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Veronica Motta Cifuentes

Profesor Titular

Universidad de Valparaiso

Valparaíso, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Gravitational lenses: source kinematics, microlensing diagnoses, time delay; Lens galaxies/groups/clusters: modelling, dark matter, dust extinction; High-redshift galaxies: star formation, evolution; Cosmology: dark matter, dark energy

Educación

  •  Astrophysics, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias - Universidad de La Laguna. España, 2002

Experiencia Académica

  •   Profesor Titular Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE VALPARAISO

    Facultad de Ciencias

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2012 - A la fecha

  •   Profesor Asociado Full Time

    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

    Facultad de Ciencias

    Valparaiso, Chile

    2006 - 2012

  •   Profesor Ayudante Full Time

    Universidad de la República

    Facultad de Ciencias

    Montevideo, Uruguay

    1990 - 2004

  •   Investigador Postdoctoral Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Facultad de Física

    Santiago, Chile

    2003 - Sin Información

  •   Investigador Postdoctoral Full Time

    Johns Hopkins University

    Baltimore, Estados Unidos

    2004 - 2007

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Directora Other

    Centro de Astrofísica de Valparaiso

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2014 - 2016

  •   Directora Alterna Other

    Centro de Astrofisica de Valparaiso

    Chile

    2018 - A la fecha

  •   Directora del Postgrado en Astrofísica Other

    Universidad de Valparaíso

    Valparaiso, Chile

    2020 - A la fecha

  •   Directora Other

    Programa de Magister y Doctorado en Astrofisica

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2020 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


- 2020-2022 supervisor of Felipe Ávila in his MSc. thesis at Instituto de Física y Astronomía - Universidad de Valparaíso - Chile.
- 2018-2021 supervisor of Alejandra Melo in her PhD. thesis at Instituto de Física y Astronomía - Universidad de Valparaíso - Chile.
- 2019-2021 supervisor of Ramses Jeréz in his MSc. thesis at Instituto de Física y Astronomía - Universidad de Valparaíso - Chile.
- 2015-2018 supervisor of Karina Rojas in her PhD. thesis at Instituto de Física y Astronomía - Universidad de Valparaíso - Chile.
- 2014 supervisor of Karina Rojas in her PhD. thesis project course at Instituto de Física y Astronomía - Universidad de Valparaíso - Chile.
- 2013 supervisor of Karina Rojas in her MSc. thesis at Departamento de Física y Astronomía - Universidad de Valparaíso - Chile.
- 2012 supervisor of Daniela Barrios in her undergraduate research at Departamento de Física y Astronomía - Universidad de Valparaíso - Chile.
- 2012 supervisor of B.Sc. Alexander Bonilla in a M.Sc. research course at Departamento de Física y Astronomía - Universidad de Valparaíso - Chile.
- 2011 supervisor of Irma Fuentes and Karina Rojas in their undergraduate research at Departamento de Física y Astronomía - Universidad de Valparaíso - Chile.
- 2010 supervisor of Evelyn Puebla in her undergraduate research at Departamento de Física y Astronomía - Universidad de Valparaíso - Chile.
- 2006 - Jan. supervisor of Claudia Lagos in her undergraduate summer research at Departamento de Astronomía y Astrofísica - PUC - Chile.
- 2005 co-supervisor of Paula Aguirre in her undergraduate research at Departamento de Astronomía y Astrofísica - PUC - Chile.
- 2003 supervisor of Ana María Mosquera in her undergraduate research thesis (B.Sc. in Physics) at Departamento de Astronomía - Universidad de la República - Uruguay.



 

Article (97)

Is every strong lens model unhappy in its own way? Uniform modelling of a sample of 13 quadruply+ imaged quasars (vol 483, pg 5671, 2019)
A hybrid model of viscous and Chaplygin gas to tackle the Universe acceleration
Dissecting the Strong-lensing Galaxy Cluster MS 0440.5+0204. I. The Mass Density Profile
Double dark matter vision: twice the number of compact-source lenses with narrow-line lensing and the WFC3 grism
Generalized emergent dark energy: observational Hubble data constraints and stability analysis
Individual Estimates of the Virial Factor in 10 Quasars: Implications on the Kinematics of the Broad-line Region
Microlensing Analysis for the Gravitational Lens Systems SDSS0924+0219, Q1355-2257, and SDSS1029+2623
Stability analysis and constraints on interacting viscous cosmology
TDCOSMO II. Six new time delays in lensed quasars from high-cadence monitoring at the MPIA 2.2m telescope
TDCOSMO: I. An exploration of systematic uncertainties in the inference of H-0 from time-delay cosmography
Testing dark energy models with a new sample of strong-lensing systems
The STRong lensing Insights into the Dark Energy Survey (STRIDES) 2017/2018 follow-up campaign: discovery of 10 lensed quasars and 10 quasar pairs
Cosmic acceleration in unimodular gravity
COSMOGRAIL XVIII. time delays of the quadruply lensed quasar WFI2033-4723
Cosmological constraints on alternative model to Chaplygin fluid revisited
Is every strong lens model unhappy in its own way? Uniform modelling of a sample of 13 quadruply+ imaged quasars
Measuring Supermassive Black Hole Masses: Correlation between the Redshifts of the Fe III UV Lines and the Widths of Broad Emission Lines
Brane with variable tension as a possible solution to the problem of the late cosmic acceleration
COSMOGRAIL XVII. Time delays for the quadruply imaged quasar PG 1115+080
COSMOGRAIL: the COSmological MOnitoring of GRAvItational Lenses XVI. Time delays for the quadruply imaged quasar DES J0408-5354 with high-cadence photometric monitoring
DES meets Gaia: discovery of strongly lensed quasars from a multiplet search
Discovery of three strongly lensed quasars in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Microlensing and Intrinsic Variability of the Broad Emission Lines of Lensed Quasars
Probing dark energy with braneworld cosmology in the light of recent cosmological data
Quasar lenses and pairs in the VST-ATLAS and Gaia
Strong Lensing Modeling in Galaxy Clusters as a Promising Method to Test Cosmography. I. Parametric Dark Energy Models
Systematic Redshift of the Fe III UV Lines in Quasars: Measuring Supermassive Black Hole Masses under the Gravitational Redshift Hypothesis
The Cardassian expansion revisited: constraints from updated Hubble parameter measurements and type Ia supernova data
The Cosmic Seagull: A Highly Magnified Disk-like Galaxy at z similar or equal to 2.8 behind the Bullet Cluster
The STRong lensing Insights into the Dark Energy Survey (STRIDES) 2016 follow-up campaign - I. Overview and classification of candidates selected by two techniques
The STRong lensing Insights into the Dark Energy Survey (STRIDES) 2016 follow-up campaign - II. New quasar lenses from double component fitting
Asymmetry in the reconstructed deceleration parameter
Probing the Broad-Line Region and the Accretion Disk in the Lensed Quasars HE 0435-1223, WFI 2033-4723, and HE 2149-2745 Using Gravitational Microlensing
Testing cosmic acceleration for w(z) parametrizations using f(gas) measurements in galaxy clusters
Combining strong lensing and dynamics in galaxy clusters: integrating MAMPOSSt within LENSTOOL
A MAGNIFIED GLANCE INTO THE DARK SECTOR: PROBING COSMOLOGICAL MODELS WITH STRONG LENSING IN A1689
VVV SURVEY OBSERVATIONS OF A MICROLENSING STELLAR MASS BLACK HOLE CANDIDATE IN THE FIELD OF THE GLOBULAR CLUSTER NGC 6553
VVV SURVEY OBSERVATIONS OF A MICROLENSING STELLAR MASS BLACK HOLE CANDIDATE IN THE FIELD OF THE GLOBULAR CLUSTER NGC 6553
Characterizing SL2S galaxy groups using the Einstein radius
Cosmic slowing down of acceleration for several dark energy parametrizations
Dark matter-baryons separation at the lowest mass scale: the Bullet Group
SARCS strong-lensing galaxy groups II. Mass-concentration relation and strong-lensing bias
STRONG CHROMATIC MICROLENSING IN HE0047-1756 AND SDSS1155+6346
Strong chromatic microlensing in HE0047-1756 and SDSS1155+6346
THE ABUNDANCE OF BULLET GROUPS IN ACDM
THE AVERAGE SIZE AND TEMPERATURE PROFILE OF QUASAR ACCRETION DISKS
THE BRIGHTEST CLUSTER GALAXY IN A85: THE LARGEST CORE KNOWN SO FAR
3D kinematics through the X-shaped Milky Way bulge
Constraints on holographic cosmologies from strong lensing systems
Dynamical analysis of strong-lensing galaxy groups at intermediate redshift
MICROLENSING OF QUASAR BROAD EMISSION LINES: CONSTRAINTS ON BROAD LINE REGION SIZE
MICROLENSING OF QUASAR ULTRAVIOLET IRON EMISSION
SARCS strong-lensing galaxy groups I. Optical, weak lensing, and scaling laws
SARCS strong-lensing galaxy groups I. Optical, weak lensing, and scaling laws
The demise of Comet 85P/Boethin, the first EPOXI mission target
MEASURING MICROLENSING USING SPECTRA OF MULTIPLY LENSED QUASARS
THE CFHTLS-STRONG LENSING LEGACY SURVEY (SL2S): INVESTIGATING THE GROUP-SCALE LENSES WITH THE SARCS SAMPLE
The CFHTLS-Strong Lensing Legacy Survey (SL2S): Investigating the Group-scale Lenses with the SARCS Sample
VARIABILITY OF DISK EMISSION IN PRE-MAIN SEQUENCE AND RELATED STARS. II. VARIABILITY IN THE GAS AND DUST EMISSION OF THE HERBIG Fe STAR SAO 206462
Variability of Disk Emission in Pre-main Sequence and Related Stars. II. Variability in the Gas and Dust Emission of the Herbig Fe Star SAO 206462
VARIABILITY OF DISK EMISSION IN PRE-MAIN SEQUENCE AND RELATED STARS. II. VARIABILITY IN THE GAS AND DUST EMISSION OF THE HERBIG Fe STAR SAO 206462
VVV DR1: The first data release of the Milky Way bulge and southern plane from the near-infrared ESO public survey VISTA variables in the Via Lactea
VVV DR1: The first data release of the Milky Way bulge and southern plane from the near-infrared ESO public survey VISTA variables in the Vía Láctea
Gravitational lensing and dynamics in SL2S J02140-0535: probing the mass out to large radius
STRONG LENSING, WEAK LENSING, AND DYNAMICS IN SL2S J02140-0535
THE STRUCTURE OF THE ACCRETION DISK IN THE LENSED QUASAR SBS 0909+532
THE STRUCTURE OF THE ACCRETION DISK IN THE LENSED QUASAR SBS 0909+532
THE STRUCTURE OF THE ACCRETION DISK IN THE LENSED QUASAR SBS 0909+532
Microlensing Diagnosis in Lensed Quasars
A new window of exploration in the mass spectrum: strong lensing by galaxy groups in the SL2S
BRIGHT STRONGLY LENSED GALAXIES AT REDSHIFT z similar to 6-7 BEHIND THE CLUSTERS ABELL 1703 AND CL0024+16
MICROLENSING-BASED ESTIMATE OF THE MASS FRACTION IN COMPACT OBJECTS IN LENS GALAXIES
A twelve-image gravitational lens system in the z similar or equal to 0.84 cluster Cl J0152.7-1357
Discovery of a very bright strongly lensed galaxy candidate at z approximate to 7.6
VLT and ACS Observations of RDCS J1252.9-2927: Dynamical Structure and Galaxy Populations in a Massive Cluster at z = 1.237
VLT and ACS observations of RDCS J1252.9-2927: Dynamical structure and galaxy populations in a massive cluster at z=1.237
An overdensity of galaxies near the most distant radio-loud quasar
Clustering of star-forming galaxies near a radio galaxy at z=5.2
Evolution of the color-magnitude relation in high-redshift clusters: Blue early-type galaxies and red pairs in RDCS J0910+5422
Hubble Space Telescope ACS multiband coronagraphic imaging of the debris disk around beta pictoris
The morphological demographics of galaxies in the Advanced Camera for Surveys Hubble Ultra Deep parallel fields
Evolution in the cluster early-type galaxy size-surface brightness relation at z similar or equal to 1
Feedback and brightest cluster galaxy formation: ACS observations of the radio galaxy TNJ J1338-1942 AT z=4.1
Hubble Space Telescope Advanced Camera for Surveys coronagraphic imaging of the AU microscopii debris disk
Luminosity functions of the galaxy cluster MS 1054-0321 at z=0.83 based on ACS photometry
The First Precise Determination of an Optical–Far‐Ultraviolet Extinction Curve Beyond the Local Group (z=0.83 )
The morphology-density relation in z similar to 1 clusters
The transformation of cluster galaxies at intermediate redshift
The transformation of cluster galaxies at intermediate redshift
Advanced camera for surveys observations of a strongly lensed arc in a field elliptical galaxy
Study of the Extended Narrow‐Line Region in the Host Galaxy of the Lensed QSO 2237+0305 ( z = 1.69)
Behaviour of Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner during the 1998 perihelion
Around the Clock Observations of the Q0957+561A,B Gravitationally Lensed Quasar
Detection of the 2175 Å Extinction Feature at z = 0.83
QSO 2237+0305 VR Light Curves from Gravitational LensES International Time Project Optical Monitoring
Subarcsecond Optical Images of the Radio Gravitational Lens B1152+199
Time Delay in QSO 0957+561 From 1984-1999 Optical Data

Abstract (1)

Microlensing Diagnosis in Lensed Quasars

ConferencePaper (1)

STRONG LENSING, WEAK LENSING, AND DYNAMICS IN SL2S J02140-0535

Proyecto (17)

A multi-wavelength approach to identify the mechanisms that regular star-formation in high-z galaxies
Detailed studies of the gravitationally lensed sub-millimeter galaxies discovered by Herschel
Unveiling the nature of Dark Matter using Sunyaev-Zeldovich, X-ray and Gravitational Lensing in Galaxy Clusters
Analisis combinado de modelos lente, dinamica y simulaciones numericas en grupos lente gravitatoria del proyecto CFHTLS Strong Lensing Legacy Survey
Microlensing in lensed quasars=> probing the lens halo and the source structure
The evolution of Universidad de Valparaiso=> boosting the master's degree program and the extragalactic group
Probing the statistical properties of galaxy groups through gravitational lensing
Gravitational Lens Group at Universidad de Valparaiso=> requirements for further development
Participation of graduate students in international astronomy meetings
The evolution of Universidad de Valparaiso=> boosting the master's degree program and the extragalactic group
VIII Annual Meeting of the Chilean Astronomical Society (SOCHIAS), II Chilean Astronomy & Astronautic Olympiad, and Chilean participation in the board of Astronomy & Astrophysics (A&A) journal
VIII Annual SOCHIAS Meeting
Gravitational lens group at Universidad de Valparaiso=> requirements for further development
Probing galaxy haloes using microlensing effects on lensed quasars
3D mass distribution of galaxy groups and clusters through strong gravitational lensing
Fortalecimiento de la Astronomia en la Universidad de Valparaiso
Effects of microlensing on the spectra of lensed AGN/QSO

Review (2)

VLT and ACS observations of RDCS J1252.9-2927: Dynamical structure and galaxy populations in a massive cluster at z=1.237
Luminosity functions of the galaxy cluster MS 1054-0321 at z=0.83 based on ACS photometry
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Veronica Motta

Profesor Titular

Instituto de Fisica y Astronomia

Universidad de Valparaiso

Valparaíso, Chile

26
Leopoldo Infante

Professor

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

14
Juan Magaña

Profesor Jornada Completa

Facultad de Ingeniería

Universidad Central de Chile

La Serena, Chile

12
Ricardo Demarco

Profesor Asociado

Astronomia

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION, DEPARTAMENTO DE ASTRONOMIA

Concepcion, Chile

11
Timo Anguita

Associate Professor

Ciencias Fisicas

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

5
Yordanka Apostolovski

Postdoctoral Researcher

Instituto de Física y Astronomía

Universidad de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

4
Dante Minniti

Professor

Facultad de Ciencias Exactas

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

4
Markus Rabus

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Matemática y Física Aplicadas

Universidad Católica de la Santisima Concepción

Concepción, Chile

3
Márcio Catelan

Full Professor

Instituto de Astrofísica

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

3
José Fernández

Assistant Professor

Universidad de Atacama

Copiapo, Chile

3
Manuela Zoccali

Profesor Asociado

Facultad de Física

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Jordanka Borissova

Full Professor, grado 4

Facultad de Ciencias

Universidad de Valparaiso

Valparaíso, Chile

2
Rodolfo Barbá

Director

Astronomía

DEPARTAMENTO DE ASTRONOMÍA - UNIVERSIDAD DE LA SERENA

La Serena, Chile

2
Radostin Kurtev

Titular

Instituto de Física y Astronomía

UNIVERSIDAD DE VALPARAÍSO

Valparaíso, Chile

2
LEONARDO Bronfman

Full Professor

Astronomy

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS FÍSICAS Y MATEMÁTICAS

Santiago, Chile

2
Wolfgang Gieren

Full Professor

Astronomy

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

2
Nelson Padilla

Profesor Titular

Astrophysics

Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Victor Cardenas

Profesor Adjunto

Instituto de Fisica y Astronomia

Universidad de Valparaiso

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Michel Cure

FULL PROFESSOR

Facultad de Ciencias

UNIVERSIDAD DE VALPARAISO, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, INSTITUTO DE FISICA Y ASTRONOMIA

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Matthias Schreiber

Profesor Titular

Departamento de Fisica

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Claus Tappert

Profesor ad honorem

Instituto de Física y Astronomía

Universidad de Valparaíso

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Andres Jordan

Profesor

Universidad Adolfo Ibánez

Santiago, Chile

1
Ronald Mennickent

Full professor

Astronomy

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Leonardo Vanzi

full time

Electrical Engineering

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Luis Barrientos

Associate Professor, Director

Institute of Astrophysics

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Beamin

Coordinador científico

Vicerrectoría de investigación y postgrado

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Douglas Geisler

Full Professor

Astronomy

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION, DEPTO DE ASTRONOMIA

Concepcion, Chile

1
Lorenzo Monaco

Profesor asistente

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

1
Maria Ruiz

Profesor Titular

DEPARTAMENTO DE ASTRONOMÍA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Sergio Vásquez

Profesional del área científica

Dirección de Educación

Museo Interactivo Mirador

Santiago, Chile

1
Christian Moni Bidin

Director

Vicerrectoría de Investigación y Desarrollo Tecnológico

Universidad Católica del Norte

Antofagasta, Chile

1
Genly Leon

Académico

Universidad Católica del Norte

Antofagasta, Chile

1
Eduardo Ibar

Profesor Asociado

Instituto de Física y Astronomía

Universidad de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile