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Tassilo Andreas Reisenegger von Oepen

Profesor Titular

Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


High-Energy Astrophysics; Neutron Stars; Theoretical Astrophysics; Magnetohydrodynamics; Cosmology

Educación

  •  Physics, CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. Estados Unidos, 1993
  •  Physics, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1988
  •  Physics, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1987

Experiencia Académica

  •   Full Professor Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Physics

    Santiago, Chile

    2009 - 2019

  •   Associate Professor Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Physics

    Santiago, Chile

    2002 - 2009

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Physics

    Santiago, Chile

    1996 - 2002

  •   Member (postdoctoral researcher) Full Time

    Institute for Advanced Study

    Princeton, Estados Unidos

    1993 - 1995

  •   Visiting Scientist Full Time

    MAX-PLANCK INSTITUT FUR ASTROPHYSIK

    Garching bei München, Alemania

    2007 - 2007

  •   Visiting Scientist Full Time

    EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY

    Santiago, Chile

    2006 - 2006

  •   Full Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD METROPOLITANA DE CIENCIAS DE LA EDUCACION

    Basic Sciences

    Santiago, Chile

    2020 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


Thesis supervision
- PhD theses:
1. Francisco Castillo (2017, U. de Chile – co-supervisor)
2. Javier Arenas (ongoing, P. U. Católica de Valparaíso - co-supervisor)
3. Sergio Flores (2012, PUC)
4. Rolando Dünner (2009 – co-supervisor, PUC)
- MS theses: 11 finished, incl. 2 co-supervisions (all but 1 at PUC)
- Undergraduate 1-semester “theses” (Prácticas de Licenciatura): 23 finished (all at PUC)

University teaching: Physics & Astronomy courses at undergraduate & graduate levels (1996-2020)

Administration work and leadership:
- Research coordinator, UMCE Dept. of Physics, 2020-present.
- Chilean representative in the Cherenkov Telescope Array Consortium Board, 2015-2019.
- Undergraduate coordinator, PUC Institute of Astrophysics, 2015-2017.
- Director, PUC Dept./Institute of Astrophysics, 2020-2014.
- Director, MECESUP2 Grant PUC-0609 "Improvement, flexibilization & diversification of the PUC PhD program in Astrophysics & generation of links with Engineering" 2007-2010.
- Coordinator, PUC graduate program in Astrophysics, 2003-2006.
- Member, PUC Faculty of Physics graduate committee, 1996-98 & 2003-2006.
- Coordinator, PUC undergraduate program in Astronomy, and Member, Faculty of Physics undergraduate committee, 1999-2003, interim 2010.


Difusión y Transferencia


- Several appearances in the media and 15 talks (at high schools, universities, and public halls in Santiago, Antofagasta, Arica, Valparaíso,Talca, and Panguipulli) about the LIGO detection of gravitational waves and its significance, February 2016-April 2017.
- 14 short outreach articles for the series “Tendencias de la Astronomía” on EMOL (online version of Chilean national newspaper El Mercurio; http://www.emol.com/especiales/2016/tecnologia/columnaastronomia/columnas.asp#!6), 2014-2019
- Co-organization of the First Chilean Fermi-LAT Masterclass for high-school students and teachers, PUC Campus San Joaquín, november 2016 (main organizer: Germán Gómez-Vargas).
- Many talks at elementary & high schools & national amateur astronomy meetings.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Prize for Excellence in Teaching (PRED)

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Chile, 2012

    Prize awarded every two years to one member of each Academic Unit for their teaching performance.

  •   Fellow

    American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

    Estados Unidos, 2006

    "Election as a Fellow of AAAS is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications." (quote from AAAS web site) Note: I am no longer a member of AAAS, so my name is not listed on the web site (as explained there), but can be verified by contacting AAAS.


 

Article (53)

Sensitivity of the Cherenkov Telescope Array to a dark matter signal from the Galactic centre
A redshift database towards the Shapley supercluster region(*.**)
Two-fluid simulations of the magnetic field evolution in neutron star cores in the weak-coupling regime
Glitch time series and size distributions in eight prolific pulsars
Hubble Space Telescope Nondetection of PSR J2144-3933: The Coldest Known Neutron Star
Neutron star radius measurement from the ultraviolet and soft X-ray thermal emission of PSR J0437-4715
New Constraints on the Nuclear Equation of State from the Thermal Emission of Neutron Stars in Quiescent Low-mass X-Ray Binaries
On the weak magnetic field of millisecond pulsars: does it decay before accretion?
Hubble Space Telescope Detection of the Millisecond Pulsar J2124-3358 and its Far-ultraviolet Bow Shock Nebula
Magnetic field evolution and equilibrium configurations in neutron star cores: the effect of ambipolar diffusion
Old but Still Warm: Far-UV Detection of PSR B0950+08
The glitch activity of neutron stars
B fields in OB stars (BOB) Detection of a strong magnetic field in the O9.7 V star HD 54879
B fields in OB stars (BOB): on the detection of weak magnetic fields in the two early B-type stars beta CMa and epsilon CMa Possible lack of a "magnetic desert" in massive stars
ON MAGNETIC EQUILIBRIA IN BAROTROPIC STARS
Rotation-induced deep crustal heating of millisecond pulsars
Rotochemical heating of millisecond and classical pulsars with anisotropic and density-dependent superfluid gap models
Hydromagnetic equilibria and their evolution in neutron stars
Instability of magnetic equilibria in barotropic stars
Magnetohydrodynamic equilibria in barotropic stars
Search for stable magnetohydrodynamic equilibria in barotropic stars
STABILITY OF HALL EQUILIBRIA IN NEUTRON STAR CRUSTS
Hall equilibria with toroidal and poloidal fields: application to neutron stars
Stability of magnetic fields in non-barotropic stars: an analytic treatment
Gravitational wave emission from a magnetically deformed non-barotropic neutron star
Long-period thermal oscillations in superfluid millisecond pulsars
Revisiting the Flowers-Ruderman instability of magnetic stars
Asymptotic, non-linear solutions for ambipolar diffusion in one dimension
Internal heating of old neutron stars: contrasting different mechanisms
Rotochemical heating in millisecond pulsars: modified Urca reactions with uniform Cooper pairing gaps
Future evolution of bound superclusters in an accelerating Universe
Stable magnetic equilibria and their evolution in the upper main sequence, white dwarfs, and neutron stars
Magnetic field evolution in neutron stars: one-dimensional multi-fluid model
Hall drift of axisymmetric magnetic fields in solid neutron-star matter
Internal heating and thermal emission from old neutron stars - Constraints on dense-matter and gravitational physics
Magnetic field evolution in neutron stars
Redshift-space limits of bound structures
A search for kilogauss magnetic fields in white dwarfs and hot subdwarf stars
Constraining a possible time variation of the gravitational constant through gravitochemical heating" of neutron stars"
Identification and study of systems of galaxies in the Shapley supercluster
Non-equilibrium beta processes in neutron stars: a relationship between the net reaction rate and the total emissivity of neutrinos
Rotochemical heating of neutron stars: Rigorous formalism with electrostatic potential perturbations
Structure and dynamics of the Shapley Supercluster - Velocity catalogue, general morphology and mass
The limits of bound structures in the accelerating Universe
The old globular cluster system of the dlrr galaxy NGC 1427A in the Fornax cluster
Neutrino emission rates in highly magnetized neutron stars revisited
Rotochemical heating in millisecond pulsars: Formalism and nonsuperfluid case
Deep optical observations of the fields of two nearby millisecond pulsars with the VLT
Millisecond pulsars with r-modes as steady gravitational radiators
Chemical equilibrium and stable stratification of a multicomponent fluid: Thermodynamics and application to neutron stars
The ionized gas kinematics of the LMC-type galaxy NGC 1427A in the Fornax Cluster
The Shapley Supercluster. II. Spectroscopic observations in a wide area and general morphology
The shapley supercluster. III. Collapse dynamics and mass of the central concentration

Abstract (1)

Constraining a possible time-variation of the gravitational constant through "gravitochemical heating" of neutron stars

ConferencePaper (10)

The B Fields in OB Stars (BOB) Survey
Formal Proof of Flowers & Ruderman's Instability Mechanism in Magnetic Stars
Rotochemical heating of old neutron stars
Rotochemical heating in millisecond pulsars with Cooper pairing
Rotochemical heating with a density-dependent superfluid energy gap in neutron stars
NEUTRON STARS AND THEIR MAGNETIC FIELDS
Multi-fluid simulation of the magnetic field evolution in neutron stars
Internal heating and thermal emission from old neutron stars: Constraints on dense-matter and gravitational physics
Magnetic fields in neutron stars: A theoretical perspective
Magnetic fields of neutron stars: an overview

Proyecto (15)

Exotic magnetic phenomena in the Universe: neutron stars and monopoles
The Stability of the Magnetic Field in Strati fied Stars
Magnetic field evolution in neutron star cores
An interdisciplinary approach to understand ultradense matter
Neutron stars physics through the study of glitches and rotation irregularities
Estudios del Centro Galáctico y preparación para el Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA)
Disentangling a possible dark matter-induced gamma-ray signal from known astrophysical emitters toward the Galactic Center
Rotational and magnetic effects in neutron stars and beyond
SOLVING THE MYSTERIES OF BINARY MILLISECOND PULSARS
UNDERSTANDING ULTRADENSE MATTER WITH MULTIWAVELENGTH OBSERVATIONS OF NEUTRON STARS
Computational Modeling of Stars and Applications to the Study of Astronomical Observations
Physics under extreme conditions via observations of neutron stars
Magnetic fields of massive stars and their compact remnants
Thermal and magnetic evolution of neutron stars
Atlas Andino: Física en el LHC y sus aplicaciones

Review (1)

Order-of-magnitude physics of neutron stars: Estimating their properties from first principles
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Tassilo Reisenegger

Profesor Titular

Physics

Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación

Santiago, Chile

9
Juan Valdivia

Full Professor

Fisica

DEPARTAMENTO DE FISICA, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

8
Andres Meza

Associate Professor

Physical Sciences

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

8
Rolando Dünner

Associate Professor

Astrophysics

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

6
Cristóbal Petrovich

Assistant professor

Instituto de Astrofísica

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

4
Leopoldo Infante

Professor

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Francisco Castillo

Instructor adjunto

Facultad de Física

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Jeronimo Maze

Associate Professor

Physics

FACULTAD DE FISICA, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA

Santiago, Chile

2
Julio Chaname

Associate Professor

Facultad de Física

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Cristóbal Espinoza

Profesor Asistente

Física

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Mario Riquelme

Assistant Professor

Departamento de Física - FCFM

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Claudio Dib

Profesor titular

Fisica

UNIVERSIDAD TECNICA FEDERICO SANTA MARIA

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Dante Minniti

Professor

Facultad de Ciencias Exactas

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

1
Márcio Catelan

Full Professor

Instituto de Astrofísica

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Joaquin Prieto

Investigador CATA

Astronomia

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Rodolfo Barbá

Director

Astronomía

DEPARTAMENTO DE ASTRONOMÍA - UNIVERSIDAD DE LA SERENA

La Serena, Chile