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Paulina Maria Lira Teillery

Associate Professor

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Black Holes and Active Galactic Nuclei: BH accretion physics; Broad Emission Line Regions; BH growth from small masses; AGN variability; AGN Spectral Energy Distributions; AGN demographycs. Galaxies and SN

Educación

  •  Astronomy, UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH. Reino Unido, 1999
  •  Astronomy, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1994

Experiencia Académica

  •   Postdoctoral Full Time

    UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER

    Leicester, Reino Unido

    1999 - 2002

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Associate Researcher Full Time

    University of Leicester

    Leicester, Reino Unido

    1999 - 2002

Formación de Capital Humano


Teaching experience: Physics course for first year engineer and science students. Galaxy course at an undergraduate and graduate level; High Energy course for graduate students; Introductory Astronomy course for science and engineering students; Astronomy research courses for undergraduate and graduate students.

Supervision of 7 PhD thesis and 6 Master thesis; all but two still in Astronomy; five with permanent jobs (2 ALMA science staff, 3 in academic positions in Chilean universities).

Academic responsibilities (past and present): Seminar organizer; Postgraduate studies coordinator, Outreach coordinator;

Administrative responsibilities (past and present): member of ALMA, ESO, Gemini, HST and Chandra Telescope Allocation Committees; SOC/LOC member of several international conferences/workshops; Member of several international observatory councils; Referee for The Astrophysical Journal, Astronomy and Astrophysics and Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.


Difusión y Transferencia


Editor of "Physics of Active Galactic Nuclei at all scales", 2006

Co-author of "LSST Science Book", 2009

Main author of outreach book "Agujeros Negros en el Universo", 2014, Editorial Universitaria



 

Article (98)

Can we improve CIV-based single-epoch black hole mass estimations?
Reverberation Mapping of Luminous Quasars at High z
The effect of nuclear gas distribution on the mass determination of supermassive black holes
The High Cadence Transit Survey (HiTS): Compilation and Characterization of Light-curve Catalogs
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
A Ringed Dwarf LINER 1 Galaxy Hosting an Intermediate-mass Black Hole with Large-scale Rotation-like H alpha Emission
ALMA Observations Show Major Mergers Among the Host Galaxies of Fast-growing, High-redshift, Supermassive Black Holes
Exploratory X-Ray Monitoring of Luminous Radio-quiet Quasars at High Redshift: No Evidence for Evolution in X- Ray Variability
Near-infrared Variability of Obscured and Unobscured X-Ray-selected AGNs in the COSMOS Field
Space Telescope and Optical Reverberation Mapping Project. IV. Anomalous Behavior of the Broad Ultraviolet Emission Lines in NGC 5548
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
The complex, dusty narrow-line region of NGC 4388: gas-jet interactions, outflows and extinction revealed by near-IR spectroscopy
The Hunt for Red Quasars: Luminous Obscured Black Hole Growth Unveiled in the Stripe 82 X-Ray Survey
Type 2 AGN Host Galaxies in the Chandra-COSMOS Legacy Survey: No Evidence of AGN-driven Quenching
XMMSL1 J074008.2-853927: a tidal disruption event with thermal and non-thermal
Active galactic nuclei at z ∼ 1.5 – II. Black hole mass estimation by means of broad emission lines
Active galactic nuclei at z  ∼ 1.5 – III. Accretion discs and black hole spin
HOW LYMAN ALPHA EMISSION DEPENDS ON GALAXY STELLAR MASS
Searching for molecular outflows in hyperluminous infrared galaxies
SPACE TELESCOPE and OPTICAL REVERBERATION MAPPING PROJECT. III. OPTICAL CONTINUUM EMISSION and BROADBAND TIME DELAYS in NGC 5548
STAR FORMATION BLACK HOLE GROWTH and DUSTY TORI in the MOST LUMINOUS AGNS at Z = 2-3.5
THE 31 DEG(2) RELEASE OF THE STRIPE 82 X-RAY SURVEY: THE POINT SOURCE CATALOG
The dust covering factor in active galactic nuclei
The origin of UV-optical variability in AGN and test of disc models: XMM-Newton and ground-based observations of NGC 4395
DETECTION OF REST-FRAME OPTICAL LINES FROM X-SHOOTER SPECTROSCOPY OF WEAK EMISSION-LINE QUASARS
Differences between CO- and calcium triplet-derived velocity dispersions in spiral galaxies: evidence for central star formation?
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
SN 2011A: A LOW-LUMINOSITY INTERACTING TRANSIENT WITH A DOUBLE PLATEAU AND STRONG SODIUM ABSORPTION
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 NUCLEAR NEAR-INFRARED SPECTRAL PROPERTIES OF NEARBY GALAXIES
THE QUEST-La SILLA AGN VARIABILITY SURVEY
The stellar spectral features of nearby galaxies in the near infrared: tracers of thermally pulsing asymptotic giant branch stars?
EXPLORATORY X-RAY MONITORING OF LUMINOUS RADIO-QUIET QUASARS AT HIGH REDSHIFT: INITIAL RESULTS
STAR FORMATION AND BLACK HOLE GROWTH AT z similar or equal to 4.8
Swift monitoring of NGC 5548: X-ray reprocessing and short-term UV/optical variability
GALAXY CLUSTERS IN THE LINE OF SIGHT TO BACKGROUND QUASARS. III. MULTI-OBJECT SPECTROSCOPY
MODELING THE NUCLEAR INFRARED SPECTRAL ENERGY DISTRIBUTION OF TYPE II ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI
NUCLEAR INFRARED SPECTRAL ENERGY DISTRIBUTION OF TYPE II ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI
Correlated X-ray/ultraviolet/optical variability in the very low mass AGN NGC 4395
EXTREME STAR FORMATION IN THE HOST GALAXIES OF THE FASTEST GROWING SUPERMASSIVE BLACK HOLES AT z=4.8
BLACK HOLE MASS AND GROWTH RATE AT z similar or equal to 4.8: A SHORT EPISODE OF FAST GROWTH FOLLOWED BY SHORT DUTY CYCLE ACTIVITY
Ly alpha-EMITTING GALAXIES AT z=2.1: STELLAR MASSES, DUST, AND STAR FORMATION HISTORIES FROM SPECTRAL ENERGY DISTRIBUTION FITTING
Optical and near-IR long-term monitoring of NGC 3783 and MR 2251-178: evidence for variable near-IR emission from thin accretion discs
THE MULTIWAVELENGTH SURVEY BY YALE-CHILE (MUSYC): DEEP MEDIUM-BAND OPTICAL IMAGING AND HIGH-QUALITY 32-BAND PHOTOMETRIC REDSHIFTS IN THE ECDF-S
Twelve years of X-ray and optical variability in the Seyfert galaxy NGC 4051
WEAK LINE QUASARS AT HIGH REDSHIFT: EXTREMELY HIGH ACCRETION RATES OR ANEMIC BROAD-LINE REGIONS?
A PUBLIC, K-SELECTED, OPTICAL-TO-NEAR-INFRARED CATALOG OF THE EXTENDED CHANDRA DEEP FIELD SOUTH (ECDFS) FROM THE MULTIWAVELENGTH SURVEY BY YALE-CHILE (MUSYC)
Correlation and time delays of the X-ray and optical emission of the Seyfert Galaxy NGC 3783
DISTANCE DETERMINATION TO 12 TYPE II SUPERNOVAE USING THE EXPANDING PHOTOSPHERE METHOD
Galaxy clusters in the line of sight to background quasars - II. Environmental effects on the sizes of baryonic halo sizes
Heavily obscured agn in star-forming galaxies at z ? 2
HEAVILY OBSCURED AGN IN STAR-FORMING GALAXIES AT z similar or equal to 2
OPTICAL SPECTROSCOPY OF X-RAY SOURCES IN THE EXTENDED CHANDRA DEEP FIELD SOUTH
A near-infrared spectroscopic survey of K-selected galaxies at z ? 2.3: Redshifts and implications for broadband photometric studies
A near-infrared spectroscopic survey of K-selected galaxies at z similar to 2.3: Redshifts and implications for broadband photometric studies
An infrared study of the double nucleus in NGC 3256
Clustering of intermediate-luminosity x-ray-selected active galactic nuclei at z ? 3
Clustering of intermediate-luminosity x-ray-selected active galactic nuclei at z similar to 3
Correlated X-ray/optical variability in the quasar MR 2251-178
Galaxy clusters in the line of sight to background quasars. I. Survey design and incidence of MgII absorbers at cluster redshifts
Mid-infrared properties and color selection for X-ray-detected active galactic nuclei in the MUSYC extended Chandra Deep Field-South
The Multiwavelength Survey By Yale-Chile (MUSYC): Wide K-band imaging, photometric catalogs, clustering, and physical properties of galaxies at z ? 2
The Multiwavelength Survey by Yale-Chile (MUSYC): Wide K-band imaging, photometric catalogs, clustering, and physical properties of galaxies at z similar to 2
Adaptive optics discovery of supernova 2004ip in the nuclear regions of the luminous infrared galaxy IRAS 18293-3413
Black hole mass and growth rate at high redshift
Clustering of K-selected galaxies at 2 < z < 3.5: Evidence for a color-density relation
Constraining torus models for AGNs using X-ray observations
Ly alpha emission-line galaxies at z=3.1 in the extended Chandra Deep Field-South
Ly alpha-emitting galaxies at z=3.1: L* progenitors experiencing rapid star formation
Ly? emission-line galaxies at z = 3.1 in the extended Chandra Deep Field-south
Ly?-emitting galaxies at z = 3.1: L* progenitors experiencing rapid star formation
The multiwavelength survey by Yale-Chile (Musyc): Deep near-infrared imaging and the selection of distant galaxies
The origin of line emission in massive z ? 2.3 galaxies: Evidence for cosmic downsizing of AGN host galaxies
The origin of line emission in massive z similar to 2.3 galaxies: Evidence for cosmic downsizing of AGN host galaxies
The rest-frame optical luminosity functions of galaxies at 2 <= z <= 3.5
Spectroscopic identification of massive galaxies at z ? 2.3 with strongly suppressed star formation
Spectroscopic identification of massive galaxies at z similar to 2.3 with strongly suppressed star formation
Spitzer number counts of active galactic nuclei in the goods fields
Star formation in distant red galaxies: Spitzer observations in the Hubble Deep Field-South
The multiwavelength survey by Yale-Chile (MUSYC): Survey design and deep public UBVRIZ ' images and catalogs of the extended Hubble Deep Field-South
The physical nature of Ly alpha-emitting galaxies at z=3.1
The physical nature of Ly?-emitting galaxies at z = 3.1
The space density and colors of massive galaxies at 2 < z < 3: The predominance of distant red galaxies
Black hole masses and host galaxy evolution of radio-loud active galactic nuclei
Short time-scale optical variability of the dwarf Seyfert nucleus in NGC 4395
The optical-infrared colors of CORALS QSOs: Searching for dust reddening associated with high-redshift damped Ly alpha systems
The optical-infrared colors of corals QSOs: Searching for dust reddening associated with high-redshift damped Ly? systems
The fundamental plane evolution of active galactic nucleus host galaxies
Chandra HRC and HST observations of NGC 6240: resolving the active galactic nucleus and starburst
Chandra observations of the luminous infrared galaxy NGC 3256
The optical counterpart of the ultraluminous X-ray source NGC 5204 X-1
The reddening-free decline rate versus luminosity relationship for type Ia supernovae
Optical light curves of the type Ia supernovae SN 1990N and SN 1991T
The morphology of type Ia supernovae light curves

Article (43)

Space Telescope and Optical Reverberation Mapping Project. III. Optical Continuum Emission and Broadband Time Delays in NGC 5548
The origin of UV-optical variability in AGN and test of disc models: XMM-Newton and ground-based observations of NGC 4395
Active galactic nuclei at z~1.5: II. Black Hole Mass estimation by means of broad emission lines
Active galactic nuclei at z~1.5: III. Accretion discs and Black Hole Spin
How Lyman Alpha Emission Depends on Galaxy Stellar Mass
Star Formation Black Hole Growth and Dusty Tori in the Most Luminous AGNs at z=2-3.5
THE 31 DEG(2) RELEASE OF THE STRIPE 82 X-RAY SURVEY: THE POINT SOURCE CATALOG
THE 31 DEG(2) RELEASE OF THE STRIPE 82 X-RAY SURVEY: THE POINT SOURCE CATALOG
The dust covering factor in active galactic nuclei
Active galactic nuclei at z similar to 1.5-I. Spectral energy distribution and accretion discs
Active galactic nuclei at z similar to 1.5-I. Spectral energy distribution and accretion discs
DETECTION OF REST-FRAME OPTICAL LINES FROM X-SHOOTER SPECTROSCOPY OF WEAK EMISSION-LINE QUASARS
DETECTION OF REST-FRAME OPTICAL LINES FROM X-SHOOTER SPECTROSCOPY OF WEAK EMISSION-LINE QUASARS
Differences between CO- and calcium triplet-derived velocity dispersions in spiral galaxies: evidence for central star formation?
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
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
SN 2011A: A LOW-LUMINOSITY INTERACTING TRANSIENT WITH A DOUBLE PLATEAU AND STRONG SODIUM ABSORPTION
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. 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 NUCLEAR NEAR-INFRARED SPECTRAL PROPERTIES OF NEARBY GALAXIES
THE QUEST-La SILLA AGN VARIABILITY SURVEY
THE QUEST-La SILLA AGN VARIABILITY SURVEY
The stellar spectral features of nearby galaxies in the near infrared: tracers of thermally pulsing asymptotic giant branch stars?
EXPLORATORY X-RAY MONITORING OF LUMINOUS RADIO-QUIET QUASARS AT HIGH REDSHIFT: INITIAL RESULTS
EXPLORATORY X-RAY MONITORING OF LUMINOUS RADIO-QUIET QUASARS AT HIGH REDSHIFT: INITIAL RESULTS
STAR FORMATION AND BLACK HOLE GROWTH AT z similar or equal to 4.8
STAR FORMATION AND BLACK HOLE GROWTH AT z similar or equal to 4.8
Swift monitoring of NGC 5548: X-ray reprocessing and short-term UV/optical variability
Swift monitoring of NGC 5548: X-ray reprocessing and short-term UV/optical variability
Galaxy Clusters in the Line of Sight to Background Quasars. III. Multi-object Spectroscopy
MODELING THE NUCLEAR INFRARED SPECTRAL ENERGY DISTRIBUTION OF TYPE II ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI
NUCLEAR INFRARED SPECTRAL ENERGY DISTRIBUTION OF TYPE II ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI
NUCLEAR INFRARED SPECTRAL ENERGY DISTRIBUTION OF TYPE II ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI
Correlated X-ray/ultraviolet/optical variability in the very low mass AGN NGC 4395
Correlated X-ray/ultraviolet/optical variability in the very low mass AGN NGC 4395
EXTREME STAR FORMATION IN THE HOST GALAXIES OF THE FASTEST GROWING SUPERMASSIVE BLACK HOLES AT z=4.8
EXTREME STAR FORMATION IN THE HOST GALAXIES OF THE FASTEST GROWING SUPERMASSIVE BLACK HOLES AT z=4.8
BLACK HOLE MASS AND GROWTH RATE AT z similar or equal to 4.8: A SHORT EPISODE OF FAST GROWTH FOLLOWED BY SHORT DUTY CYCLE ACTIVITY
BLACK HOLE MASS AND GROWTH RATE AT z similar or equal to 4.8: A SHORT EPISODE OF FAST GROWTH FOLLOWED BY SHORT DUTY CYCLE ACTIVITY
Ly alpha-EMITTING GALAXIES AT z=2.1: STELLAR MASSES, DUST, AND STAR FORMATION HISTORIES FROM SPECTRAL ENERGY DISTRIBUTION FITTING
Optical and near-IR long-term monitoring of NGC 3783 and MR 2251-178: evidence for variable near-IR emission from thin accretion discs
Optical and near-IR long-term monitoring of NGC 3783 and MR 2251-178: evidence for variable near-IR emission from thin accretion discs

ConferencePaper (15)

A new look at quasar accretion disks
High redshift quasars monitoring campaign
Obscured quasars at high redshift in the UKIDSS Ultra Deep Survey
Nuclear IR SED of Type 2 Seyfert Galaxies
Clustering of intermediate luminosity X-ray selected AGN at Z ? 3
CLUSTERING OF INTERMEDIATE LUMINOSITY X-RAY SELECTED AGN AT Z similar to 3
High-redshift quasar monitoring campaign: Preliminary results
The clustering properties of intermediate X-ray luminosity AGN at z ~ 3
X-ray, optical, and near-IR long-term monitoring of AGN
On the infrared properties of dusty torus
Resolving the BLR in NGC 3783
AGN unification and the X-ray and infrared backgrounds
AGN unification and the X-ray background
Infrared observations of AGN
MUSYC

Review (4)

The Virial Factor and Biases in Single Epoch Black Hole Mass Determinations
THE RISE OF MASSIVE RED GALAXIES: THE COLOR-MAGNITUDE AND COLOR-STELLAR MASS DIAGRAMS FOR z(phot) <= 2 FROM THE MULTIWAVELENGTH SURVEY BY YALE-CHILE
Adaptive optics imaging and optical spectroscopy of a multiple merger in a luminous infrared galaxy
Multiwavelength study of the nuclei of a volume-limited sample of galaxies - II. Optical, infrared and radio observations
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Paulina Lira

Associate Professor

Astronomía

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

18
Patricia Arevalo

Profesor Adjunto (Associate Professor)

Instituto de Fisica y Astronomia

Universidad de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

15
Leopoldo Infante

Professor

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

15
Ezequiel Treister

Associate Professor

Institute of Astrophysics

Pontificia Universidad Catolica

Santiago, Chile

12
José Maza

Full Professor

Astronomía

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

9
Luis Barrientos

Associate Professor

Institute of Astrophysics

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

6
Sebastian Lopez

Associate Professor

DEPARTAMENTO DE ASTRONOMIA

Santiago, Chile

5
Nelson Padilla

Profesor Titular

Astrophysics

Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

4
Nicolas Tejos

Profesor Asociado

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Curauma, Chile

4
Paula Sánchez

Investigador Postdoctoral

Instituto Milenio de Astrofísica

Santiago, Chile

3
Franz Bauer

Associate Professor

Instituto de Astrofisica

PONTIFICÍA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE, DEPARTAMENTO DE ASTRONOMÍA Y ASTROFÍSICA

Santiago, Chile

2
Ricardo Munoz

Associate Professor

Astronomy

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Francisco Forster

Scientist

Center for Mathematical Modelling

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Alejandro Clocchiatti

Professor

Astrophysics

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Maria Teresa Ruiz

Profesor Titular

DEPARTAMENTO DE ASTRONOMÍA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Claudio Ricci

Profesor Asistente

Astronomia

Universidad Diego Portales

Santiago, Chile

1
Roberto Assef

Profesor Titular

Núcleo de Astronomía de la Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias

Universidad Diego Portales

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Maureira

Scientist

Center for Mathematical Modeling

University of Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Eduardo Ibar

Profesor Asociado

Instituto de Física y Astronomía

Universidad de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Diego Calderón

Investigador Postdoctoral

Instituto de Física Teórica

Univerzita Karlova v Praze

Praga, Rep. Checa

1
Pablo Huijse

Profesor categoría III

Facultad de Ciencias de la Ingeniería

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

1
Mario Hamuy

DEPARTAMENTO DE ASTRONOMÍA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Monica Rubio

Full Professor

DEPARTENTO DE ASTRONOMIA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
René Méndez

Profesor

Departamento de Astronomia

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Guillermo Cabrera

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Gaspar Galaz

Profesor Titular, Director, Instituto de Astrofísica

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE FÍSICA, DEPARTAMENTO DE ASTRONOMÍA Y ASTROFÍSICA

Santiago, Chile

1
Jaime San Martin

Principal Investigator

DIM-CMM

CENTRO DE MODELAMIENTO MATEMÁTICO, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Valentino Gonzalez

Profesor Asistente

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Giuliano Pignata

Associate professor

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

1
Guillermo Blanc

Adjunct Professor

Astronomía

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile