenari dell’Astrofisica”(12-15 September 2017, Padova, Italy)

Exoplanets and their host stars: Linking stellar properties with planetary formation.

Planetary Systems beyond the Main Sequence II (5-10 March 2017, Technion, Israel)


Abundance trends in planet hosts. What can we learn from evolved stars?

(with special thanks to E. Villaver for given the talk)



Cool Stars 19 (5-11 June, Uppsala, Sweden)





The HArps-n red Dwarf exoplanet Survey (HADES). Flux-flux and activity-rotation relationships in early-M dwarfs

Seminar at the Fundacion Galileo Galilei (INAF) – Telescopio Nazionale Galileo, February 2016 


The GAPS programme with HARPS-N@TNG. The M dwarf sample.



Seminar at IAPG (Institut de Planetologie et d’Astrophysique de Grenoble), September 2015 

Searching for signatures of planet formation in stars with circumstellar debris discs


Pathways 2015: Pathways towards habitable planets (13-17 July 2015, Bern, Switzerland)



Characterising early-M dwarfs from high-resolution optical spectra


Searching for signatures of planet formation in stars with circumstellar debris discs
Talk at Satellite Meeting: Connecting Stellar Abundances and Planet Habitability




Characterising Planetary Systems Across the HR Diagram (28 July 2014 – 1 August 2014, Cambridge, UK)



Analysis of M dwarfs spectra and search for small planets at the Galileo Telescope

Guillermo Haro 2014: Observations and Modeling of Circumstellar Disks, A Workshop in Memory of Paola D’Alessio, 30th June-11th July (Puebla, Mexico)



Abundance trends in stars with debris discs and planets



International Workshop on Spectral Stellar Libraries, October 14th – 17th 2013, Lyon (France)


Metallicity trends in evolved stars. Unraveling the planet metallicity correlation
(pdf of the talk)

The metallicity of nearby dwarfs and giants: Implications on the planet metallicity correlation
(Conference proceedings)