Jorge Cuadra is an academic at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez and since March 2022 has been the deputy director of the NPF. His work is focused on computational models of different astrophysical systems, such as protoplanetary disks, the Galactic Center and supermassive black hole binaries.
Cuadra did his PhD at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (MPA) in Garching, Germany. He was then a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Colorado, USA, the Shanghai Observatory, China, and the MPA. In addition to his work at the Planetary Formation Millennium Nucleus, Jorge is the head of the Max Planck Associate Group in Astrophysics at the Galactic Center and was previously Associate Professor at the Institute of Astrophysics of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.