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Pablo Sebastian Moya Fuentes

Profesor Asistente

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Plasma Kinetic Theory. Space and Astrophysical plasma physics. Numerical modelling and computer simulations of plasmas. Wave-particle interactions, wave propagation, and nonlinear phenomena in non-extensive and relativistic plasmas. Plasma Turbulence

Educación

  •  Doctor en Ciencias con mencion en Fisica, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2011
  •  Licenciado en Ciencias con mencion en Fisica, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2007

Experiencia Académica

  •   Teaching Assistant Part Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Facultad de Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2005 - 2008

  •   Lecturer Part Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Facultad de Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2007 - 2007

  •   Lecturer Part Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DEL DESARROLLO

    Santiago, Chile

    2009 - 2009

  •   Lecturer Part Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES

    Facultad de Ingenieria y Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2011 - 2012

  •   Lecturer Part Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Facultad de Odontologia

    Santiago, Chile

    2011 - 2012

  •   Instructor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Facultad de Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2015 - 2017

  •   Profesor Asistente Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Facultad de Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2017 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Postdoctoral Researcher

    Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Ciencias, Departamento de Fisica

    Santiago, Chile

    2011 - 2012

  •   Postdoctoral Fellow Part Time

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Heliophsyics Science Division, Geospace Physics Laboratory

    Greenbelt, Estados Unidos

    2013 - 2014

  •   Postdoctoral Researcher Part Time

    Catholic University of America, Institute for Astrophysics and Computational Sciences

    Washington DC, Estados Unidos

    2013 - 2014

  •   Instructor Full Time

    Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Ciencias, Departamento de Fisica

    Santaigo, Chile

    2015 - 2017

  •   Profesor Asistente Full Time

    Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Ciencias, Departamento de Fisica

    Santiago, Chile

    2017 - A la fecha

  •   Research Associate Part Time

    Catholic University of America, Institute for Astrophysics and Computational Sciences

    Washington, DC, Estados Unidos

    2015 - 2015

  •   Visiting Researcher Part Time

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Heliophsyics Science Division, Geospace Physics Laboratory

    Greenbelt, Estados Unidos

    2015 - 2015

Formación de Capital Humano


STUDENTS (all from the University of Chile)

PhD in Physics

Sebastián Echeverría (2020 – Present): “Kinetic plasma instabilities in the expanding solar wind”.
Abiam Tamburrini (2020 – Present): “Using superstatistics theory to characterize turbulent plasmas”.
Iván Gallo (2018 – Present): “Interpretation of a turbulent and weakly collisional space plasma as a Langevin-type system”.
Beatriz Zenteno (2018 – Present): “Revisiting the electron heat-flux instability in the solar wind”.

MS in Physics

Belén Acosta (2020 – Present): “The Visibility Graph method applied to Blazar and Active Nuclei emissions”.
Daniel Hermosilla (2020 – Present): “Comparing spontaneous fluctuations of thermal and non-thermal plasmas”.
Paula Reyes (2018 – Present): “Statistical analysis of geomagnetic storms and their relation with the Solar Cycle and the Solar Wind”.
Natalia Gallo (2017): “Study of patterns of magnetic fluctuations in the solar wind”.

BSc in Physics

Belén Acosta (2019): “Analyzing turbulent plasma time series using the Visibility Graph Method”.
Sebastián Echeverría (2019): “Detrended multi-fractal analysis of turbulent plasmas”.
Daniel Hermosilla (2019): “Whystler-cyclotron wave fluctuations of thermal and non-thermal plasmas”.
Christopher Lara (2019): “On the relation between geomagnetic storms and radiation belt dynamics”.
Abiam Tamburrini (2019): “On the relation between plasma physics and superstatistics theory”.
Javier Silva (2018): “On relationship between observed electron distributions and magnetic fluctuations in the solar wind”.
Iván Gallo (2017): “Linear analysis of the stability of Kinetic Alfven Waves in the Earths magnetosphere”.
Beatriz Zenteno (2017): “Linear analysis of the stability of Kinetic Alfven Waves in the solar wind”.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Becas-Chile Postdoctoral Fellowship 2012

    COMISION NACIONAL DE INVESTIGACION CIENTIFICA Y TECNOLOGICA

    Chile, 2012

    Fellowship for postdoctoral positions in foreign countries

  •   Becas-Chile grant for Doctoral Internships 2010

    COMISION NACIONAL DE INVESTIGACION CIENTIFICA Y TECNOLOGICA

    Chile, 2010

    Grant for doctoral internships in foreign institutions.

  •   CONICYT National PhD Scholarship

    COMISION NACIONAL DE INVESTIGACION CIENTIFICA Y TECNOLOGICA

    Chile, 2007

    PhD scholarship for doctoral studies in Chilean universities

  •   Best GPA B.Sc. Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Chile

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 2007

    Award to the best grade of the 2007 class

  •   Best score for admission to B.Sc. Physics. Faculty of Science

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 2003

    Best score for admission to B.Sc. Physics. Faculty of Science, University of Chile

  •   Top 100 read papers in Physics 2017, Scientific Reports Journal.

    Nature Research

    Estados Unidos, 2018

    The Top 100 read physics papers for Scientific Reports in 2017 collection recognize the most highly accessed physics articles in 2017. Featuring authors from around the World, these papers highlight valuable research within physics from an international community.


 

Article (35)

A firehose-like aperiodic instability of the counter-beaming electron plasmas
On the Confinement of Ultrarelativistic Electron Remnant Belts to Low L Shells
Radial Response of Outer Radiation Belt Relativistic Electrons During Enhancement Events at Geostationary Orbit
Decay of Ultrarelativistic Remnant Belt Electrons Through Scattering by Plasmaspheric Hiss
Multisatellite Analysis of Plasma Pressure in the Inner Magnetosphere During the 1 June 2013 Geomagnetic Storm
Particle-in-cell Simulations of Firehose Instability Driven by Bi-Kappa Electrons
The contribution of magnetic monopoles to the ponderomotive force
Characteristics, Occurrence, and Decay Rates of Remnant Belts Associated With Three‐Belt Events in the Earth's Radiation Belts
Electromagnetic Electron Cyclotron Instability in the Solar Wind
Ion and Electron kappa Distribution Functions Along the Plasma Sheet
Processes in auroral oval and outer electron radiation belt
Linear Kinetic Waves in Plasmas Described by Kappa Distributions
On the Effect of Geomagnetic Storms on Relativistic Electrons in the Outer Radiation Belt: Van Allen Probes Observations
What is the temperature of a moving body?
A PROTON-CYCLOTRON WAVE STORM GENERATED BY UNSTABLE PROTON DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS IN THE SOLAR WIND
Magnetic fluctuations in anisotropic space plasmas: The effect of the plasma environment
RELATIVISTIC CYCLOTRON INSTABILITY IN ANISOTROPIC PLASMAS
SOLAR WIND MAGNETIC FLUCTUATIONS AND ELECTRON NON-THERMAL TEMPERATURE ANISOTROPY: SURVEY OF WIND -SWE-VEIS OBSERVATIONS
DISSIPATION OF PARALLEL AND OBLIQUE ALFVEN-CYCLOTRON WAVES-IMPLICATIONS FOR HEATING OF ALPHA PARTICLES IN THE SOLAR WIND
Electromagnetic fluctuations of the whistler-cyclotron and firehose instabilities in a Maxwellian and Tsallis-kappa-like plasma
Magnetic Alfven-cyclotron fluctuations of anisotropic nonthermal plasmas
SPONTANEOUS ELECTROMAGNETIC FLUCTUATIONS IN A RELATIVISTIC MAGNETIZED ELECTRON-POSITRON PLASMA
Van Allen Probe observations of drift-bounce resonances with Pc 4 pulsations and wave-particle interactions in the pre-midnight inner magnetosphere
Weak kinetic Alfven waves turbulence during the 14November2012 geomagnetic storm: Van Allen Probes observations
Kinetic transverse dispersion relation for relativistic magnetized electron-positron plasmas with Maxwell-Juttner velocity distribution functions
RECONSTRUCTION OF A BROADBAND SPECTRUM OF ALFVENIC FLUCTUATIONS
Solar Wind Thermally Induced Magnetic Fluctuations
The role of higher-order modes on the electromagnetic whistler-cyclotron wave fluctuations of thermal and non-thermal plasmas
Theory of electromagnetic fluctuations for magnetized multi-species plasmas
WEAK TURBULENCE CASCADING EFFECTS IN THE ACCELERATION AND HEATING OF IONS IN THE SOLAR WIND
Computational and theoretical study of the wave-particle interaction of protons and waves
Hybrid models of solar wind plasma heating
Study of the cascading effect during the acceleration and heating of ions in the solar wind
Line Shapes in Infrared Absorption by Solids and by Atomic or Molecular Species Embedded in Solids
Bistable transmission of plane waves across two nonlinear delta functions

ConferencePaper (1)

Electromagnetic Cyclotron Waves in the Solar Wind: Wind Observation and Wave Dispersion Analysis

EditorialMaterial (1)

Comment on "Sensitive Test for Ion-Cyclotron Resonant Heating in the Solar Wind"

Proyecto (8)

Kinetic relaxation of non-equilibrium solar wind plasmas. Advanced characterization using Kappa power-law distribution functions
Kinetic instabilities and wave-particle interactions in non Maxwellian plasmas. Linear, quasi-linear, and non-linear analysis
Fundamental processes in space plasma physics, combining instrumentation, observations, theory, and simulations
The effect of non-thermal particles in the relaxation of nearly collisionless plasmas: a study using theory, simulations, and data analysis
LONG-PERIOD INVESTIGATION OF ION CYCLOTRON WAVES IN THE SOLAR WIND IN THE INNER HELIOSPHERE
Van Allen Probes Mission Funds at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Waves generated by Magnetic Storms in the Earth
MODELING THE HEATING AND THE ACCELERATION OF MULTI-ION SOLAR WIND PLASMA
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Pablo Moya

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Fisica

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

14
Juan Valdivia

Full Professor

Fisica

DEPARTAMENTO DE FISICA, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

11
Victor Muñoz

Assistant Professor

Physics

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

8
Victor Pinto

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Institute for the Study of Earth, Ocean and Space

University of New Hampshire

Durham, Estados Unidos

8
Adolfo Figueroa

Senior Research Scientist

Heliophysics Science Division

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Greenbelt, Estados Unidos

8
Roberto Navarro

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Física

Universidad de Concepcion

Concepción, Chile

6
Rodrigo López

Postdoctoral Associate

Institute for Physical Science and Technology

University of Maryland

College Park, Estados Unidos

4
Marina Stepanova

Full Professor, Permanent staff

Physics

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

4
Jaime Araneda

Associate Professor

Physics

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

2
José Rogan

PROFESOR TITULAR

FISICA

FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Cristian Farías

Director de Departamento

Departamento de Obras Civiles y Geología

UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE TEMUCO

Temuco, Chile

1
Max Ramirez

Full time professor (Instructor)

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Chile

1
Benjamín Toledo

Profesor Asistente

Física

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS

Santiago, Chile

1
Cristóbal Espinoza

Profesor Asistente

Física

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Denisse Pasten

Profesora Asistente

Departamento de Física

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS.

Santiago, Chile