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Roberto Jose Figuera Jaimes

Adjunct Professor

Universidad San Sebastián

Valdivia, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


I have been studying the advanced stellar evolution of very old stars in Galactic globular clusters. Also, light-curve detection of extra-solar planets.

Educación

  •  Astronomía, UNIVERSITY OF ST. ANDREWS. ESCOCIA, 2018
  •  Astronomía, UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTONOMA DE MEXICO. México, 2011
  •  Physics, UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES. Venezuela, 2008

Experiencia Académica

  •   Profesor Adjunto Part Time

    UNIVERSIDAD SAN SEBASTIAN

    Ingeniería y Tecnología

    Valdivia, Chile

    2019 - A la fecha

  •   Postdoctoral Research Fellow Full Time

    TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY

    Science

    Beijing, China

    2018 - 2019

Premios y Distinciones

  •   Premio SUPA 2011

    La alianza de universidades de Escocia

    Reino Unido, 2011

    La alianza de universidades de Escocia (SUPA) otorga el premio SUPA en su competencia del 2011 para realizar el doctorado en la Universidad de Saint Andrews – Escocia

  •   Mención honorífica

    UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTONOMA DE MEXICO

    México, 2013

    Mención honorífica entregada por el comité del XXV congreso de la sociedad mexicana de astronomía en su competencia a la mejor tesis del año

  •   Premio mejor tesis de maestría

    CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIóN Y DE ESTUDIOS AVANZADOS DEL INSTITUTO POLITéCNICO NACIONAL

    México, 2011

    El Centro de Investigación y Estudios Científicos Avanzados (CINVESTAV) del Instituto Politécnico Nacional de México. Otorga el premio a la mejor tesis de maestría en ciencias naturales del año.

  •   Beca de maestría

    FONDO NACIONAL DE CIENCIA,TECNOLOGIA E INNOVACION

    Venezuela, 2008

    Fondo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (FONACIT) de Venezuela. Otorga beca para la realización de maestría en la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

  •   Rendimiento académico meritorio

    UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES-VENEZUELA

    Chile, 2006

    Reconocimiento por parte de la Facultad de Ciencias de la Universidad de Los Andes de Venezuela por estar entre los 20 mejores estudiantes

  •   Premio divulgación científica

    FONDO NACIONAL DE CIENCIA,TECNOLOGIA E INNOVACION

    Chile, 2006

    Red de promoción científica y tecnológica de Venezuela. Otorga el premio a la divulgación científica edición 2005. Por el diseño, elaboración, e implementación de experimentos didácticos y divulgativos para la enseñanza de la ciencia a estudiantes de primaria y media


 

Article (43)

Full orbital solution for the binary system in the northern Galactic disc microlensing event Gaia16aye
Large-scale changes of the cloud coverage in the epsilon Indi Ba and Bb system
Spitzer Microlensing Parallax Reveals Two Isolated Stars in the Galactic Bulge
An analysis of binary microlensing event OGLE-2015-BLG-0060
OGLE-2014-BLG-1186: gravitational microlensing providing evidence for a planet orbiting the foreground star or for a close binary source?
OGLE-2015-BLG-1649Lb: A Gas Giant Planet around a Low-mass Dwarf
OGLE-2017-BLG-1186: first application of asteroseismology and Gaussian processes to microlensing
Physical properties and transmission spectrum of the WASP-74 planetary system from multiband photometry
Transit timing variations in the WASP-4 planetary system
High-resolution Imaging of Transiting Extrasolar Planetary systems (HITEP)
OGLE-2016-BLG-1190Lb: The First Spitzer Bulge Planet Lies Near the Planet/Brown-dwarf Boundary
OGLE-2017-BLG-1434Lb: Eighth q 1 x 10(-4) Mass-Ratio Microlens Planet Confirms Turnover in Planet Mass-Ratio Function
Faint-source-star planetary microlensing: the discovery of the cold gas-giant planet OGLE-2014-BLG-0676Lb
MiNDSTEp differential photometry of the gravitationally lensed quasars WFI 2033-4723 and HE0047-1756: microlensing and a new time delay
Multi-messenger Observations of a Binary Neutron Star Merger
Orbital alignment and star-spot properties in the WASP-52 planetary system
The Emergence of a Lanthanide-rich Kilonova Following the Merger of Two Neutron Stars
Campaign 9 of the K2 Mission: Observational Parameters, Scientific Drivers, and Community Involvement for a Simultaneous Space- and Ground-based Microlensing Survey
Exploring the crowded central region of ten Galactic globular clusters using EMCCDs: Variable star searches and new discoveries
High-precision photometry by telescope defocussing - VIII.WASP-22, WASP-41,WASP-42 andWASP-55
High-resolution Imaging of Transiting Extrasolar Planetary systems (HITEP): I. Lucky imaging observations of 101 systems in the southern hemisphere
Many new variable stars discovered in the core of the globular cluster NGC 6715 (M 54) with EMCCD observations
MASS MEASUREMENTS OF ISOLATED OBJECTS FROM SPACE-BASED MICROLENSING
OGLE-2015-BLG-0479LA,B: BINARY GRAVITATIONAL MICROLENS CHARACTERIZED BY SIMULTANEOUS GROUND-BASED AND SPACE-BASED OBSERVATIONS
Physical properties of the planetary systemsWASP-45 and WASP-46 from simultaneous multiband photometry
SPITZER OBSERVATIONS of OGLE-2015-BLG-1212 REVEAL A NEW PATH TOWARD BREAKING STRONG MICROLENS DEGENERACIES
SPITZER PARALLAX of OGLE-2015-BLG-0966: A COLD NEPTUNE in the GALACTIC DISK
THE FIRST SIMULTANEOUS MICROLENSING OBSERVATIONS BY TWO SPACE TELESCOPES: SPITZER AND SWIFT REVEAL A BROWN DWARF IN EVENT OGLE-2015-BLG-1319
THE SPITZER MICROLENSING PROGRAM AS A PROBE FOR GLOBULAR CLUSTER PLANETS: ANALYSIS OF OGLE-2015-BLG-0448
A census of variability in globular cluster M 68 (NGC 4590)
PATHWAY TO THE GALACTIC DISTRIBUTION OF PLANETS: COMBINED SPITZER AND GROUND-BASED MICROLENS PARALLAX MEASUREMENTS OF 21 SINGLE-LENS EVENTS
RED NOISE VERSUS PLANETARY INTERPRETATIONS IN THE MICROLENSING EVENT OGLE-2013-BLG-446
Rotation periods and astrometric motions of the Luhman 16AB brown dwarfs by high-resolution lucky-imaging monitoring
Searching for variable stars in the cores of five metal-rich globular clusters using EMCCD observations
CANDIDAIE GRAVITATIONAL MICROLENSING EVENTS FOR FUTURE DIRECT LENS IMAGING
High-precision photometry by telescope defocusing - VII. The ultrashort period planet WASP-103
High-precision photometry by telescope defocussing - VI. WASP-24, WASP-25 and WASP-26
MOA-2013-BLG-220Lb: MASSIVE PLANETARY COMPANION TO GALACTIC-DISK HOST
Physical properties and transmission spectrum of the WASP-80 planetary system from multi-colour photometry
Physical properties of the WASP-67 planetary system from multi-colour photometry
A detailed census of variable stars in the globular cluster NGC 6333 (M9) from CCD differential photometry
EMCCD photometry reveals two new variable stars in the crowded central region of the globular cluster NGC 6981 (Research Note)
Estimating the parameters of globular cluster M 30 (NGC 7099) from time-series photometry

Errata (3)

Erratum to A detailed census of variable stars in the globular cluster NGC 6333 (M9) from CCD differential photometry
Erratum: Estimating the parameters of globular cluster M 30 (NGC 7099) from time-series photometry (Astronomy and Astrophysics (2013) 555 (A36))
EMCCD photometry reveals two new variable stars in the crowded central region of the globular cluster NGC 6981 (vol 553, A111, 2013)
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Roberto Figuera

Adjunct Professor

Technology and Engineering

Universidad San Sebastián

Valdivia, Chile

43
Markus Rabus

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Matemática y Física Aplicadas

Universidad Católica de la Santisima Concepción

Concepción, Chile

11
Eduardo Unda

Director

Universidad de Antofagasta

Antofagasta, Chile

2
Lauri Haikala

Academico

Universidad de Atacama

Copiapo, Chile

1
Timo Anguita

Associate Professor

Ciencias Fisicas

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

1
Alfredo Zenteno

Assistant Scientist

Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory

La Serena, Chile

1
Ricardo Munoz

Associate Professor

Astronomy

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
José Nilo

associate professor

astronomia

Universidad de La Serena

La Serena, Chile

1
Rafael Brahm

Profesor Asistente

Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias

Universidad Adolfo Ibánez

Santiago, Chile

1
Jorge González

Profesor asistente

Facultad de Física

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Andres Jordan

Profesor

Universidad Adolfo Ibánez

Santiago, Chile