Jaime Zamorano obtained a Physics Degree and a PhD in Physics (astrophysics, 1985) at the UCM, where he actually holds the position of Professor. He has been working in extragalactic astronomy (active star forming galaxies), astronomical instrumentation and astronomical quality of the sky. He has been the advisor of 12 PhD thesis in astronomy and of multiple graduate research works (final Degree and Master dissertations) some of them during the last years related with light pollution.
He is a teacher of the master in astrophysics at UCM. He led the Advanced Scientific Instrumentation Laboratory (LICA) of the UCM where some night sky brightness photometers are being developed. He is the coordinator of the Spanish Light Pollution Research Network and the creator of the light pollution monitoring station network in Spain and the STARS4ALL photometer network.