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Patricia Marcela Arevalo Noordam

Profesor Adjunto (Associate Professor)

Universidad de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Structure of AGN central engine mapped through X-ray/optical variability. AGN torus reverberation studies. Obscured accretors studied in the hard X-ray band with NuSTAR satellite. Intra-cluster medium structure and AGN feedback.

Educación

  •  Astronomy, LUDWIG MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITAT MUNCHEN. Alemania, 2006
  •  Astronomy, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 2002

Experiencia Académica

  •   Profesor adjunto Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE VALPARAISO

    Ciencias

    Valparaíso, Chile

    2014 - 2022

  •   Postdoc Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Fisica

    Santiago, Chile

    2013 - 2014

  •   Profesor asistente Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

    Santiago, Chile

    2010 - 2013

  •   Postdoc Full Time

    MAX-PLANCK INSTITUT FUR ASTROPHYSIK

    Garching, Alemania

    2009 - 2010

  •   Postdoc Full Time

    UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

    Southampton, Reino Unido

    2006 - 2008

  •   Postdoc Full Time

    Shanghai Astronomical Observatory

    Shanghai, China

    2008 - 2009

  •   Profesor titular (full professor) Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE VALPARAISO

    Valparaiso, Chile

    2022 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   President Other

    Sociedad Chilena de Astronomía (SOCHIAS)

    Chile

    2011 - 2013

Formación de Capital Humano


• Student and postdoc supervision:

Postdoc supervision: Dr. Robert Nikutta (2012–2014) at Universidad Andres Bello, Dr. Santanu Modal (2016--present) at Universidad de Valparaiso, Dr. Lorena Hernandez (2017-2020) at Universidad de Valparaíso.

PhD thesis supervisor: Rosamaria Carraro (from 2018), Yaherlyn Díaz (from 2018), Elena López Navas (from 2019).

Master thesis supervisor: Santiago Bernal (from 2020).

Co-supervision of PhD thesis of Regis Cartier at Universidad de Chile (2010-2014) and Paula Sánchez Sáez at Universidad de Chile (2014-2019) .

Supervision of physics/astronomy undergraduate projects by Yordanka Apostolovski (2012) at Universidad Andres Bello.

• Lecturer at Universidad de Valparaiso of the following courses:

AGN: the X-ray view: for astronomy graduate students (2014),
Research techniques (Practical statistics for astronomers): for astronomy PhD students (2015),
Extragalactic Astrophysics, for astronomy undergraduate students (2015, 2018),
Advanced Extragalactic Astrophysics: for astronomy graduate students (2017, 2018),
Waves and Optics: for physics undergraduate students (2015, 2019),
X-ray data analysis: for astronomy graduate students (2016),
Galaxy evolution: elective course for astronomy undergraduate students (2017),
Thesis Project: PhD pre-thesis coursework (2018),
Graduate Seminar (from 2018),
Graduate research Project (2019, 2020),
Programming in C and numerical methods (2019, 2020).

• Lecturer at Universidad Andres Bello of the following courses:
Astronomy Laboratory I including syllabus preparation, for astronomy students (2011, 2012),
Electricity and Magnetism for physics, astronomy and engineering students (2011, 2012),
Electromagnetism for students of other majors (2012)


Difusión y Transferencia


Evaluator in the "Congreso Astronómico Escolar", organized by the Anillo Formation and growth of Supermassive Black Holes, ACT 172033, October 2019.
UV Public lecture series co-organizer, 2016-2018, Valparaíso.
Co-authored a science outreach book ``Agujeros Negros en el Universo" ISBN13 9789561124530, together with Drs. P. Lira and N. Padilla, 1st edition 2014.
Organized and participated in the Astronomy Workshops for School Teachers, Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile, January 2015, 2016, 2019 and 2020.
Public lectures, lecture series organized by Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile, November 2012 and September 2015 and Universidad de Católica del Norte, Antofagasta, Chile, April 2014.
Outreach talks for high-school students, Conicyt-EXPLORA initiative, October 2013.
Lecturer of the 2nd EMBIGGEN Astronomy Summer School for School Teachers, Universidad de Concepción, Chile, January 2014.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Premio Excelencia Académica Investigadora jóven

    ACADEMIA CHILENA DE CIENCIAS

    Chile, 2012

    Prize awarded to one female reasercher under 40 years of age working in Chile in any branch of exact or natural sciences.

  •   Fellowship for International Young Researchers

    CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

    China, 2008

    Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded by the Chinese Academy of Sciences for International Young Researchers.

  •   IMPRS PhD fellowship

    MAX PLANCK SOCIETY

    Alemania, 2002

    Grant covering 3 years of PhD studies in the framework of the International Max-Planck Research School on Astrophysics (2002-2005)

  •   Head of a Max Planck Partner Group

    MAX PLANCK SOCIETY

    Alemania, 2018

    The Max Planck Society (MPG) has appointed Professor Jorge Cuadra as Head of a Partner Group of the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (MPA) at Universidad de Valparaíso. The partner group programme aims to support Max Planck alumni of proven scientific excellence to carry out promising and innovative research in collaboration with a Max Planck Institute. Arevalo's group at UV will receive 20,000 € per year to fund their research activities on AGN feedback in Galaxy Clusters.


 

Article (90)

A newborn active galactic nucleus in a star-forming galaxy
The universal power spectrum of quasars in optical wavelengths Break timescale scales directly with both black hole mass and the accretion rate
BASS-XL: X-ray variability properties of unobscured active galactic nuclei
Constraining the X-ray reflection in low accretion-rate active galactic nuclei using <i>XMM</i>-<i>Newton</i>, NuSTAR, and <i>Swift</i>
Improving the selection of changing-look AGNs through multiwavelength photometric variability
Multiwavelength monitoring of the nucleus in PBC?J2333.9-2343: the giant radio galaxy with a blazar-like core
Optical variability in quasars: scalings with black hole mass and Eddington ratio depend on the observed time-scales
Persistent and occasional: Searching for the variable population of the ZTF/4MOST sky using ZTF Data Release 11
The Type 1 and Type 2 AGN dichotomy according to their ZTF optical variability
A closer look at NGC 7314 nuclear region: a multiwavelength analysis of the Seyfert nucleus and its surroundings
A multiwavelength-motivated X-ray model for the Circinus Galaxy
An Eddington ratio-driven origin for the L<sub>X</sub> - M<sub>*</sub> relation in quiescent and star-forming active galaxies
Confirming new changing-look AGNs discovered through optical variability using a random forest-based light-curve classifier
Localizing narrow Fe K alpha emission within bright AGN
Alert Classification for the ALeRCE Broker System: The Light Curve Classifier
Feedback-limited accretion: variable luminosity from growing planets
Space Telescope and Optical Reverberation Mapping Project. IX. Velocity-Delay Maps for Broad Emission Lines in NGC 5548
Constraining X-ray reflection in the low-luminosity AGN NGC3718 using NuSTAR and XMM-Newton
Space Telescope and Optical Reverberation Mapping Project. XII. Broad-line Region Modeling of NGC 5548
A young and obscured AGN embedded in the giant radio galaxy Mrk 1498
Resolving accretion flows in nearby active galactic nuclei with the Event Horizon Telescope
Space Telescope and Optical Reverberation Mapping Project. VIII. Time Variability of Emission and Absorption in NGC 5548 Based on Modeling the Ultraviolet Spectrum
The QUEST-La Silla AGN Variability Survey: Selection of AGN Candidates through Optical Variability
OJ287: deciphering the Rosetta stone of blazars
The QUEST-La Silla AGN Variability Survey: Connection between AGN Variability and Black Hole Physical Properties
X-ray/UV/optical variability of NGC 4593 with Swift: Reprocessing of X-rays by an extended reprocessor
Growing supermassive black holes in the late stages of galaxy mergers are heavily obscured
Near-infrared Variability of Obscured and Unobscured X-Ray-selected AGNs in the COSMOS Field
Possible Range of Viscosity Parameters to Trigger Black Hole Candidates to Exhibit Different States of Outbursts
Space Telescope and Optical Reverberation Mapping Project. V. Optical Spectroscopic Campaign and Emission-line Analysis for NGC 5548
SPACE TELESCOPE AND OPTICAL REVERBERATION MAPPING PROJECT. VI. REVERBERATING DISK MODELS FOR NGC 5548
Space Telescope and Optical Reverberation Mapping Project. VII. Understanding the Ultraviolet Anomaly in NGC 5548 with X-Ray Spectroscopy
Unveiling the AGN in IC 883: discovery of a parsec-scale radio jet
Arithmetic with X-ray images of galaxy clusters: effective equation of state for small-scale perturbations in the ICM
Hard X-ray emission of the luminous infrared galaxy NGC 6240 as observed by NuSTAR
IC 751: A NEW CHANGING LOOK AGN DISCOVERED BY NUSTAR
NuSTAR UNVEILS A HEAVILY OBSCURED LOW-LUMINOSITY ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEUS IN THE LUMINOUS INFRARED GALAXY NGC 6286
NuSTAR and XMM-NEWTON OBSERVATIONS of the HARD X-RAY SPECTRUM of CENTAURUS A
ON THE NATURE OF X-RAY SURFACE BRIGHTNESS FLUCTUATIONS IN M87
SPACE TELESCOPE and OPTICAL REVERBERATION MAPPING PROJECT. III. OPTICAL CONTINUUM EMISSION and BROADBAND TIME DELAYS in NGC 5548
THE GEOMETRY OF THE INFRARED AND X-RAY OBSCURER IN A DUSTY HYPERLUMINOUS QUASAR
The nature and energetics of AGN-driven perturbations in the hot gas in the Perseus Cluster
The nature of the torus in the heavily obscured AGN Markarian 3: an X-ray study
BROADBAND OBSERVATIONS OF THE COMPTON-THICK NUCLEUS OF NGC 3393
DETERMINING THE COVERING FACTOR OF COMPTON-THICK ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI WITH NuSTAR
Gas density fluctuations in the Perseus Cluster: clumping factor and velocity power spectrum
Long-term monitoring of the archetype Seyfert galaxy MCG-6-30-15: X-ray, optical and near-IR variability of the corona, disc and torus
NuSTAR OBSERVATIONS OF THE COMPTON-THICK ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEUS AND ULTRALUMINOUS X-RAY SOURCE CANDIDATE IN NGC 5643
NuSTAR SPECTROSCOPY OF MULTI-COMPONENT X-RAY REFLECTION FROM NGC 1068
SPACE TELESCOPE AND OPTICAL REVERBERATION MAPPING PROJECT. I. ULTRAVIOLET OBSERVATIONS OF THE SEYFERT 1 GALAXY NGC 5548 WITH THE COSMIC ORIGINS SPECTROGRAPH ON HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE
SPACE TELESCOPE AND OPTICAL REVERBERATION MAPPING PROJECT. II. SWIFT AND HST REVERBERATION MAPPING OF THE ACCRETION DISK OF NGC 5548
THE MULTI-LAYER VARIABLE ABSORBERS IN NGC 1365 REVEALED BY XMM-NEWTON AND NuSTAR
THE NuSTAR VIEW OF REFLECTION AND ABSORPTION IN NGC 7582
The NuSTAR X-ray spectrum of the low-luminosity active galactic nucleus in NGC 7213
THE QUEST-La SILLA AGN VARIABILITY SURVEY
The Seyfert 2 galaxy NGC 2110: hard X-ray emission observed by NuSTAR and variability of the iron K alpha line
DECONVOLVING X-RAY SPECTRAL VARIABILITY COMPONENTS IN THE SEYFERT 1.5 NGC 3227
NuSTAR AND XMM-NEWTON OBSERVATIONS OF NGC 1365: EXTREME ABSORPTION VARIABILITY AND A CONSTANT INNER ACCRETION DISK
NuSTAR UNVEILS A COMPTON-THICK TYPE 2 QUASAR IN MrK 34
Simultaneous NuSTAR and XMM-Newton 0.5-80 keV spectroscopy of the narrow-line Seyfert 1 galaxy SWIFT J2127.4+5654
Swift monitoring of NGC 5548: X-ray reprocessing and short-term UV/optical variability
THE 2-79 keV X-RAY SPECTRUM OF THE CIRCINUS GALAXY WITH NuSTAR, XMM-Newton, AND CHANDRA: A FULLY COMPTON-THICK ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEUS
THE BROADBAND SPECTRAL VARIABILITY OF MCG-6-30-15 OBSERVED BY NUSTAR AND XMM-NEWTON
The seyfert 2 galaxy NGC 2110: Hard X-ray emission observed by NuSTAR and variability of the iron K? line
The soft-X-ray emission of Ark 120. XMM-Newton, NuSTAR, and the importance of taking the broad view
THE VARIABLE HARD X-RAY EMISSION OF NGC 4945 AS OBSERVED BY NUSTAR
Turbulent heating in galaxy clusters brightest in X-rays
WEAK HARD X-RAY EMISSION FROM BROAD ABSORPTION LINE QUASARS: EVIDENCE FOR INTRINSIC X-RAY WEAKNESS
A Mexican hat with holes: calculating low-resolution power spectra from data with gaps
Correlated X-ray/ultraviolet/optical variability in the very low mass AGN NGC 4395
The harder when brighter' X-ray behaviour of the low-luminosity active galactic nucleus NGC 7213
The nature of the unresolved extragalactic cosmic soft X-ray background
An XMM-Newton view of the 'bare' nucleus of Fairall 9
Optical and near-IR long-term monitoring of NGC 3783 and MR 2251-178: evidence for variable near-IR emission from thin accretion discs
X-ray and radio variability in the low-luminosity active galactic nucleus NGC 7213
Twelve years of X-ray and optical variability in the Seyfert galaxy NGC 4051
A COMPREHENSIVE X-RAY SPECTRAL ANALYSIS OF THE SEYFERT 1.5 NGC 3227
A correlation between the spectral and timing properties of AGN
Correlation and time delays of the X-ray and optical emission of the Seyfert Galaxy NGC 3783
Long-term optical and X-ray variability of the Seyfert galaxy Markarian 79
Correlated X-ray/optical variability in the quasar MR 2251-178
Fourier-resolved energy spectra of the Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Mkn 766
X-ray variability of the Seyfert 1 Markarian 335: power spectrum and time lags
Discovery of multiple Lorentzian components in the X-ray timing properties of the Narrow Line Seyfert 1 Ark 564
The Energy?dependent X?Ray Timing Characteristics of the Narrow?Line Seyfert 1 Mrk 766
Timing evidence in determining the accretion state of the Seyfert galaxy NGC 3783
Investigating a fluctuating-accretion model for the spectral-timing properties of accreting black hole systems
Spectral-timing evidence for a very high state in the narrow-line Seyfert 1 Ark 564
X-ray to UV variability correlation in MCG?6-30-15
X-ray variability of the Narrow Line Seyfert?1 Galaxy PKS?0558-504

ConferencePaper (2)

Accretion disc variability in AGN
X-ray, optical, and near-IR long-term monitoring of AGN

Errata (1)

NuSTAR UNVEILS A COMPTON-THICK TYPE 2 QUASAR IN MrK 34 (vol 792, pg 117, 2014)

Proyecto (18)

Max Planck Partner Group for AGN feedback in Galaxy Clusters
Formation and Growth of Supermassive Black Holes
UNVEILING THE PHYSICS OF AGN THROUGH MULTIWAVELENGTH VARIABILITY
ACCRETION AND EJECTION AROUND COMPACT OBJECTS
GROWING BLACK HOLES=> THE X-RAY VIEW
GROWING BLACK HOLES=> THE X-RAY VIEW
THE ROLE OF SMBHS IN GALAXY EVOLUTION
THE ROLE OF SMBHS IN GALAXY EVOLUTION
DUST OBSCURATION IN ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI
DUST OBSCURATION IN ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI
Fondo ALMA-Conicyt: Integrating Universidad Andrés bello to the ALMA network
ACCRETION ONTO SUPERMASSIVE BLACK HOLES=> DISENTANGLING THE ACCRETION-FLOW STRUCTURES THROUGH CORRELATED MULTIWAVELENGTH MONITORING OF THE FLUX VARIABILITY
ACCRETION ONTO SUPERMASSIVE BLACK HOLES=> DISENTANGLING THE ACCRETION-FLOW STRUCTURES THROUGH CORRELATED MULTIWAVELENGTH MONITORING OF THE FLUX VARIABILITY
DISTANT SUPERNOVAE AND THEIR PARENT GALAXIES=> STUDYING THE EVOLUTIONARY TRENDS OF TYPE Ia SUPERNOVAE WITH REDSHIFT AND OUR ACCELERATING UNIVERSE
Anillo Conicyt. Establishing the Role of Mergers in Black Hole Growth and Galaxy Evolution
Fondecyt Iniciación. Accretion onto supermassive black holes: disentangling the accretion-flow structures through correlated multiwavelength monitoring of the flux variability
Fondecyt regular. Growing black holes: the X-ray view
Formation and Growth of Supermassive Black Holes
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Patricia Arevalo

Profesor Adjunto (Associate Professor)

Instituto de Fisica y Astronomia

Universidad de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

21
Franz Bauer

Associate Professor

Instituto de Astrofisica

PONTIFICÍA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE, DEPARTAMENTO DE ASTRONOMÍA Y ASTROFÍSICA

Santiago, Chile

19
Paulina Lira

Associate Professor

Astronomía

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

11
Claudio Ricci

Profesor Asociado

Astronomia

Universidad Diego Portales

Santiago, Chile

9
Lorena Hernandez

Postdoc

Universidad de Valparaíso

Valparaiso, Chile

8
Ezequiel Treister

Associate Professor

Institute of Astrophysics

Pontificia Universidad Catolica

Santiago, Chile

5
Nicolas Tejos

Associate Professor

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Curauma, Chile

4
Paula Sánchez

Investigador Postdoctoral

Instituto Milenio de Astrofísica

Santiago, Chile

3
Lorenzo Morelli

Profesor

Instituto de astronomia y ciencias planetarias

Universidad de Atacama

Copiapo, Chile

2
Neil Nagar

Profesor Titular (Full Professor)

Astronomia

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

2
Radostin Kurtev

Titular

Instituto de Física y Astronomía

UNIVERSIDAD DE VALPARAÍSO

Valparaíso, Chile

2
Pablo Estevez

Profesor Titular

Departamento de Ingenieria Eléctrica

DEPTO. INGENIERÍA ELÉCTRICA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Márcio Catelan

Full Professor

Instituto de Astrofísica

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Ricardo Munoz

Associate Professor

Astronomy

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Guillermo Cabrera

Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Roberto Assef

Profesor Titular

Núcleo de Astronomía de la Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias

Universidad Diego Portales

Santiago, Chile

1
Dominik Schleicher

Associate Professor

Astronomia

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

1
Mary Martínez

Professor

Instituto de Astronomia

Universidad de Concepción

Concepcion, Chile