Starting April 1st Jean-Francois DESMURS is working as an astronomer in Granada and at Pico Veleta Observatory.
Since May 1st, Enrique LOBATO is working as a telescope operator at Pico Veleta Observatory.
In June, Teresa GALLEGO will leave the 30m-operator group.
The SIS group welcomes Arno BARBIER, who has arrived on February 24th.
Since April 7th, Sebastien BLANCHET is working as software engineer with the Grenoble computer group.
After many years as station chef on the Plateau de Bure, Thierry CROUZET has left IRAM on March 3rd. The interferometer has more than doubled its capacities during his time, and has come back to full scientific operation after the accidents in 1999. We wish him all the best for his future career.
The receiver group welcomes two new members: Sebasien MOUGEL who has arrived on February 2nd (ALMA project) and Sylvain MAHIEU who started work on March 31st. Alessandro NAVARRINI has left IRAM after a completing his thesis successfully, and is working now in Berkley, California.
Nathalie FAVARIO has joined the administration group on May 12th as a legal adviser. Céline RAMBAUD has started work as a secretary on July 2nd (she is not related with our Plateau de Bure operator André RAMBAUD).
Arancha CASTRO-CARRIZO has joined the astronomer's group in July 2003. She is working on evolved stars.