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José María Maza Sancho

Full Professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Supernovae; stellar evolution; robotic astronomy; Quasars and Seyfert galaxies. History of Astronomy.

Educación

  •  Astrofísica, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO. Canada, 1979
  •  Astrofísica, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO. Canada, 1975
  •  Astronomía, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1973

Experiencia Académica

  •   Profesor Titular Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas

    Santiago, Chile

    1968 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Profesor Full Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    1968 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


• L. Felipe Barrientos: “Estudio Fotométrico e Inclinaciones de Galaxias Seyfert de la Búsqueda Calán-Tololo”, Magister en Astronomía, Universidad de Chile, 1993.

• Paulina Lira: “Curvas de Luz de las Supernovas 1990N y 1991T”, Magister en Astronomía, Universidad de Chile, 1995

He formado parte de la comisión examinadora de más de una docena de alumnos de doctorado o Magister en Astronomía y de Licenciados en Física e ingenieros.


Difusión y Transferencia


Autor de un capítulo del libro "ARKA. Vida en el Universo", Editorial Universitaria, 1985, pp25-43
Autor del libro "Astronomía Contemporánea", Editorial Universitaria, 1988, 295pp.
Coautor del libro "Supernovas. El Explosivo final de una estrella", Ediciones B, (Mario Hamuy y José Maza), 2008, 132pp
Autor del la segunda edición del libro "Astronomía Contemporánea", Ediciones B, 2009, 292pp
Autor del libro "Somos Polvo de Estrellas", Editorial Planeta, 2017, 134pp.

El libro "Somos Polvo de Estrellas" se publicó en Abril, 2017 y en agosto 2017 salió la quinta edición. Por 22 semanas
ha estado entre los cinco libros más vendidos en Chile en la categoría de no-ficción (varias semanas en el primer lugar).
Se ha vendido más de once mil ejemplares entre Abril y mediados de septiembre.

El autor dicta todos los años unas quince conferencias públicas en escuelas básicas o de enseñanza media y para público general.

Como parte de la difusión de la astronomía el autor asiste regularmente a programas de radio y televisión siendo uno de los científicos
chilenos con más apariciones en los medios de información masivos.

Ha dictado diversos cursillos vespertinos de formación general en el observatorio de Cerro Calán, desde el año 2000 al presente (2017).


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Cátedra Presidencial de Ciencias

    Gobierno de Chile

    Chile, 1995

    Programa de apoyo a la ciencia patrocinado por la Presidencia de la República, otorgándose en ese primer concurso doce cátedra presidenciales.

  •   Medalla Rectoral

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 1996

    Distinción otorgada por la Universidad de Chile a sus académicos destacados.

  •   Premio Nacional de Ciencias Exactas

    MINISTERIO DE EDUCACION

    Chile, 1999

    Premio Nacional de Ciencias Exactas 1999 otorgado por el Ministerio de Educación.

  •   Medalla Rectoral

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 1999

    Medalla que distingue a los académicos más detallados de la Universidad de Chile.

  •   Miembro Correspondiente

    ACADEMIA CHILENA DE CIENCIAS

    Chile, 2001

    La Academia Chilena de Ciencias del Instituto de Chile tiene un programa de Miembros Correspondientes

  •   Miembro de Número

    ACADEMIA CHILENA DE CIENCIAS

    Chile, 2003

    La Academia Chilena de Ciencias tiene 36 miembros de número.

  •   Instituto Científico Educacional José Maza Sancho

    ILUSTRE MUNICIPALIDAD DE ANTOFAGASTA

    Chile, 2015

    La SEREMI de Educación de Antofagasta, en diciembre del 2015, autorizó el cambio de nombre del liceo "Libertadores de Chile" por "Instituto Científico Educacional José Maza Sancho". El liceo había cambiado su visión apostando por la ciencia y la tecnología y decidieron ponerle el nombre de un científico chileno. En votación de los apoderados, los profesores y los alumnos se tomó la decisión.


 

Article (126)

UBVRIz LIGHT CURVES OF 51 TYPE II SUPERNOVAE
CHARACTERIZING THE V-BAND LIGHT-CURVES OF HYDROGEN-RICH TYPE II SUPERNOVAE
PERSISTENT C II ABSORPTION IN THE NORMAL TYPE Ia SUPERNOVA 2002fk
SN 2011hs: a fast and faint Type IIb supernova from a supergiant progenitor
INTERACTING SUPERNOVAE AND SUPERNOVA IMPOSTORS: SN 2009ip, IS THIS THE END?
MISSING LENSED IMAGES AND THE GALAXY DISK MASS IN CXOCY J220132.8-320144
SPECTROSCOPY OF TYPE Ia SUPERNOVAE BY THE CARNEGIE SUPERNOVA PROJECT
SN 2009bb: A PECULIAR BROAD-LINED TYPE Ic SUPERNOVA
SN 2009jf: a slow-evolving stripped-envelope core-collapse supernova
Cataclysmic variables from the Calan-Tololo Survey - II. Spectroscopic periods
Scheduling in Targeted Transient Surveys and a New Telescope for CHASE
THE STANDARDIZED CANDLE METHOD FOR TYPE II PLATEAU SUPERNOVAE
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)
DISTANCE DETERMINATION TO 12 TYPE II SUPERNOVAE USING THE EXPANDING PHOTOSPHERE METHOD
SUPERNOVA 2003bg: THE FIRST TYPE IIb HYPERNOVA
Ultraviolet Fe II emission in z similar to 2 quasars
Galaxy clusters in the line of sight to background quasars. I. Survey design and incidence of MgII absorbers at cluster redshifts
The Multiwavelength Survey by Yale-Chile (MUSYC): Wide K-band imaging, photometric catalogs, clustering, and physical properties of galaxies at z similar to 2
Clustering of K-selected galaxies at 2 < z < 3.5: Evidence for a color-density relation
The multiwavelength survey by Yale-Chile (Musyc): Deep near-infrared imaging and the selection of distant galaxies
CXOCY J220132.8-320144: An edge-on spiral gravitational lens
Star formation in distant red galaxies: Spitzer observations in the Hubble Deep Field-South
The Carnegie Supernova Project: The low-redshift survey
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 space density and colors of massive galaxies at 2 < z < 3: The predominance of distant red galaxies
Tomography of the intergalactic medium with Ly alpha forests in close QSO pairs
Black hole masses and host galaxy evolution of radio-loud active galactic nuclei
The Calan-Yale Deep Extragalactic Research (CYDER) survey: Optical properties and deep spectroscopy of serendipitous X-ray sources
An X-ray-selected active galactic nucleus at z=4.6 discovered by the CYDER survey
Cataclysmic variables from the Calan-Tololo Survey - I. Photometric periods
Long slit spectroscopy of a sample of isolated spirals with and without an AGN
Optical and infrared photometry of the nearby Type Ia supernovae 1999ee, 2000bh, 2000ca, and 2001ba
The fundamental plane evolution of active galactic nucleus host galaxies
An asymptotic-giant-branch star in the progenitor system of a type Ia supernova
CTQ 327: A new gravitational lens
High-redshift X-ray-selected quasars: CXOCY J125304.0-090737 joins the club
Imaging and demography of the host galaxies of high-redshift type Ia supernovae
The CYDER survey: first results
The detection of stellar velocity dispersion drops in the central regions of five isolated Seyfert spirals
Optical and infrared spectroscopy of SN 1999ee and SN 1999ex
Optical photometry of the type Ia supernova 1999ee and the type Ib/c supernova 1999ex in IC 5179
Proper motion of the Large Magellanic Cloud using QSOs as an inertial reference system: The Q0459-6427 field
A nearly symmetric double-image gravitational lens
CE 315: A new interacting double-degenerate binary star
Slit spectroscopy of nine new z > 3 southern QSOs: Damped Ly alpha and Lyman-limit systems
The distance to SN 1999em from the expanding photosphere method
A close-separation double quasar lensed by a gas-rich galaxy
Circumnuclear structure and kinematics in the active galaxy NGC 6951
CTQ 839: Candidate for the smallest projected separation binary quasar
Near-infrared photometry of isolated spirals with and without an AGN --- II. Photometric properties of the host galaxies
Near-infrared photometry of isolated spirals with and without an AGN II. Photometric properties of the host galaxies
The luminous Type Ic supernova 1992ar at z=0.145
CTQ 414: A new gravitational lens
Optical Light Curve of the Type I[CLC]a[/CLC] Supernova 1998[CLC]bu[/CLC] in M96 and the Supernova Calibration of the Hubble Constant
The new complex gravitational lens system HE 0230-2130
The Reddening-Free Decline Rate Versus Luminosity Relationship for Type [CLC]Ia[/CLC] Supernovae
Two new quasars at Z = 1.90 and Z = 0.15 from the Calán-Tololo Survey
Erratum: “Optical Light Curves of the Type I[CLC]a[/CLC] Supernovae SN 1990N and SN 1991T” [URL ADDRESS="/AJ/journal/issues/v115n1/970266/970266.html" STATUS="OKAY"][Astron. J. [BF]115[/BF], 234 (1998)][/URL]
Optical Light Curves of the Type I[CLC]a[/CLC] Supernovae SN 1990N and SN 1991T
The High‐Z Supernova Search: Measuring Cosmic Deceleration and Global Curvature of the Universe Using Type Ia Supernovae
The Peculiar Type II Supernova 1997D: A Case for a Very Low [TSUP]56[/TSUP]N[CLC]i[/CLC] Mass
Southern ultraluminous infrared galaxies: An optical and infrareddatabase
Spectrophotometric Data of the Central Star of the Large Magellanic Cloud Planetary Nebula N66: Quantitative Analysis of Its WN‐Type Spectrum
BVRI Light Curves for 29 Type IA Supernovae
Calan-Tololo survey. VIII. One hundred southern quasars.
Recent observations of the WR central star of the planetary nebula LMC-N66
The Absolute Luminosities of the Calan/Tololo Type IA Supernovae
The Hubble Diagram of the Calan/Tololo Type IA Supernovae and the Value of HO
The Morphology of Type IA Supernovae Light Curves
The Nucleus of C16.16: Another Case of a Double-peaked Active Galactic Nucleus
Time Dilation in the Light Curve of the Distant Type Ia Supernova SN 1995K
A Hubble diagram of distant type IA supernovae
Calán-Tololo survey. VI. One hundred new southern quasars.
Calán-Tololo survey. VII. One hundred southern quasars.
Distant Supernovae Cast New Light on H0 Value
Erratum: Calan-Tololo Survey.IV. Seyfert I Galaxies
Time-dependent behavior and physical conditions of the LMC planetary nebular N66
A thermal pulse in progress in the nucleus of the LMC planetary nebula N66
Calán-Tololo survey. IV. Seyfert 1 galaxies.
SN 1992bc and SN 1992bo: Evidence for intrinsic differences in type IA supernova luminosities
SN 1992K: A twin to the subluminous Type IA SN 1991bg
The distances to five Type II supernovae using the expanding photosphere method, and the value of H[SUB]0[/SUB]
The expanding photosphere method applied to SN 1992am AT CZ = 14 600 km/s
Calan-Tololo Survey. V. Two hundred new southern quasars
Calan-Tololo Survey. V. Two hundred new southern quasars.
K Corrections for type IA supernovae
Proper motions in the southern ESO areas 207, 439, and 440
SN 1991bg - A type IA supernova with a difference
The 1990 Calan/Tololo Supernova Search
A new cataclysmic variable star
A proper motion survey. I - Hyades and UMa moving groups
Calan-Tololo Survey II: Seyfert 1 galaxies
Calan-Tololo survey. III - HII galaxies
Line analysis and nebular abundances in H II galaxies
The optical light curves of SN 1980N and SN 1981D in NGC 1316 (Fornax A)
A newly discovered carbon-poor planetary nebula - PN 242-37.1
Energy distribution of low-luminosity stars
Proper-motion survey. I - Common-proper-motion systems in ESO areas 439 and 440
The light curve of the plateau Type II SN 1983K
A new halo planetary nebula.
Calan-Tololo survey. I - Seyfert 1 galaxies
Spectrophotometry of Calan-Tololo Seyfert galaxies - Objects from list 1
UBVRI photoelectric photometry in the fields of fifteen active galaxies
ESO 439-162/163 - A common proper motion binary formed by a magnetic DQ and a DC type white dwarf
Spectrophotometry of the new common-proper-motion pair ESO 440-55a/55b
IRAS 18059-3211 - Optically known as 'Gomez's Hamburger'
IRAS 18059-3211: Optically Known as ``Gomez's Hamburger'': Erratum
M20-04 - A T Tauri star
The type 1a supernova 1986G in NGC 5128 - Optical photometry and spectra
UBVRI photometry of active galaxies. I - Observations
ER 8 - A very low luminosity degenerate star
Is NGC 3347 a variable spiral galaxy?
Minor planet positions obtained at Cerro EL Roble astronomical station
A near-infrared and optical study of X-ray selected Seyfert Galaxies. I - Observations
The polarization of Seyfert galaxies
High resolution observations of the H-alpha profile from Eta CAR
Optical polarization of the Seyfert galaxies IC 4329A and MRK 376
The magnetic field of Zeta Puppis
Optical polarization of the Seyfert galaxy NGC 4151
On the composite nature of the BL Lacertae objects Markarian 421 and 501
Optical polarization of the Seyfert galaxy NGC 4151.
The polarisation of nova Vulpeculae
Night-To Variations in the Optical Polarization of the Nucleuis of NGC 1275
Statistics of extragalactic supernovae
The Superantennae

ConferencePaper (6)

GlSch: A novel scheduler for a heterogeneous telescope network
The global robotic telescopes intelligent array for e-Science (gloria)
The CHilean automatic supernova search
Searching for white and brown dwarfs in the frame of the MUSYC/CYDER survey
Observations of cold degenerate stars
Two new faint common proper motion pairs

Review (3)

Optical and infrared observations of SN 2002dj: some possible common properties of fast-expanding Type Ia supernovae
Are the hosts of gamma-ray bursts sub-luminous and blue galaxies?
Photometry and spectroscopy of GRB 030329 and its associated supernova 2003dh: The first two months

Errata (1)

Optical and infrared spectroscopy of SN 1999ee and SN 1999ex (vol 124, pg 417, 2002)
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José Maza

Full Professor

Astronomía

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

22
Maria Teresa Ruiz

Profesor Titular

DEPARTAMENTO DE ASTRONOMÍA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

17
Paulina Lira

Associate Professor

Astronomía

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

9
Ezequiel Treister

Associate Professor

Institute of Astrophysics

Pontificia Universidad Catolica

Santiago, Chile

8
Leopoldo Infante

Professor

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

7
Francisco Forster

Scientist

Center for Mathematical Modelling

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

7
Alejandro Clocchiatti

Professor

Astrophysics

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

7
Sebastian Lopez

Associate Professor

DEPARTAMENTO DE ASTRONOMIA

Santiago, Chile

5
Luis Barrientos

Associate Professor

Institute of Astrophysics

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

5
Mario Hamuy

DEPARTAMENTO DE ASTRONOMÍA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

4
Gaspar Galaz

Profesor Titular, Director, Instituto de Astrofísica

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

Santiago, Chile

2
Claus Tappert

Profesor ad honorem

Instituto de Física y Astronomía

Universidad de Valparaíso

Valparaiso, Chile

2
Leonardo Vanzi

full time

Electrical Engineering

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Dante Minniti

Professor

Facultad de Ciencias Exactas

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

1
Nelson Padilla

Profesor Titular

Astrophysics

Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Roberto Assef

Profesor Titular

Núcleo de Astronomía de la Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias

Universidad Diego Portales

Santiago, Chile

1
Nicolas Tejos

Profesor Asociado

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Curauma, Chile

1
René Méndez

Profesor

Departamento de Astronomia

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Guido Garay

Profesor Titular

Astronomy

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Monica Rubio

Full Professor

DEPARTENTO DE ASTRONOMIA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Edgardo Costa

DEPTO. DE ASTRONOMÍA, FAC. DE CS. FIS. Y MAT., U. DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Patricia Rojas

Independent

Independent Research

Strasbourg, Francia